"Debut 2010"

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 Fashion Week El Paseo 2010 - Debut 2010

Thursday, March 25, 2010


 Julia Nish, a recent Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising grad, was the standout in the FIDM Debut 2010 show, which featured collections by nine of the school’s third-year design students.

Designer Photo Galleries:

Dominique Pearl David –  (Ojai) — contemporary womenswear for the modern geisha, inspired by Japanese costume and the fairy tale The Princess and the Pea.

Nick Gaska – (Fountain Valley) — a modern and futuristic approach to women’s sportswear is inspired by the spirit, lifestyle, and attitude of fashion icon Edie Sedgwick.

Grace Sori Hwang – (Orinda, Calif.) — dressy sportswear for the spring/summer season incorporating painting directly onto the garments.

Sam Klemick – (Miami) — a whimsical take on women’s sportswear, inspired by a fantasy world.

Daniel Martin – (Downey) — a prêt-à-porter collection inspired by late 1930s sportswear, Egyptian hieroglyphics, and Indian kurtas.

Kapasa Musonda – (Zambia) — chic sportswear inspired by the Sahara Desert, incorporating rich earth tones, golds, and abstract animal prints.

Julia Nish – (Modesto) — a knitwear design student presented her sophisticated sportswear collection. Using natural fibers, her collection is mainly alpaca fleece and wool.

Brittany My Linh Vu – (Charlotte, N.C.) — a collection inspired by the beauty of lingerie, using a mixture of overlapping silhouettes. Lace and hand beading complete her line.

Juancarlos Fabian – (Guatemala City, Guatemala) — a collection of evening wear, featuring a disparate range of inspirations, including his elegant grandmother, 16th to 18th century Baroque and rococo styles, the House of Christian Dior, and the sensuality of filigree and the human form.


FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Marketing –
"Debut 2010" Video


"Debut 2010" Backstage Photo Gallery
"Debut 2010" Social Scene Photo Gallery
"Debut 2010" After Party Photo Gallery


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