Student Spotlight Contest DEADLINE EXTENDED

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YOU STILL HAVE TIME TO ENTER YOUR UNIVERSITY OF FASHION PROJECTS AND WIN! Our Student Spotlight Contest deadline has been extended to April 15, 2014!

What have you created with the help of the University of Fashion’s online instruction? We want to feature you and your work in our blog feature:  Student Spotlight. We are offering prizes in the following 4 categories: DrapingPatternmakingSewing and Fashion Art. One winner will be selected in each category and featured on the University of Fashion’s blog as well as win a $50 gift certificate to



University of Fashion Students


Your sewn samplesdraped muslins, finished projects, fashion drawings and illustrationspatterns – anything that you have created with the help of the University of Fashion’s online video library


***DEADLINE EXTENSION*** Submit your work on or before April 15, 2014


Email photographs of your work, U of F videos referenced and a short bio to:


If selected, your work will be published on the University of Fashion’s blog and you will win a $50 gift certificate to

Winners will be announced on April 21, 2014  after we have carefully reviewed all entries and selected 4 winners.  Best of luck!

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Kara Laricks is a regular contributor to the University of Fashion. She’s also a New York based women's wear and accessories designer. As the first winner of NBC's Fashion Star, Kara has designed collections for H&M, Macy's and Saks Fifth Avenue. Her masculine meets feminine line, Kara Laricks, debuted at New York Fashion Week in 2012 and her S/S 2013 collection sold exclusively at Saks Fifth Avenue. Kara's designs have been featured on the Today Show and HBO's True Blood as well as covered in Women's Wear Daily and on Kara holds Master's degrees in both Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Kansas and in Fashion Design from the Academy of Art in San Francisco. An educator turned designer, Kara is dedicated to supporting emerging designers and inspiring others to follow where dreams lead.