Fashion Week El Paseo™ 2017

FIDM/ Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising Debut 2016

FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising presents collections from 10 of its most recent graduates.


Alexandra ParelAlexandra Parel

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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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