Dillard’s Joins as Presenting Partner for Kent State’s 2019 Annual Fashion Show

Dillard’s, Inc., one of the nation’s premier and largest fashion retailers, will partner with the Kent State University Fashion School to present the School’s 2019 Annual Fashion Show, FS2.  FS2Presented by Dillard’s, will span three runway events held in the Fashion School’s Rockwell Hall on April 26 and 27.


The 2019 Annual Fashion Show will once again provide an impressive showcase of work by the Fashion School’s design and merchandising students. Performances include a 2 p.m. Matinee and 7 p.m. Awards Show on Friday, April 26, and a 7 p.m. Sponsor/VIP Show on Saturday, April 27. Ticket pricing and on-sale dates for the Friday shows will be announced a later date. Tickets for the Saturday Sponsor/VIP show are on sale now and can be purchased online via the Annual Fashion Show webpage, www.kent.edu/fashion/annual-fashion-show.


Dr. Kim Hahn, the interim director of the Fashion School, is honored to work with Dillard’s for 2019 event. “We are thrilled to have Dillard’s as our Presenting Sponsor for our 2019 Annual Fashion Show. We greatly appreciate Dillard’s wonderful support over the past years and look forward to collaborating with them for this big event.” 


Last year’s Fashion Show, subtitled “Alchemy”, featured 94 students designs, resulting in 96 single garments and 27 total collections. The theme for this year’s event has not yet been finalized, but the student production team led by senior co-producers Katie Cartwright and Kylie Douglas, are currently working on finalizing the theme ideas.


About Dillard’s, Inc.


Dillard’s, Inc. Dillard’s, Inc. ranks among the nation’s largest fashion retailers, with annual sales exceeding $6.2 billion. The Company focuses on delivering style, service and value to its shoppers by offering compelling apparel, cosmetics and home selections complemented by exceptional customer care. Dillard’s stores offer a broad selection of merchandise and feature products from both national and exclusive brand sources. The Company operates 267 Dillard’s locations and 25 clearance centers spanning 29 states, plus an internet store at www.dillards.com.




Media Contact

Brittani Peterson, Fashion School, marketing associate, bpeter12@kent.edu, 330-672-2714

POSTED: Friday, September 28, 2018 10:18 AM
Updated: Friday, December 9, 2022 05:07 AM