Fashion Design alumnus, Donwan Harrell, is gaining major recognition in the fashion industry. His denim line PRPS, worn by famous names such as David Beckham and Johnny Depp, is made in Japan and uses signature selvedge. The denim is made from African cotton on old Levi’s looms. Aside from being featured in widely known publications and blogs such as Men’s Health, GQ, Denimology, and Demin Freaks, Harrell has made it through the second round of designers to be nominated for the CFDA award. VCUarts wishes him the best of luck!