by Hope Ishear
Celebrating its 7th year paying homage to famed artist Tom Lea, 50 events were held in nine cities sponsored by the Tom Lea Institute. Adair Margo, President and founder of the Tom Lea Institute organized the local celebrations that included lectures, art and memorabilia exhibits, movies, tours of Lea’s downtown murals, a play and fashion show all exploring the history of Lea.
Sky’s the Limit fashion show was held at Loft Lights in downtown El Paso where local fashion designers Zayra Estrada and Jose D’Saenz collaborated for the second annual Tom Lea fashion show.
Estrada and D’Saenz created a collection inspired by notable works of Lea, inclusive of paintings, pen and ink pieces and illustrations.
Photographed by Laura Bustillos and Alejandro Cardona