May 13, 2024

Mesa College Hosts the 43rd Annual Golden Scissors Fashion Show Celebrating Student Talent and Creativity

“Natural Sensibility” will Showcase Fashion and Environmental Consciousness

By Office of Communications

43rd annual 2024 Golden Scissors Fashion Show Graphic

San Diego, CA – On Friday, May 17th, 2024, San Diego Mesa College is thrilled to announce the 43rd annual Golden Scissors Fashion Show, from 5:00 - 7:00 PM on the  Mesa College Campus. Organized and promoted by Mesa’s Fashion Program students, attendees will experience a meet-and-greet with designers, people’s choice polls, a design showcase, awards and more.

This year's Golden Scissors Fashion Show, themed "Natural Sensibility," invites attendees to embark on a journey exploring the beauty and authenticity inherent in the natural world. From designs crafted with sustainable materials to those inspired by organic silhouettes, student designers will unveil their interpretations of this theme, showcasing their dedication to both fashion and environmental consciousness.

"The Golden Scissors Fashion Show showcases the incredible talent, creativity and skills of the Fashion students here at SD Mesa College” said Shira da Jong, Fashion Merchandising student at SD Mesa College. 2023 Golden Scissors Fashion Show

Guests will witness firsthand how students unleash their creativity, hone their skills, and prepare for fulfilling careers in the vibrant fashion industry. Through comprehensive training, students not only prepare for a successful show but also gain immersive experience, mentorship opportunities, and valuable industry partnerships.

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 17, 2024, 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.  

Tickets: Students: $10 

               General Admission: $15  

               VIP: $50 

              *VIP includes food, drinks (non-alcoholic) and priority seating

Tickets are available in advance at:

View the 2023 Mesa College Golden Scissors Fashion Show Photo Album

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: 

Find San Diego Mesa College on Social Media: sandiegomesacollege sdmesacollege sdmesacollege  

Youtube: sdmesacollege  

Snapchat: sdmesacollege  

LinkedIn: San Diego Mesa College  

                                 Parking:  Visitors can purchase hourly/daily parking permits ($1 per hour, $5 max).

Permit machines are located in lots 1, 2, 3 and 4. Please see parking information and a campus map.


Find San Diego Mesa College on Social Media: sandiegomesacollege

X/ sdmesacollege sdmesacollege

Youtube: sdmesacollege

Snapchat: sdmesacollege

LinkedIn: San Diego Mesa College


Tags: Golden Scissors, Press Release, San Diego Mesa College Fashion Program, Media Advisory