Disney’s Alice In Wonderland Exhibition at the Los Angeles Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising

June 1, 2010 Katja Presnal

Alice in Wonderland Exhibit, Alice in Wonderland fashion, Alice in Wonderland couture

In celebration of the Blu-Ray and DVD release of Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland (on DVD and Blu-Ray today!), Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment, in partnership with Disney Consumer Products, opened a first-of-its-kind Alice In Wonderland Exhibition at the galleries of Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising Los Angeles on May 27th.

Alice in Wonderland Exhibit, Alice in Wonderland fashion, Alice in Wonderland couture

The exhibition includes Colleen Atwood’s original costume designs from the movie, including Johnny Depp’s original Mad Hatter fighter garment, several of Mia Wasikowska’s Alice dresses and Helena Bonham Carter’s Red Queen Dress. The exhibit also has the “Edgier Side of Alice” inspired clothing and products by Sue Wong, Tom Binns, Avril Lavigne and by several Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising grads and more.

Alice in Wonderland Exhibit, Alice in Wonderland fashion, Alice in Wonderland couture

The night before that the Alice in Wonderland Exhibit opend, they hosted an opening gala with a very couture mindset and naturally with a runway show of Alice in Wonderland couture.

Alice in Wonderland Exhibit, Alice in Wonderland fashion, Alice in Wonderland couture
A couture gown inspired by the Cheshire Cat, by FIDM Fashion Designer Kapasa Musonda.

Colleen Atwood, who is the brilliant Academy Award® winning designer who dressed the Alice in Wonderland cast (she won the Academy Award® for Best Costume Design for Chicago in 2002) was in the opening gala along with Nick Verreos, the star of Project Runway and Kerli, the singer/songwriter of “Strange” and “Tea Party”, from Alice in Wonderland’s soundtrack.

Alice in Wonderland Exhibit, Alice in Wonderland fashion, Alice in Wonderland couture
Couture gowns inspired by Tweedledee and Tweedledum, by FIDM Fashion Designer, Natalia Romano.

The opening night gala featured a fashion show of Alice in Wonderland inspired red carpet gown couture by FIDM grads and a special live performance by Kerli – and of course the first peak of the Alice in Wonderland exhibit.

Alice in Wonderland Exhibit, Alice in Wonderland fashion, Alice in Wonderland couture
Nick Verreos and model in couture gown inspired by the Red Queen by FIDM Fashion Designer Clay Sadler

Alice in Wonderland Exhibit, Alice in Wonderland fashion, Alice in Wonderland couture
A couture gown inspired by the Mad Hatter, by FIDM Fashion Designer Angela Avanesyan.

Read more about Alice in Wonderland:
Alice in Wonderland – A Fashion Hot Topic
Alice in Wonderland Home Decorating Ideas

Photos © Berliner Photography/BEImages

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Katja Presnal

Katja Presnal shows how to live Nordic inspired life to the fullest and plan your dream life. Katja owns Presnal5 strategic marketing intelligence agency and wants to help marketing professionals to combine a dream career and dream life via freelance work.Katja is an award-winning marketing strategist, and a well-known speaker. Katja has lived in five different countries, and seven states in the USA. Her three children were all born in different countries within three years. When not working or jet-setting the world, Katja is at home cooking big family dinners.She has been featured in NY Times, Glamour, Redbook, Fodor's, Forbes and Woman's Day magazines among many other national and international publications and written for MTV3 and Lifetime TV networks.

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