Runaway Runway: A Recycled Fashion Show

Get ready to strut your junk on Saturday, April 29 at the Columbia Museum of Art! This unforgettable experience is an important fundraiser that benefits the educational programming of the Columbia Design League.

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Celebrating 10 Years of Creative Recycling

Get ready to strut your junk on Saturday, April 29 at the Columbia Museum of Art! It’s our 10th anniversary and we’re throwing a heck of a party with host Andrea Mock of WLTX, tunes by DJ Gldfngr, and a whole posse of special guests and surprises throughout the night.

Start the night at 6 p.m. on Boyd Plaza with a cash bar, live acoustic hip-hop from PRG Music, and a 2017 Panamera displayed by McDaniels Porsche. 

Doors open for Runaway Runway 2017 at 7:00 p.m. and the show begins at 8:00 p.m.

Ticket Levels

$50 for reserved runway seat + two drink tickets   Buy Ticket
$15 for general admission (no reserved seat)   Buy Ticket

2017 Judges

Till Fallaw
Owner and Lead artisan 
Tillman Salon



Kim Jamieson
PR Manager 
South Carolina Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism


Catherine Walworth
Columbia Museum of Art


Thank You to Our 2017 Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor

VIP Sponsors
BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
Bonterra Wines
Copper Horse Distilling
McDaniels Porsche
Sowell Gray Robinson Stepp & Laffitte

Haute Couture
Abacus Planning Group
Grace Outdoor
Revente/Sid & Nancy

Ready to Wear
Quackenbush Architects

Off the Rack
Mast General Store
Adrienne Montare and Tom Savory
Elizabeth Nkuo 
David Johnson

2016 Award


2016 Bruce Bahr Award Winner

The top design for Runaway Runway 2016 was Milk-Made designed by Kaitlyn Machos and modeled by Taylor Bohn. The entry included intricately cut and patterned pieces of plastic, gallon-sized milk jugs with a dramatic open back featuring two straps decorated with broken auto glass.