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The Fashion Show 2013 Iowa State University The Iowa State Fashion Show is produced entirely by students. From press releases to stage lighting, students from any major can apply to work on a Fashion Show committee, or apply to be a producer, assistant producer, or director. It’s been called the “ultimate leadership challenge” by some, but the hard work, long hours, and feat accomplished are well worth it.

1st in Wearable Art: "Bleeding Love", designed by Zachary Davis with Kaitlin Greif The long runway, dazzling lights, and stunning clothing designs are just one side of the acclaimed ISU annual textiles and clothing Fashion Show. While it’s true that spectators from all corners of the state (and some from out of state) pack CY Stephens Auditorium to nearly sold-out crowds of 2,500 each year, there is much more to the Fashion Show than meets the eye.

1st in Special Occasion: "Wolf in Chic Skin", designed by Jessie Minor While The Fashion Show is a much-anticipated event to the Iowa State campus community, the event is much more than one night of glamour and excitement. Throughout the year, various committees are working within the Ames and Iowa State communities to connect with citizens and alumni. Many alumni of The Fashion Show have gone on to have successful careers in design, production, and merchandising. Each year, four alums of the program are asked to be guest judges for the garments. Their real-world expertise is invaluable, as they give student designers critique and encouragement.

1st in Menswear: "A Hipster Goes Farming", designed by Sam Silver

What’s more, each year, The Fashion Show invites a guest designer to be a part of the show festivities, including giving presentations to high-schoolers for Behind-the-Scenes day, interviews with campus


newspapers and magazines, showcasing original designs for the runway show, and more.

Matthew Christopher, CEO, chief designer, and creative director for Matthew Christopher, Inc., a couture bridal fashion house and manufacturer in New York City and Iowa Todd Synder, former Vice President of Menswear Design for J.Crew and co-founder of Tailgate Clothing, Co. Mansoor Amjed, a designer for women’s wovens at Marc by Marc Jacobs Katherine Noyes, designer for her own women’s clothing label Kristine Eikenbary, head designer for both Flip and Seduis Marck Marcellus, CEO and head designer for The Denim Factory

1st in Streetwear: "Structured", designed by Jordan Callahan The Fashion Show has been fortunate enough to draw from a pool of talented alumni to return to campus for the event. In the past, Iowa State has hosted these fine designers:

1st in Professional: "Lady of the Lake", designed by Mary Anastasia Ward The photos show some of the designs that placed in the top of each category at The 2013 Fashion Show at Iowa State University

3rd in Streetwear: "Sheer designed by Nicki McLellan



The show made a buzz, and fashionistats around the globe are anticipating and could not wait for next year’s show. Save the date! The Fashion Show – April 5, 2014 The Fashion Show 2014! April 5, 2014 at 7:00 pm in Stephens Auditorium, Iowa State Center, Ames, IA

BEST IN SHOW: First look from "Papillon Coquillage", designed by Nicki McLellan General questions about the Apparel, Events, and Hospitality Management department may be addressed to:

3rd in Special Occasion: "The Dark Knight", designed by Taylor Johnson

Victoria Van Voorhis, Secretary Department of Apparel, Events, and Hospitality Management 31 MacKay Hall, Iowa State University Ames, Iowa 50011-1121 or 515-294-7474

Tickets will be $16 for youth/students, $22 for adults, and $20 for 6+ adult tickets. The tickets will go on pre-sale on February 10 and public sale on February 24.

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Parsons 2013 BFA Fashion Show At Parsons, a diverse community of students develops critical thinking skills and applies them to challenges ranging from environmental degradation to physical accessibility and humanitarian crises. Through a network of interconnected design laboratories, students explore global phenomena at multiple sites and scales of engagement, from oncampus research initiatives to partnerships that affect change in New York and around the world.

By Harim Jung Parsons is the pioneer in art and design education since its founding in 1896; Parsons has cultivated outstanding artists, designers, scholars, businesspeople, and community leaders for more than a century. Today, when design thinking is increasingly being employed to solve complex global problems, Parsons is leading new approaches to art and design education.

By Sohee Kim

By Madeleine Provost

By Madeleine Provost


Throughout their journey, Parsons Students benefit from instruction and mentorship by some of the most accomplished artists, designers, architects, photographers, illustrators, scholars, and critics in the world. Under the guidance of this renowned faculty, they learn to weave together different areas of expertise to radically rethink their fields.

All of these possibilities befit Parsons' tradition of challenging conventions, anticipating trends, and improving the world—a tradition embodied by Parsons Alumni, who lead their fields by creating art and design that matters.

By Paul Kim By Juhyun Park Although Parsons provides the tools to master a single discipline, the practical knowledge students acquire and the collaborative methods they learn can be applied in a variety of contexts.

By Paul Kim

By Anna Lesassier Each spring, Parsons hosts its annual Fashion Benefit and Parsons Festival, celebrating the talent and creativity of the students. The benefit draws the support of Parsons' alumni and friends in raising scholarship funds for incoming classes, at the same


time highlighting the work of graduating Fashion students. The festival showcases diverse work from students across Parsons' academic programs through a broad range of events and exhibitions.

The benefit, now in its 65th year, has honored fashion innovators including Donna Karan, Reed Krakoff, Francisco Costa, Diane von Furstenberg, and Marc Jacobs. Highlights of the Fashion Benefit are the runway show of select collections by graduating students and the naming of the Designers of the Year.

By Joshua Tafoya Parsons The New School for Design held its annual Fashion Benefit on Wednesday, May 22, 2013, at Pier Sixty, Chelsea Piers. The event honored Bonnie Brooks and Parsons Alumni Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez of Proenza Schouler for their contributions to Parsons, the fashion industry, and philanthropy. Funds raised at the event were used for scholarships to Parsons, a global leader in art and design education.

By Connie De La Cruz 46 of Parsons' top graduating fashion design students convened to present their final collections at the show — the same runway where designers like Marc Jacobs, Proenza Schouler, and Cushnie et Ochs were first spotted.

By Dain Jung

By Payton Frantzen


In addition to showing off their hard-earned collections, many of the young designers were also in the running for the "Designer of the Year" titles.

childrenswear designer of the year. Parsons alumnus Patrick Robinson hosted the event.

By Patrick McCabe

By Julia Passafiume This year Parsons introduced the next wave of creative talents as they start their journey towards the tough and competitive world of fashion.

By Eileen Pappas At a benefit following the runway show, Harim Jung and Kaye Applewaite were named womenswear designers of the year; Yunxiang Sharon Zhou was named menswear designer of the year; and Diana Woodside was named

By Priscilla Choi They have created magnificent and interesting designs; zany prints for children, translucent high collars for women and a bounty of sheer tops,


structured jackets, and tailored suits for men are among many others.

By Diana Flavio Woodside

By Priscilla Choi

By Evelyn Tao Next year is sure to look forward to as they open up the galleries, halls, and classrooms, for a taste of what the future in art and design promises to bring. By Diana Flavio Woodside

Learn more about Parsons The New School for Design Fashion Shows and Events; Address: Phone: Email: Website:

Parsons The New School for Design 66 Fifth Avenue New York, 10011 212.229.8900


Global Green USA - Gorgeous and Green 2013 The sold-out event raised over $350,000from the evening’s ticket sales and live auction which will benefit Global Green USA and its ongoing efforts to help the places, people and planet in need. The event showcased Global Green's unique approach to Green Schools that integrates catalytic projects, transformative policy and cutting-edge research.

Last October 11, 2013, Global Green USA’s 9th annual Gorgeous and Green Gala - The Green Gatsby - was held at the LEED-certified Bently Reserve and celebrated designer eco-fashion, sustainable technologies and eco-conscious initiatives. Darling Divas and Dashing Men in San Francisco filled the gilded halls of Bently Reserve with hopes to better the planet through eco-living.


Co-chairs and environmental advocates Zem Joaquin, Nadine Weil and Christopher Bently, alongside Board Member and Founding Executive Director of Global Green Matt Petersen, and Global Green Interim Executive Director, Richard Wegman, welcomed guests to the lavish Green Gatsby gala, a “Great Gatsby” inspired event swathed with sustainable art deco design, silky fabrics and sparkling motifs curated by Blueprint Studios.

Acclaimed actresses and honorary hosts Rosario Dawson and Maggie Grace attended the event and lent their support towards Global Green’s mission.

Costumed guests hit the dance floor during the party, grooving into the late hours of the evening with the official event DJ, Ken Jordan of The Crystal Method on the tracks and continued the night away at the after party hosted by the swanky


new restaurant and bar, ROKA BAR at Roka Akor San Francisco. Executive Chef Roman Petry prepared a selection of bites using locally sourced and sustainable ingredients including a Charred Heirloom Tomato Salad with Black Garlic and Wasabi and Locally Sourced Tomatoes from Happy Boy Farms, All Natural Lamb Cutlets with Korean Spice and a Chef’s Selection Nigiri, all paired with Bar Manager Jason Huffman’s signature cocktail of the evening, 360 Organic Vodka Yuzu Lemonade.

It was fun night, an opportunity for designers to show of their collections and their talents and a joint venture not just for fun and arts but for a great, great cause. A show like this is one to look forward to. Photos:


Find out more about Global Green USA; Address: Party guests such as actress Rosario Dawson, event co-founders Zem Joaquin and Nadine Weil, actor Steve Connell, musician Eoin Harrington and Ken Jordan of The Crystal Method, enjoyed the remainder of the evening sipping, noshing and dancing at the vibrant nightlife destination.

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Global Green USA Headquarters 2218 Main Street, 2nd Floor Santa Monica, CA 90405 310.581.2700 globalgreenfans @globalgreen


The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Institute of Textiles & Clothing Annually holds its MA Graduate Fashion Show The Institute of Textiles and Clothing (ITC) of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) is a world renowned tertiary education and research institute in the areas of design, business and technology. Its mission is to serve the Hong Kong community through the provision of quality educational programmes, research, consultancy and professional services in fashion and textiles.

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Distant Island by Lesley Liu ITC is unique in its multi-disciplinary nature. A wide range of programmes, covering fashion and textile design, fashion business as well as fashion technology, is offered to train and develop talents and professionals who are capable of creating knowledge and bringing new energy to the industry in Hong Kong and the region. The strong team of staff with expertise in fashion and textile design, fashion business as well as fashion technology, together with the cutting-edge applied and strategic research, state-of-the art facilities and the longstanding partnership with the industrial and commercial sectors, has paved ITC to become a world-class fashion and textiles education and research centre. The goal for the department is to become a world class academic department in fashion and, textile education, research and knowledge transfer with the following taken as the key objectives for ITC from 2009/10 and onwards:

To provide professional education covering the whole spectrum of activities in fashion and textiles, and develop “all-round� graduates with vision and a global outlook, a sense of social responsibility, critical and creative thinking ability;


To conduct research to create and disseminate knowledge to the academic community, commerce, industry, society and the world at large; To complete the review of academic programmes in fashion and textiles, and further develops the 4-year BA programme curriculum for implementation in 2012/13;

Week for Spring/Summer 2013 hosted by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council. As one of the highlights of the Fashion Week, ITC showcased the creative works of its 12 selected graduating students of the Master of Arts in Fashion and Textile Design. They each presented a collection of six outfits designed under their chosen themes. The show demonstrated the students’ innovation and creativity inspired by their personal visions.

To further enhance learning and teaching in both teaching methodology and practice, the implementation of outcome based learning (OBE), maintain and upgrade an environment that facilitates learning, with an aim to stimulate students’ learning interest; To collaborate with partners on the development of preferred continuing education in fashion and textiles; To become an area of excellence in fashion and textile education and research, regionally and internationally;

As the sole provider of taught postgraduate programme in fashion and textiles in Hong Kong, ITC offers interesting and exciting opportunities to those who wish to pursue a career in the dynamic fashion and textiles industry. Since its inception in 1957, ITC has been committed to educational training and development for the advancement of Hong Kong’s fashion and textile industry through various research and scholarly activities.

Vacancy by Vanessa Liu And it also aims to lead and enhance the development of the fashion and textile industry. ITC staged its Master of Arts Graduation Fashion Show today (3 July) at the Hong Kong Fashion

Learn more about Institute of Textiles & Clothing Fashion Shows; Website: Email: Facebook: Phone: + 852 27666500 Fax: + 852 27731432 Address: Institute of Textiles and Clothing Room QT715, 7/F, Core T, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Hunghom, Kowloon, Hong Kong


Design the Future of Fashion - California College of the Arts Annual Fashion Show The Fashion Design Program at California College of Arts is proud to present another of its successful Annual Fashion Show.

A magnificent show that brings the fashion world on a higher level, making the already competitive world even more competitive and driving each talent to push arts into a best it could ever be.

Featuring the original collections of up-and-coming designers, it is a high-caliber runway presentation with professional models. The featured student designers are selected by a jury of industry professionals.

The Fashion Program welcomes the sponsors; LEVI STRAUSS.CO, diPIETRO TODD Salons Academy, Abercrombie and Fitch NYC, bareMinerals, Cameron Hughes and many more for their generous support, without which the Annual Fashion Show could have not been possible.

The fashion industry relies on emerging innovative design leaders, the shows lets everyone witness see creative vision come to life.

The Annual Fashion Show is the Fashion Design Program's capstone event of the year! The event showcases the inventive designs of the graduating class of undergraduate designers. It is also an exercise for the promising and upcoming designers to push their critical design thinking in the classroom, while nurturing their


craftsmanship in the workroom, so they graduate equipped to design the future of fashion.

fashion designers, they’re definitely amongst on the top list and producing competitive talents year after year. No wonder they ranked #10 out of top 75 Fashion Design Programs in the US and #2 on its list of top 10 Programs on the West Coast and listed it first among its list of top 5 Sustainable Fashion Design Programs in the World.

Furthermore, it opens opportunities for them to make and shape their career as their works are witnessed by some of the most influential people/industries in the world they hope to endeavor.

CCA’s Annual Fashion Show is one of the highly anticipated fashion events of the year, where fashionistas from almost all parts of the world gather, to witness a brand new collection and a spectacular blending of fashion and arts and be among the first to witness the birth of a new great fashion designer. It celebrates the students’ bold and innovative talent. Equipped with both practical know-how and ongoing inspiration, they’ll be prepared to ignite change on the runway and everywhere else their creativity takes them.

All images are taken from CCA Snapshot's Photostream Learn more about CCA’s Annual Fashion Shows; and or send your inquiries to or

This year, the California College of Arts proved once more that when it comes to shaping talented

Visit their page CCA Fashion Design Program or CaliforniaCollegeoftheArts Follow them on twitter @CCA Fashion or @CACollegeofArts


Cheongsam Fashion Show “The Legacies and Innovations”

The “Hong Kong Week 2013," the Legacies and Innovations: Cheongsam Fashion Show is another spectacular show where a group of teachers and students from Hong Kong and Taiwan reinvented the cheongsams embodying traditional aesthetics and modern creativity.

the "Legacies & Innovations: Cheongsam Fashion Show" held at Eslite Xinyi Flagship Bookstore in Taipei. The "Legacies & Innovations: Cheongsam Fashion Show," which was held on 29 November 2013, was an eye-catching curtain-raiser for the grand opening of 2013’s "Hong Kong Week" in Taipei.

"Eternal Recurrence" by Dr SHIN Jooyoung To promote the Hong Kong Week 2013 at Taipei, hosted by the Hong Kong-Taiwan Cultural Cooperation Committee in association with the Hong Kong Economic, Trade and Cultural Office (Taiwan), Institute of Textiles and Clothing and the Hong Kong Museum of History have jointly staged

"Erosion" by LIU Yin Fan The show was well attended by government officials and representatives of arts groups from both Hong Kong and Taiwan, including Mr Tsang Tak-sing, Secretary for Home Affairs; Mr Fredric Mao Chun-


fai, Convener of Hong Kong-Taiwan Cultural Cooperation Committee; Mrs Betty Fung Ching Sukyee, Director of Leisure and Cultural Services; and Mr John Leung, Director of Hong Kong Economic, Trade and Cultural Office.

As one of the Hong Kong Week's extension activities, the show aims at offering a cultural exchange platform for designers from Hong Kong and Taiwan, which illustrates the unique fashion styles of the two cities. It also helps to foster public interest and knowledge in traditional cheongsam.

"At Rooftop, Over the Clouds" by CHAU Yin San "Spirit of the Bird" by WU Jing Among the jam packed crowd are fashionistas from different parts of the world, who came to witness another momentous event in the fashion arena.

"Jade Miracle" by KO Suet Yi, Shirley

"Calmi Cuori Appassionati" by CHEN Dao


The show featured 46 outfits of cheongsams from 19 Polytechnic University Institute of Textiles and Clothing fashion design staff, alumni and students, as well as four design staff from two fashion schools in Taipei: Fu Jen Catholic University and Shih Chien University.

It was a great opportunity for talented hopefuls to showcase their work, be recognized and rub shoulders with the best of the best and some of the most influential people in the fashion world.

"Old & New" by Dr. SHIN Kristina "Tai Chi" by TO Yim Shan, Amity These modern cheongsams incorporate the latest trends in fabric, style, cut and accessories that enhance the charisma and cosmopolitan feel of the dress.

Kudos to their love and passion for fashion, it was magnificent and brilliant show, no wonder Hong Kong Week is a highly anticipated show of the year, leaving everyone who witnessed the show, wanting for more and looking forward to next year. Learn more about Institute of Textiles & Clothing Fashion Shows; Website: Email: Facebook:

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Institute of Textiles and Clothing Room QT715, 7/F, Core T, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Hunghom, Kowloon, Hong Kong

"Urban Glow" by Dr TAN Jeanne


Academy of Art University’s 2013 Graduate Fashion Show On Thursday, May 9th the Academy of Art University hosted its annual Graduation Fashion Show and Awards Ceremony. Heralded as the “Fashion Week of San Francisco” by both local and national members of the style scene, this year’s production truly raised the bar in celebrating the design talent of the Bay Area.

The historic Palace of Fine Arts rivaled the runways of Lincoln Center as the venue for the 2013 show hosted a record 3,000+ guests including members of the press, industry, students, family, and friends, as well as this year’s Guests of Honor: Max & Lubov Azria of BCBGMAXAZRIA. There's one thing that's certain—the Academy of Art always manages to outdo itself. Last night's graduation fashion show took over the old Exploratorium space at the Palace of Fine Arts, filling the venue's halls with students' portfolios and leading the way to the longer-than-life runway.

The show, whose guests of honor were Max and Lubov Azria of BCBG, featured nineteen outstanding collections. And by the end of the night, several themes were apparent—neutrals, blacks with bursts of shimmer, boxy shoulders with superskinny pants, and theshalwar-kameez look for men. Academy of Art University President, Dr. Elisa Stephens, opened the show, presenting Honorary Doctorates to the BCBG designer duo. Watching from the front row, VIP doesn’t even begin to describe


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Giacinto Executive Vice President and Chief Merchant of St. John Knits, Stephan Rabimov, editor in chief of DEPESHA magazine, and Jayne Seward, fashion editor of California Apparel News.

As the lights came down and the music turned up, the 2013 show opened with the much anticipated fashion, technical and textile design collaboration commissioned by H.R.H. Princess Reema Bandar Al


Designers Blake

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Kim, Eulalia (Lisa) Hegner,Amanda Tran, Alex Lunt, Grace Malla, and Lorenette Haynes created the collection based on their experiences traveling through Saudi Arabia last fall.


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Kim pumped up the volume with their bright, structured looks inspired by performance artist, Nick Cave’s “Soundsuits”. Then it was onto Shumpei Okamoto and Andrea Nieto’s“Neo-Fast Fashion” collaboration. Designed from






collection featured a futuristic, geometrical series of looks with all the right angles. The next collection by Candy Hsin Yu Chu, was made up of all black silhouettes inspired from the designer’s travels through Alaska. Followed by the first men’s wear collection of the show,Didvik

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brought us back to reality with her 1930′s men’s

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Perkins’ women’s wear, textile collection paired with Lolita-inspired accessories designed by Ashley Lagasse.

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slick, patent leather accented silhouettes, inspired

Barragan’s studies of light, shadow and shape.

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Standouts included Candy Hsin Yu Chu's sporty collection of dresses, skirts, and pants with drawstring cinching and cargo pockets with lots of fun fur vests and jackets. This was one of the more wearable collections of the evening. Kudos goes to Alicia Karynn Teixeira's textile design for her collection with womenswear designer Claudia Simoes. Teixeira's designs were reminiscent of brush strokes and paint splatters by the likes of Rothko and Pollock. The fashion, textile, and jewelry/metal arts collab by Lili Pham,Kaitlin Anne Perkins, and Ashley Lagasse gets props for being both innovative and wearable with gorgeous fabrics and fun, Asianinspired shellacked mesh purses. Shumpei Okamoto and Andrea Nieto, also in a fashion/textile design collab, impressed with their futuristic sportswear of graphic, lasered neoprene. But my absolute favorite goes to the super chic knitwear, suedes, and leathers inspired by the tribal aspects of Native American culture by Pipatchara Kaeojinda and Emma Mengchen Yang.

Guests, faculty and fashion students (past, present, and future) erupted at the conclusion of what was

Knitwear is easy to overdo, but these pieces were intricately light and ethereal in a neutral palette that rendered them elegantly wearable.

undisputedly an incredible evening and true sartorial success for the designers featured!


The models looks were striking, especially the make-up and the hair-do that really sort of intrigued everyone. There’s something about their look that leaves you captivated and it brings out the best in the collection. Everyone who came on the show are already anticipating and looking forward to next year, who wouldn’t? Photos:

by Steve Phipps/FAMAMOCA

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2013 Annual Fashion Show California College of the Arts ranks California College of the Art's Fashion Design Program #10 on its list of Top 75 Fashion Design Programs in the US and #2 on its list of Top 10 Programs on the West Coast.

Fashioning Functional Gear - Drew Putterman's Airpad lists CCA's Fashion Design Program first among its list of Top 5 Sustainable Fashion Design Programs in the World. CCA would have not gained that ranked for no reason at all. They are yearly producing innovative design leaders, promising talents that takes fashion world into a different level and makes it even more competitive, tough and challenging for many who are hoping to start a career in fashion and design and to those who have already started and made a mark in industry to keep up with the pace.

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Tisina Parker - 4th Dimension Every year, California College of the Arts holds it Annual Fashion Show, that gives opportunity to their graduates to showcase their collection, and most of all for people, especially those in the fashion world who gathers each year to witness the show, to discover their talents, a chance to make a their path towards the fashion world and make it. The CCA’s Annual Fashion Show is a stepping stone for promising talents, bringing to life their creative vision, explore all that they have learned and start shaping their career. This year is yet another spectacular show with a wide display of splendid designs from hip to chic, bold and colorful, bright and dark and jus really magnificently creative designs.


You could instantly tell the amount of time they must have put on for each piece, looking at the tremendous details, carefully thought of and crafted.

The use of colors materials were very interesting, there were some edgy designs but looked really cool and wearable.

Jennifer Mirich - Eternal Elysians

Elysia Ellis – Nova

Elysia Ellis - Nova

Ann Anglim - Melancholia

The collections have different inspirations; functioning functional gear, abstract, angelic goddesses, superheroes, melancholia, constellations, drama, bubbly among many others.

The flowing, light colored and elegant designs were mesmerizing to gaze upon, when models walked them, you can help but appreciate the flow and how


the fabric just hugs the contours of the body, is fluidly beautiful.

CCA is setting the bars high, making it tough for other fashion and designs schools to follow and leaving everyone in awe, wanting for more and expecting to see something more spectacular next year.

Lei Dong - Dune The hip designs were really hip and cool, but there’s a sense of elegance and sexiness in it. Irina Murphy – Haven Some attendees even say that – if you want a taste of innovative and creative fashion, then you must not miss California College of the Arts’ Annual Fashion Show.

Learn more about CCA’s Annual Fashion Shows; and or send your inquiries to or Visit their page CCA Fashion Design Program or CaliforniaCollegeoftheArts Follow them on twitter @CCA Fashion or @CACollegeofArts

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The First International Students Fashion Show – Support for OXFAM The Glasgow’s finest fashion lovers gathered in Queen Street’s Sugarcube for the International Students Fashion Show. Designed around local fashion houses and Glasgow’s international student community, the show was directed by Charles Nuga, and its head of fashion was Glasgow Caledonian student and writer of fashion blog Jakes Mood and Jacopo Grazzi.

Ashley Mcafee

Tom Vikson It is the very first ever International Students Fashion Show in support of the OXFAM - designed as an exclusive annual event in support of local inspiring designers, boutiques, fashion Bloggers, make up artists, hairstylists, photographers & of course our dedicated student models who will champion a night of international beauty and the eclectic world of fashion. The show was armed with a sexy live drummer, loud music, a red carpet and good lighting. As 8pm approached the club filled with bloggers, photographers, designers and lots of chic, welldressed watchers. Kyle Stewart There was a wide array of collection of excellent local make up artists and hair stylists, the models looked amazing and magnificently gorgeous and stunning.


Everyone was in awe to see an outpour of beauty and art and talent.

A night of Glitz, Glamour, Red Carpet Entry, Paparazzi, Student Mannequins, Premier Music & Modern Chic Clothing. The show was successful and it turned out to be the event of the year and surely will be among the highly anticipated shows annually.

Rebecca Donaldson The show hosted the work of nine designers from around the city – Nothing, Chomicz, Ivy Factory, Ivy Kiss, Claudette, Mad Clothing, Roosevelt Hundred, Pokey Hat and Animinimal.

Luke Hennessey

The designs showed the talent, creativity and artistry of each designer. You could tell looking at how beautifully crafted each piece the models wore.


Every detail was probably carefully thought of, the combination of colors, the lines and cuts and all that is just amazing.

The models worked it, their hair and make up is stunning, and the complimentary accessories match every piece or design.

Jodie Ann Mcneill The good thing about the designs is that they were not exaggerated, some shows produce over the top collections. Probably only for the benefit of “the show� but this one creates designs that you would most definitely want to wear because they look and feel comfortable. Classy but not too shabby!

They were very current actually but something new at the same time.


Kudos to all the people behind the success of the show, magnificent work and next year is surely a show to look forward to.

All images are taken from Jordan Summers Photography by Jordan Summers

The committees have worked extremely hard in Learn more about International Students Fashion producing a qualitative show with substance within Show Jakes Mood lolalovestowrite a relaxed atmosphere, and they have successfully achieved that. Unbound Fashion Show 2013 This industry level show featured five-piece collections designed by Fanshawe’s graduating Fashion and Design students. The dazzling show was followed by a catered reception complete with bar for meet-and-greet with designers and guests.

They showcased the haute couture fashions for spring and summer 2014 at the annual UNBOUND Fashion Show - celebrating the 40th anniversary of Fanshawe College’s fashion design program last April 12, 2013 at Museum London. This year marked the 40th anniversary of the Fashion Design program. London’s upscale fashionistas looking to get a peek at the future need look no further than home.

The spectacular show was like it has always been a sold out one. They never failed to wow the general public, meeting more than the expectations. People came to watch the show thinking it is just a college program showing what they’ve learned and yet they leave feeling they have been at a high-end fashion industry event. There were 28 students who delivered a collection with five different looks and their designs were worn by trained models on the runway.


There were also some awards, including a People’s Choice Favourite Designer chosen by guests, as well as Best Collection and Best Design, chosen by a panel of eight industry professionals, including Carly Stojsic, market editor at WGSN (Worth Global Style Network), and Canadian fashion designers David Dixon and Franco Mirabelli. Television personality Glen Baxter will acted as emcee.

The student with the best design received a professional portfolio, including a photo shoot while the student with the best collection received a subscription to WGSN, valued at $5,000, a resource all designers use to identify emerging trends and fashions. The viewing public came to witness a variety of designs and style, all distinct and uniquely impressive.

The top collections will appear in the Unbound Magazine distributed with FLARE Magazine’s October edition.

The students have spent three full years training and in this one project they have to take it all in and


apply what they have trained and learned for 3 years in Fanshawe College.

Graduating student Christina Kubiw Kalashnik said UNBOUND “is our opportunity to show everyone what we’ve been working on.”

Their designs also were all different, very individual to each of the talented students. Their focus and motivation was to target the sophisticated, avant garde, designer buying public and they have achieved it, in fact more than what is expected of them.

Their final project began with a field trip to New York where they have bought most of the materials used on the collection, some even spending upwards of $4,000 on the fabrics necessary to produce haute couture designs.

They created superb pieces from daytime casual to evening wear and formal wear.

For the said project, the students were given a short, fast paced time, a really short turnaround after their trip to New York. Each of them has to spend two


weeks to produce the first prototype and two weeks to produce the next four. The show was the culmination, a lot of adrenaline rush from the talented young designers, who finally showcased what they have worked very hard for on the short a time given to them.

One of them remarked that It kind of felt like Christmas because they were so anxious to see what it will all look like and hoping that somehow everybody who came to witness the show walked away really happy. And indeed they have. It even seemed more important that their graduation because it is their final thing, it is the huge one-time opportunity to really show the people what it has all been about and their collection for the show will give a huge step closer to making it big in the fashion industry. If you want to know more about Fanshawe College; If you want to know more about Fanshawe College; Website: Face book: FanshaweApplicants Twitter: @fanshawecollege Email: Leigh-Ann Waller – Program Co-ordinator for the Fashion and Design Program


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