Vista Grande High School FIDM Fashion Club hosted their Halloween party this week, decorating pumpkins and getting into the spirit of the season. Check out their awesome pics!





Black cat manicure

This black cat mani is adorable for Halloween, but we'd rock it any day. (Lulu's)

Crushed velvet could be the hottest thing happening in interior design, and we're totally on board. (Lark + Linen)

It's not too late to put together a chic little Halloween costume; here's some inspiration. (Glitter, Inc.)

So hand bracelets are a thing. (Stripes & Sequins)

A brilliant interview with fashion designer--and now, reality TV star--Diane von Furstenberg. (Style)

This little dress could be the perfect holiday party frock. (Gal Meets Glam)

We firmly believe that every girl should know how to rock a red lip. (The Sparkle)

All the proof you need that navy blue and black actually do work together. (Gary Pepper)

Eleventh hour costume idea: paint your face like a cat. (Byrdie)

Guess which celeb is doing the next VIVA GLAM collection for MAC Cosmetics! (Seventeen)

Happy Halloween, everyone! Just wanted to throw a little Halloween inspo your way. How gorgeous are these eye masks. We're partial to the lacey ones. And we kinda think you can wear them after Halloween, too. It's just another accessory, right? 

1. Feather Motif Mask, $38,
2. Sequin Bat Mask, $14,
3. Cut Out Moulded Mask, $11.50,
4. ASOS Halloween Pretty Lace Mask, $15.16,
5. Black Beaded Halloween Mask, $1.99,


FIDM Fashion Club is hosting a monthly Tweetup from 4:00-5:00 p.m. PST every first Wednesday of the month starting November 5, with Program Manager Talia Tonti and Fashion Editor Gigi Hooghkirk, answering your questions about fashion, beauty, careers, college life, and FIDM Fashion Club membership. They'll also cover best practices on how to run your Fashion Club, activities, and fundraising ideas.

Follow us on Twitter @FashionClub, and send us your questions anytime with the hashtag #AskFIDMFC. Look for your answers on Twitter next Wednesday, November 5th!

Mark your calendar for our upcoming Tweetups:

  • December 3, 2014
  • January 7, 2015
  • February 4, 2015

Dress as Karl Lagerfeld for Halloween and channel your inner fashion genius! You can create his signature chiseled look with foundation and bronzer. Get his slicked back white hair by using dry shampoo and white face paint. And finally add big, black sunglasses and you'll be ready to rock Halloween i

Check out the products we used to get the look on

Fashion stylist Chriselle Lim put together our Karl Lagerfeld Halloween costume. Watch the video to find out her secret styling tips. OK, it's not so much a secret—but her work does seem like magic. It's amazing.

Just remember, if you want to be Karl Lagerfeld for Halloween, you've got to commit to wearing blacker than black sunglasses—all night long!


The Sewing Studio in Old Town Pasadena is hosting a Meet & Greet for Grace Rickert, a contestant on new TV show Project Runway: Threads—and you're invited!

Grace Rickert participated in the Teen Fashion Series at The Sewing Studio, and is returning to her "alma mater" for an afternoon of chatting and fun. It's Sunday, November 16, 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Space is filling up so reserve your spot today. RVSP to


The Sewing Studio
107 S. Fair Oaks Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91105


Co-founded by Cynthia Harvey, a Career Advisor at FIDM, The Sewing Studio offers sewing classes to kids, teens, and adults at their location in Old Town Pasadena.


We love this Halloween costume idea because it's all about the makeup! Just wear regular clothes and you're good to go.


Did you see it? Last Thursday, Project Runway: Threads premiered on Lifetime. Filmed at FIDM, the new TV show features teen and tween fashion designers competing for a package that includes a scholarship to FIDM's amazing 3 Days of Fashion summer program for high school students!

Project Runway: Threads is hosted by Vanessa Simmons (Run's House), and judges include designer and CFDA member Christian Siriano (Project Runway season four winner), Seventeen magazine fashion director Gina Kelly and accessories cditor Jasmine Snow, and YouTube style guru Ingrid Nilsen (also known as Miss Glamorazzi). 

Catch the second episode tomorrow night at 10:00/9:00 CST. For all the deets, visit Lifetime's website.


Please join us for a day of free fashion workshops at FIDM. Hosted by FIDM Fashion Club on both the Los Angeles and San Diego campuses, it's a full day of workshops taught by FIDM Instructors and Staff. Your attendence will count as credit for two Fashion Club meetings.

Tuesday, November 11
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. (Los Angeles)
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (San Diego)

Fashion Styling
Event Planning
Fashion Club Meeting Ideas
Design Inspiration
Trend Forecasting
Special Events

Space is limited and will be reserved on a first-come, first-served basis. Each attendee must register individually or the spot will not be reserved.

San Diego: RSVP to

Los Angeles: RSVP to

See you there!


Want to be Black Widow for Halloween? You will after you see how easy it is to create this amazing makeup look! Watch our newest makeup tutorial and get this fierce spider thing down.

Notice how her eyebrows are faintly reminiscent of hairy spider legs. Kinda totally rad, right!

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