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Sewing exhibits success

A custom evening dress made for actress Sarah Jessica Parker is on display at the

Claire Devereux and Claire Kosewic

March 15, 2016

While spending time at a museum is not most teenagers’ idea of fun, a new exhibit of sweeping ball gowns by world-renowned fashion designer and icon Oscar de la Renta that opened Saturday at the de Young is hardly a stuffy museum exhibit. Curated by former editor-at-large for “Vogue” magazine André Leon Talley, the exhibition is organized into thematic sect...

Cotillion season approaches

Senior Hannah Baylis attends a fitting for her debutant dress. Debutants, girls who are coming into society in a formal way, must wear dresses meeting specific requirements. Baylis will be presented at the California Pacific Medical Center Foundation Debutante Ball.

Catherine Dana, Senior Reporter

May 1, 2015

  While all seniors are required to buy a white gown for graduation, some seniors will be buying two — a formal occasion dress for graduation and a debutante ball gown. “All the women on my dad’s side of the family participated in it,” Catherine Ames (’14) said. “They wanted me to experience it...

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