Agoura High School FIDM Fashion Club is hosting their 9th Annual Fashion Show on Friday, May 8, 2015, at 7:00 pm at The Performing Arts Education Center on the campus of Agoura High School, and you're invited! Tickets will be available on thepaec.org very soon or at the door. Reserved seating is available.
Kim Speth is the advisor to the 35-member club from Agoura Hills, California, which started eleven years ago. Follow them on Twitter @agourafashion and read on for our exclusive Q&A with Co-President Gwendolyn Royal, our Featured FC Member from December...
Tell us about your fashion show: Our fashion show has been taking place annually for nine years. It features student designers of all ages who want to showcase their creativity. Each designer sews and designs four to six of their own looks, chooses their own models, and does their own hair and makeup. We have nine designers this year.
Everything is student run—from the planning to the sound and lighting. This year we taking leaps to the show by adding fashion week before the show in order to promote.
How are you promoting it? We are doing a fashion week on campus the week before the show, with dress-up days and competitions to win tickets to the show. We are also advertising it on posters at school. Also promoting it through social media and contacting local schools in our area.
What is the theme? Each collection has its own unique theme—from workout attire to jungle to rock-n-roll.
What styles will be on the runway? Menswear, womenswear, ready-to-wear, couture, costume, and almost anything you can think of.
What the best part about organizing an event like this? The best part about organizing an event like this is giving people a platform to showcase their creativity. We are all aspiring fashion designers and this gives us a way to share our art with the community.
What are the biggest challenges? The biggest challenges are deadlines and communication. There are so many amazing people working on this event and it can sometimes be challenging to coordinate with everyone.
Anything else you'd like to share? We have been working on this event since last summer and we would love to share it with all of you.