Final Fitting for Anne Cole

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Last week the junior fashion class presented their swimwear collection to Anna Kenney, the director of design and operations at Anne Cole. During the final fitting, Kenney provided students with valuable feedback on their pieces. In her original direction, the mentor directed students to create a sleek, sophisticated swimwear collection inspired by poolside entertaining in the 50s and 60s . [more]

Model Draw at the California Market Center

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Fresh from winter break, fashion students participated in a public model drawing event in the California Market Center lobby. Led by Senior Lecturer Miguel Reyes, the students sketched two models, including Raja (Sutan Amrull) from Season 3 of RuPaul's Drag Race. The drawing session was open to the public with Otis College providing free pencils and sketch pads for anyone who wanted to join. [more]

Quiksilver Critique

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The junior class has designed a Spring 2016 menswear collection in response to a direction from Quiksilver to create garments fit for a music festival or a surf camping trip in Northern Baja. Ideally, the clothes would provide sun and wind protection [more]

Urban Outfitters Critique

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The junior design class received a direction at the beginning of the semester from Urban Outfitters to create a spring/summer collection inspired by the “shipwrecked” theme in movies like “The Blue Lagoon.” At the end of the semester, the students [more]

PacSun Critique and Edit

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The junior class has spent the fall semester working on a collection for PacSun. The direction from the California lifestyle brand asked students to create clothes in touch with the shipwrecked summer trend, full of variants of whites and ivories for [more]

Fitting for Isobella & Chloe

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This week mentors from the children’s clothing line Isobella & Chloe visited the junior design class for a fabric fitting. Designer and CEO Emily Fong and her assistant Gloria Borpus gave feedback to students on their ocean-inspired swimwear [more]

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