May 11, 2023

Mesa College to Host the 42nd Annual Golden Scissors Fashion Show on Campus in the new Quad

“Designed to Last” will Showcase Sustainable Fashion

By Office of Communications

42nd Annual Golden Scissors Fashion Show

San Diego, CA – On Friday, May 12, the San Diego Mesa College Fashion Program will host the 42nd Annual Golden Scissors Fashion Show from 5:00-7:00 p.m. in the beautiful new on-campus Quad.  The event will feature a live in-person runway show, a design showcase, awards and a VIP reception including music performed by students from the music department.


The show aims to expand the knowledge of sustainability in fashion. Through this event, the Fashion Program aims to foster sustainability, designing pieces that last.  The fashion student designers will introduce their work and discuss different innovative ways they each found to create impactful sustainable pieces.  This sunset evening event will feature some of Mesa College’s top fashion student designers, including Nermin Arslan, Leo Cotton, Kiara Jones, Victoria Krenz, Robbie Matawaran, Ki'Vonne Nash, Lydia Nash, Grace Rosburg, and Eddie Villarreal.


All those interested in the fashion industry of the San Diego community are encouraged to join in this exciting event and show support for local-fashion student designers while promoting sustainability in fashion. This ticketed event is open to the public.


Date/Time:         Friday, May 12, 2023, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.  

Location:             San Diego Mesa College Quad

7250 Mesa College Drive. San Diego, CA 92111

Please see the Mesa College Campus Map

Parking: Free parking will be available in faculty/staff spaces.



Students - $5

General Admission - $10

VIP - $25


Tickets are available at


Learn More about San Diego Mesa College Fashion Program

As part of San Diego Mesa College's Fashion program, students can create inventive designs and projects while informing our culture. Students will learn how to capture their artistic vision efficiently by using digital technology and apply knowledge from courses in sketching, sewing, pattern making, and draping to physically bring designs to life. Students will learn styling, how to interpret trends, and execute stunning visual displays. In addition, students will be using the latest technologies to track sales, interpret analytics, and create tech packs and marketing materials. Mesa students immerse themselves in the local fashion community with opportunities to participate in field excursions and study abroad, hold internship positions, and learn from our expert faculty and knowledgeable guest speakers. Mesa’s curriculum is curated by faculty who possess extensive industry experience with insights from an advisory committee of fashion professionals. Students will find support on and off campus to achieve their goals to enter a fashion profession or pursue further education at another institution. Our alumni have competed on Project Runway and found employment with Dior, Steve Madden, Volcom, and many more. Learn more at:


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