DAAP Fashion Show

A part of the College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning's annual DAAPworks showcase.

Fashion Show 2023 Live Runway.

Collection: THORNBRIER | Grayson Thornberry | 2023 Directors' Choice Awardee

The 2024 DAAP Fashion Show

As part of the College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning's annual DAAPworks showcase, the iconic DAAP Fashion Show will celebrate its 71st live runway show back in the sensational new venue, MegaCorp Pavillion, on the evening of April 26, 2024.


Friday, April 26, 2024 – Show Time 7:30pm

Experience unique creations from the talented senior design students in the College of DAAP while feeling like you’re attending an international Fashion Week. Admire over 100 distinctive garments paired with a Live DJ and state of the art sound and lighting as these looks take the runway.

Tickets in our exclusive balcony are still available and just put on sale with Limited Availability Seating. With luxurious comfort and a bird’s eye view, these are some of the best seats in the house.

We have also just opened Fashion Fans General Admission which is Standing Room Only at an economical price. Don’t miss The Hottest Ticket in Town with special salutes during the show to the FC Cincinnati new uniform styling collaboration and an official American Eagle exclusive video salute to DAAP students!  Walk the BMW/Cincinnati Refined Red Carpet for great memory photos of the evening! MegaCorp Pavilion features huge simulcast video screens, 3 bars, attached parking, and ease of access to all seating.

Don’t Miss the Hottest Ticket in Town and this premiere look at the Future of Fashion, with great eateries nearby, this is an ideal evening out celebrating this talent in Cincinati!

DAAPFASH24 - THE SHOW tickets are now on sale to the public with two new seating options*:

  • $175 Benefactor Tickets feature the best seats in the house along with admission to the VIP "Meet the Designers" Cocktail Reception prior to the show and complimentary parking. 
  • $100 Patron Tickets feature excellent seating throughout the venue.
  • $60 Limited Availability Release Tickets.*
  • $30 Standing Room Only.*
  • $25 Friend of Fashion Student general bleacher seating requires a current college or high school student ID upon entry. 

Please note, Tickets will sell out quickly.

The Experience

DAAP FASH23: The Show live runway model.


Unique creations from our exceptionally talented senior designers will be showcased at MegaCorp Pavillion, an amazing indoor/outdoor concert venue adjacent to Newport on the Levy in northern Kentucky, minutes from downtown Cincinnati. 

The audience experience replicated that of international Fashion Weeks in the style capitals of the world, with hundreds of distinctive garments passing within a few feet of admiring gazes in a breathtaking and intimate runway experience. Wonderful models, specialized music, and an energy only found in environments like this, will be enjoyed by all that attend. 

Fashion Show Sponsorships

Thank you again to our incredible sponsors for their generous support of the 2024 Fashion Show: The BMW StoreAmerican Eagle, Helen Wells Agency, Aveda Fredric's Institute, Heyman TalentGus Perdikakis Associates and Cincinnati Refined


Interested in being a sponsor? We would love to have your business share in the excitement of our 2024 show! If you are interested in sponsoring this year's Fashion Show please contact: Laurie L. Wilson, Show Director.

Fashion Show Director:

Headshot of Laurie Lisk Wilson

Laurie Lisk Wilson

Associate Director, Student Affairs, Adjunct Instructor


Previous DAAP Fashion Shows

Thank you to everyone who joined us for DAAPFASH23- The Show. As part of the College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning's annual DAAPworks showcase, the iconic DAAP Fashion Show, celebrated its 70th live runway show in a sensational new venue: MegaCorp Pavillion!

Within the Digital Program Book, you can learn details about each senior designer’s inspiration for their final capstone collection, view their look-book photos, and connect with them via their social media or website.

DAAPFASH22 - The Show

DAAPFASH21 - The Launch

Download and View the Digital Program Book that has been designed in Run of Show Order to gain insight into each designer's collection, view their look book photos, and access their contact information: DAAPFASH21 Program Book

DAAP Fashion Show 2019: The Show

DAAP Fashion Show 2018: The Show

DAAP Fashion Show 2017: The Show

DAAP Fashion Show 2016: The Show