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Fashion Redux 2020
March 17 – April 17, 2020

For the past nine years, students enrolled in Mesa College’s Fashion Program have used garments from the History Center’s vast costume collection as an inspirational springboard for their own contemporary designs. For the 2020 iteration of Fashion Redux the student’s reinterpretations of four garments from the 1970s will be displayed in the History Center’s atrium alongside their archival counterparts. The show will be on view from March 17 – April 17, 2020.

Finale Party
Friday, April 17 from 6-8 pm

Join us on Friday April 17 from 6-8 pm for the Fashion Redux Finale Party, an evening featuring models wearing the student garments, a lecture by Mesa College fashion professor emeritus, Susan Lazear, and light refreshments. Attendees will have the opportunity to vote for the coveted People’s Choice Award.

Fashion Redux 2020
1970s SDHC Garments

Maxi Dress, 1970s
Designer: Diane von Furstenberg
Nylon, orange/green/tan zebra print on black background, unlined
Gift of Margaret Sell, 2001.42

Suit (Jacket/Skirt), 1970s
Designer: Henry Higgins
Brown crushed velvet with salmon-colored lining, fabric covered buttons
Gift of the Marcia Collins Estate, SDHC 2002.30.2

Dress, early 1970s
Designer: Donald Brooks / May – D & F Forecast
Navy blue silk or rayon, with cream trim, navy blue synthetic lining
Gift of Denny Stone, SDHC 99.25.11

Maxi Dress, c. 1970
Designer/maker: Modelos INA / Tijuana, B.C. Mexico
Orange cotton crochet with openwork floral motif, orange synthetic lining
Gift of the Fashion Group of San Diego, Inc., SDHC 93.91.2

70’s Fashion Redux
San Diego Mesa College and SDHC Collaboration

Photoshoot Credits

Director/Lead Stylist
Liese Victoria

Natasha Hayes

Arantxa Akerlundh
Jenneva Borboa
Marine Weiss
Evelyn Zuniga

Carla Nicholson
Delaney Jones
Melissa Mcinnis
Terra Ann

Meghan Prater   

Itzyy Cabrera

Shirly Martinez