The Academy of Art University in San Francisco, California. This is the largest private art and design school in the United States. This school is an accredited member of the National Association of School and Art Design. This school offers both Bachelor of Fine Arts degree as well as Masters of Fine Arts degree.
Every year the Academy of Art University holds a fashion show at Skylight Clarkson Square. This year the school held its 21st runway show. The graduates had the chance to show their work in five collections for women and two collections for men.
The designers have a very diverse background and come from not only the United States but from all around the world. They bring several new and exciting ideas. Some people in attendance include the director from America’s Next Top Model and the Director of Education and Professional Development Cfor FDA. This fashion showed can be viewed from anywhere in the world due to live streaming.
The designers are looking to make the clothing comfortable and to communicate different messages such as peace and strength. The clothing uses light and dark shades to create contrast as well.
Some of the clothing that was featured at this show include outerwear, separates, and dresses. They were made from some unique materials including PVC as well as vinyl. There are also come classic materials that were used in this show. Many of the designers get their influences from emotions and their culture. The designers are using clothing that is interesting and attention getting. They use a number of different colors and fabrics in their designs with the hope that they stand out. These designs can be seen on the runway and the designers are hoping they are picked up and made to be available to the masses.