Tuesday, December 24, 2013

FAST Cal "RAW" Fashion Show

A couple weeks ago, my friend Ming invited me to attend a fashion show that she directed over at her campus of UC Berkeley. Working for a couple of local San Francisco magazines in the past years, and having a couple talented friends who are pursuing fashion design in their career, or are an accomplished designer themselves, I love supporting local talent no matter what industry they are in. I mean, you should be proud reppin' your turf, right? As long as it's in a safe, none Bloods-vs-Crips gang related type of way, of course.

So when I got the invite to attend Ming's show, I was definitely interested in checking out what some of these local Bay Area designers had to offer over in the East Bay.

Here are a couple of my favorite looks:

Yasssssss. Giving me that Summer in Cuba realness. This was one of my favorite looks because of how clean and crisp the over all look was. The wide leg pants, bandeau strap top, matching head band and her coiffed hair. I love it all. Also probably because summer is my favorite season, and I'd totally wear this during mid-June with a margarita in hand.

And on the other hand, we have these - slightly more slouchy and a bit more intricately designed, which I appreciate as well. I like the playfulness of these garments. Me personally, I don't really like to conform myself into one style of dressing, and I love it when a person and switch up their style from time to time.

A couple evening wear looks to polish off the night. Homegirl in the red dress… I want her cheek bones.

Let me just say the production was HUGE regarding the number of designers that were showing at this fashion show. More then 10 designers from UC Berkeley made a collection ranging from 3 to 8 garments, providing a variety of looks as the 2 hour show came along. From what I gathered, they do a show twice a year, the next one being in May 2014. Check out more info on the FAST Cal shows here for upcoming events, and be sure to check out more work, past and present, from my friend Ming on her site here.

xxxo,

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