Events in Chicago. Columbia College Annual Fashion Show.

May 1, 2008 • Events

On Wednesday, May 14th, the fashion design and fashion retail management students of Columbia College present their 11th annual fashion show. The show takes place at the school’s new 1000 S. Wabash Avenue facility, and tickets will cost $35 for the 1pm matinee and $60 for 7pm evening show.

This year, the
jury-selected student designers will work to blend fashion and technology—in
the form of computer-generated graphics—into their designs, merging
the two in completely fresh and innovative ways. The designers
were given the challenge of incorporating a specific color into their
designs, with this year’s signature hue being purple. Students
will also concentrate on using raw muslin stock, to create an eco-friendly
and natural look. All designs will be perfectly juxtaposed with the
thoroughly technological and manmade graphic designs that will be a
part of this year’s buzzed-about staging. The students
have spent nine months conceptualizing these artistic collaborations, and for many of them, this unique platform
signifies the culmination of their college experience, as many of the
pieces are from senior collections.

To purchase tickets call 312.344.6600. And preview the up-and-coming designers below!

Designs by Jen Grygiel

Designs by Sarah Matouchi

Designs by Ying-Ying Yang

Photos: Robert Kusel

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One Response to Events in Chicago. Columbia College Annual Fashion Show.

  1. Josly says:

    11th Annual Fresh Faces in Fashion Show will be Featuring the New York runway debuts of six womenswear & two menswear designers on the catwalk & four accessory designers in installations.

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