Fashion Week El Paseo™ 2017
Fashion Week El Paseo FIDM

Photo by Gerry Maceda

FIDM/ Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising

Debut 2014

FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising presents the first couture collections from 9 of its most recent graduates.


Katie ChickKatie Chick

Katie Chick was born and raised in West Hills, Calif. Her Debut Show collection was inspired by the Greek island of Mykonos, as well as song by the same name (Fleet Foxes)...

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Benny DamBenny Dam

A native of Vietnam, Benny Dam has spent most of his life in his current hometown of Westminster, Calif. When designing his debut collection, he was inspired by effortlessly-dressed women with a minimalist attitude...

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Kelly KnaggsKelly Knaggs

A resident of Riverside, Calif., Kelly Knaggs’ first collection is comprised of winter action sports attire for both men and women. Appealing to snowboarding enthusiasts, she was inspired by electronic music and...

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Christine KoChristine Ko

Christine Ko’s inspiration for her debut collection is the “idea of time.” The Houston, Texas native seeks to bridge the gap between memories and realities with her garments, featuring both practical and whimsical features...

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Britt LuttioBritt Luttio

Britt Luttio comes from Bellevue, Wash. — and a very creative family. Her mother is a stylist and her father an artist, so her aspirations of being a fashion designer only seem natural. For her Debut Show womens wear collection....

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Bradon McDonaldBradon McDonald

Bradon McDonald, a Lowville, N.Y. native, received a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in dance from the Julliard School, and had a 14-year career as a professional modern dancer before enrolling in FIDM...

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Ahmad MurtazaAhmad Murtaza

Ahmad Murtaza, a resident of Irvine, Calif., was born in Bangladesh, and has lived in Pakistan, India, Nepal, Dubai, and Canada. His worldly background heavily influenced his womenswear collection...

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Jordan Blake ServiceJordan Blake Service

Jordan Blake Service grew up in Lake Zurich, Ill. before attending FIDM. Inspired by the song “Under Pressure” by Queen, Service’s collection shows a balance between deconstruction and reconstruction...

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Octavius TerryOctavius Terry

Octavius Terry, originally from Atlanta, Ga., had a diverse career prior to attending FIDM. A graduate of Georgia Institute of Technology, he was a 2006 Georgia Tech Hall of Fame Inductee for Track and Field...

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