At the Fashion School, design and merchandising majors showcase their talent and innovation in real-world settings.

This energized atmosphere has earned the school a consistent ranking among the best fashion programs nationally and globally. Students are required to complete both an approved internship and study-away experience before graduating, and more than 3,000 alumni can be found throughout the industry working for the world’s most recognized brands.

Yayra Tamakloe's collection, winner of Best in Show Award

The Kent State Fashion School's Annual Fashion Show 2019 Recap

The Fashion School held its 37th annual fashion show April 26 and 27 in the school’s home of Rockwell Hall on the Kent Campus. Models worked the runway which flowed from the catwalk in the Rockwell Auditorium and out into the second-floor atrium, giving viewers an up-close glimpse at the construction of the student-made garments. 

View the 2019 Fashion Show Awards Show 

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Kaycee Marshall featured on "The TODAY Show"

Recent Design Graduate Featured on NBC's "The TODAY Show" to Discuss Adaptive Clothing Collection

Recent 2019 Kent State fashion design graduate, Kaycee Marshall, was featured in a May 31, 2019 segment of "Hoda and Jenna" on NBC's "The TODAY Show", where she discussed her adaptive clothing collection designed for women in wheelchairs. Marshall most recently won the "Niche Market Innovation" award during the The Fashion School's Annual Fashion Show 2019.

 Visit "The TODAY Show" website to view the clip

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Summer Fashion Academy Participants Dressing a Mannequin

Summer Fashion Academy

The Fashion School's Summer Fashion Academy is a one-week program that introduces high school students to key areas in fashion design and merchandising. The event will take place June 16 - 22, 2019. Registration for the 2019 event is currently closed.  

For those in the New York area, our NYC Studio location is holding a Summer Fashion Academy, July 8 - Aug. 1, in the heart of the garment district. Registration for this event closes June 10