School of Fashion

Student walking the runway during 2019 Annual Fashion Show. It’s no surprise that with the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, Kent State University’s School of Fashion realized it had a huge job to replace the annual Fashion Show and invent and implement a memorable, interactive experience that would celebrate its senior designers and merchandising students. With much anticipation, the School of Fashion...

Irvin Cardenas and Yuqiao Xu load donated safety supplies that they delivered to Summa Health in Akron. “We have to start knitting masks. My director of health just emailed the entire staff.” For Irvin Cardenas, a robotics researcher and computer science Ph.D. student in the College of Arts and Sciences at Kent State University, these were the worst words he had ever heard from a close friend working at one of Cleveland’s top hospitals. With...

VCD students in the Retail Design: Concept Through Fabrication class helped to re-design the Fashion School Store. The Fashion School Store will officially re-open April 27 by holding an event from 6 to 8 p.m. in the store to celebrate the students work. The re-opening will align with the Fashion School’s annual runway show. Anyone is encouraged to stop by and see the new look of the store. The Fashion School Store is located at 201 E. Erie St. in Downtown...

VCD students in the Retail Design: Concept Through Fabrication class helped to re-design the Fashion School Store. The Fashion School Store will officially re-open April 27 by holding an event from 6 to 8 p.m. in the store to celebrate the students work. The re-opening will align with the Fashion School’s annual runway show. Anyone is encouraged to stop by and see the new look of the store. The Fashion School Store is located at 201 E. Erie St. in Downtown...