By Brian Kleemann
Eight Fashion Studies students at College of DuPage earned honors during the annual student fashion show “Dimensions.” Click here for photos.
Theadora Iacobellis (Elmhurst, above right) also received a $5,000 scholarship from theFashion Group International of Chicago.
The award recipients are Ibtisam Younis (Glen Ellyn), Most Outstanding Freshman Designer; Whitney Stahl (Lisle), Runner-Up, Most Outstanding Freshman Designer; Quang Tran (Carol Stream), Most Outstanding Sophomore Designer; Li Sheng (Chicago), Runner-Up, Most Outstanding Sophomore Designer; Theadora Iacobellis (Elmhurst), Judges Choice – Outstanding Individual Garment; Ellen Swartz (Streamwood), Judges Choice – Outstanding Individual Garment; Shelly Gupta (Naperville), Outstanding Individual Garment; and Jackie Rose Bullard (Lisle), Judges Choice – Creativity.
In addition, regional high school students were invited to submit their designs for a College of DuPage faculty critique. The following awards were presented during “Dimensions”: Anelise Walker from Neuqua Valley High School, Best Embellishment; Izabelle Neuen Kirchen from Metea Valley High School, Best Construction; and Gabriella Delson from Hinsdale Central High School, Overall Creativity.
For more information about the Fashion Studies program at College of DuPage, visit www.cod.edu/programs/fashion.