White Party

On Friday November 2, 2012 Winter Fest kicked off the season with the White Party at Marriott Harbor Beach Resort. Fashion designers; Autumn Harris, Andrea Boyle, Vanessa Cadvid, Barbara Euter, Carolina Silva-Matute, Elisa Zalewski, Stephanie Jereda, and Fiona Proserpi, created all white garments inspired by theatrical looks.

The models pose before getting onto the pedestals at the Harbor Beach Marriot Fort Lauderdale

The models pose before getting onto the pedestals at the Harbor Beach Marriot Fort Lauderdale

Caption: Tia Morrill posing on the pedestal at the Winter Fest White Party 2012

Caption: Tia Morrill posing on the pedestal at the Winter Fest White Party 2012

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Caption: Sunamys Villalba poses as she walks the catwalk during the Glavida Fashion Show.

The Fashion Honors Group, Chrisa Tatakis, Instructor, and Sheila Walden, Directior assisted in the production of presenting the models on pedestals. Models were featured at the walk way and entrance of the White Party event. For a complete theatrical look, both garments and hair were white for a dramatic and vibrant makeup looks. Overall it turned out to be an outstanding event.

Written by: Rachel Stone-Ruiz

The Festival of Chocolate Presents Chocolate Yumway Accessory Collections

The Festival of Chocolate Presents Chocolate Yumway Accessory Collections:

Fashion Honors Group participated in The Festival of Chocolate hosted at Nova Southeastern University on October 13th-14th, 2012. The event showcased The Chocolate Yumway featuring The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale’s chocolate inspired accessories. Chrisa Tatakis directed the event while the Honors Group worked behind scenes at the Yumway. The fashion show consisted of nine looks, created by six different designers. Designers include Erica Mahmood, Rachel Stone, Emily Vernon, Karina Galarasa, Stefany Borjas & Dianna Peel. The collections included headbands, hats, necklaces, bracelets, bags, earrings & belts. They were all made using chocolate wrappers and inspired by current industry trends. Industry professionals, whom awarded Karina Galarasa with best overall collection, judged the show. Congratulations to Karina! Featured below is Karina’s collections inspired Katy Perry.