Who & What: Cal State L.A. presents its 17th Annual Fashion Show, “Wonderland,” featuring unique and innovative designs by 17 student fashion designers.
When: Saturday, May 3, 2008 – 7 p.m.
Where: Fine Arts Gallery, in the Cal State L.A. Fine Arts Building.
Details: Reporters are encouraged to contact the Cal State L.A. Public Affairs office to make photo arrangements in advance by calling (323) 343-3050. For more details on the CSULA Fashion Show, call (323) 343-4033 or (323) 343-4030.
An adventure in the
‘Wonderland’ of fashion
Cal State L.A. student designers to display
their collection of new designs, styles Sat., May 3
Los Angeles, CA – Making room on the runway for eye-catching swimwear, day and evening apparel, and avant-garde designs, Cal State L.A.’s Fashion Association of Design Students (FADS) presents “Wonderland”—its 17th Annual Fashion Show—Saturday, May 3, at the Fine Arts Gallery, in the Cal State L.A. Fine Arts Building. The doors open at 7 p.m. and the show begins at 7:30 p.m.
The evening will showcase unique and innovative designs by 17 student designers in the Cal State L.A. Art department’s Fashion and Textiles Program: Fatim Bangoura, Carla Barraza, Tarik Booker, Himal Choi, Barbara Church, Nidia Goytia, Robert Joseph, Melanie Lenh, Kristina Normi, Nubia Natalie Arribeno, Jennifer McKinney, SungJin Park, Jeanine Romo, April Rosas, Lorena Santos, Monique Scott and Jackie Wu. (The designers will each model their own creations.)
Under the direction of Art faculty members Rebecca Davis of Lomita and Carol Tuntland of Huntington Beach, FADS organizes the annual Cal State L.A. Fashion Show. Initiated in 1991, the show prepares art students specializing in fashion design, fashion merchandising or textiles for the profesional world of fashion. After graduation, many work in the apparel and textiles industry as assistant designers, retail managers, and sales representatives.
For tickets or more details on the Cal State L.A. Fashion Show, call (323) 343-4033 or (323) 343-4030.
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