Thursday, February 26, 2015

Fashion My Future Career Conference 2015

Congratulations to senior student Dika Obiaju! On February 23rd, Dika received 1st Place in the Fashion My Future Career Conference 2015 sponsored by Fashion My Future Foundation of Houston, Inc., for her red coat design. For more information about the event and competition, visit

 (photo courtesy of Fashion My Future Foundation of Houston, Inc.)

Monday, February 23, 2015

last update on 2/23 for the 2015 FGI Scholarship Competition.

Visit for the last update on February 23 for the 2015 FGI Scholarship Competition.

Sunday, February 22, 2015

UNT Fashion Design Students in the 2015 Go Red Luncheon/Style Show

Congratulations to senior student, Sarah Thompson, for receiving the Accessory award in the 2015 Go Red Luncheon/Style Show on February 13, 2015, at UNT Gateway Center. UNT Fashion Design students exhibited fifteen dresses and fourteen accessories. Student designers were Isabel Acosta, Carina Alcantar, Sofia Arevalo, Shira Artis, Jiani Chen, Shelby Echevarria, Alexandra Ells, Jenna Elsik, Morgan Emmert, Alexandria Essex, Erika Falk, Stephanie Gabel, R'Bonney Gabriel, Lee Hansen, Cathy Holle, Ashley Jensen, Memory Jora, Hee jun Kang, Alison Jones, Jasmine Kelly, Carisa Lafleur, Victoria Lin, Matthew Porter, Maria Romero, Celeste Salazar, Angela Smith, Sarah Thompson, and Joanna Thornton.
In addition, special thanks to Jiani Chen, Cathy Holle, Jasmine Kelly, Maria Romero for the volunteering and Kala Bennett and R'Bonney Gabriel for the modeling.

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

ITS 2015

The fourteenth edition ITS 2015 is alive and ready to make dreams come true with the next generation of talents!
The deadline to enroll is 23 March 2015
and here’s in brief what your students need to know:

ITS is an international platform that gives your students the incredible opportunity to show their work and talk to jurors like Marina Abramovic, Franca Sozzani, Nicola Formichetti, Floriane de Saint-Pierre, Harold Koda, Viktor & Rolf, Raf Simons, Antonio Marras, Nick Knight, Johnny Coca, Manish Arora, Nicholas Kirkwood, and journalists/bloggers like Hilary Alexander, Cathy Horyn, Susie Bubble, Evelina Khromtchenko and many more.
They could be featured in articles by the international press attending the event: Dazed & Confused, Vogue, CNN, Le Monde, Journal du Textil, Le Figaro, The Herald Tribune, GQ, Vanity Fair.

·       There are 4 different competition fields: FASHION, ACCESSORIES, JEWELRY and ARTWORK
·       The deadline to enrol is 23 March 2015
·       there is no entry fee
·       ITS FASHION entry requirements:
·       ITS ACCESSORIES entry requirements:
·       ITS ARTWORK: see below
·       ITS JEWELRY entry requirements:

·       first, pre-enrol online
·       second, send the portfolio (including: sketches of the enrolled collection, photos of collection enrolled and/or previous collections, proposal for special project if required)
·       The finalists will be selected by the end of April 2015
·       The Finals will be in Trieste, Italy in July 2015

Matea Burmas
Schools & Contestants Office Responsible

Schools & Contestants Office
E V E s.r.l. Venezia ,1 34100 Trieste ITALY
Tel: ++39 040 3220932
Fax: ++39 040 3221245

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