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FASHION DEPARTMENT NEWS

Albright Named One of the Best Fashion Schools in the Country
Fashion-Schools.org has named Albright College No. 39 on its 2015 list of top 50 fashion merchandising schools and colleges in the United States, and No. 11 on its national list of top 25 private fashion merchandising schools/colleges. Albright was also named one of the top 20 fashion design schools on the East Coast.

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Annual Fashion Showcase & Runway Show 
Sat., May 9, 2015
Schumo Center

Celebrate the hard work of Albright’s student fashion designers and merchandisers through exhibition displays and a high-energy runway show.

  • Exhibition Showcase – 4-5:30 p.m.
  • Runway Show – 5:30-6:30 p.m.
  • VIP and Alumni Reception - 6:30 p.m.

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Albright Senior Introduces Local Elementary Students to the World of Fashion and Storytelling
Costume student Susie Benitez '15 spent the spring semester working on a project called Once Upon a Runway, with local elementary school students. Benitez assigned each student a children's book and asked them to create drawings and paper clothes based on the books. Benitez then designed each child a costume, inspired by their artwork. The students will model the costumes at Albright's fashion showcase on May 9.

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How to Become a Costume Designer
Paula Trimpey, associate professor of theatre and fashion design at Albright, shares her story of becoming a costume designer, and offers advice for would-be designers, in a recent article for The Art Career Project.

Click here to read the full article...

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Business of Fashion Forum & Career Fair*EE
Sat., Nov. 1, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Roessner Hall, $20 full-day, $15 half-day.

Join us for morning and/or afternoon sessions and network with alumni and regional industry leaders in design, merchandising and marketing. Includes lunch. 

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Click here to view the Fashion Forum Program at a Glance brochure.

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Albright Ranked Among Top Fashion Schools on the East Coast
Albright College has been named one of the top 20 fashion design schools and one of the top 15 fashion merchandising schools on the East Coast, according to a list recently published by Fashion-Schools.org.

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Stepping Back in Time in their Finest Dress
Albright College students showed off their design skills at the 11th annual Civil War Preservation Ball in Harrisburg

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Annual Fashion Showcase & Runway Show 
Sat., May 10, 2014
Bollman Gym

Celebrate the hard work of Albright’s student fashion designers and merchandisers through exhibition displays and a high-energy runway show.

  • Exhibition Showcase – 4-5:30 p.m.
  • Runway Show – 5:30-6:30 p.m.
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Season One Winner of "Project Runway" to Speak at Albright College
Jay McCarroll, the season one winner of the reality show, “Project Runway,” will speak at Albright College on Tuesday, April 15, at 4 p.m. The event, which is free and open to the public, will be held in Klein Lecture Hall, Center for the Arts. This event is sponsored by Club Vogue, Albright’s student fashion group. 

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Saturday, Nov. 2 
Sock Hop
If you wanted to come to the Victorian and masquerade balls from past seasons, but didn’t have a dress to wear, now is your chance to join us! This year, our ’50s-themed sock hop features period music and dance instruction. Get out your poodle-skirts, bobby socks, letterman sweaters and jackets. Slick back your hair (gents) or bump it up in a beehive (ladies). $10 students/$15 adults. Proceeds from ticket sales benefit the United Way.
7:30 p.m., LifeSports Center

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Business of Fashion Forum
Saturday, October 5, 2013

8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Albright College

Keynote by fashion designer R. Scott French class of '87 and co-founder of TheFashionList.com.

Breakout sessions with industry representatives from: DKNY - Urban Outfitters - Boscov's - and more!

$20 Full Day / $15 Half Day (both options include lunch and keynote)

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Convergence
Albright College Fashion Showcase
Saturday, May 4
Bollman Gym

5 p.m., Fashion Showcase Exhibition & Reception
6:30 p.m., Runway Show

$5 general public, $3 students with valid ID, Experience Event
For tickets, visit the Box Office in person or securely online at www.albright.edu/centerforthearts/, or call (610) 921-7547.

Sponsored by the Center for the Arts, Fashion Department, Club Vogue

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Fashion students Susie Benitez, Sarah Swank and Samantha Gardecki recently discussed costume design for theatre on BCTV’s The Albright Scholar. Click here to watch!

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Albright Style Gurus Chronicling Campus Fashion Trends for Popular Website Several Albright fashion majors are stepping off the runway and onto the digital pages of CollegeFashionista.com, a popular blog about current college fashion, styles and trends. Details...

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Business of Fashion Forum
Sat., Oct. 27, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Center for the Arts

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Shop-Rite Knock Out Hunger T-Shirt Design Contest
This past fall, Shop-Rite Partners in Caring held a T-Shirt Design Contest to support their Knock Out Hunger Campaign. The objective of the contest was to create a design that would evoke empathy for hunger awareness. Four students from Albright College (Andre Jackson, Payal Patel, Sarah Rowe, Alysha Miller) were selected in the top 15 finalists for the contest. In February they were invited to the unveiling event at the Time Warner Center in NYC during fashion week. The students had the pleasure of meeting two celebrity judges, Jeannie Mai, host of Style Network’s “How Do I Look?” and Korto Momolu, from BRAVO’s “Project Runway”.
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Albright’s Fashion Students Present “Fusion,” the 2012 Fashion Showcase and Runway Show
Fashion students at Albright College hosted a high energy fashion showcase and runway show on Saturday, May 5, 2012. Details...
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Fashion Alumni Reception
Alumni Relations hosts a Fashion Alumni Reception on Friday, May 4, 2012, beginning at 7:30 p.m. in Freedman Gallery. Details...
 
Fashion Newsletter
Catch up on current trends and read all about our designing students in the latest edition of Fashion Lion, the Fashion Department newsletter.
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