AAU Fashion show in 2011

By Yejee Choi When I looked at the works for Juhyun Park in the fashion show, I could see a lot of common elements between her designs and Korean Traditional clothing which is HanBok. Since she is from Korea, I believe that she was inspired by HanBok in some way. Firstly, the silhouettes are similar … Continue reading

How important the brand identity is!

By Yejee Choi Wednesday May 4th, We had a chance to meet Cathy Horyn and Nathalie Rykiel. Cathy Horyn is a journalist of New York Times, and Natalie Rykiel is CEO and creative director of the Sonia Rykiel. I really enjoyed listening to Natalie Rykiel. She is humorous, and she made me research more about … Continue reading

All the details of Kate Middleton’s wedding Look

by Jiyun Han Kate wore the dress of the British brand of Alexander McQueen, which is known for the beauty of craftsmanship and the technical construction of clothing. Kate expected her dress to combine traditional style as well as modernity style like Alexander McQueen’s work. She also wanted a touch of modernity woven into the … Continue reading

Lesage Embroidery luxury

  Laure du Pavillon as guest for AAU, one knowledge woman in fashion luxury, and craftmanship. Having background working together with Nina Ricci,  Jean Patou, also Christian Lacroix, an experience woman who has been in Fashion Industry for more than 22 years of work. She her speech with the marriage of Prince William and Kate Middleton, … Continue reading

A Close-up with Cathy Horyn

A Close-up with Cathy Horyn                                                                  —By Ami Wang     “The purpose of my writing is to clarify. I just want to understand. I just want my readers to understand the matter, the truth.”                                                                                                                                                                        —Cathy Horyn     I never thought that one day I would meet Cathy Horyn in person. … Continue reading

Craftsmanship VS Knock-off

By Yejee Choi Laure du Pavillon spoke about craftsmanship, Haute Couture, and renowned embroidery atelier L’Ecole Lesage on Thursday, May 5th at Morgan Auditorium. She briefly mentioned about the craftsmanship of wedding dress for Kate Middleton. She looked really graceful, elegant and aristocratic, but also the wedding gown was really beautiful and appropriate for loyal … Continue reading

Merging Fashion and Craftsmanship

Merging Fashion and Craftsmanship BY: Sandra Ong One of the events that happened during the AAU Fashion week is the presentation done by Laure du Pavillon last Thursday, May 5th. For 22 years, Laure du Pavillon was the PR Director for Christian Lacroix making her an expert on the more serious side of fashion. She … Continue reading

Academy of Art University Fashion Week 2011

Academy of Art University Fashion Week 2011 BY: Sandra Ong Yearly, the Academy of Art University’s School of Fashion is having a fashion week where in they invite Industry professionals to have symposiums and talk to the students about the world of fashion. The week is ended with the annual spring graduation fashion show where … Continue reading

Academy of Art University Graduation Fashion Show

Academy of Art University Graduation Fashion Show BY: Sandra Ong Last Thursday, May 5th, 22 of the top graduating fashion students of Academy Art University showcased their works at the annual spring fashion show. Out of the 16 collections featured at the fashion show, 7 were collaborations between fashion design, textile design, knitwear design, fine … Continue reading

AAU Graduate Fashion Show

Academy of Art University Fashion Show 2011 Special guests of honor Suzy Menkes, Cathy Horyn, Nathalie Rykiel, Yigal Azrouel, Andrew Buckler, Steven Cox & Daniel Silver of Duckie Brown, Christina Neault, and Laure du Pavillon. The Fashion show was a blast, the AAU young graduate designers’ modern inspiration all over the outfits! Each of the … Continue reading