In 2017-2018 fashion design students worked with distinguished mentors who presented the students with level-appropriate directions.
The Junior class had the option of selecting from three different mentors in the field of active and sportswear: Alo Yoga, Bleu, and Universal Studios.
The Senior class worked with industry professionals in the field of high end tailoring and evening wear, with emphasis in costume design. Mentors included Bally, Chris Chang, Prairie Underground, Libertine, and Ironhead Studios/Louise Mingenbach.
Sapna Von Sick (Otis Alumni) for Alo Yoga, luxury yoga activewear collection founded in 2007 in Los Angeles.
Rod Beattie (Otis Alumni) for Bleu, contemporary swimsuit line founded by Rod Beattie, in Los Angeles.
Marisol Gerona Bradford (Otis Alumni) for Universal Studios, collaborating with Otis College on Jurassic Park Project.