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Illustrated lineup by Liz Li and Bom Kim

NYFW Spring 2016 Designer: Liz Li

Liz Li, MFA Fashion Design, was born in Wenzhou, in the Zhejiang Province of China, and grew up in Shanghai. Before coming to Academy of Art University Li earned her […]

Illustrated lineup by Bom Kim and

NYFW Spring 2016 Designer: Bom Kim

  Bom Kim, MFA Knitwear Design, was born and raised in Seoul, South Korea. For her Spring 2016 collection, Kim is collaborating with MFA Fashion Design student Liz Li. For […]

Mood board by Jessie (Jingci) Wang and Max Lu

NYFW Spring 2016 Designer: Max Lu

Max Lu, MFA Fashion Design, was born in Taipei, Taiwan and grew up in Taipei City. After he completed his Bachelor of Fine Arts in Fashion Design, he worked as […]

Illustrated lineup by Jessie (Jingci) Wang

NYFW Spring 2016 Designer: Jingci Wang

Jingci Wang, MFA Fashion Design, was born in Hei Long Jiang province, China. She relocated to Qin Huang Dao, China where she grew up. She completed her Bachelor of Arts […]

Illustrated lineup by Livia Bianda

NYFW Spring 2016 Designer: Livia Bianda

BFA Fashion Designer Livia Bianda was born and raised in Jakarta, Indonesia. While in high school Bianda was named South East Youth Softball Tournament Champion in 2008 and 2009. Upon […]

Illustrated lineup by Wenhan Yuan

NYFW Spring 2016 Designer: Wenhan Yuan

Wenhan Yuan, MFA Fashion Design, was born and raised in Yanji Jinlin, China. After completing her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Fashion Design, she worked as a visual merchandising intern […]

Illustrated line up by Ruone Yan

NYFW Spring 2016 Designer: Ruone Yan

Ruone Yan, BFA Menswear Design, was born and raised in Chongqing, China. As an undergraduate, Yan’s work has been shown at the 2015 Graduation Fashion Show in San Francisco. Yan’s […]

Daniel Odisho; Image Courtesy of Daniel Odisho

Alumni Update: Eli Daniel Odisho

Eli Daniel Odisho came to Academy of Art University to earn a B.F.A. in Fashion Design, which he earned in 2012. He created a collection for the Graduation Fashion Show in 2012 […]


Remembering Di Wu

“Di was one of the kindest, gentlest and most talented of designers I have had the honor to work with,” said Simon Ungless, Executive Director of the School of Fashion. […]

School of Fashion Alumna Kenneth Ning with his models; Image via Facebook.com

Three School of Fashion Alumni Show at NYFW: Men’s

Fashion School Daily is excited to report that three Academy of Art University School of Fashion alumni designers presented  2016 Spring/ Summer Collections during the first New York Fashion Week: Men’s. Alumnus Kenneth Ning’s […]