If you’ve been keeping up with the U of F blog, you’ll know that the Gen Zers on your holiday lists crave experiences. And when it comes to gift giving in 2018 (and beyond), the University of Fashion has experiences galore for the fashionistas in your life, no matter their age. In fact, we have unique gifts that will inspire year-round learning and making for the fashion lovers you know. Read More
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Man, this is exciting.
Aspiring menswear designers, hold on to your pleated trousers, we are launching much anticipated menswear lessons! Read More
Happy 2018, U of F designers! 2017 has wrapped, and our hope for you in 2018 is that you take a moment to look back and recognize your accomplishments over the past year with as much excitement as you look forward to your new goals.
So, what are your top 3 proudest moments of 2017?
And your top 3 plans for 2018?
We’re asking ourselves the same questions. Read More
In fashion, trends come and go. With each new season, decades past resurface and are reinterpreted. For Fall/Winter 2015, the 70s were back in full force on the runway. So, as we look to the future, how can we innovate in fashion? Is it possible to truly create something brand new – something no one has ever seen before? If silhouettes and proportions have been exhausted, what is left to change the face of fashion as we know it? Read More
2015 isn’t officially here yet and already, we are celebrating! With so much to look forward to, the New Year can’t get here fast enough. Take a look to see what’s in store for the University of Fashion in 2015… Read More
Dreaming about designing the perfect cozy knit leggings for those cold winter nights by the fireplace? Read More
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
Have you ever had one of those days when you thread your needle on the first try, your side seams match perfectly and you have just enough bobbin thread to sew your final seam? The University of Fashion has had one of those weeks! Take a look at the three reasons last week was as exciting as setting a sleeve without a single pucker of fabric. Read More
In an earlier post on Finding Your Sketching Voice, we discussed the importance of developing your sketching style as a means of communication and in a way that is representative of your brand and of your clients. This week, we launch Finding Your Sketching Voice – Part 2 in which we continue to explore how you can make your fashion illustrations “speak” for you. Read More
From Rihanna’s River Island collection to Helmut Lang to Lanvin, front twist draping is a detail that adds interest and dimension to skirts, shirts and every garment in between.