Los Angeles, CA (Vocus) May 27, 2010
Hollywood’s hottest stars are often found strutting the red carpet in gowns from some of FIDM’s top graduates.
Monique Lhuillier: She first made her mark as a bridal designer, but this fashion college alumna quickly added red carpet gowns to her resume. Celebrities such as Jennifer Lopez, Kristen Stewart, Drew Barrymore, Kristen Bell, Eva Mendes, and Scarlett Johansson have worn Lhuillier’s modern, glamorous gowns. Pink, Alicia Silverstone, Heidi Montag, Jewel, and Ashlee Simpson-Wentz chose Lhuillier to design their wedding gowns.
Kevan Hall: Known for channeling Old Hollywood into his beautiful gowns and ready-to-wear lines, fashion design Kevan Hall has dressed stars such as Katherine Heigl, Virginia Madsen, Tina Fey, Vanessa Williams, and California First Lady Maria Shriver.
Randolph Duke: The designer and television correspondent who is known for his use of sequins, metallics, and embellishments, has dressed stars such as Angelina Jolie, Kim Cattrall, Tyra Banks, Jennifer Aniston, January Jones, Faith Hill, and Hilary Swank, among others in his fashion designs.
Nick Verreos: A beloved contestant from Project Runway and a current FIDM Instructor, Nick Verreos has designed glamorous gowns for Heidi Klum, Eva Longoria, Carrie Ann Inaba, Kathy Griffin, and Marlee Matlin. His label, NIKOLAKI, which he designs with David Paul, has been carried in over 100 stores.
Estevan Ramos: Stars such as Gwen Stefani and Rihanna have turned to designer Estevan Ramos for their edgy tour wardrobes. Known for his impeccable tailoring, Ramos has designed the looks worn by celebs like Jessica Alba, Pink, and Lindsey Lohan for TV appearances and editorial.
With four dynamic California campuses, FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising is the premier west coast fashion design school, educating for careers in fashion, graphic design, interior design, and entertainment. FIDM’s graduates include renowned fashion designers like Monique Lhuillier, Emmy® and Academy Award® award-winning costume designers, top fashion industry executives, and entrepreneurs.