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1Illustrated lineup courtesy of Annie Yang and Jasmine Juewei Xu
Illustrated lineup courtesy of Annie Yang and Jasmine Juewei Xu
1Gianfranco Ferré; Photo courtesy of Gianfranco Ferré Foundation
Gianfranco Ferré; Photo courtesy of Gianfranco Ferré Foundation
Illustrated lineup courtesy of Annie Yang and Jasmine Juewei Xu

2016 Graduation Fashion Show Designers: Annie Yang and Jasmine Juewei Xu

As a young Taiwanese girl, Annie Yang knew she wanted to become a fashion designer, but had no idea that as an adult, she’d be pursuing her dreams in one […]

Photo courtesy of Paper Magazine

New Visions of Fashion Media: Mickey Boardman of Paper Magazine and Lars Petersen of Visionaire Are Coming to the School of Fashion

Academy of Art University students are in for a rare and exclusive treat –  and the opportunity to get a birds-eye view of the fashion media with two global superstars. […]

Gianfranco Ferré; Photo courtesy of Gianfranco Ferré Foundation

Designer Profile: Gianfranco Ferré

Gianfranco Ferré—the “architect of fashion” Critics have crowned the genius of fashion design, Gianfranco Ferré, for perfectly drawing the outline of his designs. His exquisite handcraft matched his tailoring of […]

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2016 Graduation Fashion Show Designer: Brandon Kee

After spending his formative years in Murray, Utah, Brandon Kee picked up and moved to San Francisco to pursue his dreams of becoming a fashion designer. All of his hard […]

2016 Graduation Fashion Show Designers: Karin Kate Wong

Karin Kate Wong, BFA Fashion Design, was born in Macau, China. After earning an Associate of Arts in Fashion Design in 2013 Wong decided to further her fashion career pursuit […]

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2016 Graduation Fashion Show Designers: Febri Artha Jayanti and Rebecca Dovenryd Almberg

  Originally from Jakarta, Indonesia, BFA Fashion Design student Febri Artha Jayanti came to Academy of Art University with design experience already under her belt. In 2013, Jayanti interned at […]

2016 Graduation Fashion Show Designers: Celine Sohrabian and Shuangning Sici Li

BFA Fashion Design major Celine Sohrabian was born and raised in Los Angeles. Her concept for her Graduation Collection was all about distortion of shape, obscurity, and a play on […]

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A Dialogue with Landscape Architecture Graduate Gavin Gao

Gavin Gao was interested in the spatial relationships of three-dimensional formats when he was young. “Architecture, Landscape Architecture, and Interior design are all close to our daily life, so I […]

Summer Expo 2016 For Online Students

You are invited! Saturday, June 18th – Sunday, June 26th The Summer Expo is a weeklong event, which goal to give our online students an Academy of Art University immersive […]

2016 Graduation Fashion Show Designers: Busara Boussard and Eirin Midtskogseter

As the 2016 Spring Graduation Fashion Show draws closer, we will be profiling the designers who’s looks will grace the runway. We will be sharing insight into what inspired them, their […]