, Contests

  • Oct
    25
    2016

    FIDM Student Teams Are Semi-Finalists in NRF Student Challenge Competition

    This year, the NRF Foundation collaborated with STORY, the New York City retailer, for the Student Challenge Competition - The Big Pitch. This business-case competition allows NRF Student Association members to demonstrate their creativity and business acumen to retail executives. 

    Two FIDM Student Teams—Team Sensory and Team Travel—have qualified to move on to the semi-finals. Team Sensory includes Alexandra Bejan, Stacy Cho, Fallon Dobrisky, and Dmitri Walker, and Team Travel includes Jillian Colin, Amanda Tobias, Chloe White, and Kathryn Wysocki. 

    There were 28 submissions from NRF member colleges across the U.S. FIDM's two teams were among the 10 semi-finalists.

    In addition to creating a 20-page pitch presentation applying business and retail concepts, students submitted a 90-second pitch video, which were then evaluated by retail executives from top companies.

    The final teams will attend the NRF Foundation Gala in New York City on January 15, 2017, where the top team will be announced.

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  • Oct
    20
    2016

    Fashion Design Grad Wins ISKO I-SKOOL Denim Design Digital Prize

    Recent Fashion Design Graduate David Caracuel was just named the winner of the ISKO I-SKOOL™ Denim Design Digital award. Each year, I-SKOOL™ selects students from different fashion schools around the world to participate in a design competition. "We all had … Read More

  • 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 a … Read More

  • Sep
    06
    2016

    FIDM Grad Danielle Thaxton Featured in Vogue Italia for Winning International Denim Competition

    FIDM Graduate Danielle Thaxton was named Best U.S.A. Designer, awarded by Ralph Lauren, at the 2016 ISKO I-SKOOL™ Gran Finale denim competition, which featured more than 50,000 students from some of the best colleges and universities around the world. Daniel … Read More

  • Mar
    28
    2016

    Visual Communications Students Attend GlobalShop as Winners of PAVE Student Challenge

    Three Visual Communications students--Shizuku Ota, Vanessa Osejo, and Anna Berner--are attending GlobalShop this week. They were selected as winners in an exhibit booth and fixture design challenge for the Planning and Visual Education (PAVE) Student Design … Read More

  • Mar
    03
    2016

    2015-2016 DECA + FIDM Challenge Winners Announced

    DECA and FIDM would like to congratulate the top three winning teams in the 2015-2016 FIDM Challenge. Participants were tasked to translate a seasonal fashion trend into a "look" depicting the researched fashion forecast. Challenge participants then made prese … Read More

  • Mar
    01
    2016

    Graphic Design Students Participate in Zappos Banner Redesign Challenge

    FIDM Graphic Design Students recently participated in the Zappos Banner Re-Design Challenge. The company tasked students with creating two different banners to be displayed at Zappos booths when participating in career fairs, coding challenges, and other eve … Read More

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