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Join Us for a Beyond the Front Row Halloween Event!

Attention all students! Join us Thursday October 23 for some Halloween fun!  There will be pumpkins to decorate, great prizes, yummy snacks and beverages and Hocus Pocus will be playing (our favorite)!! […]

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Malan Breton / Konstantina Tzovolou MBFW SS15

Fashion Design alumna Konstantina Tzovolou has been making waves with her popular shoe line, which is known for its striking heart-detailed booties. At the most recent Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New […]

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Music and Fashion: LORDE

Although pop sensation Lorde talks frequently about how she’s not into fashion, she has managed to carve out a signature style almost as easily recognizable as her unique voice.  From […]

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Alumni Update: Tiia Abbitt, Director of Product Development at Sephora

Tiila Abbitt, 2007 MFA double major in Fashion Design and knitwear design, is turning the fantasy of little girls everywhere into reality. She gets to play with makeup all day- […]

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Industry Spotlight: Ari Seth Cohen, Creator of the “Advanced Style” Documentary

Ari Seth Cohen is the creator of the blog “Advanced Style” and now has a documentary of the same name. The documentary takes an in-depth look at New York’s most […]

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BCBG Super Intern: Oom Terdpravat, MFA Fashion Design

Oom Terdpravat, who will graduate this Fall with an MFA in Fashion Design, was recently nominated for the title of Super Intern at BCBG. She received the nod for her […]

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Upcoming Event: Wrist Power-The Vision of Wearable Computing and Fashion Tech with will.i.am

Will.i.am, founder of i.am , is inviting the Academy of Art University staff and students to be his guests for the unveiling of his new wearable smartband. Wednesday, October 15th […]

Models wearing looks from local designers, including Mansoor Scott (middle). Photo by Alexa Palacios.

San Francisco Welcomes Fall with Fashion Fest

Union Square SF, in collaboration with numerous local stores and brands, host Fall Fashion Fest stroll and after-party in celebration of the new in-store Fall collections. Last night Union Square […]

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Jenny Hoang, BFA Fashion Design in Neiman Marcus October Issue

Jenny Hoang, BFA Fashion Design, was featured in a spread for Neiman Marcus’ “The Book”, The October Issue. “I have great interest in machinery, gears, rusted metal-something fierce and unexpected.” […]

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Academy of Art University Open Studio!

Open Studio is quickly approaching! You’re invited and event admission is free! Academy of Art University  invites you to a day of exploration, learning, and a look at what your future […]