Tracey Li, Pratt student and 2010 FSF Scholar, participated in UO’s contest to design a dress available at Urban Outfitters this fall. Read on to hear what Tracey has to say about internship experience, getting inspired, and letting the creativity flow! What inspired you to pursue fashion as a career? I’m a very hands-on person … Read more
Michael Balmuth, CEO of Ross Stores, hosted a Breakfast with the Boss on July 13. Discussion included the role of e-commerce in the fashion world, developing a product with mass market appeal, and the value of maintaining business relationships. Mr. Balmuth also discussed the importance of empowering people to do their jobs and accepting that … Read more
“My Style: confident, unique, sophisticated” About my design: “I wanted to create a design that was very avant-garde, tailored with luxurious intricate details and a playful Victorian atmosphere.” VOTE for Ninh! : http://www.styleta.org/challenge/
“Diva’s Shop (http://www.nycopera.com/aboutus/thriftshop/divas.aspx) is a fundraiser event thrown by the New York City Opera that I was fortunate enough to be able to participate in this year. There was an impressive list of artists/designers who participated in the event ranging from fashion illustrators like Bil Donovan to designers like Nicole Miller, Peter Som, Carolina Herrera, … Read more
Tony Wang, entrepreneur & FSF Scholar, is busy visiting major fashion headquarters in Europe this summer. Check out postfashionism.com for his latest entries, including this recap of a visit to Ralph Lauren:
“Tucked within the rather un-adorned walls of a stone edifice, the Ralph Lauren European headquarters is a villa within the city of Milan. From the outside, you would never know that the building was a host to a wonderfully splendid and beautiful space. From the courtyard in the middle with the polo statue and benches … Read more
2011 Geoffrey Beene Finalists & Scholars shared their FSF experience with fellow students and guest speakers talked about forging career paths in the fashion industry.