The Spooky season and Halloween-themed fashion trends and ideas are in full swing at County Prep. Although it’s no secret that black is a perennial favorite of the fashion set, with Halloween looming large, we’re taking the occasion to look back at the bewitching icons of the past, including zombies, werewolves, and mummies. Whether polished...Continue reading
The County Prep FCCLA chapter finished their highly successful 2022-23 school year with a great trip to Denver, Colorado, for the national competition. The 7 County Prep students who had won their state level competitions traveled in July to attend the conference with 7,000 other students from across the country. Our students competed in a...
County Prep Fashion students were inspired by the novel 101 Dalmatians (1956) by Dodie Smith and Disney’s 1961 animated film by the same name. The sophomore fashion students used the fun loving Dalmatian puppies and the eccentric fashion-obsessed Cruella De Vil to create the collection which is on display in the mall area of County Prep High...Continue reading
County Prep Fashion students visited LIM College in NYC, toured the college, and attended a presentation and panel discussion. County Prep /LIM College alumni Amanda Carter and Jeanine Martinez, both County Prep class of 2016, and Alyssa Ypil, County Prep class of 2018, all recent graduates of LIM College and working professionals in the fashion...
The school uniform has unexpectedly made a statement in recent trends. Once considered stuffy and restrictive in its dress code ethics, the ensemble has surprisingly found its roots in fashion through designer runway collections, surging styles, and pop culture. There is something for everyone on display in County Prep’s Mall area: dresses, pleated skirts, vests,...Continue reading
Simone graduated from County Prep as a fashion major in 2017, attended the Fashion Institute of Technology in NYC and is presently working as a style advisor for Aritzia while at the same time launching her own brand, “Shama.” During her time at County Prep, Simone was awarded multiple medals from FCCLA fashion competitions. Simone...Continue reading
County Prep students were able to implement their knowledge of visual merchandising by creating Valentine's Day themed window displays. Visual merchandisers know when love is in the air it can only mean one thing: it’s time to celebrate. There’s no better occasion to get all dressed up than Valentine’s Day. The fashion students designed beautiful...Continue reading
County Prep Fashion students, under the direction of their instructor Ms. Janet Patten, designed and constructed festive holiday dresses using the elements and principles of design. Using unconventional materials created many opportunities for the students to use their problem-solving skills. The dresses are on display in the mall area of County Prep High School. The...Continue reading
Culinary Arts and Fashion Design students partnered to create a collaborative project using a fun and playful monster theme. Chef John Palsi, Culinary instructor, and Ms. Janet Patten, Fashion Design instructor, are proud of how the students were able to put their creative minds together. Keeping in mind elements and principles of design, teams discussed...Continue reading