Local members of the design community compete in a Project Runway-style competition with garments created out of non-traditional materials.


11th Annual IIDA Northland Chapter Fusion and Fashion


Friday, October 28th, 2016


U.S. Bank Stadium

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IIDA Northland’s 11th annual fundraiser fashion show was held Friday, October 28th, 2016 at U.S. Bank Stadium.


Congratulations Winners!

See the 2016 Winners▼

Best in Show:

Studio Bauen

Best in Show 1st Runner Up:


People's Choice:

Hennepin Made + Area Environments

Judges Mystery:


Best Interpretation of Theme:


Best Interpretation of Theme 1st Runner Up:

Hennepin Made + Area Environments

Best Use of Surprise Element:

BDH + Young

Most Innovative Use of Building Material:


Most Wearable:

BDH + Young

Best Hair+Makeup:


Fusion+Fashion Co-chairs:

Ashley Ochiagha, ESG
Kasey Lyng, Gensler
Tarry Johnson, Inside Edge

Fusion+Fashion Committee:

Ami Brauer, Atmosphere Commercial Interiors
Bridgette McGlynn, Perkins + Will
Devin Walton, Devin Walton Design
Jamey Berg, Perkins + Will
Katrina Liesener, Pope
Kimberly Scalon, Crush-Collective
Kristin Rohweder-Rackner, Crush-Collective
Tate Swanson, Holly Hunt



John Mark

John Mark is a Choreographer, Art Director, and Educator in the Twin Cities. In addition to choreographing for Lizzo, Har Mar Superstar, and Tickle Torture, John Mark is the Arts-Editor-at-Large for Lavender Magazine and regularly produces print and media content for Ignite Models, Hotrocity, and the Main Street School of Performing Arts.

To learn more about John Mark visit www.johnmarkcreative.com.




Jahna Peloquin

Jahna Peloquin is the Style Editor for Minnesota Monthly and is a regular contributor to the style section of the Minneapolis Star Tribune and Midwest Home magazine. She has worked as a fashion stylist and writer in the Twin Cities for more than 10 years, and her byline has appeared in publications including the St. Paul Pioneer Press, Vita.mn, Downtown Journal, and Minnesota Bride.

Tandem Made –
Nate and Erin Moren

Nate and Erin are the husband/ wife duo behind Tandem Made. They met in the wood shop at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design and have been inseparable in design and life ever since. Before attending MCAD Nate earned a degree in cabinetmaking. After MCAD Erin earned a Masters of Arts Management. In 2011 they decided to take the leap at being their own boss (or each other's bosses- it changes by the day). Together, Erin and Nate have combined their skills, experiences and passion for great design to create new, thoughtful and beautiful pieces that are truly Tandem Made.

Tricia Heuring

Tricia Heuring is the co-founder and curator for Public Functionary, a non-profit contemporary art space dedicated to openness and experimentation as a means of creating relevant space for a modern art audience. Heralded as a founder of the best new gallery in the Twin Cities by numerous publications, and credited with giving "a fantastic gift to a great art city" by New York Magazine's senior art critic, her work in stimulating and inspiring the local art scene earned her a "40 under 40" award by Minneapolis St. Paul Business Journal.

A long time advocate for the local fashion community, Tricia has supported a platform for eclectic and non-traditional fashion events at Public Functionary, as well as investing her time in the Twin Cities' largest bi-annual fashion event, as the long running emcee of Envision at Orchestra Hall.




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Contact fusion@iida-northland.org with questions.