16th Annual OC IIDA Haute Couture Fashion Show
The Interior Design Students of AICA-Inland Empire took home the Breakout Creator student award at the 16th Annual OC IIDA Haute Couture fashion show for the 2nd year in a row. The event held on April 27, 2017 featured 11 Design firms and 3 Student Teams participating in the event. Each team was only allowed to bring in what could fit in their box, and construct their costumes on site using interior finish materials . They were given 90 minutes to pull their materials and complete their look. With over 400 people in attendance, teams and guests alike loved the skits the teams incorporated into the runway presentation.
The AICA-IE design team which was comprised of students Nicole Trozzi, Reeba Mehdi, Kelli Homeyer, Genesis Chavez, Alexis Peterson, and Abraham Ortega; as well as our industry sponsors Suzi Hermann and Michelle Hnatyk from Cambria Quartz Surfaces, whom also provided specially crafted solid surface quartz unicorn horns and hooves for our student models, Alexis Peterson and Abraham Ortega, featured below.