Intimate apparel designer Mary Jo Bruno recently visited the junior class for their final fitting before the end-of-semester fashion show. Bruno’s direction for the students was to create a lingerie collection inspired by the 1950’s feminine era.
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 [more]
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 during the blazing heat of the day as well as during chilly nights. [more]
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 had one-on-one critiques and edits with their teachers before going into the construction of their [more]
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 a bleached out story. Fringe, lace-ups, and novelty trims will enhance the true beauty [more]
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 collection for girls. The mentors had directed the students to create age-appropriate designs versatile enough to translate [more]