Designer Mimi Holaday, a graduate of FIDM, recently won the Top Design Competition at New Orleans Fashion Week. Known for creating classic looks with bohemian glamour, Mimi was also given the Yelp People's Choice award, which was selected by the audience.
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Categories: Fashion Design, Alumni, Event
Kellie Armbrust earned her Footwear Design (2012) and Fashion Design (2011) degrees from FIDM. She is now the head designer for Circus by Sam Edelman in New York City. What do you love about your job? I love that I get to spend my time in a creative atmo … Read More
Lisi Wang graduated with her Fashion Design degree in 2011 and her Advanced FootwearDesign degree in 2012, and is now a footwear designer at Skechers, currently working on launching a new line. Describe your job at Skechers: I work with my team and CEO to cre … Read More
Four successful women in the LA fashion industry met in downtown LA at Brand Assembly to discuss the reasons California is the preferred place for fashion creatives at this moment. Watch the video featuring handbag designer Clare Vivier, blogger Jacey Duprie ( … Read More
As the search continues for sexier wearable tech, two big brands introduced a trucker jacket made for the bike commuter who doesn't want to glance at his cell phone while pedaling home. Levi's and Google wove technology into their new Jacquard denim, so that s … Read More
Upscale Swedish fashion brand Acne started out with denim in 1997. After veering into knit and outerwear, Creative Director Jonny Johansson thinks the time is right to trim and reboot the item that put them on the map. Acne's new line of premium denim, ranging … Read More
The Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies is designed for students who already have their Associates and A.A. Advanced Study degrees from FIDM. The flexible program is ideal for working students since courses are scheduled at convenient times and numerous c … Read More
Venerable fashion house Hermes chose Los Angeles as the site for their men's fashion show for the first time in its 180-year history. Dwntown Men, their modern line of leather pants and knit polos, was shown at a downtown event "designed to embrace the city's … Read More
Recruiters visited FIDM today to interview students for their prestigious summer internship program. "The Institute prepares students for the workplace, and FIDM students know the industry," explains recruiters Kylie Baker and Sergio Vejar, on why they prize t … Read More
Samuele Failli, the Italian footwear designer behind luxury brands Prada, Tom Ford, and Saint Laurent, launched his personal brand in Milan last week. Orders were placed by Barney's and MatchesofFashion for the designer's studded velvet booties, ballet flats, … Read More