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Molly Setzer


University of Cincinnati: College of Design, Art, Architecture and Planning

Expected Graduation: May 2014 Completed: one design internship { VPL } one production internship { Opening Ceremony } and two tech design internships { Elie Tahari & Abercrombie } I’m particulary interested in the process and archival techniques of D E S I G N and look forward to the opprotunity to intern with your company this fall.


C F DA Pro j ec t


On a trip to the Chicago Art Museum I stumbled upon the Toulousse Lautrec section. I immediately fell for “At The Circus Fernando� and looked to it for aesthetic inspiration for my CFDA project.

At The Circus Fernando


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b ra n d e x t e n t s i o n In product development class we created a fictional brand extentsion using two already established fashion lines to fill a market niche.

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double exposure


Digitally printed fabrics were illustrated into the collection. These are some of the prints that I created frot this line. The original Photography Is no t time except for the last print.


Curved Bustier Dress

Second Skin Seamed Tank

Angled Waistband Skirt

Second Skin Biker Short

Wholesale: $1350 Fabrication: 100% Neoprene Digitally printed

Wholesale: $560 Fabrication: 100% Neoprene Digitally printed SKU:8

Wholesale: $675 Fabrication: 100% Neoprene Digitally printed SKU:10

Wholesale: $275 Fabrication: 100% Neoprene Digitally printed SKU:8

SKU:5


Seamed Nouveau Shift

2 Tier Skirt

Second Skin Seamed Tank

Seamed Pencil Shirt

Wholesale: $1250 Fabrication: 100% Neoprene Digitally printed SKU:10

Wholesale: $855 Fabrication: 100% Neoprene Digitally printed SKU:10

Wholesale: $560 Fabrication: 100% Neoprene Digitally printed

Wholesale: $720 Fabrication: 100% Neoprene Digitally printed SKU:10

SKU:5


trend forecast 2013


COCOON HOOD Wayne A/W 11/12

DRAMATIC COWL Limi Feu A/W 11/12

ELLIPSE COLLARS Chacarel A/W 11/12

SHARKFIN COLLARS Antonio Marras A/W 11/12

ELLIPSE CONSTRUCTION Stella McCartney A/W 11/12

The Dramatic Cowl mimics the ocean’s waves. The Cocoon Hood is gentle protection and warmth for the woodland nymph. The Sharkfin Collar is an obvious reference to the most feared sea creature. The Ellipise collars and constructions reference the circular paths of the mood.

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wood nymph

+ This woodsy fairy creature peacefully rules the uncharted miles of the forest. This earthen toned trend is especially essential to the millenial generation as they become adults in a tech filled world.


moonchild + T h e cyc l ic a l a r r i va l of t h e mo on b r i ng s e n e rg y a n d e xc i t e dm e n t to t h e c h i l dr e n of e a r t h . mo ody h u e s a n d vibrant purples express this dr a m at ic t r e n d .


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in mystical oc appeals to the

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siren ment and fulid curves

cean toned color. This naturalistic desire of

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Molly Setzer


Molly Setzer July 2013 Fashion Design Portfolio