Duston Jasso

Menswear, Gold, and Everything Else

Seven FIDM graduates impress with multifaceted Fashion Week El Paseo collections.

Emily Chavous Fashion Week El Paseo

There is a sensory overload that occurs when seven very different designers flood a runway. Collections blur together amid thumping music and shouted commentary among friends as each model struts along the catwalk. By the time the post-show house lights flicker on and the throngs of voguish ticketholders pour from the tent, heads are spinning. Perhaps it’s the Champagne. Perhaps