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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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Paul Erling Wins Elements Runway Competition

Congrats to apparel design student Paul Erling (below) for winning the Elements: Design Competition and Runway Show hosted by the Weisman Art Museum (WAM) Collective on April 23. Participants took inspiration from WAM's exhibition, Siberia: Imagined and Reimagined, and showcased designs with an emphasis on sustainability. Erling's two-piece garment was made entirely from deconstructed, used goods.PHOTOS: Elements @ WAM | April 2014NEWS: Elements Fashion Show 2014 (TC Daily Planet)More Stories about Apparel Design:What Do Gloves That Type and A Noise Cancelling Vest Have in Common?Lucy Dunne Receives NASA's Silver Achievement MedalApparel Students Take Design to Zero Gravity…

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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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