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Apparel Design Students Discuss 49th Annual Fashion Show

Instinct Fashion Show Poster

Seniors in the undergraduate apparel design program show off their work this Saturday, February 4th at 5:30 and 8 pm during the 49th annual apparel design fashion show, Instinct. A rite-of-passage for seniors, the fashion show challenges students to create their own collections and plan an entire runway show. Before the big event, the designers took a moment to share […]

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Tabitha Andelin (Apparel) Designs for the Runway and the Gym

Circle of Design is a Twin Cities original: local apparel designers incorporate music, dance, and fine art into a narrative runway show followed by a pop-up shop. Each year, Circle of Design sponsors an entrepreneurial apparel design student by pairing them with a local designer. During the four months leading up to the show, the established designer mentors the student. […]

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Get Your Tickets for Elements: Design Competition & Runway Show

This spring semester the Weisman Art Museum will host its third annual design competition. The museum's student group, WAM Collective, in partnership with the University of Minnesota College of Design have asked sixteen student designers to create ready-for-the-runway garments. Taking inspiration from the Weisman's exhibition, Siberia: Imagined and Reimagined, the competition will showcase designs with an emphasis on sustainability. TICKETS: Reserve your ticket now. Designs will draw upon the landscapes, materials, textures, and traditions of Siberia, while also responding to the environmental questions the region raises. Over the course of their design process, contestants will consider topics such as, sustainable design; environmental, ecological, and labor support structures in the garment industry; and how garment production exploits or depletes these systems…

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2014 Fashion Show: What We Saw "Align" on the Runway

As dozens of models stepped onto the runway last Saturday night, the audience witnessed more than just a fresh debut of student work.They saw everything from bridal wear to kids fashion to ready-to-wear lines. They leaned in to see what was coming up next.NEWS: Designers 'Align' at U of M fashion show (Vita.mn)BLOG: Align Fashion Show (Jaimee Morse)But they also saw the culminating transition of 19 senior apparel design students leaving the classroom behind for the studios, galleries, and design firms these soon-to-be graduates will go on to join. When the last model left the stage and the lights went up, the audience saw 19 designers emerge onto take the first of many bows. PHOTOS: 46th Annual Fashion ShowThank…

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On the Runway + On Display: Align Fashion Show in Rapson Hall

The 46th annual apparel design fashion show, Align, took place on February 15, 2014 at 5:30 pm and 8:00 pm in Rapson Hall on the University of Minnesota East Bank campus. ALIGN PHOTOS: Coming SoonIf you missed the fashion show, you can still see Align: The Exhibition in the Goldstein Museum of Design's HGA Gallery. The exhibition provides a look at the designs, which include childrenswear, bridal, ready-to-wear, science fiction, and conceptual statement pieces using everything from hand dyed and hand knit pieces to digital printing and wearable technology.Align is a capstone experience for apparel design seniors who participated in a fall semester studio-based class dedicated to creating and producing the spring event. "Align represents the culmination of our…

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Students Win Best in Show at Fusion+Fashion

IIDA Northland hosted its 8th annual Fusion+Fashion Show on Friday, November 8th. A portion of the proceeds benefit the local homeless shelter, People Serving People. This non-traditional runway show combines fashion and charity by challenging participants to create a couture ensemble inspired by our built environment.Fusion+Fashion coverage on Fox 9  This year IIDA invited participants to create a runway fashion look inspired by an original photograph of Minnesota architecture and design. Fusion+Fashion coverage on WCCOA team of University of Minnesota interior design students – Lise Rubins, Lauren Rath, Dustin Dorris, Carol Erklouts, Brittney Just and Kenzie Jordheim – won Best of Show for their design (pictured above) inspired by the U’s Walking Bridge. More stories from the College of Design:Looking Through the Weisman Windows Rybak to Teach at the U’s…

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[Photos] 45th Annual Senior Fashion Show: Flux

The 45th Annual Senior Fashion Show: Flux featured collections developed, constructed, and put on the runway by 17 apparel design seniors from the College of Design. The student-produced fashion show was a capstone experience, with collections ranging from unconventional to ready to wear to costumes for kids.  “We’re set free and can create basically anything that we want, which is really exciting and freeing,” said senior Lucie Mulligan in an interview with Citypages. “It’s also terrifying because it’s the first time that the fashion industry and people other than your close friends and family are going to see your designs.”See the results and view more photos from the runway our Facebook page.Word on the Street:”There were beats bumpin’, lists…

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