A Fashion Student and a Fashion Icon

Kent State NYC Fashion Student Assists in Show for Noted Designer Victor de Souza’s First Bridal Collection

Kent State University School of Fashion student Kaleigh McGreal (photo, right)  assisted in the making of the collection as well as putting on the show for the premiere of New York City designer Victor de Souza’s  (photo, left) inaugural bridal collection. The April runway show took place at the Vartali Salon in Manhattan  as part of New York’s Bridal Fashion Week.

de Souza Bridal Show

Argentinian-born de Souza is a New York local whose “Conscious Couture” designs are created to reflect a lifestyle that is committed to beauty and integrity as well as conscious production. McGreal is a junior fashion design major from Parma Heights, Ohio, studying at Kent State’s New York City Fashion campus. Some of her projects have focused on sustainability in food and in fashion. McGreal is currently interning at Partow US, designer Nellie Partow’s New York-based apparel and fashion company.

de Souza Bridal Show

McGreal assisted de Souza with the collection from its creation to its debut on the runway and was credited in the show’s program, which also featured a Kent State University logo.

de Souza Bridal Collection Program

Kent State New York City Fashion

Kent State’s NYC Fashion campus is one of Kent State University’s School of Fashion’s study away options. Their program allows students to “get busy with your future now,” with courses taught by fashion industry professionals and opportunities to network in New York City’s international hub of fashion.

de Souza Bridal Show

Students can study fashion design, fashion merchandising and fashion journalism. The campus offers full semester and summer academic programs, allowing students to study when it’s best for them. As part of the program, students have the opportunity to engage in an internship at one of New York City’s well-known fashion or fashion-related companies.

Kent States NYC Fashion programs promise “Your semester here will be like none other you’ve ever experienced – rich in cultural wealth, with inspiration around every corner. This is where fashion lives, and by coming to our program you will live and breathe it day and night. All you’ll need is passion, an open mind and a willingness to work hard.”

McGreal and de Souza
POSTED: Tuesday, May 30, 2023 06:09 PM
Updated: Wednesday, September 13, 2023 12:55 PM
Phil B. Soencksen