Fashion Designer Success Tales

has been making ready college students for fulfillment at every level, from haute couture to ready-to-wear to mass market, for 65 years. The program’s excessive profile occasions and sturdy networkcreate avenues to showcase scholar expertise, and together preparation and visibility create a demand for Otis college students. Junior and Senior designs are featured on the annual Scholarship Benefit and Fashion Show and showcased within the Neiman Marcus windows in Beverly Hills.

Harlem’s very personal Dapper Dan has been true to design for many of his life. In the 80’s he was a go-to designer, catering to the Hip Hop trade and creating customized pieces adorned with designer logos, but without the brand’s permission. While his boutique was shut down in the 90’s by angered brands, he made a roaring comeback in 2018 when Gucci collaborated with the Harlem native. He now has a Gucci atelier studio in Harlem designed to …

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