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"Compleat" (collection) by student Lisa Conrad at the 2015 Annual Fashion Show Kent, OH — The Fashion School at Kent State University will present the Fashion School’s Annual Fashion Show, “FS²: Crescendo,” on Friday, April 29, and Saturday, April 30, 2016. The show, which highlights the outstanding talents of the Fashion School’s design and merchandising students, will be held at the Fashion School’s Rockwell...

Students and models at the 2016 Fashion Meets the Botanicals, held at the Cleveland Botanical Garden. Six junior design students at the Fashion School recently displayed orchid-inspired garments at the Cleveland Botanical Garden. The month-long installation culminated in the third annual "Fashion Meets the Botanicals" on March 5, in which guests voted for their favorite designs in three categories: "Best Use of Inspiration," "Best Fabric Design"...

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Students at the 2016 Fashion/Tech HackathonMore information to come.

Students at the 2016 Fashion/Tech Hackathon UPDATE: Josie Natori will also give a free lecture open to the public prior to the Friday Matinee. The lecture will take place Friday, April 29, at 11 a.m. in the auditorium of Rockwell Hall. *** The Fashion School at Kent State University is pleased to announce that designer and business leader Josie Natori will be inducted into the Fashion...

Students at the 2016 Fashion/Tech Hackathon In the expanding world of wearables, one challenge is how to tailor technology into something we’d actually want to wear. As fashion and technology merge, Kent State researchers and students from diverse fields are collaborating on innovations that could become an essential part of our everyday lives. by Jenni Laidman '77, illustrations by...

Looks from FUSION Fashion and Architecture Collaborative ShowcaseFUSION: Fashion + Architecture — presented at a runway show on December 11, 2015 — is a collaborative design showcase created by students of the Kent State University Fashion School and the College of Architecture and Environmental Design. View photos from the event on our Flickr page.

Looks from FUSION Fashion and Architecture Collaborative Showcase Kent State University’s Fashion School will host the third annual Fashion/Tech Hackathon from Friday, Jan. 29, to Sunday, Jan. 31, in Rockwell Hall. 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 Kent State...

Participants at the 2015 Fashion/Tech Hackathon The Fashion School at Kent State University will host the third annual Fashion/Tech Hackathon from Friday, January 29 to Sunday, January 31 in Rockwell Hall. 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...

Participants at the 2015 Fashion/Tech Hackathon The Fashion School at Kent State University is at the forefront of knitwear design technology with its recent purchase of an industrial knitting machine. The Stoll CMS ADF-3 multi-gauge knitting machine is capable of carrying 32 different yarns independently. Kent State University is the first fashion institution in the U.S. to acquire this...

Participants at the 2015 Fashion/Tech Hackathon   The Kent State University Fashion School gets a lot of requests for their world-renowned designs and high-tech creations, but an old-fashioned letter that arrived in the mail on Sept. 10, 2015, contained a request unlike anything they had ever received. It came from a sixth grader named Karla who attends the AVID College Preparatory program in...