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1Photography courtesy of Oaokaena Kirkland and Michael Vossen.
Photography courtesy of Oaokaena Kirkland and Michael Vossen.
1Photo courtesy of Parizad D
Photo courtesy of Parizad D
1Simon Ungless, Mickey Boardman, Lars Petersen, Elisa Stephens, and Stephan Rabimov
Simon Ungless, Mickey Boardman, Lars Petersen, Elisa Stephens, and Stephan Rabimov
Photography courtesy of Oaokaena Kirkland and Michael Vossen.

The Hawaiian Songstress: The Life, Music and Experiences of Lina Robins-Tamure

Arriving promptly at fifteen past nine in the evening, Lina Robins-Tamure stopped in the doorway of local joint Chiko’s Tavern and eye-searched the dimly lit pub for her interviewer. Tucked […]

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Student Spotlight: Shraddha Kutty

Whether it’s flamenco for Balenciaga or ballet for Christian Dior, the influence of dance on fashion is subtle yet profound. When dance meets fashion, the alchemy between the two art […]

Simon Ungless, Mickey Boardman, Lars Petersen, Elisa Stephens, and Stephan Rabimov

Mastering the Future of Fashion: Mickey Boardman and Lars Petersen on adapting fashion to the digital landscape

On Wednesday morning, Academy of Art University hosted a panel discussion with fashion-multimedia industry leaders, Mickey Boardman (Editorial Director, Paper magazine) and Lars Petersen (Digital Director, Visionaire), at St Brigid’s […]

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Design in Wonderland: 2016 Spring Graduation Fashion Show

It was 1:30pm on Wednesday, May 11th. As we arrived backstage of the enormous open warehouse, we expected to see somewhat of a manic setting as designers were preparing their […]

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2016 Spring Graduation Fashion Show

San Francisco, CA, May 13, 2016 — The School of Fashion at Academy of Art University honored Kate and Laura Mulleavy, founders of Rodarte, at the 2016 Graduation Fashion Show […]

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East Meets West

As Asian workers continue to grow more powerful and influential, fascination with this region and its rich sartorial traditions continues to inspire and find fresh expression. This editorial was written and […]

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Alumni Update: Jenmau Liau

Once upon a time (not that long ago), Taiwan was one of the top shoe exporters in the world. Business was booming, but by the mid-1980s, the industry’s heyday was […]

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Fashion Editorial: Teddy Boys

Flore Morton, School of Fashion’s Assistant Director of Fashion Styling, gave students in her FSH 478: Editorial Styling class the task of analyzing a fashion subculture in preparation for their […]

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Blogger Spotlight: Vanessa Hong of The Haute Pursuit

A peek at her Instagram, and it’s clear that Vanessa Hong has a covetable style that’s deceivingly simple, yet undeniably cool. The famous fashion blogger is best known for her […]

Fashion Panel Discussion Tomorrow!!

Just a friendly reminder to set your calendars for the fashion panel tomorrow at 11am. The School of Fashion will be joined by fashion rockstars, Rodarte founders and sister design duo, the […]