Thursday, April 17, 2014

The 2014 Dallas Career Day Fashion Design Competition

On Friday, April 11th, the Fashion Design students at UNT participated in the 46th annual Fashion Group International’s Career Day at the World Trade Center in Dallas, Texas. This event is a one-day educational symposium created to mentor and develop tomorrow’s leaders and entrepreneurs in the fashion industry.  It is the largest event of its kind in the United States.  It has over 1,200 participants from 42 schools in 10 states. The finale of the event is a juried fashion design competition presented in a runway show exhibiting hundreds of students’ designs from schools nationwide.  At the end of the show students are presented with awards for excellence in design. Total design submissions for the event were 596 garments for which 200 were selected to walk the runway and this year UNT had 35 garments walk the runway. The faculty in the Fashion Design department congratulates the following students:

1st Place, Active Sport Wear: Kaitlyn Galligan (senior)

2nd Place, Cotton Casual Wear: Sarah Thompson (Junior)