Jocelyn Reed

Fashion Design College’s Notoriety in Industry Publications

Earlier this week, we reported on the Fashion Institute of Technology’s (FIT) number 5 spot on the top colleges list from industry publication Fashionista, but FIT fashion design classes seem to garner awards from multiple news sources. Another publication that is well-known for publishing ranked lists of graduate schools, U.S. News 7 World Report profiled …

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Blog’s Top 50 Fashion Design School List Brings Questions

Fashion design schools all teach the common threads of fashion design and most train professionals that are destined for trades in manufacturing or glamorous catwalk productions, but what are the differences between schools? An industry publication recently published its list of top twenty fashion design schools, begging the question: What makes a top fashion design …

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Fashion Design Students Design Clothes from Debris

A group of fashion design students were recently challenged with a unique runway project. The students were asked to take what would be otherwise known as “trash” and turn it into apparel that the wearer simply couldn’t live without. The challenge was part of the iStyle Fashion KL International Airport 2011 design competition. Creative students …

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Top Fashion Design School’s Job Placement Program a Success

One of the nation’s most prolific fashion design schools is in the news again thanks to a staggering statistic about its graduates. The Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising recently announced that almost all of their graduates who use their career center find employment within a year of leaving the fashion design school and most …

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Fashion Design Students Ready to Enter Handbag Competition

An acclaimed competition for fashion designers is coming up in June and students at fashion design schools are getting ready to dazzle the judges. The 6th Annual Independent Handbag Designer Awards will take place on June 13. The competition is sold as “the only handbag competition of its kind in the world” and winning the …

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