A photographer and fashionista, Amy Martin-Friedman has used her art since 2009 to raise about $300,000 for women’s shelters seeking to break the cycle of domestic or spousal violence.
Mary McCaman – Miss Santa Clara 1977 – is now the contest’s executive director. She has a created a pageant closet full of gowns, swimsuits, heels and jewelry for girls who want to compete but can’t afford the wardrobe.
Green is the new black. Stanford earth science students recommend places to buy eco-friendly clothing — from green jeans to dresses to outerwear. The clothes come from sustainable fabric without harmful dyes.