Day One Venue: Union Station
30 W Pershing Rd, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
Paradiso is a weekend celebration of all things Japanese Street Fashion!
PLEASE NOTE: This event has been postponed to the spring of 2022-- we will update all attendees with our official 2022 dates as soon as possible, but in the interim, the dates listed here on Universe are NOT our official dates. This gala in the heart of the America features Japanese guests like Triple Fortune & Atelier Pierrot, a fashion show debuting the latest looks in J-Fashion, the largest tea party in the United States, and so much more.Pre-Party Swap Meet at Union Station (included for ALL ticket holders!)
This relaxed event held in the Arthur Stillwell room at Union Station will be included for ALL Paradiso ticketholders and will feature a Swap Meet. This is a traditional J-Fashion Swap Meet; bring your items and get ready to haggle!
Day One at Union Station's Grand Plaza
Fashion Show - Designers small & large, near & far will debut their looks, including Triple Fortune, Atelier Pierrot, and Metamorphose.
Vendor Marketplace - Vendors of all kinds will line the halls of Union Station, like Lolita Collective, Kuroshiro Kawaii and our three Japanese brands.
Japanese Guests - Q & A from Triple Fortune & Atelier Pierrot.
Starlight Soiree - Triple Fortune's Brilliant Kingdom will perform at this evening ball.
Day Two at Power & Light's Grand Hall
Tea Party - Enjoy a full tea party within the elegant space of the Grand Hall.
The Midwest Ouji-Sama Pageant - Ouji & Boystyle afficianados will woo the crowd, and only one will be crowned prince of the Midwest.
Coordinate Contest - Triple Fortune & Atelier Pierrot will select the best outfits and award the winner with prizes.
VIP Only After Party at Noir
For our VIP Ticket Holders only.
Unwind the evening after our Day Two event in the private space of Noir's historic parlor room for refreshments and a touch of the macabre.
Both Days VIP:
Both Days GA:
Day One GA:
VIP (21+ Only) benefits include early entry into Day One, premium seating for both event days (ALL attendees will have seating), VIP Goody bag, VIP exclusive afterparty at Noir, and the opportunity to vote for the Midwest Ouji-sama Pageant winner.
Day Two Tea Party Menu:
Assorted Scones with Devonshire Cream & Lemon Curd
Assorted Petite Cookies
Gorgonzola Tartlet with Apricot Crème Fraiche
Spinach & Artichoke on Baguette
Petite Peppa Drops with Bleu Cheese, Bacon & Balsamic Redux Spinach & Shrimp on Gougeres
Smoked Salmon with Lemon Caper Cream Tea Sandwich
Vegan & Gluten Free Sweets and Savories will be available.By purchasing a ticket to Paradiso, you agree to follow our terms, which includes a dress code and code of conduct.
Day One GA
Both Days GA
Both Days VIP