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