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  • Jul
    01
    2015

    Seven Graduates Honored at Reception and Exhibition of Their Menswear Collections

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    Seven graduates were recently honored at a reception and exhibition of their menswear collections, celebrating the first graduating class of FIDM's Advanced Study Program in Menswear. Over 200 menswear industry associates, family and friends of the graduates were in attendance to review the display of the graduates’ work at the L.A. campus.

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    An illustrious judging panel named two winners: Devon Figueroa – Most Innovative Collection Zachary Hall – Most Marketable Collection (pictured, above). Each winner received a men's dress form, valued at $900, from Fashion Supplies Inc. and all seven graduates were given a $100 gift certificate to the store.

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    The judging panel (pictured, below) included: Joe Knoernschild, Co-Founder, Hurley and Billabong USA; Ilse Metchek, President, California Fashion Association; T.J. Walker, Vice President, Cross Colours; James Costa, Design Director, JACHS NY; FIDM Menswear Instructors. 

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    Photos by Alex J. Berliner/ABImages 

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    Categories: Fashion, Menswear, Alumni

  • Apr
    16
    2015

    DEBUT and DECA Grad Is Founder of New Menswear Label J. Webster

    DEBUT and DECA Graduate Johnathan Webster worked for Oumlil, Helmut Lang, Theory, and Theysken's Theory before striking out on his own with J. Webster, a new menswear collection dedicated to bridging the gap between traditional tailoring and contemporary sm … Read More

  • Apr
    07
    2015

    Trendwatch: Men's Suits Loosen Up

    The New York Times' commitment to menswear was illustrated in last week's report on the trend to roomier, more fluid men's suits. With kinetic photos of dancers from New York City Ballet— gorgeous men literally dancing in suits—the paper reports an annual g … Read More

  • Apr
    01
    2015

    MPD Grad and Current Menswear Student Scores Summer Internship at Nordstrom (Interview)

    Name: Devon Figueroa  FIDM Degree: Merchandise Product Development Current Major: Menswear (Advanced Degree Program) How did the internship opportunity come about? The creative director of Nordstrom, Melanie Owen (a FIDM Alumna), visited us here on campus … Read More

  • Mar
    18
    2015

    Industrywatch: Target Aims at Made in USA Menswear

      Looking for canvas totes with a "Made in USA" backstory and leather trim, hipster stationery,  authentic hand-tooled leather belts, and mesh trucker caps with cool graphics? No need to search out the latest indie boutique. Head instead to Target.com, where … Read More

  • Dec
    30
    2014

    Trendwatch: Men's Jewelry a Growth Category

    Blame it on rock 'n roll or David Beckham, but Business of Fashion reports a rise in men's jewelry sales—especially in bracelets. "Our mens's jewelry business is a key area in what has become an overarching strategy for Barneys to grow the men's accessories … Read More

  • Jul
    29
    2014

    Apparel Industry Management Grad's Men's Line Now at Urban Outfitters (Interview)

    We recently caught up with Apparel Industry Management graduate Reggie Aguiluz to get an update on his men's line VDE. What is new with VDE? There's been a few new things going on with VDE. We just launched with Urban Outfitters' Without Walls division, w … Read More

  • Jun
    23
    2014

    Trendwatch: New Model for Menswear Start-Ups

    A new breed of fashion designer/entrepreneur is popping up in menswear—tech-savvy men who "sell clothes that people want to wear" and reaches men where they want to shop, online. "Transactionally, e-commerce is the best way for men to shop," Ledbury founder … Read More

  • Jun
    11
    2014

    Jonah Hill Celebrates National Seersucker Day

    Jonah Hill donned seersucker in honor of National Seersucker Day today and tweeted the old school preppy look. He's not alone. Several Congress people wore the lightweight fabric for a group photo in honor of the classic American style. Louisiana based appar … Read More

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