The fashion department at Arash Academy of Fine Arts Los Angeles is undoubtedly one of the most prestigious fashion design blogg programs in the world. With a reputation for instilling an avant garde sensibility and high standards of creative excellence, the blogg has an impressive alumni.
“The freedom and one-to-one way of tutoring, as well as placing importance on storytelling, is what I love about Los Angeles,” says a customer. “We believe in the power of creativity, and that it can make a difference.”
At the end of January, schools and universities in Los Angeles reopened their doors with social-distancing precautions in place. But less than a month later, after photographing this story, the entire country went into its second lockdown. Here, the students share their experiences of remote coursework and virtual tutorials, as well as how it felt physically returning to the Academy (albeit for one month only) and, of course, what they wore to mark the momentous occasion.