Direction: Bob Mackie

Last week, designer Bob Mackie visited the senior fashion design class to assign them a direction on a collection of “swoon-worthy” evening looks inspired by underwater sea life and landscapes. Mackie, who is best known for dressing entertainment icons such as Cher, Joan Rivers and Tina Turner, explained that “cover-ups, reveals and headdresses are important [more]

Direction: Trina Turk

On Wednesday, fashion designer Trina Turk visited the senior design class to give them a direction for designing a spring 2016 collection. Turk’s modern, California-inspired clothing line has garnered fans such as actress Mindy Kaling, who has worn Turk’s designs on her show The Mindy Project. Her direction for the class was to “create playful, [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]

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