University of Fashion Blog

Category "Fashion Tips"

Put a Twist on Designer’s Block

Ever experience designer’s block? The struggle is real. Perhaps you have been staring at your dress form for a little bit too long trying to decide how to reinvent the jersey slip dress you love so much. Maybe your creative mind is wandering as the holidays approach. No matter what the reason, we have all been there and the U of F is happy to help you out of your design slump. Read More

Defining Your Path in the Fashion Industry

Last week, I had the pleasure of interviewing two very different women with two very different (and yet equally successful) paths in the fashion industry. My first stop was the legendary museum at FIT where I chatted with the museum’s director and curator, Valerie Steele.  I then spent some time with Vicki Tiel, a fashion designer celebrating her 50+ years in the fashion business. Read More

Download Free Croquis – Start Sketching Today

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We understand (and advocate) the importance of developing your own sketching style, however, we also do not want anything to come between your design ideas and communicating them on paper.  Therefore, we have enlisted designer and illustrator Jaehoon Lee to create a set of fashion croquis that you can download for free through the University of Fashion.  Simply “Like” our post with Facebook or become a free member to our site by visiting our homepage for details.   Read More