EDGE Radar, EDGExposition

GAiETY uP | EDGE Talks to Patrick Kevin Francisco

If there’s a word to describe “GAiETY uP” it would be EXUBERANT – Patrick Kevin Francisco Patrick Kevin Francisco has been on the EDGE Radar for some time and is definitely an up and coming designer to watch.  A fashion show award winner and recent graduate from the Art Institute of California – Hollywood, he […]

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EDGExposition

31 Designers and the Art of Transformation Defined by Them

31 fashion designers showcased their collection at The Art of Transformation Defined by You fashion show presented by the Art Institute of California [Ai].  For the first time, four southern Ai California campuses [of Argosy University] joined forces to produce one phenomenal show featuring final collections from graduating and recently graduated students. Claudine Papillon, CA […]

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EDGE-ucation, EDGExposition

“Spotlight”: The Making of a Student Fashion Show

A student fashion show is not just “show and tell”, but a collaborative educational experience that showcases student’s marketing, design, and event production talents.  It’s applying the academics to real life.   I wanted to learn more about the “what, why, and how” of producing a show by the student body and in particular how it […]

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EDGExposition

What Defines Fashion [versus Clothing]?

Yes, there is a difference.  The art of fashion – artistry; craftsmanship; attention to detail; creativity; innovation; bold and daring vision – defines fashion.  Fashion is about advancing the design forward. Fashion is not something that exists in dresses only. Fashion is in the sky, in the street, fashion has to do with ideas, the […]

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EDGExposition

EDGE at “Ai Does Hollywood” | Student Fashion and Award Show

Do you ever wonder how design collections are judged at a student fashion event? The Art Institute of California, North Hollywood, showcased it’s annual student produced fashion show – a collaboration between the students and faculty of the Fashion Design and Fashion Marketing & Management programs.   The designs featured were from 20 student designers […]

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EDGE Radar

EDGE . . .thoughts from a graduating designer

. . .its’ better to see the live thing than an actual picture. . .” Alia Adel, graduating student of The Art Institute of California – Los Angeles, sharing her thoughts on exposing her collections in Metamorphosis Fashion Show – the annual student designer fashion show.  She shares comments on the production, the emotional pull, and […]

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EDGExposition

EDGE at Metamorphosis Fashion Show

Emerging designers emerged out of The Art Institute of California – Los Angeles annual student fashion show.  Presented in an industrial setting, Hangar 8 Santa Monica Airport, the Metamorphosis fashion show rocked with each designer’s cohesive collection and attention to detail.    Produced by the fashion marketing and design students the spirit of the show was […]

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