From sleek and strapless, to crazy with khaki, the Utah State
University apparel and textiles department's fashion show promises
the newest and coolest will fit into just about anyone's closet
A full crowd of students packed into the Taggart Student Center
international lounge during Friday afternoon's show, while a comparable
crowd filled the tables for the evening performance, as models
sauntered along the runway in this year's biggest hits.
The fashion show is put on by students of the department and
features clothing both donated from stores in Logan and those
along the Wasatch Front, as well as students' own designs and
ideas. And with the exception of food, just about everything else
While last year's theme focused on a decade of clothing and
featured the revolving and reappearing wear of the '60s and '70s,
this year's theme went all out with a movie theme highlighting
particular stars and their clothing that at one time or another,
set the standard for fashion.
Movies ranged from the prim and proper of Breakfast at Tiffany's,
to the outrageous Austin Powers, and the millenial elegance of
the Matrix. And don't forget the dark side of fashion.
This year's rock 'n' roll models left mom breathless and the little
sisters saying, "Yeah! Cool." For those who like to make an astonishing
entrance, spiked-blue hair, funky black leather skirts and mesh-looking
nylons will get you off to a great start.
The show, hosted by coordinator Sunny Edmisten, was seemingly
flawless and the models pulled off a confident stride across the
runway, managing a great, "I'm loving this, " smile, despite their
In the end the crowd went wild with applause and many were commended
for their particiapation and efforts. A great show, well done,
and definitely deserving of a two thumbs up rating.