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Fashion Tech team Abeona wins top honors at LaunchNET On Thursday, March 9, two teams that formed during the Fashion Tech Hackathon in January took top spots at the annual LaunchNET Kent State Idea Olympics competition. “Abeona, the total immersion jacket” took first place, while “Hermes, the helmet with brains,” took second place. Two other ideas, Popstyle and The Bean Bike, tied for third...

Fashion Tech team Abeona wins top honors at LaunchNET The Fashion School at Kent State University will stage the Fashion School’s Annual Fashion Show, FS² Presented by Michael Kors, on Friday, April 28, and Saturday, April 29, 2017. The show highlights the outstanding talents of the Fashion School’s design and merchandising students. It will be held at the Fashion School at 515 Hilltop Drive in...

Fashion Tech team Abeona wins top honors at LaunchNET The Fashion School at Kent State University has named Don Witkowski, a Kent State alumnus and President of Men’s at Michael Kors, as its 2017 Hall of Fame Inductee. Previous inductees include Estee Lauder, Elsa Klensch, Allen Questrom, Michael Weiss, Ralph Rucci, Oscar de la Renta, Leonardo Ferragamo, Dana Buchman and Josie Natori. “Don...

Fashion Tech team Abeona wins top honors at LaunchNET Luxury lifestyle brand Michael Kors will partner with the Fashion School at Kent State University to present the school’s 2017 Annual Fashion Show, FS2. FS2 Presented by Michael Kors will span three runway events held at the Fashion School’s Rockwell Hall on April 28 and 29. “The Fashion School is incredibly pleased that Michael Kors will...

Kent State students use hemp fibers to create jeans. An undergraduate education is a stepping-stone for many to figure out their path in life.  Some students pick their programs and career goals before the first semester begins; for others, it can take new majors, new perspectives and new materials to find the right fit. Brian Kupiec, a marketing major in Kent State University’s College of...

Fashion Meets the Botanicals 2016 Purchase Tickets The Kent State University Museum invites you to the fourth annual Fashion Meets the Botanicals at the Cleveland Botanical Garden on Saturday, March 4, from 3 to 5 p.m. Enjoy an orchid-inspired fashion show — produced by design students at the Kent State University Fashion School — in the incomparable surroundings of the...

Kent State students use hemp fibers to create jeans. An undergraduate education is a stepping-stone for many to figure out their path in life.  Some students pick their programs and career goals before the first semester begins; for others, it can take new majors, new perspectives and new materials to find the right fit. Brian Kupiec, a marketing major in Kent State University’s College of...

Students discuss their project during the 2016 Fashion/Tech Hackathon at Kent State University’s Fashions School. Technology merges with fashion at 2017 hackathon The 2017 Fashion/Tech Hackathon, hosted by the Fashion School at Kent State University, will take place Jan. 27-29. Now in its fourth year, the hackathon is a cross-curricular event allowing teams of student participants to create and innovate within the realm of wearable technology. It is presented...

Students at the 2016 Fashion/Tech Hackathon The 2017 Fashion/Tech Hackathon, hosted by the Fashion School at Kent State University, will take place January 27-29. Now in its fourth year, the Hackathon is a cross-curricular event allowing teams of student participants to create and innovate within the realm of wearable technology. It is presented in partnership with the Fashion School’s...

Students at the 2016 Fashion/Tech Hackathon The Fashion School at Kent State University is the recipient of the 2016 Impact Award for Excellence in Education, presented by the Margaret Clark Morgan Foundation. The Morgan Foundation — an organization dedicated to mental wellness, the arts and education in Northeast Ohio and a longtime partner of the Fashion School — honored the school at...