Sketch Selection: DC/Quiksilver/Roxy

In late January, three mentors visited the junior fashion students – Ryan Keenan for Quiksilver, Kesha Pomeroy for Roxy, and Alan Hardy for DC. Here are excerpts from the brands’ directions for the class: DC: Show us something new and daring while adhering to the DC brand’s core values. While we are an action sports brand, [more]

Sketch Selection: Morgane le Fay

Last Wednesday, a senior fashion design class took a trip to the Morgane le Fay store in Santa Monica to present their sketches to the owner and designer Liliana Casabal. As a mentor, Casabal directed the students to create a collection for a modern woman “inspired by ocean creatures real and mystical.” In her direction, [more]

Sketch Selection: Zaid Affas

This Wednesday a senior class in fashion design presented their sketches to designer Zaid Affas. He had given them a direction to create a collection for a modern, chic woman in a major world class city whose lifestyle requires a strong wardrobe for work, travel, and special events. In his guidelines, Affas recommended certain colors, [more]

Sketch Selection: Isobella & Chloe

Last Friday, the junior design class presented sketches to their mentor, Emily Fong, designer and CEO of Isobella & Chloe, a clothing line for young girls. Fong had issued a direction to the students to create “a girls’ swimwear collection inspired by a celebratory summer getaway and the ocean.” Fong and her assistant, Gloria Borpus, [more]

Senior Twins

Today was sketch selection and OTIS students were channeling each other when getting dressed this morning. Here are senior designers who looked so much alike!  

Second Mentor Projects – Final Edit

Tomorrow is the day students on the Western Costume mentor project have been waiting for. Designer of Western Costume, Betsy Heimann, will join the Seniors for their final sketch selection. Today the whole mentor team was seen by their design teachers to go over any last changes that needed to be made. Meanwhile, the Bob [more]

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