What an exciting week at the University of Fashion – we have been in the studio filming new lessons based on the skills and information you need to succeed in the fashion industry. As students, we know you can benefit from refresher videos currently offered by the University of Fashion, such as How to Drape a Bustier/Bodice, How to Sew a Fly Front Zipper or How to Render Leather - however, we are thrilled to introduce you to several new instructors and videos coming your way soon! Read More
As a former fashion design student, the first winner of NBC’s Fashion Star and as a designer living and working in New York City, I am thrilled to share my experience and expertise with the University of Fashion community. Francesca Sterlacci, founder of the University of Fashion, was once my instructor at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco. Due to her careful guidance and endless patience, I successfully learned how to pattern and sew a pair of trousers, an a-line dress and a notched collar jacket. When Francesca shared her vision for the University of Fashion with me, I knew I wanted to be a part of her quest to give students, emerging designers and industry professionals the tools and inspiration they need to succeed in the fashion industry.
Paris Fashion Week continues to impress. It is so interesting to see what inspires designers. We love watching the shows unfold, as each collection has a unique story.
Three fashion weeks down, one more to go. Today marks the start of Paris fashion week, and we couldn’t be more excited. Before Paris fashion week unfolds, we will recap a key trend seen in New York, London and Milan: CROCODILE
As day 3 of Milan Fashion Week begins, we can draw that there are definite trend overlaps between London and Milan Fashion Week. The sheer trend continues to be strong in almost every collection, with metallics being a reocurring trend as well. Today, we will be covering the trend : SHINE
London Fashion Week has been off to a good start. We are seeing similar trends as New York Fashion week, but with exciting twists. Stay tuned this week as we will be covering the trends emerging on London’s runway.
Colour is in full bloom on the runway, with pink being the ‘it’ colour. We are also seeing floral prints, which will be the first key trend that we will be covering. Read More
As the debate rages on about the expense of fashion week, especially given the fact that the Internet delivers the designer’s message real time to the world, one thing is for certain, the clothes do excite and inspire! We will be covering the key trends during this fashion season, beginning with the lace and sheer trend.