Meet the Team Behind Fashion Club: DIY Maven Danica Ybanez
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Fashion Club has known Danica Ybanez since she was a Fashion Club President at West Ranch High School. She's now a student at FIDM, and does all of FC's amazing DIY videos! We love you, Danica!!
us a little about yourself: During
high school I was really engaged in my FIDM Fashion Club and learning more
about the fashion industry. I was also making hair accessories that were
sold in several boutiques. Currently, I am a second year student at
FIDM studying Fashion Design and in my free time I volunteer for
magazine launch parties, TV show premiers, and fashion shows. I
make the DIY videos for FashionClub.com, which are really exciting to do, mainly getting my inspiration from the feature stories and current trends.
Tell us a fun fact about you that not many people know: When I was younger, my dad really got me into singing, wanting me to pursue a dream to become a famous singer. I used to take voice lessons and joined my school’s choir.
What inspires you? Anything that triggers a new fun bright idea, particularly old movies (especially ones directed by Alfred Hitchcock), musicals such as Across The Universe, and the Renaissance era.
What is your favorite thing about working on Fashion Club? All the fun people I get to work with and the friends I have made on the team! And especially the fun projects I get to do for Fashion Club!
What is your favorite FC article or section? I love checking out Fashion & Beauty and also Your FC. There are so many things you can learn from, mixing up your outfits while staying on trend, do it yourself projects, and getting to see all the fun photo shoots!
Share your secret fashion or beauty trick: Instead of buying those expensive makeup removers, simply put some lotion on a cotton pad or q-tip to get rid of it all. Also I just recently started this beauty trick, I cut a beetroot in half and I use that as a lip stain, which lasts almost the entire day!
If you could be any fashion designer in history, who would it be? I would love to be Coco Chanel or even Alexander McQueen. They both have a bold aesthetic, which influenced fashion history forever, leading us to new inspirations and discoveries for our future fashions to come, which I really hope to do, as well!
Don't miss Danica's DIY video this month: how to make a Peter Pan collar!