Stephanie Thomas Doesn’t Let Disabilities Limit Her Abilities

Stephanie Thomas (MFA, 2013 Fashion Journalism) is used to going above and beyond. When doctors said she’d never be able to walk or dance because she was born missing toes on both of her feet, she…

Three School of Fashion Students Awarded Scholarships in NYC

Academy of Art University is proud to announce that three School of Fashion students were recently awarded scholarships at the YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund awards ceremony in New York City. Simon…

Project Runway Fans Erupt on Social Media Over Season Finale Results

If you don't know who Brandon Kee is, a quick Google search will get you up to speed really fast. The Academy of Art University 2016 BFA Fashion Design grad was one of four finalists on Thursday…

Academy Students Compete in Rei Kawakubo MET Museum Fashion Design Contest

New York City is buzzing with excitement! Later today The Met will announce the winner of their fashion design competition celebrating The Costume Institute’s exhibit Rei Kawakubo / Comme des…

The Many Magnificent Lives of Eden Slezin

If you try to do the math on Eden Slezin, you might find yourself scratching your head. The smiling, strapping lad looks no older than 26, tops. But then you start to look at all that he’s…

When Fashion Meets Technology

When fashion meets technology, fashion designers like Alyssa Watson get noticed. If you haven’t been watching, then you may not know that 3D printing, smart/wearable technology, e-textiles, fiber…

Yenifer Ubiera: Style Warrior

Passion+ the right instructors to push you along. That’s been the winning formula for Yenifer Ubiera, who found her calling via her Fashion Styling degree from the Academy’s online education…

Starting Up in Style: Alumna Launches Shopping Startup

A self-described “serial entrepreneur” and “recovering venture capitalist,” Camilla Olson is clearly undeterred by the path less traveled. Her journey through the world of corporations and startups…

Fashion Five: In Case You Missed It…

From first-ever partnerships with iconic retailers to internships with the Boston Herald, students from Academy of Art University’s School of Fashion are on their way to influencing the styles of…