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The School of Fashion graduation fashion show attracts almost 2,000 attendees

SAN FRANCISCO, May 28, 2019, / PRNewswire / - The Fashion School of the University's Academy of Art held its annual exclusive graduation fashion show on May 11, 2019, in San Francisco, which presents the best work of her feminine, masculine, knitwear and children's clothing BFA graduates in fashion design.
The School of Fashion graduation fashion show attracts almost 2,000 attendees
The best professionals in the industry and the press observed how the models walked the runway with innovative designs of graduate students. The designs included collections of women's clothing, men's fashion, knitwear and children's clothing. The students' creative inspirations for the 29 unique clothing collections ranged from the Japanese Shibori technique to the vibrant culture of Colombia, strong women, coffee and even shaves. Other influences included the fluidity and movement of water, colorful birds, functionalism, drag artists and the experience of heritage and identity of a student as a Chinese-Indonesian.

"It is very interesting to discover the possibilities that this school offers to all, the materials, everything is incredible, students have great possibilities to work, to be free, to create". - Livia Stoianova / founding designer of On Aura Tout Vu

"Innovation in visual and aesthetic development is always so evident with design students, I love the creativity here and what Simon and the department, in general, do with students, it's always amazing." - Andre Walker/designer

Previous graduates of this program have proceeded to work for leading fashion brands such as Alexander McQueen, Nike, Oscar de la Renta, Chloe and Marc Jacobs upon graduation.

About the Academy of Art of the University

Academy of Art University is the largest private art and design university in the United States. Established in 1929, the Academy imposes a rigorous curriculum that requires students to produce a portfolio of work that demonstrates mastery of their field.

About the Fashion School

The graduates have gone to companies such as Abercrombie & Fitch, Adidas, Alexander McQueen, Azzedine Alaïa, Banana Republic, BCBG Max Azria Group, Blanc de Chine, Burberry, Calvin Klein, Corso Como 10, Chloë, Diane von Fürstenberg, Donna Karan, Donna Karan, Gap, Kate Spade, Kiton, LAMB, L'Ecole Lesage Paris - Atelier de Broderie, Liz Claiborne, Louis Vuitton, Marc Jacobs, Martin Margiela, Martine Sitbon, Missoni, Nike, Nordstrom, The North Face, Old Navy, Oscar de la Renta, Phillip Lim, Pottery Barn, Ralph Lauren, Reebok, St. John, Tocca, Viktor & Rolf and Williams-Sonoma.

About the Executive Director of the Fashion School

Simon Ungless, Executive Director of the Fashion School, graduated from the School of Art and Design Central Saint Martins in 1992 and received the prestigious Master's Degree in Fashion with Distinction. He collaborated with Alexander McQueen in the first 10 collections shown in London and New York and personally introduced Sarah Burton, Creative Director of Alexander McQueen, to the deceased designer. Her work experience covers fashion design, textile design, forecasting, brand development, and marketing for clients such as Givenchy, Paul Smith, and Versace.