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Xing Liu and Karina Rasmussen Take Top Honors in Stylesight Contest!

We’re excited to announce that MFA Textile Design student Xing Liu has won first place and BFA Textile Design student Karina Rasmussen has won third place in the Stylesight International […]


Industry Spotlight: Dana Thomas

Keanan Duffty talks to Dana Thomas, author of the New York Times bestseller “Deluxe: How Luxury Lost Its Luster. Thomas is a contributing editor for WSJ, the Wall Street Journal’s […]


It All Starts in the Streets

The San Francisco Street Style Awards brought out a group of some of the city’s most well known fashion enthusiasts to celebrate greatness and diversity in personal style. The iCu […]


Luxe and Leather Make for Non-Traditional Uniforms at Dirty Habit SF

When Dirty Habit, a new restaurant and bar in San Francisco, went looking for hostess-wear and uniforms that fit their edgy, innovative aesthetic, they had to look no further than […]

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The #GIRLBOSS of Nasty Gal

In only a few years, Nasty Gal has grown into an online retail phenomenon with a progressive fashion-forward following and over a hundred million dollars in revenue annually. The company […]


Fashion & Law Bootcamp!

Did a designer copy someone else’s design or logo? Did a designer use an exact copy of an established pattern? Fashion law is definitely a hot legal topic, which arises […]

Trend board by Brittany Caldwell

Red, White and Fashion! Top Trends for Your 4th of July Celebrations!

Whether you’re posting up poolside, gearing up for a BBQ bash or just want to look fierce for the fireworks, these pieces are sure to glimmer for any plans you’ve […]


Industry Spotlight: James LaForce

For Academy of Art University students who wish to enter the world of Fashion publicity, LaForce + Stevens is one of the premier agencies to work for. James LaForce directs […]



Nishika de Rosairo, designer of namesake brand deRosairo, previewed her F/W ‘14 collection to an elite group of San Francisco fashion socials and entrepreneurs. Two looks from deRosairo’s F/W 14 […]

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Art And History Intersect In the Mark Hopkins’s Window Displays

Since 2005, visual merchandising students have worked with the InterContinental Mark Hopkins Hotel to create interior window displays that represent the rich history of this designated San Franciscan landmark. This […]