MODA Fashion Show Returns to Campus With 2022 Lineup
, 2022-05-19 22:06:35,
Featuring more than 20 student designers, the annual show was held in the lobby of the Library/LRC at the San Marcos campus.
SAN MARCOS — The popular MODA Fashion Show returned to campus on Wednesday, May 11, 2022 after two years off due to the COVID-19 pandemic, providing guests and online viewers with a glimpse of the vibrant styles that Palomar College students spent months creating.
Hosted and organized entirely by students in Palomar’s Fashion Merchandising and Design program, the show was also live-streamed for the first time.
“Congratulations to all of the student designers and event organizers who made this year’s MODA Fashion Show possible,” said Palomar College Superintendent/President Dr. Star Rivera-Lacey. “MODA is a great example of the incredible creativity of our students and the educational programming available for almost every career interest at Palomar.”
Rita Campo Griggs, Associate Professor of Fashion Merchandising and Design, said that in lieu of a live fashion show, the program has been distributing student work online with video and photo content for the past two years.
“Every year, we hear people saying, ‘This is the best show ever,’ and it’s really nice to hear that,” said Campo Griggs. “I really liked the intimate venue, and the librarians were great to work with. Everybody was so accommodating, and I think it turned out to be a good show.”
This year’s MODA theme was “75 Years of Style: Diamonds are Forever.” In addition to the clothing, which is entirely designed and produced by students, the show itself is a student production, staged as the final project in the Fashion Show Presentation class.
“Usually backstage at a fashion show it’s just chaos, but it was a well-oiled machine, everything…
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