Known worldwide, New York’s fashion week brings in new and exciting discoveries for the fashion world. Hustling and bustling with designers and models, fashion weeks can be overwhelming for some, but imagine having to do it twenty-one times. This weekend San Fransico’s Academy of Art University did just that. The Academy of Art Institute held the 21st runway show, debuting five new womenswear lines and two menswear line. These lines were designed by recent BFA and MFA graduates.
The Academy of Art University is known for its innovation and creativity. Founded in 1929, so it was no surprise when these graduates lines were creative masterpieces. These students wowed the audience with the artful and eloquent taste. from Mrs. J Alexander; Runway model extraordinaire to Sara Kozlowski, Director of Education and Professional Development at CFDA, everyone was astonished.
The names of these incredible artists are some to look for in the future as they fiercely lead the forefront of the future of fashion. For example, Hailun Zhou from Qing Dao, China. Her line was released with the inspirations being observations and personal photographs she took throughout her day’s journey. Creating a beautiful line involving her culture and life.
Eden Slezin. another name to look for was featured in the showcase this past weekend. His line featured an inspiration of life and loves. This vintage denim line embraced individuality with open arms. Or even Dina Marie Lam’s line that was inspired by the passing of her aunt.
Each of these artists gave a surprisingly new take on the fashion industry and set standards high for the future. With the help of the Academy of Art University helping them lead the way into the fashion industry and involving the students with events such as this to get their names out to important people. These graduates will be unstoppable.