The Academy of Art University’s School of Fashion recently announced the entrance of SS/19 and FW/19 collections in the New York Fashion Week at Pier Studios. The event will present a new generation of designers, giving them the opportunity to show their talent, hard work and determination at the fashion week. The school presents collections made by selected students and recent graduates since 2005, in the New York Fashion Week.
In this year’s event, 17 designers from the master of the fine arts degree program will showcase two men’s wear and 11 women’s wear collection. Knitwear, textile and fashion design partnered to create three of the 13 collections. Presentation of the showcase will occur at the Pier 59 studios on Saturday, Sept. 8 at 8:00 PM. The audience viewing 2019 collection will include the fashion industry executives, national and international media, fellow designers and recruiters.
The School of Fashion will host New York’s two-day showroom, for the first season. These allow experts in the industry to view the portfolios of designers and collection up close. The event will also enable the experts to meet with the designers. The showroom will take place on Monday, Sept. 10, and Tuesday, Sept. 11, from 9:00am to 7:00pm at Kimball Studio.
The Academy of Art University started in 1929 by Richard S. Stephens. The university is the biggest official private university for art and design in the country. It offers associate, bachelor’s and master’s degrees in almost 25 courses. Graduates from the institution have been recruited by companies like Zynga, Pixar, EA, Nike and Apple among others.
The Academy of Art University has grown over time to more than 180,000 students. It has 1,154 part-time teaching staff and 283 full-time teachers. The school entails an open admission with a 100% rate of admission acceptance.
Additionally, the school has received different accreditations over the years. In 2007, the Western Association of Schools and Colleges gave the university regional accreditations. The University is also the National Association of School of Art and Design’s accredited member.