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Ladies and gentlemen, meet the chosen ones

Ladies and gentlemen, meet the chosen ones

The School of Fashion has announced the designers showing in New York for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week. This month, Hyo Sun (Nicky) An, Sabah Mansoor Husain, Bethany Meuleners, Steven Oo, Marina Solomatnikova, and Naomi Sutton will show their Fall 2010 collections in the big tent at Bryant Park.

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Looks from the collections (from left) of Hyo Sun (Nicky) An, Sabah Mansoor, Bethany Meuleners, Steven Oo, Marina Solomatnikova, and Naomi Sutton. Credits: Model: Mackenzie @ Stars Agency / Stylist: Michael Carbaugh / Photographer: Bob Toy

“These young designers have the opportunity to be part of New York Fashion Week; we view this as the
University’s commitment to help launch the careers of our graduates,“ said Dr. Elisa Stephens, president of
Academy of Art University.

I am coining this group of designers “The Academy Six” – a definite nod to the Antwerp Six. Do you think it will catch on? Or is that just tacky?

While you think about it, you can click here for full profiles of each designer. 


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