Halston and Humane Society Faux Fur

The Halston brand has signified unpretentious, “wearable” American chic fashion for over sixty years. Success in Chicago in the early 1950s as a hat maker led Roy Halston Frowick to move to New York and work for prominent milliner Lilly Daché. When the first lady Jacqueline Kennedy wore one of his pillbox hats in 1961, [more]

Scholarship Benefit and Fashion Show Raises Over $1 Million

Otis College of Art and Design’s 31st Scholarship Benefit and Fashion Show, in Beverly Hills, CA on May 4, 2013, raised over $1 million for student scholarships. The annual benefit black-tie gala is Los Angeles’ largest fashion runway show, attracting celebrities, designers, business and entertainment industry leaders, and philanthropists to support burgeoning young talent in [more]

The 2013 Otis Fashion Design Jury Show

This year’s Jury Show was an amazing success thanks to the Fashion Department. All the mentor projects were on display for designers in the industry to come view the student work along with Otis Alumni. Viewers were given ballots to vote and make comments on all garments. Here are some photos for anyone who missed [more]

Jury Show Setup

Students all gathered to help the fashion department prepare for the Jury show. The show will be held tomorrow at the California Mart and alumni along with mentors will all join to view the show.

Halston Final Fitting

Otis Fashion students are hard at work on their designs for the upcoming Annual Otis Scholarship and Benefit Fashion Show. On December 14, 2012 they had their final fitting with Halston and Marie Mazelis. The project is a collaboration with Halston and the Humane Society, and the direction is to design for sustainability and re-define [more]

Behind the Scenes- Fittings

Sophomores severed as an audience at the senior Halston fitting. I remember attending fittings as a sophomore and being so anxious to be a part of senior mentor projects. Time flies at Otis! The sophomores will be seniors with a blink of an eye!