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The Wrap Up: The 2015 Fashion Graduation Collections, Portfolio Review and Awards Ceremony

  Like a zip of a dress another academic year at the School of Fashion has come to a close, and Thursday May 14, was the grand finale! The day […]


2015 Graduation Fashion Show

San Francisco, CA, May 18, 2015 – On Thursday, May 14, 2015, 39 student designers presented their final collections at the annual Academy of Art University Graduation Fashion Show in […]


The School of Fashion Honors the CFDA

The Council of Fashion Designers of America, better known under the acronym CFDA, received the Outstanding Contribution to the Fashion Industry and Fashion Education award from the School of Fashion at the May […]


The Council of Fashion Designers of America and Ryan Roche to be honored by Academy of Art University in San Francisco

San Francisco, CA, May 7, 2015 – At the 2015 Graduation Fashion Show Awards Ceremony on May 14, The School of Fashion at Academy of Art University will present The […]


Nepal Needs Your Help!

As many of you may already be aware, the industry buzz this week is centered on New York based designer Prabal Gurung and his valiant efforts to raise funds for the shell shocking […]

Ben Lee Chernghann illustrated lineup

2015 Graduation Fashion Show Designers: Cherng-Hann Lee

BFA Fashion Design student Cherng-Hann Lee was born in Taipei, Taiwan. Lee was the 2012 winner of a $5,000 CFDA/ Vogue Fashion Fund scholarship.   Lee’s 2015 graduation collection is […]

Gisel Ko's illustrated lineup.

2015 Graduation Fashion Show Designers: Gisel Ko

Fluent in Korean, Spanish and English, BFA Knitwear Design student Gisel Ko shares the unique heritage of being both South Korean and Mexican; Ko grew up in Monterrey, N.L. Mexico. […]


2015 Graduation Fashion Show Designers: Novi Utami

Novi Utami, 2014 CFDA Liz Claiborne Design Scholarship – Excellence in Technical Design winner, was born and raised in Indonesia. In 2010 Utami moved from her home country to Mesa, Arizona to attend community […]

Dominic Tan's illustrated lineup.

2015 Graduation Fashion Show Designers: Dominic Tan

BFA Fashion Design student Dominic Tan hails from Singapore. Before coming to the Academy, Tan spent a year in the Republic of Singapore Navy as a corporal. During this time […]

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Industry Spotlight: John Bartlett

Keanan Duffty talks with John Bartlett who, apart from being a genuinely lovely guy, is an extremely talented designer and dedicated supporter of the North Shore Animal League. Bartlett launched […]