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APPLIQUÉ: VCUarts Qatar Annual Fashion Show 2017

APPLIQUÉ: VCUarts Qatar Annual Fashion Show 2017 The VCU Fashion Department is excited to announce that this year we will be sending four students to show their collections at the VCUarts Qatar annual fashion show, “Appliqué”. The students selected are Josh Bigelow, Skyler Crawford, Lydia Critchfield, and Deborah Sedlacek. “Appliqué” showcases the work of VCUarts Qatar fashion design… Read more »

Rafie Khoshbin at Charleston Fashion Week

“Inspired by the defiance of hope in times of oppression and violence, this collection explores the beauty of human compassion in the darkest and evil times. Beaded, studded fabric and skull lace texturizes darker, painful, and heartache and darker emotions. Furthermore, the red and yellow accent colors are the universal cautionary colors, however, they are… Read more »

7 Fashion Merchandising Students Awarded $5000 Scholarships from YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund

Katherine Manson, Corinne Napper , Jessica Fatherly, Caroline Gotlieb, Madison Moran, Robert Rey Layson, and Amanda Data competed against hundreds of students from major universities across the country including Parson, Harvard, FIT and Wharton School of Business. This was VCU’s first year as a Fashion Scholarship Foundation approved educational institution, and seven of eleven submissions… Read more »

VCU School of the Arts Hires Patricia Brown As Fashion Department Chair

The Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts has hired Patricia Brown as chair of the Department of Fashion Design and Merchandising. “After conducting a national search, we could not be more pleased with the talent and vitality Patricia will bring to the Fashion department,” said Joseph H. Seipel, dean of the School of the… Read more »

Fashion Design Alumni Awarded Top Prizes at ITAA Conference

Jame’t Jackson was awarded 1st place for Cotton Incorporated’s “Innovation in Design” and received a $1,000.00 prize. Emilia Hernandez was awarded the Undergraduate Alvanon Creative Design Award and will be awarded an Alvanon ASTM Missy Studio Dressform.

Fashion Design Alumni Exhibited at ITAA

Congratulations to four fashion design alumni for having their work exhibited at the International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) Conference in Charlotte, NC, November 12-16, 2014 Alice Kim, Jame’t Jackson, Emilia Hernandez, and Tyler Bowers .  

Guest Lecturer: Sass Brown

Monday October 6th 2:00-3:15 DEPOT Interdisciplinary Space 814 W. Broad Street VCU Fashion is excited to welcome Sass Brown.  Ms. Brown will be working with fashion design and merchandising students and give a talk on sustainable design and eco fashion. Sass Brown is Acting Assistant Dean for the School of Art and Design at the… Read more »