Ken Imaizumi began teaching at Palomar in 1995. He is a Palomar College alumnus. His Bachelor’s Degree in Fashion Design is from American Intercontinental University in Los Angeles. This talented instructor worked freelance for well-known companies such as Esprit and Benetton. Ken also has extensive experience in fashion retail and fashion management. While at Palomar College he was the recipient of the San Diego Fashion Group International Scholarship and the winner at the California Community College Statewide Fashion Symposium. The year he graduated from Palomar College he received the Outstanding Student of the Year Award.
Favorite quote: “Fashions fade, style is eternal.” – Yves Saint Laurent
Having early exposure to design icons like Rudi Gernreich and Peggy Moffitt, Emilio Pucci, Claude Montana, and Jean Pierre Dorleac.”