The most unforgettable collections from the infamous New York’s
Fashion Week came from design students at the Academy of Art University. The runway show held on September 9, 2017 was the 21 annual event. Ten of the finest graduates debuted the collections illuminating the stories of their lives.
“Each collection has an individual spirit” Simon Ungless, Executive Director of the School of Fashion says proudley of his students abilities. To create a cohesive continuity that flows through each of the chosen pieces takes an abundance of skill and fundamental knowledge of pattern making.
The evolution of artistic fashion has finally utilized styles that include the mainstream size of humans. The variety of materials and textures are aesthetically appealing.
The level of futuristic sensibility comes from Hailun Zhou, MFA Fashion Design, from China. Charged with superior knowledge of the electronic cultures wishes.
Eden Slezin, from the San Francisco Bay Area created a vintage jean look, bringing back the all inclusive iconically yet relatable blue collar heavy duty. Eden is the real hero here, bringing upcycling into the forefront of the collection.
Gathering inspiration from the emotional passing of her aunt, Dina Marie Lam, from Los Angeles, CA, works to create a collection of soft and sensual, wearable art.
Using traditional and machine made embroidery from his native culture, Carlos Rodriguez born in Mexico City, Mexico embraces and redefines the Latino heritage.
Saya Shen, from Beijing, China is inspired by landscape photography, creating a collection of mesmerizing comfort.combining her skills with the ingenuity of comfort her pieces will not fade into forever
Inspired by the history of her ancestors, Joanna Jadallah, born in Chicago, Illinois creates a collection full of warm wools and lambskin, with knits, engaging all of our senses. Her inspiration is actually more of survival wear that reflects her distance relatives transition over to america and the clothes that they wore. The sweater is bound to be a classic must have.
Trusting his instincts and gathering history to define this series, inspired by the Samurai created by Cana Klebanoff, born in Queens. The block colors sophistically arranged in a symmetrically pleasing way veers little away from historical black, white and red that represent the warriors of Japan.
In between the light and dark, is where Ryan Yu, born in Shenyang, Liaoning, China gathers his inspiration for the collection of white and black. Stylish and angularity explores the inbetween language.
Jelly Shan, born in Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China. Went and explored temples and finding the love of fashion she incorporated in her style sense of girly colors and textures to ‘illuminate the spirit of joy.’
The Academy of Art University is leading the industry in producing wearable art for the masses. This revolutionary way of teaching is sure to take the worlds love for fashion to new levels. Design concepts that have mastered the art of perfection including every size human is sure to capitalize funds for its makers; making them the leaders of the pack and producers and improved iconic classic.