As of Thursday, June 23, 2016
The runway show was held on the roof of the Art Institute of California—Hollywood’s campus in North Hollywood, Calif., where guests viewed the students’ designs against a dramatic backdrop of California mountains.
The June 10 event was directed and produced by students in the Art Institute’s fashion design and fashion marketing programs. The students, who were enrolled in the school’s “Event & Fashion Show Production” course, worked under the guidance of campus instructors Sarah Holmes, Kristina Krpekyan, Alina Parsons and Julia Szkiba.
Jose Ramos’ “Black Crimson” collection was named “Best Marketable Showcase,” Alena Sablan’s “Tibetan Transplant” collection was named “Best Artistic and Creative Collection,” and Patrick Kevin Francisco’s “Siamese” collection—which was inspired by Siamese fighting “Betta” fish—was named “Overall Best Fashion Show Presentation.”