Fashion Week El Paseo™ 2016

2016 Designers


Anthony FrancoMarc Bouwer:

Thursday, April 9, 2016 7:00 p.m.

For you, legal tender is probably bills and coins. But for designer Marc Bouwer, nothing has more currency than glamour. But his ability to recognize and cultivate that quintessential Hollywood hallmark, his skill at turning a look into the look, required a radical shift from what he knew to what he wanted to know.

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Gilbert ChagouryZandra Rhodes:

Friday, April 8, 2016 7:00 p.m.

Zandra Rhodes turned “no thanks” from stiff-upper-lip British manufacturers into “yes, please” from customers who found her outrageous designs just the right amount of awesome. Under the tutelage of her mother, a fitter for a fashion house in Paris...

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Alexandra ParelAlexandra Parel

FIDM 2016 Couture Debut Show
Thursday, April 7, 2016 7:00 p.m.

A native southerner from Louisville, Kentucky, Alexandra Parel is moved by contemporary art. But her creative instincts also are stoked with more animated stimuli...

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Danny GodoyDanny Godoy

FIDM 2016 Couture Debut Show
Thursday, April 7, 2016 7:00 p.m.

California boy Danny Godoy describes his collection as a blend of classic looks from the 1940s and ‘50s, and showgirl pizzazz. His dark color palette interrupted with pops of color reflects...

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Duston JassoDuston Jasso

FIDM 2016 Couture Debut Show
Thursday, April 7, 2016 7:00 p.m.

Duston Jasso was born and raised in Lakewood, California, which is only a hop, skip, and a jump from the edge of the continent. Maybe that’s why his collection is called “Aquatic Flux”...

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Eniola HundeyinEniola Hundeyin

FIDM 2016 Couture Debut Show
Thursday, April 7, 2016 7:00 p.m.

Eniola Hundeyin came from Lagos, Nigeria, to earn a degree in textile design at FIDM, then was accepted into the college’s Advanced Fashion Design program. In creating this collection...

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Francesca LakeFrancesca Lake

FIDM 2016 Couture Debut Show
Thursday, April 7, 2016 7:00 p.m.

Francesca Lake was born in London, England, grew up in Kingston, Jamaica, and has created a collection, perhaps not surprising, that follows the evolution of a woman “in bloom.” ...

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Francisco Flores, Jr.Francisco Flores, Jr.

FIDM 2016 Couture Debut Show
Thursday, April 7, 2016 7:00 p.m.

Francisco Flores, Jr. grew up in suburban Los Angeles, where his participation in a wide range of youthful activities — performance theater, cheerleading, and cross-country competition...

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Hannah RockHannah Rock

FIDM 2016 Couture Debut Show
Thursday, April 7, 2016 7:00 p.m.

Hannah Rock lives along the coast in San Juan Capistrano, California, not far from where she grew up in Orange County. Her collection of contemporary, special occasion womenswear...

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Sisi (Rychie) ZhengSisi (Rychie) Zheng

FIDM 2016 Couture Debut Show
Thursday, April 7, 2016 7:00 p.m.

Sisi (Rychie) Zheng was born and raised in Wenzou, Zhejiang, China, and her work reflects that country’s profound history of paper craft, and the contrast between curved lines and rigid shapes...

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Shae LaniShae Lani

FIDM 2016 Couture Debut Show
Thursday, April 7, 2016 7:00 p.m.

Shae Lani, grew up in L.A.’s San Fernando Valley, and has an interesting resume from such a suburban-branded person. In addition to pursuing an education at FIDM, Lani is a mother of two...

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Yongjian (Tomy) HuangYongjian (Tomy) Huang

FIDM 2016 Couture Debut Show
Thursday, April 7, 2016 7:00 p.m.

Chinese native Yongjian (Tomy) Huang hails from Beijing, and moved to Los Angeles to attend FIDM. His Asian history is strongly reflected in his collection, which invokes ancient Chinese architecture...

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Anthony FrancoJustin LeBlanc:

Michael Costello and the Stars of Project Runway
Tuesday, April 5, 2016 7:00 p.m.

People who think fashionistas are shallow beings interested only in artifice and outrage should get a life. Justin LeBlanc has one, and being a national fashion figure is only one important part of it...

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Gilbert ChagouryPatt Savastano:
Le Chien

Sunday, April 3, 2016 5:00 p.m.

Sometimes a dog is not just a dog. Sometimes a dog is a fashion statement. No one articulates Fido’s message better than Patt Savastano, owner of Spoiled Dog Designs in Palm Springs...

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