Lucky Brand Channels Romance of the Far East

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 [more]

Metallic Swimwear for Amuse Society

Beach-meets-street lifestyle brand Amuse Society is the brainchild of friends and designers Mandy Fry and Summer Rapp, and Mandy is one of this year’s Fashion Mentors. Each year, industry giants and innovators volunteer to direct projects for the students to complete, culminating in Otis’ annual Scholarship Benefit and Fashion Show in the spring. Mandy Fry, above [more]

Final Fitting for Trina Turk

Last week, designer Trina Turk attended the final fitting for the senior class’s collection to provide feedback before the students’ garments go down the catwalk at the Scholarship Benefit and Fashion Show. Earlier in the semester, she directed the class to “create playful, chic ensembles for a trip to the Amalfi coast inspired by the Mediterranean sea and [more]

PacSun Final Fitting

Yesterday PacSun Design Director Heather Brown visited the final fitting for the Fashion Design juniors’ summer collections. Earlier in the semester, Heather had issued a direction to the students to design garments with whites and ivories for a bleached-out story, tapping into the “shipwrecked” trend for summer. Students were also encouraged to incorporate graphic artwork, crochet [more]

Urban Outfitters Fitting

Last week, Urban Outfitters designers Nicola O’Connell and Katie Kim attended the junior fashion design class’s first fitting. The students designed a Spring/Summer collection tapping into the “shipwrecked” trend inspired by the movies “The Blue Lagoon” and “Return to the Blue Lagoon.” The direction issued by the Urban Outfitters mentor Leila Heydari-Pajo also detailed a color palette that [more]

Sketch Selection: PacSun

Last month, PacSun Design Director Heather Brown visited the junior fashion class for their sketch selection. The energetic mentor offered feedback on the students’ collections, which tapped into the summer “shipwrecked” trend. Brown had directed them to design garments for the 2015 summer season, emphasizing that “whites and ivories remain important in this bleached-out story as we take [more]

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