Fashion Show

Getting to the Surface of Alyssa Johnson’s Collection

April 13, 2012
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Getting to the Surface of Alyssa Johnson’s Collection

April 13th, 2012 by Kristen Foley Alyssa Johnson and one of her final pieces. Alyssa Johnson always knew she wanted to do something in the arts. She toggled between acting and painting, and finally chose fashion design because she could incorporate her love of fine arts into her own version of wearable art. “I...

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Elements of the Past Weave Through Natasha Bolton’s Collection

April 11, 2012
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Elements of the Past Weave Through Natasha Bolton’s Collection

April 11th, 2012 by Kristen Foley Natasha’s designs give a nod to the past and to her love of the steampunk culture. Natasha Bolton is an old soul. She is drawn to the historic origins and details of fashion, yet it is her personal insight, interest, and general appreciation of these elements that shine...

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CCAD Students Making the Morning Show Rounds

April 10, 2012
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CCAD Students Making the Morning Show Rounds

April 10th, 2012 by Lacey Luce Fox 28′s Good Day Columbus Set your DVRs. This week Fox 28’s Good Day Columbus and NBC 4’s Daytime Columbus will feature CCAD fashion design seniors and their models. Animation junior Joann Allison Cundiff will be modeling Shirley Weng’s designs Wednesday, April 11 on Good Day Columbus, which...

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Soft Chiffon is the Star of Jennifer Tang’s Flowing Collection

April 9, 2012
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Soft Chiffon is the Star of Jennifer Tang’s Flowing Collection

April 9th, 2012 by Kristen Foley Jennifer Tang’s final fashion show design evokes a sense of airy delight. Fabric plays an important part in every designer’s collection. Sometimes it is the inspiration that leads to the design and other times the design itself leads to the final fabric selection. Jennifer Tang knew she wanted...

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Study Abroad Experience Plays Role in Amanda Smith’s Senior Collection

April 6, 2012
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Study Abroad Experience Plays Role in Amanda Smith’s Senior Collection

April 6th, 2012 by Kristen Foley Amanda Smith envisioned her collection to be comfy, natural and cultured. Each designer’s “canvas” for this year’s Senior Fashion Show collection is as diverse and captivating as the designer herself. There is not one collection that mimics the other, each standing tall on the inspiration and unique vision...

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A Childhood Passion for Sewing Drives Annika Simmons’ Dreamy Collection

April 4, 2012
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A Childhood Passion for Sewing Drives Annika Simmons’ Dreamy Collection

April 4th, 2012 by Kristen Foley Annika Simmons and one of her five designs that will appear in this year’s fashion show. Annika Simmons’ love for creating clothes started as early as she can remember. She can recall sitting at the feet of her mother and grandmother listening to the hum of the sewing...

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Kristin Rose’s Senior Collection Takes on a Masculine Approach

April 2, 2012
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Kristin Rose’s Senior Collection Takes on a Masculine Approach

April 2nd, 2012 by Kristen Foley Kristin Rose presents the only menswear line at this year’s Senior Fashion Show. Kristin Rose loves every part of the fashion design process and when she says every part, she really means every part. “From researching trends, building mood boards, concept sketching, pattern drafting, draping, picking out amazing...

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Witty Little Pleats Make Joella Stallard’s Designs Flow Freely

March 29, 2012
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Witty Little Pleats Make Joella Stallard’s Designs Flow Freely

March 29th, 2012 by Kristen Foley Joella Stallard showcases her pleated designs. Joella Stallard admits she gravitates towards simple, tailored and fitted sportswear pieces,  for herself and in her designs. However, you would never know that once you see her four looks that will grace the Senior Fashion Show runway. “My designs are normally...

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Spiders, Salvador Dali Merge to Inspire Rachel Cass’ Collection

March 27, 2012
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Spiders, Salvador Dali Merge to Inspire Rachel Cass’ Collection

March 27th, 2012 by Kristen Foley Rachel Cass in the CCAD sewing lab. Rachel Cass is not one to procrastinate. Last summer she not only chose her muse for her senior thesis, but  with her sketch book in hand, she set out on a road trip to New York City and found every single piece of...

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Michele Watson’s Patterned Vision Ready for the Runway

March 22, 2012
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Michele Watson’s Patterned Vision Ready for the Runway

March 22nd, 2012 by Kristen Foley Michele shows off some of her completed designs As a young child, Michele Watson carried around a sketchbook and crayons everywhere she went. “I would draw little skinny female figures with huge heads, almost like a Bratz doll, with clothes my friends had worn that day,” says Michele. ...

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