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Students Spread their Style

academy_arts1The School of Fashion at Academy of Art University in San Francisco, California presented at Lincoln Center during Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in NY, the incredible creations of its students; Cara Chiappetta, April Howard, Maria Korovilas, Jungah Lee, Louie Llewellyn, Camilla Olson, and Xiang Zhang. Τhe largest private art and design university in the U.S. revealed the great variety of approaches among its students. For the next summer they proposed lace in neutral tones, beaded details, coffee brown, geometrical appliques, colorful frills and dark leather. Analytically,

Jungah Lee, who was inspired by the faded colors of antique books, hand dyed and painted her latex and silk creations.
Cara Chiappetta made feminine, futuristic looks out of rubber, silk, mesh, wool, and nylon.
Louie Llewellyn teamed up with knitwear designer Xiang Zhang to create their menswear collection, a juxtaposition between a hard and a soft male silhouette translated into a combination of rough woven pieces and softer fabrics.
Print Collaboration was the result of students’ teamwork which focused on technical, fashion, and textile design. The layerded looks, made of mismatched prints in various colors, were outstanding.
April Howard’s leather creations in dark colors immitating sculpture attracted attention as well.
Camilla Olson was inspired by samurai arts, in order to produce a collection of dresses characterized by an outer “cage” and an inner silk chiffon foundation.
Finally, Maria Korovilas combined lace, transparent fabrics and beads to make really impressive evening looks.

Look at the following GALLERY with our own photos from the show.

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Οι καλύτεροι μαθητές του School of Fashion στο Academy of Art University στην Καλιφόρνια παρουσίασαν μία συλλογή που κάθε άλλο παρά ερασιτεχνικό χαρακτήρα είχε. Αρκετές από τις δημιουργίες χρειάστηκαν δεκάδες και εκατοντάδες για να ολοκληρωθούν.

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