Top 5 Reasons A Subscription to the University of Fashion is the Perfect Gift for the Holidays

Give the unique gift of making design dreams come true this holiday season with a special offer from the University of Fashion. We are offering you a special holiday gift subscription to the U of F at 25% off throughout the holiday season – making this a perfect opportunity to check off the designers on your list – and maybe even treat yourself as well! Take a look at our Top Five Reasons A Subscription to the University of Fashion is the Perfect Gift this Holiday Season…

Reason #5:

The University of Fashion is a comprehensive instructional guide to the world of fashion with 5 core disciplines for the designer on your holiday list to explore: Sewing, Draping, Fashion Art, Pattern Making and Product Development.
University of Fashion in the Press

University of Fashion in the Press

Reason #4:

U of F instructors are top notch and come from leading fashion design schools including FIT and Parsons. Barbara Arata-Gavere teaches draping, Fan Wu instructs how to draw the fashion croquis, Martha Palaza teaches pattern making, Roberto Calasanz teaches fashion illustration – the esteemed list continues…
Roberto Calasanz Rendering Plaid

Roberto Calasanz Rendering Plaid

Reason #3:

Members of the University of Fashion have an all-access pass to the resources recommended by professionals in the fashion industry. Take this tour of M&S Schmalberg Custom Fabric Flowers – we not only unveil the resource, but the history and secrets to success hidden in these industry destinations.
Custom Fabric Flowers

Custom Fabric Flowers

Reason #2:

From determining a designer’s essential tools to advanced draping techniques, U of F lessons are step-by-step and self-paced. Whether the designer on your list is a beginner or advanced, a subscription to the University of Fashion will certainly “fit.”
Tools of the Trade

Tools of the Trade

#1 Reason to give the gift of the University of Fashion this Holiday Season

From November 11th to December 31st a yearly subscription to the University of Fashion is only $145 – that’s 25% off the regular annual price of $195. Go directly to www.universityoffashion.com now and check the fashionistas in your life off your list!

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Trust me, the designer in your life will thank you – all year long. Wishing you a beautifully designed holiday season! -K

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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 Style.com. 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.