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  • Jun
    09
    2016

    Sisters and Business Management Students Find Success With Their Footwear Brand

    Dallas-based sisters Roberta and Daniela Nuñez, who are both online Business Management Students at FIDM, are behind the shoe brands, David Isaac and David by David Isaac. They were recently profiled by NBC News Latino and a pair of their shoes have been featured on Vogue.com. We talked with the soon-to-be-graduates about their life and careers:

    How did you discover FIDM and what made you want to attend?

    RN: I honestly think me discovering FIDM was meant to be. Everything happens for a reason and I really do believe that. I originally was accepted and was set to attend a fashion institute in London. I was super excited and happy with my decision, but I felt like I wasn't completely sure. I started researching other fashion schools in the U.S. and came upon FIDM. I didn't want to make a sudden decision because this was going to be something that would shape my next four years. I scheduled an appointment to go visit the campus in LA with my Dad and we both fell in love with it and felt as though FIDM was going to be the perfect fit.

    DN: I actually discovered FIDM through my younger sister Roberta. I am a year older and was already attending college in London, England majoring in Fashion Design. I was trying to convince her to move to London and she told me about this amazing place called Los Angeles. I went home for summer break, left all my things in London because I was planning on going back in the fall, but as soon as it was time to book my flight back to London I got homesick and decided to join my sister at FIDM. I sent in my application super last minute, flew back to London to pack up all my things and before I could blink I was in LA.

    How do you feel about receiving your B.S. degrees in the very near future?

    RN: Honestly, I could not be more excited. It has been a long tough four years and I am going to feel a weight off my shoulders when I turn in my last assignment. I have to say that it has been hard working full-time and doing school but it is definitely doable.

    DN: I am so excited. Its really crazy how time flies. I feel like it was just yesterday that I was walking into orientation at the “FIDM On the Park.” I had such a great experience at FIDM and made amazing long time friends.

    What are your ultimate career goals?

    RN: My ultimate career goals is to build not only our shoe company but any other company/brand to its highest potential. I want the world to recognize our brand and to wear our merchandise. I also would love to have a storefront and to give customers the shopping experience with our brands.

    DN: I want our company to grow grow grow. Our shoes have already been featured on vogue.com, but my ultimate dream would be to one day be on the cover of Vogue with my sister Roberta.

    How did it feel to be featured on Vogue.com?

    RN: Being featured inVogue was kind of a dream come true. I feel like this is the ultimate magazine and company to feature fashion and we made it. I can't wait to continue and to see where the next year takes us.

    DN: I think at first it didn’t really hit me and then I reread the email from our PR agency that said here’s your shoe on Vogue.com and I honestly yelled “shut up” like three times in shock. I was with my parents, siblings, and boyfriend when I opened the email. I was so excited and I felt like I had achieved a huge thing. The amount of support and love that I felt from family and friends after telling them was one of the best feelings--it was pure happiness.

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  • Apr
    18
    2016

    Business Management Grad Working at UK-Based Trend Forecasting Service and Magazine

    Winnipeg, Manitoba native Samantha Duha grew up in the middle of Canada, where she worked as an assistant buyer for a nationwide women’s contemporary clothing company after high school. "With little to no experience in fashion, I was thrown into a job that I … Read More

  • Feb
    03
    2016

    Top Internship Tips from FIDM Grad and Zambezi Junior Art Director Sean Jackson

    Students across several disciplines at FIDM including Graphic Design, Merchandise Product Development, Fashion Design, and Visual Communications, were treated to a special presentation today by Zambezi Junior Art Director and FIDM Graphic Design Grad Sean Jack … Read More

  • Nov
    04
    2015

    Business Management Student Designs and Manufactures in Downtown LA (Interview)

    Apparel Manufacturing Graduate and current Business Management Student MoonSoo Kim of Make It LA and L'Atelier is creating quality, high-end garments for celebrities, pro-athletes, and European clients. We recently caught up with the Los Angeles-based designer … Read More

  • May
    11
    2015

    MPD and Business Management Grad is an Assistant Designer at bebe (Interview)

    Name: Freshtah Hamidi Major: Merchandise Product Development, followed by Business Management Grad Year: 2013 You began your career at bebe with an internship. How did the internship come about? I came across the design internship opportunity at bebe on t … Read More

  • May
    06
    2015

    Entrepreneurship Class Visits SF Start-Up Move Loot

    FIDM San Francisco students from Mychelle Fitzgerald's Entrepreneurship class visited start-up Move Loot's headquarters this quarter. Founders Bill Bobbitt and Jenny Morrill shared their successful business plan for an online used furniture site that links up … Read More

  • Feb
    10
    2015

    FIDM Students Attend the National Retail Federation's BIG Show in New York City

    Students pose with Kip Tindell, Chairman & CEO, The Container Store Last month, 17 FIDM Students from the Merchandise Marketing, Merchandise Product Development, and Business Management programs attended the National Retail Federation's BIG Show in New York Ci … Read More

  • Jan
    26
    2015

    Business Management Student's Lululemon Case Study Wins Her a 2nd Scholarship

    Business Management Student Brenda Torres recently won the YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund award for the second time. In addition to the $5,000 award, Brenda received a trip to New York City to attend the Geoffrey Beene National Scholarship Awards Dinner at the W … Read More

  • Jan
    07
    2015

    Merchandise Product Development Grads Launch Pliable Pattern Product

    FIDM Grads Alicia Rhodes and Natasha Endrei's new company Aeline has launched the duo's first product, Pliable Pattern, a pattern making product designed to improve final fit.  What is Pliable Pattern? Pliable Pattern is a product that will help change the ma … Read More

  • Dec
    30
    2014

    FIDM Student and Career Ambassador Interning at Vera Wang (Interview)

    Name: Brandie Rose Ribeiro Major: Fashion Design Grad Date: June 2015 How did the internship at Vera Wang come about? Maril Delly from the Career Center gave me the information to contact the manager at Vera Wang who is a graduate of FIDM. I sent the mana … Read More

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