Posts Tagged: fashion student

Kent State’s plan to ensure graduate portfolios seen by industry

It’s that time of year when graduate portfolios are ready for viewing. But unfortunately this year the industry is on its knees, businesses are closed, and schools are forced to find new ways to let the world know about the

Kent State’s plan to ensure graduate portfolios seen by industry

It’s that time of year when graduate portfolios are ready for viewing. But unfortunately this year the industry is on its knees, businesses are closed, and schools are forced to find new ways to let the world know about the

Leading fashion educators speak out on remote education Part 2

Following on from Part 1 which covered the chaos of shutting down their schools, faculty mobilization, and the challenges of teaching student scattered across the globe via Zoom, these three educators from top fashion schools discuss in this second part juicy

Leading fashion educators speak out on remote education Part 2

Following on from Part 1 which covered the chaos of shutting down their schools, faculty mobilization, and the challenges of teaching student scattered across the globe via Zoom, these three educators from top fashion schools discuss in this second part juicy

Leading fashion educators speak out on remote teaching Part 1

It was the semester to end all semesters. But the dust has finally settled and now the fashion professors are opening up for an in-depth report on the experience of remote teaching, the glitches, and high jinx, what teaching in

Leading fashion educators speak out on remote teaching Part 1

It was the semester to end all semesters. But the dust has finally settled and now the fashion professors are opening up for an in-depth report on the experience of remote teaching, the glitches, and high jinx, what teaching in

COVID-19 effect on fashion’s graduating Class of 2020

It’s an untold story among the chaos of sad stories we’re hearing about the effects of the coronavirus on human life and industry. But it’s one that deserves to be heard. Students who were finishing up their final year, preparing

COVID-19 effect on fashion’s graduating Class of 2020

It’s an untold story among the chaos of sad stories we’re hearing about the effects of the coronavirus on human life and industry. But it’s one that deserves to be heard. Students who were finishing up their final year, preparing

The Gender-Bending Evolution of the Bias Cut

They say fashion should reflect what’s going on around it. In the micro we find the macro. The bias cut is a pattern-cutting technique that’s been around for centuries but is becoming a modern-day symbol of our changing society. And

The Gender-Bending Evolution of the Bias Cut

They say fashion should reflect what’s going on around it. In the micro we find the macro. The bias cut is a pattern-cutting technique that’s been around for centuries but is becoming a modern-day symbol of our changing society. And

Parsons MFA Rejects Business of Fashion’s School Rankings

This is a big deal. It feels almost rebellious to go out on a limb like this in our corporate environment but it’s just the spirit the fashion industry needs more of. I’m all about it. Rock and roll! Read

Parsons MFA Rejects Business of Fashion’s School Rankings

This is a big deal. It feels almost rebellious to go out on a limb like this in our corporate environment but it’s just the spirit the fashion industry needs more of. I’m all about it. Rock and roll! Read

The Story of Dries and Me

I came upon a letter when I was packing up my boxes for the move. A love letter of sorts. An unrequited love, you might even say. It was from Dries Van Noten. It was in response to a letter

The Story of Dries and Me

I came upon a letter when I was packing up my boxes for the move. A love letter of sorts. An unrequited love, you might even say. It was from Dries Van Noten. It was in response to a letter

Diary of a Stressed Out Fashion Student

I don’t think differently enough. I don’t have a voice. What did her knitwear sidekick say? I have no flair. What exactly is flair? Isn’t it like sophistication or charm? How is it a thing to have? How do I get it, they didn’t

Diary of a Stressed Out Fashion Student

I don’t think differently enough. I don’t have a voice. What did her knitwear sidekick say? I have no flair. What exactly is flair? Isn’t it like sophistication or charm? How is it a thing to have? How do I get it, they didn’t

Fashion Week: Access All Areas

When I was a student, sneaking into a fashion show during London Fashion Week was a solemn rite; show jumping. I remember the nonchalance of the women strolling by, their cigarettes dancing ahead of them like will-o-the-wisps, their other hands

Fashion Week: Access All Areas

When I was a student, sneaking into a fashion show during London Fashion Week was a solemn rite; show jumping. I remember the nonchalance of the women strolling by, their cigarettes dancing ahead of them like will-o-the-wisps, their other hands