Meet Tomorrow’s Top Designers: New York Fashion Week

Are you a fashion watcher?  Do you enjoy geeking out over the TV show Project Runway? We just might have a lot in common. It fascinates me that throughout the history of clothing, from the fig leaf to today, there is still something excited to see and learn about dressing ourselves.  While I’ll be the first to admit I have no place on the runway, I can assure you my designer’s eye loves to look at fashion and decided if it can be applied to my dolls.  So check out this year’s New York Fashion Week and tell me if you see something you’d like your dolls to wear!!


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Illustrated Lineup by Max Lu, M.F.A. Fashion Design, and Jingci Jessie Wang, M.F.A. Fashion Design New York Fashion Week 2015


Friday, September 11 at 8 PM EST Academy of Art University To Present Spring 2016 Collections at New York Fashion Week (Designer headshots by Bob Toy) Want to see some cutting-edge designs by some of tomorrow’s big name designers? Look no further than the graduates of Academy of Art University.  The school is getting set for its 10th anniversary NYFW show on September 11.

The School of Fashion at Academy of Art University has chosen eight students to debut their thesis collections at New York Fashion Week. The Spring 2016 show marks the 10th anniversary of the School of Fashion’s first showing at New York Fashion Week.

“In the decade since our first presentation at New York Fashion Week the show has gained momentum, growing in size and in the caliber of fashion professionals, designers, recruiters and media who attend,” said Dr. Elisa Stephens, President of Academy of Art University. “We are committed to helping our students launch their careers, and we are honored to give students a platform of this magnitude to present their work as fashion industry professionals.”

For the Spring 2016 New York Fashion Week showing, eight designers will present six collections; in total, four womenswear collections and two menswear collections will be shown.

Source: Meet Tomorrow’s Top Designers: Academy of Art University at NYFW | New York Fashion Week


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