Patterns of the Tokyo Skyline Inspire Joie Collection

Joie-2016

Understated, casual elegance is the focus of this contemporary brand Joie. Associate Designer and Otis alumna Jessica Mead will be working with students to create a collection that mix patterns and textures influenced by the Tokyo Skyline at night. Contemporary lifestyle brand Joie will receive the 2016 Otis Design Innovation Award at this year's Annual Scholarship Benefit and Fashion Show. Since its inception in 2001, Joie has been one of the most sought-after contemporary brands catering [more]

Lucky Brand Channels Romance of the Far East

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Lifestyle powerhouse Lucky Brand infuses American attitude into every design. Artists, musicians, and free spirits everywhere flock to their distinctive, authentic pieces. Otis Fashion Design students created soft and dreamy dresses tinted with the romanticism of India and the Far East.  the last fitting of the semester This was the last fitting of the semester, and Helen Kim was standing in for fellow alumni and Lucky Brand designer Emily Bowers, to give feedback before these designs hit the [more]

Modern Feel, Timeless Details with Perry Ellis

Perry-Ellis-2016

Perry Ellis offers timeless apparel for the modern man. Creative Director Michael Maccari, asked students to juxtapose "traditional and authentic" with "technology and innovation" in creating hybrid functional workwear. Asked to explore the origins [more]

Todd Oldham and Metro Direct High-Style Commuter Challenge

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From fashion to interiors, playful American designer Todd Oldham is known for delving into different mediums. This year, he partnered with the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) and Senior Fashion Design students to [more]

Designing for the Whole Family with Uniqlo

2016-Uniqlo

Uniqlo offers fashion basics with elegance and longevity in mind. Designing for men, women, and children with a focus on Responsible Design, they seek to minimize the impact on the environment while designing real clothes for real people. Under the [more]

Strong Silhouettes and Sustainability Set Prairie Underground Apart

Prairie-Underground

Crafted in Seattle, Prairie Underground is made almost exclusively with sustainable textiles. The style is utilitarian, comfortable, and chic. Designer/Founder Davora Linder has asked students to create washable suiting separates that are both [more]

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