The annual Dogs N Denim Fashion Show seamlessly blended style and service, as fashion students curated a heartwarming event.
On October 19th, the annual Dogs N Denim Fashion Show took center stage, captivating hearts and souls. This year's theme, "Where Style Meets Service," went beyond the glitz and glamour of the runway, shining a well-deserved spotlight on some of our community's most extraordinary heroes – our four-legged friends.
The event, organized by a dedicated team of fashion students and in the Fashion Industry’s Science and Technology (FITS) program, led by Assistant Professor of Practice, Elizabeth Heuisler, proved to be more than just a fashion show. It was a heartfelt tribute to the incredible work done by local organizations such as Rainbow Service Dogs and Complete K9 Trainer in our community. These organizations play a vital role in training service dogs and helping individuals with disabilities lead more independent lives.
The runway showcased a diverse range of denim-inspired ensembles, with a clear message that style can be both trendy and compassionate. Models gracefully strutted their stuff alongside their human companions, showcasing the strong bond between humans and dogs.
The Dogs N Denim Fashion Show is not just about fashion; it's about making a positive impact in the community. The show's success is a testament to the dedication and creativity of the fashion students who worked tirelessly to bring it to life. Their efforts demonstrate that fashion can be a powerful medium for change and charity.
With its heartwarming theme and commitment to community service, the Dogs N Denim Fashion Show is an inspiring example of how fashion can be used to bring about positive change in the world. We can't wait to see what they have in store for us in the years to come.
Q&A with students Athena Carmona and Andres Behrens
What would you tell a student that is interested in taking a fashion class?
Athena Carmona: "Be open to everything! Always swing by events so you can get a good idea of what things you have to look forward to in the program."
What was your favorite part of the event?
Andres Behrens: "My favorite part about the event was seeing
Camo (one of the dog models) in his little hat."
Athena Carmona: "My favorite part of the event was when the dogs came down the runway and everyone was watching and laughing. It was nice to see the event finally come together."
What do you think about the Fashion Industry’s Science and Technology program?
Andres Behrens: "The FITS program is great because we are able to do creative things like this annual Dogs N Denim event from beginning to end and really represent our culture through fashion."