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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. […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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Artist Interview: Saint Bénédicte

Inspired by the dark romanticism of 18th century France, Mexican art, and 1950’s style tattoos, French photographer and graphic designer, Bénédicte, creates a unique mix of prints for interior design pieces and fashion […]

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Former Vogue Editor is Back in the Bay to Open a New Concept Store

San Francisco is known for many things—tech, fog, bridges, food, counterculture—but of all the things the city is celebrated for, fashion is not usually one of them. In fact, the […]

Fashion Journalism Program Heading To Weebly Finals

In the same week that the Pulitzer Prizes, journalism’s highest honors, were announced, the Academy of Art University Fashion Journalism program has some good news of its own. In a […]

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Business of High Fashion

Academy of Art MA Fashion Journalism student Namrata Loka collaborated with styling students as well as hair and makeup professionals on a fashion editorial entitled “Business of High Fashion”. In her article […]