The sewing rooms will be open at 9am Tuesday morning! Come one, come all!
Attention: Any students who may be interested! Once again, The Bridal Boutique of Naperville is looking for part-time help at their bridal shop. You do not have to have bridal experience. Anyone interested in part time employment can apply. Here is the information:
2 days per week. At least 1 weekend day a must.
$12 plus 5% commission to start.
Thank you for your time.
For more information, contact:
The Bridal Boutique of Naperville
CollegeFashionista is a digital media company that focuses on fashion, beauty, and lifestyle content for the college demographic while providing them with the skills to pursue their dream career. Our community is made up of thousands of influential college students who are looking to break into the industry. After contributing to CollegeFashionista, students have secured job placements at Vogue, Tory Burch, Michael Kors and Refinery29, to name a few. We are dedicated to empowering future leaders and helping students build a network for their career.
The Cherry Valley Public Library is sponsoring an event on June 17 called Library Runway! Based on the popular reality show Project Runway!, participants will be tasked with an unconventional challenge….creating a garment out of the printed page. Book pages, magazine pages, newspaper, any kind of printed page may be used to create the garment of their choice.
In addition, Project Runway! alum Peach Carr, a Chicago-based fashion designer will be on hand to judge the entries.
Library Runway! is open to any participants age 12 and up; teams are limited to 1-3 members. I have attached a flyer with all the relevant information. Most importantly, participants must attend an informational meeting on Saturday, June 3 at 9:00am at the library to register and receive guidelines for their submissions.
If you have any questions, you can send an email message to email@example.com or call me at the library at (815) 332-5161.
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New BETABRAND contest
Designers can turn their Design Ideas into real products
May 8-21, 2017
…You only have ONE WEEK LEFT to enter…
Betabrand is a clothing company where designers can turn their Design Ideas into real products and earn up to 10% of sales revenue! Now is a great time to start posting your designs because in addition to the incredible opportunities building your portfolio on Betabrand offers you, we are having our greatest contest ever!
Big on Betabrand is our most exciting and prized contest to date with room for 16 winners!
At least one designer will win a trip to San Francisco and time on the runway at Silicon Valley Fashion Week? !
Another 5 designs will get a crowdfunding month guarantee.
10 designers with the highest number of votes will be featured in a newsletter and get their own Designer Spotlight on Betabrand.com!
If you have any questions, please reach out to Betabrand’s Director of Design Ideas, Liz@betabrand.com.
Start posting YOUR DESIGNS here
COD Fashion Students Hit the Runway with ‘Dimensions’ on May 12!
Fashion designer, Theadora Iacobellis, and Fashion Merchandiser, Nicole Willis, are featured in this years Fashion Show article! Make sure to read all about the show, dates, and the whole story on these two fashion students!
By Brian Kleemann
College of DuPage Fashion Studies students will showcase their original designs during “Dimensions,” the annual fashion show that will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, May 12, in the Student Resource Center, Room 2000, on the College’s main campus in Glen Ellyn.
Fashion Studies adjunct faculty members Melissa Heischberg and Vin Reed, who are coordinating this year’s event, said students have plenty of room to interpret the theme in their own ways.
“We know it’s a broad topic, but the students are having fun as they explore how to define ‘dimension’ in their own work,” she said. “In addition, every year we have a new production team, so they bring in fresh voices and outlooks that give the show a unique look and feel.”
Part of this year’s show will feature student work selected by “Project Runway” all-star and COD alumna Peach Carr. With her style dubbed “Country Club Chic” by “Project Runway” host and mentor Tim Gunn, Carr was featured on the hit reality show “Project Runway” during Season 8 and All Stars Season 2 and finds inspiration from her childhood in the music, art and vibe of the 1960s and 1970s. Last fall, Carr worked with Fashion Studies students and then headed a jury that selected from submitted pieces.
Reed said a new concept this year pairs Fashion Promotion students with designers to create and market personal brands.
“We want the fashion design students to begin thinking about their brands and we asked the promotion students to find creative ways to share the designers’ concepts for the runway,” he said. “We want students to see this show not only as a showcase for their work but also as a stepping stone to the future. You can start a fashion empire anywhere, and if our students are creating points of view that are unique and authentic, they can launch them.”
Enjoying this collaboration are students Nicole Willis (Bloomingdale), who wants to be a visual merchandiser, and Theadora Iacobellis (Elmhurst), a designer who will show two pieces selected by Carr.
“Theadora was terrified when I first came in,” Willis said. “It was initially me helping her create a brand that incorporates her design and name. But we got along so well that we are still working together. She’s very girly but elegant, and her clothes are gorgeous and feminine and carefully put together.”
Iacobellis liked the perspective that Willis brings to marketing her work.
“It’s fun bouncing ideas off of Nicole, because she knows just what to look for and how to share it,” Iacobellis said. “It’s exciting to see the results and think about how this will be incorporated into my future career as a designer.”
Students from COD’s Cosmetology program will assist with hair and makeup for the event. General seating for “Dimensions” is $15 for adults, $10 for students with an ID, and $5 for children 12 and under.
For more information, call (630) 942-2619 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. For updates about the fashion show, visit the Fashion Studies blog at codfashion.wordpress.com. For more information about the Fashion Studies program at College of DuPage, visitwww.cod.edu/programs/fashion.
Get Your Tickets Now!
Come see what the emerging designers have created this year!
Mark Your Calendars!
Association for Career and Technical Education
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Dear ACTE members,
ACTE is pleased to announce an exciting opportunity for students with 3D design and CAD skills.
We have launched our second annual student contest to re-design the 3D-printed trophies for the ACTE Excellence Awards. This year, we will be giving out $1,000 to the winning designer and new this year, a free 3D printer (one-year lease) to their school. In addition to these prizes, the winning team will receive:
- a 3D-printed copy of their award, courtesy of Stratasys
- one year complimentary ACTE membership for students and their teacher
- paid trip to Nashville, TN to be recognized on stage at the 2017 Awards Banquet
- recognition in ACTE’s promotional channels and Techniques magazine
The contest is open to secondary, postsecondary and adult CTE students in 3D-design courses or other CAD courses. Students may enter as individuals or as teams of no more than two (2) people.
Questions? Contact Kate Dowdy.
Association for Career and Technical Education
1410 King Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Who do you want to see on the show?
Hello Fashion Friends! We’re casting a new season of Project Runway, and I need your recommendations.
Are there any superstar alumni who ought to be on the show? Please send me names!
Spreading the word!
As always, we’re thrilled to offer designers exposure to an enormous television audience, the opportunity to showcase their work at New York Fashion Week, and the chance to win $100,000 or more to launch or expand their fashion line.
Applicants can learn more and apply online at http://www.bmpcasting.com/casting/pr/
The deadline is April 3, 2017.
I’ve attached a flyer, which you should feel free to publish and/or circulate.
If you have any questions: about the application, the casting process, our complex feelings about the drop crotch—anything!
Contact: Rebecca Snavely
Project Runway Season 16