Future of Fashion – Academy of Art University at New York Fashion Week

Academy of Art University Students at New York Fashion Week

For talented individuals and fashion designers alike, New York Fashion Week is the perfect opportunity they have to display their talents. Discovering talent is a truly rare opportunity for participants and fashion schools alike. The Academy of Art University has decided to display all of the work of it’s graduates in full detail, with 10 graduates displaying their work.

Designers Featured are Diverse

The interesting aspect of the show is that the designers featured are diverse. Some are from Maine, some are from China. Classes, internships, and labor all came together in 15 minutes, where the idea was to display what the future might hold for the fashion industry. The show gave exhibitors the opportunity to connect with mentors and others whom have a great deal of experience in the industry.

Many Materials Made With Use of PVC

Outerwear, dresses, and plenty of other items were made with the use of PVC. Other materials came together to form brand materials that are sustainable and aimed at presenting the future of fashion to the public. Ultimately, the students feel that the future of fashion will rely on sustainable materials.

Beautiful Urban Campus In San Francisco

The San Francisco Academy of Art University is a urban campus right in the heart of San Francisco. It features galleries, housing, and facilities that are top notch. Many of the participants in the university are Oscar-nominated and all share a true passion for the field. Originally, the school was founded in 1929 as the Academy of Advertising Art.

Huge Student Population With Many Students

Approximately 12,600 students call this academy home, and is the largest private art/design school in the USA. The school even has an NCAA Division II Sports team, the Urban Knights. The team participated in the Pacific West Conference in the 2014-2015 season. The school maintains an accreditation at the National Association of Schools of Art and Design. The school still remains within the family that created it – a painter and magazine editor, Richard S. Stephens