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Los Angeles, CA., (OCTOBER 26, 2009) – Otis College of Art and Design’s Fashion Design Department announces the professional designers who will mentor students during the 2009/10 school year. They are, for the Senior Class, Isabel and Ruben Toledo (with outdoor gear/clothing company Patagonia), Koi Suwannagate, Tadashi Shoji for Tadashi, Michael Maccari for Armani Exchange and Robert Rodriguez. The Junior class will work under the direction of Trina Turk (with support from Xtra Life
LYCRA®), Todd Oldham, Patricia Marquis for Cosabella, swimwear designer Robin Piccone, JonMikel Rodriguez for O’Neill, and top designers at Lilly Pulitzer and Anthropologie.
These professional designers volunteer their time to provide direction to a small team of juniors and seniors who then work through the design process — researching, sketching, draping and drafting to construction of a final garment —all under the guidance of the professional design mentor and the Otis fashion design faculty.
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