Since 1980, Make-A-Wish® has given hope, strength and joy to children battling life-threatening medical conditions. Make-A-Wish® San Diego grants wishes to eligible children in San Diego and Imperial Counties.

This fabulous Ladies Fashion Event features exceptional food and wine, a marvelous Vendor Village where guests can purchase the latest fashion, spa and beauty finds, an expansive Silent Auction, a Raffle loaded 
with goodies, an Ultimate Fashion Swap, students from the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising demonstrating incredible draping techniques, and the piece de resistance... an elegant fashion show by a 
top FIDM designer.

The online ticket sales deadline is April 6th at 5:00 P.M.. Tickets will be available for purchase at the door 
for $50 per person.​

Guests who pre-register will have their name entered into a special Opportunity Drawing where they will 
have the chance to win one of the three exciting prizes.

Young women between the ages of 12-17 who are interested in fashion design will be admitted when accompanied by an adult.  Tickets must be purchased for each attendee.

Our current Wish Kid Alexxa just received her fabulous wish. Be sure and check our Fashion Fairies 
page to learn all of the details about Alexxa's Wish.

For more information about the 2016 FASHION WITH A PASSION sponsorship opportunities, please 
e-mail Carolyn at


For those attendees interested in participating in our Fashion Swap, please find the rules listed below.

• Please bring no more than 5 items.

• All items should be in GREAT CONDITION!

• Styles should be: High Quality Designer, Trendy, Vintage or One of a Kind.

• Acceptable Items Include: Handbags, Shoes, Scarves, Shawls, Hats, Belts, Gloves, Sunglasses, Fashion 
  Jewelry and Outerwear, such as Coats, Jackets and Vests.  

UNACCEPTABLE ITEMS: Anything not fashionable and items in poor condition.

Doors open at 11:00 AM and "swap items" will only be accepted until 12:00 PM

If you wouldn't lend your items to your best friend, please do not bring them to the "Fashion With A Passion" SWAP.


1. Check in your Swap items (up to 5) at the “Swap” check in desk, between 11:00 A.M. and 12:00 P.M. Your name will be entered into a drawing to establish order of admission for the 1st round of the Swap.

2. You will receive a ticket for each accepted item you check in.

3. Enjoy delectable food, fine wines, Vendor Village shopping, fashion displays and demonstrations, an amazing auction and raffle while visiting with friends.

4. The Swap event will begin with a prevue from 12:15 P.M. to 12:45 P.M.

5. The Ultimate Swap will begin at 2:00 P.M. You will be admitted into the Swap in the order established through the drawing and all participants will have the opportunity to select ONE fabulous “new-to-you” item, during the 1st round of the Swap. After all participants have selected one item, swappers proceed to the “Swap” check out to finalize their selection. After they complete their checkout, swappers who have additional tickets and would like to select additional items, will draw another ticket to establish admittance order for Round 2.

6. Each accepted item you submit (up to 5), entitles you to one Swap item. Only guests contributing items to “swap” will be able to participate. Other guests who donʼt bring items to “swap” may participate in all other “Fashion With A Passion” activities. 

​For Sponsorship Opportunities:
Annual Ladies Fashion Event benefiting


100% of the net proceeds to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation® of San Diego, Inc.