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The Art Institute of Austin announces spring student fashion show

By Andrea Byrne

May 27, 2022


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The Art Institute of Austin has announced its spring student fashion show on June 8, where six of its Bachelor of Fine Arts in Fashion Design students will showcase their favourite designs.

Students including Anntionette Davis, a junior in fashion design, will be presenting chic street fashion, Deja Wright, a sophomore in fashion design, will be showcasing garments with a rebellious style and Elly Abels, a junior in fashion design who will be showing pieces inspired by the 60s.

In addition to Kadajza Griffin, a sophomore in fashion design who created garments that blend streetwear with glamour, Kenah Fuller, a senior in fashion design, made one-of-a-kind designs using luxury materials and Naomi Hollar, a freshman in fashion design who focuses on sustainable fashion.

Karen Bravo from the Art Institute of Austin’s fashion faculty said in a statement: “This show is an end-of-term celebration of the students' hard work and an opportunity for them to show off what they have learned during this term.

“Our students in the pattern making/draping and construction courses have learned the basics of pattern making, draping, and construction over ten weeks, making a basic bodice, pencil skirt, dresses, and pants.

“In addition to a bias-cut dress inspired by French designer Madeleine Vionnet. The audience will see the student's interpretations of what they learned this term, and their runway show is highly anticipated."