Chicago Fashion School Works to Save Industry

A specialty fashion design school to open soon in Chicago hopes to reverse the trend in production for the city. What was once a booming fashion sector in Chicago is now an empty shell of memories for those that were around when Chicago had its own thriving fashion industry. The Chicago Tribune recently reported on the Apparel Center, once a thriving showroom and now evicting its last tenant, and … [Read more...]

Students Recruit Senior Models for Earth Day Fashion Show Fun

A group of fashion students decided to incorporate some unique designs at a fashion show that was a cooperative event between students and senior citizens, from designing the apparel to modeling it on their ‘catwalk’. While the fashion show presented in the story below was all in fun, many fashion design students and some schools are getting serious about environmentally friendly design and … [Read more...]

Fashion Design Students Work Runway at Show

Fashion design students are often required to participate in at least one fashion show before graduating, but it’s no walk in the park at most schools. From pre-planning, catering, seating, and environment to the fashion wear displayed on the catwalk, students may be required to handle every aspect of a student fashion show. However, student fashion designs remain the central focus of the event. … [Read more...]

Fashion Design School for the Youngest Fashionistas

Fashion design schools don’t get many opportunities to reach out to young aspiring designers that haven’t yet had their 5th grade graduation, but that is exactly what the Future Fashion Designers Academy is doing. In a unique setting, the youngest of fashion designers to be get to go to the academy to learn the basics of fashion and fashion design from school owner Shawnelle Cherry. The … [Read more...]

Fashion Design School Contributes to Spring Fabric Trends

A California fashion design school is taking the stage in trend-setting this spring. The school focuses on materials and prints, teaching students about mixed fabrics and attractive designs. But this year it’s doing more. The California School of Professional Fabric design is contributing some ideas from bright students and presenting spring mixed fabric designs for the fashion … [Read more...]

Fashion Design School Announces New Jeanswear Curriculum

The Academy of Arts in San Francisco is a well-known fashion design school nationally and internationally. This year, The Academy of Art is bringing a new program to the rich curriculum by introducing courses in designer jeans. Jeanswear is one of the most profitable and ever-green sectors of the fashion design industry. Denim has been a fashion standby for decades and now a new generation of … [Read more...]

Grad Lends Success to Fashion Design School

A famous American fashion design school is in the news again for one alumna’s work in the fashion design industry. Soyon An, fashion consultant for American Idol, is a graduate of the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising (FIDM) and lends much of her success to the education she received during her years at the school: Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 11, 2012 American Idol style … [Read more...]

Fashion Week comes to NC Fashion Design School

Not all fashion design schools hold an annual fashion week, but most recognize the importance of such an event. There is no better way for students of fashion design to truly understand the intricacies of running a successful show or week than a college fashion week. Students often control all parts of the show – from conception to execution and all of the planning in between – career training … [Read more...]

Fashion Design Schools for Fashion Reporters and Writers

Fashion design schools are not all about conceiving and designing the latest and greatest in runway designs and retail destined apparel. In fact, there are so many industries related to and centered on the fashion design industry that few schools can realistically prepare you for any job in the profession. Instead, students should seek out the schools that cater to their specific interest in the … [Read more...]

Fashion Design School hosts Red Carpet Guru for Lecture

A fashion design school recently hosted an expert speaker to lecture students who will present a gala from their school this summer. The Academy of Couture Art met with Gilbert Chagoury to discuss the details of design and presentation for a high-exposure event like the Oscars and red-carpet worthy attire.  Just after the 2012 Oscar weekend, Academy of Couture Art continued the festivities with a … [Read more...]