Lone Star College Kingwood News
Published on: March 09, 2012
A typical fashion show exhibits the latest fashion trends of the season. At Lone Star College-Kingwoods New Beginnings Fashion Show, the goal is to show the unique and diverse talents possessed by student clubs.
Community members, students, faculty and staff are invited to the free New Beginnings Fashion Show on March 27 at 12:30 p.m. in the Student-Conference Center. Brainchild of LSC-Kingwoods Fashionbook Club, this project started as a clothing drive in which the club collected gently used garments from students and faculty. The members gradually transformed the items into a trend-forward collection, giving each piece a new beginning.
The purpose is to generate marketability of several clubs and organizations on campus by showcasing artwork and designs in the platform of a fashion show, said Jason Clayden, a LSC-Kingwood student and president of the Fashionbook Club. We hope to give respective clubs and its members an opportunity to celebrate the arts and recognize each ones talent and skills. We feel the show will demonstrate that LSC-Kingwood caters to a variety of interests and career paths.
Items displayed will feature a variety of concepts inspired by spring 2012 trends which include African prints, elegant cocktail gowns, quirky avant-garde tank tops and equestrian pants. Each participating student club will showcase a minimum of 10 pieces. The Beading Club is responsible for the accessories and will create bracelets, necklaces and earrings to complement the outfits. The Culture and Arts Club will showcase artwork and designs on plain white T-shirts. The Dance Ensemble will perform a series of fashion-inspired choreographed dances during intervals between collections.
The fashion show is an amalgamation of how we as students perceive fashion and how we link our knowledge of trends in a tangible form. This show will celebrate the creativity and efforts of active student clubs on campus, Clayden said. This event demonstrates that the campus provides a …