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Academy of Art University Students Attend NYFW Premiere Event

Every year the top names on the planet, and the up and coming future in the world of fashion converge on New York City for the chance to show off their latest inspirations and fabulous creations at the world famous New York Fashion Week. Among those in attendance for the last 21 seasons has been Fashion School of the Academy of Art University. This year the school presented their 21st Annual Runway Showcase on September 9, 2017, at Skylight Clarkson Square, the undisputed center of all things high fashion during the week.


The event was not only for those in attendance, all of whom are the crème de la crème of fashion’s who’s who, but also was broadcast all over the world via Livestream. The Showcase featured creations from ten recent BFA and MFA graduates. Each designer had 15 minutes to show off five womenswear and two menswear collections. Among the presenters there were also two collaborations.


The group of future fashion leaders includes individuals from around the globe. Student with diverse backgrounds from Maine to Mainland China have completed their course of study at the Academy of Art University school of fashion, and were invited to attend the event which allowed them to be exposed to an amazing audience that included the likes of Sara Kozlowski, Director of Education and Professional Development at CFDA, and the legendary Ms. J Alexander from America’s Next Top Model who is known for being a builder of new talent both only the runway and in the design room.

The Academy of Art University is the premier educational institution for those in the creative fields in the world. The university offers a wide variety of programs and courses for every discipline, through several global campuses and an online education option. With this many options, there is no excuse for someone not pursuing the arts education that they dream of.


The students who attended the event at New York Fashion Week are among the thousands of students who have completed their educational experience at the Academy of Art University. Their education at the university has put them in the best position to have a bright future, and it all started with a visit to the AAU website.


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