Avant-garde Sportswear with Michi

“This is my first time making activewear and I love it,” says Fashion junior Magdalena Lee.  “Michi was my first choice as a mentor and I wanted to work with them because I love sport-inspired clothes.” Fearless pioneer Michi offers fashion forward performance sportswear. Their direction to students is to design avant-garde sportswear with unexpected [more]

J Brand Inspires Suits of Denim

Otis alumna Angie Furlong (’83 Fashion Design), shown on the far right, is a Senior Designer for J Brand and the mentor for this year’s collaboration between the denim powerhouse and Otis College students. The direction is to have students create “The Modern Suit”, an androgynous denim jacket and pant focused on fine tailoring. “My [more]

Bob Mackie: Stone placement

The Bob Mackie mentor team is in the process of creating our garments from muslin, as well as creating perfect patterns for all the stones we will be placing on our garments. For my design with my partner Sarah Cioffi, we decided to take photos of Art Deco jewelry we were inspried by and use [more]

Foundation Forward

The foundation students came over from the main campus for what Otis calls “Foundation Forward”. Foundation students were given presentations of all the majors at Otis and then were able to take a tour of the Fashion Department. The staff at Otis took so much of their valuable time to create amazing displays and make [more]

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