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  • Aug

    Art of Thai Silk Reception & Fashion Show Held at FIDM Museum & Galleries

    On August 9, 2016, the Art of Thai Silk Reception & Fashion Show was presented by the Royal Thai Consulate-General in Los Angeles in collaboration with the Office of Contemporary Art and Culture, Tourism Authority of Thailand and Department of International Trade Promotion. Held at the FIDM Museum & Galleries in Los Angeles, the event was to celebrate the birthday of H.M. Queen Sirikit of Thailand and her dedication to preserving Thailand’s local woven textile arts.

    Barbara Bundy, Wish, and Nick Verreos

    Thailand’s famous, young fashion designer, “Wish” (Wisharawish Akarasantisook), presented a special collection of Thai silk fashions to an audience of over 200 guests in a tented fashion show. Nick Verreos, FIDM Spokesperson and Barbara Bundy, FIDM Museum Director and Vice President of Education welcomed guests and introduced Mr. Tanee Sangrat, Royal Thai Consul General who presented the show. 

    Traditional musicians and dancers, clad in beautiful Thai silk costumes, entertained the guests and introduced the fashion show of 24 contemporary designs, all fashioned from a variety of exquisite Thailand silks. Subsequent to the fashion show, designer Wish led a two-day workshop with FIDM Students where they made beautiful Thai silk scarves. 

    Photos by ABImages


    Categories: Fashion, FIDM Museum & Galleries, International

  • Jul

    Catching Up With FIDM China Alumna Ambassador Chloe Cheng (English and Chinese)

    When did you graduate from FIDM and what was your major? I gradated in 2012, my major was Merchandise Marketing. 你什么时候毕业的专业是什么? 我在2012年毕业,我的专业是市场营销。 What is your current job title, and what is your company all about? I am the co-founder of Shangh … Read More

  • Jun

    A Conversation With DEBUT Designer Tomy Huang (English and Chinese)

    By Chloe Cheng Recent Advanced Fashion Design Graduate Tomy Huang is originally from Beijing, China, but says he loves living, working, and studying in California. Learn more about this International Student's exciting time at FIDM. How did you choose to s … Read More

  • May

    Catching Up With FIDM Graduate Bianca Hsu of Voda Swim

    FIDM Ambassador Chloe Cheng recently chatted with Bianca Hsu, who is the Brand Manager of Voda Swim in Taiwan. Learn more about her busy and exciting career overseas: When did you graduate from FIDM and what was your major? 你什么时候毕业的专业是什么? I graduated in 200 … Read More

  • Apr

    Just Accepted Merchandise Marketing Student Left Behind Lucrative Engineering Career to Follow Her FIDM Dreams

    Name: Richa Bhatiani Age: 31 Hometown: New Delhi, India Previous College: B.E. in Engineering Management and M.S. in Project Management FIDM Major: Merchandise Marketing, Professional Designation  FIDM Campus and Start Date: LA Campus, April 2016 Admis … Read More

  • Mar

    Graphic Design Graduate Runs Her Own Design Firm in Jakarta, Indonesia

    Name: Krizia Soetaniman Occupation: Graphic designer and owner Company: KriziaSoe Design Location: Jakarta, Indonesia FIDM Major: Graphic Design Graduated: 2015 
What do you love about your work? I work for myself and designing has always been a part o … Read More

  • Feb

    IMPD Students Take Unforgettable Study Trip to Hong Kong

    All 11 of FIDM's International Manufacturing & Product Development Students recently visited Hong Kong, along with FIDM Vice President of Education Barbara Bundy and Special Projects Chairperson Amanda Starling, for hands-on learning in a fast-paced, global … Read More

  • Feb

    Just Accepted Beauty Student Has 7,000 Followers on Makeup-Focused Instagram

    Name: Sofia Aldana Age: 17 Hometown: Barranquilla, Colombia FIDM Major: Beauty Industry Merchandising & Marketing FIDM Campus and Start Date: Los Angeles, Fall 2016 Admissions Advisor: Seung Kim  How did your advisor help with the process? Seung was ve … Read More

  • Nov

    Just Accepted Visual Communications Student Hails From Durban, South Africa

    Name: Alexia Vaden Age: 18 Hometown: Durban, South Africa Current School/Work: I'm a senior at Corona del Mar High School. I've been working at Hobie Surf Shop in Corona del Mar for two years. FIDM Major: Visual Communications FIDM Campus and Start Date: … Read More