The Academy of Art University School of Fashion just had there 21st successful runway show during New York Fashion Week, while debuting Spring and Fall 2018 style trends. September is always fashion time in New York, and at the fashionista-beloved Skylight Clarkson Square 2017 was no exception. The venue is located in West Soho in Manhattan and is admired as for being both historic and chic. Modeling womenswear and menswear fashion collections, ten graduating students of the School of Fashion at Academy of Art University also proved their skills of teamwork with the two collaborations debuted as well.
Of those with budding fashion careers, the cultural backgrounds and style preferences differed. This created an impressive runway of colorful patterns, artistic reflections, and time-consuming academic efforts brought forth in a way that satisfied the fashion critics and peers observing from the audience. The fashion event was presented to a global audience through digital live-streaming platforms.
The following descriptions are of the fashion graduates of Academy of Art University, both BFA and MFA, that participated in the runway showcase September 9, 2017:
Hailun Zhou – MFA Fashion Design, Qingdao, China
Eden Slezin – MFA Fashion Design, San Francisco, CA
Dina Marie Lam – MFA Fashion Design, Los Angeles, CA
Carlos Rodriguez – BFA Fashion Design, Mexico City, Mexico
Saya Shen- MFA Fashion Design, Beijing, China
Joanna Jadallah – MFA Menswear Design, born in Chicago, Illinois
Cana Klebanoff – BFA Knitwear Design, Queens, NY
Ryan Yu – MFA Fashion Design, Shenyang, Liaoning, China
Jelly Shan – MFA Fashion Design, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China
Students at Academy of Art University gain knowledge of their selected field while associating with other like-minded individuals. Universty Alumni have historically moved on to involvement with critically acclaimed, award-winning projects. Those include Raven Symone, Lauren Conrad, Chris Milk, and Lee Cheol-ha.
Founded in 1929, Richard S. Stephens activated his vision by opening as an advertising art school. Over the years, the Academy of Art University has educated artistic and athletic minds who enrolled in the associate’s, bachelor’s, and master’s programs that are offered. Potential students of the respective school can choose to study design, entertainment, fine arts, liberal arts.