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HCC students showcase work at fashion show

By Nadine Kam

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Apr 24, 2014

~~<p><span style="font-size: 12px;">There's a 44-year age difference between the youngest (Lori Monden, 20) and oldest (Cynthia Verano, 64) of 15 designers to be featured during Honolulu Community College's annual senior fashion show, confirmation that a love of fashion transcends age and the ages.</span></p>
<p>For Monden, an early admission student through McKinley High School's Jump Start Program, studying fashion is just one stop on a path toward her desire to teach sewing techniques and pattern-making to others. For Verano, enrolling in school was her way of making a statement about the lack of plus-size fashion on the market, as well as setting an example of the importance of education for her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.</p>
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There's a 44-year age difference between the youngest (Lori Monden, 20) and oldest (Cynthia Verano, 64) of 15 designers to be featured during Honolulu Community College's annual senior fashion show, confirmation that a love of fashion transcends age and the ages.

For Monden, an early admission student through McKinley High School's Jump Start Program, studying fashion is just one stop on a path toward her desire to teach sewing techniques and pattern-making to others. For Verano, enrolling in school was her way of making a statement about the lack of plus-size fashion on the market, as well as setting an example of the importance of education for her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Login for more...



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