Jocelyn Reed

Will Fashion Design Schools Address Labor Laws?

Fashion design schools tend to focus on the education of actually creating fashion, but many are starting to focus in on the core responsibilities of the industry. As these schools begin to consider producing specialty degrees in fashion design manufacturing, distribution, and licensing, will they also need to focus on pressing legal and political issues? …

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Fashion Design Schools Create Little Dresses for Africa

Fashion design schools commonly participate in competitions and fashion shows to gain real-world experience in the design industry, but another project has caught the attention of many students. “Little Dresses for Africa” is a program that sends clothing, dresses, to Africa for girls that have no clothing. Fashion design schools across the county are holding …

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Second Year of Scholarship Wins for All Applicants at a Fashion Design College

Last year, all of the students at a fashion design college program that applied for a scholarship from YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund were awarded with funding. This year, all four students from the Fashion Design College at Brandeis University in Waltham, MA that applied for the same scholarship were awarded again. This accomplishment speaks to …

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Heavy-Hitters in Fashion Design Classes are Awarded Big Money, Recognition

A couple of lucky students attending fashion design classes at the Fashion Institute of Technology at the State University of New York are the recipients of a major 2011 award carrying recognition that will follow them for their entire career. Kieran Baker and Lauren Sehner were awarded money for fashion design classes by the All-Star …

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Fashion Design School Creates Plus-Size Formal Wear

Fashion design schools are notorious for extravagant fashion shows, showcasing their student’s latest and greatest designs. Many fashion design schools require an end-of-term catwalk event for course credits, but few take an off-the-cuff opportunity to do something unique. As a local television network reported earlier in December, a Nashville, TN fashion design school decided to …

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