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Sep
13
2016

99 Cents Only Store in West LA Displays FIDM Students' High Fashion Designs From Store Items

The 99 Cents Only Stores located at 11040 W. Pico Blvd., in West Los Angeles, is currently featuring four fashion-inspired displays crafted by FIDM Visual Communications Students using everyday items from the store. Four groups of students selected a theme at random based on the departments in the store--Household Supplies, Halloween Products, Food Packaging, and Party Supplies--and brought their displays to life. 

"This project has challenged the students to look at materials in a different way and to see the potential of creating great fashion displays with everyday items. A great design doesn’t require a great budget and this project has been an excellent opportunity for our students to demonstrate that," says Paul Olszewski, Visual Communications Instructor. 

The designs will be on display at this 99 Cents Only Stores location for two weeks. Vote for your favorite design for a chance to win gift cards, event tickets, gift baskets, and more courtesy of 99 Cents Only Stores. The winning team will receive a 990second shopping spree at 99 Cents Only Stores. 

To place your vote, follow these 3 steps:

1.    Visit the 99 Cents Only Store located at 11040 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles, CA, 90064.
2.    Take a picture of your favorite design. 
3.    Post the picture to your Instagram or Facebook page using the design's designated hashtag: #99Petals (Household Items), #99Nightmares (Halloween), #99PoundsLater (Food Packaging), or #99ItsTimeToParty (Party Supplies). 

Photos © ABImages

The 99 Cents Only Stores located at 11040 W. Pico Blvd., in West Los Angeles, is currently featuring four fashion-inspired displays crafted by FIDM Visual Communications Students using everyday items from the store. Four groups of students selected a theme a …
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Latest Trends

Aug
29
2016

Trendwatch: Urban Outfitters Boosts Sales by Looking Back


Urban Outfitters seems to have hit on a winning formula to improve sales in the challenging 18 to 28 year-old space. Partnerships with heritage brands like Adidas, Wrangler, and Calvin Klein are bringing shoppers back to the once flagging brand. CEO Trish Donnelly tells Fashionista that the company's "focus on exclusive product and offering customers products he or she can't get anywhere but at Urban,"accounts for the 3% rise in sales in the last quarter. The next throwback fashion? A very '90s Tommy jeans collection coming soon. 

Urban Outfitters seems to have hit on a winning formula to improve sales in the challenging 18 to 28 year-old space. Partnerships with heritage brands like Adidas, Wrangler, and Calvin Klein are bringing shoppers back to the once flagging brand. CEO Tr …
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