San Francisco, CA, September 11, 2016 — The School of Fashion at Academy of Art University selected thirteen 13 students to debut their Spring 2017 collections at the University's 20th New York Fashion Week show on Saturday, September 10, 2016 at 8:00 PM in The Arc, Skylight at Moynihan Station in New York City.
"Since our first runway presentation at New York Fashion Week in September 2005, the show has grown in size and in the caliber of those in attendance such as retail executives, designers, recruiters, as well as the national and international media," said Dr. Elisa Stephens, President of Academy of Art University. "We have always been committed to help launch the careers of our students, and are honored to have a platform of this magnitude to present their work."
"This season each of designers holds a unique and thoughtful vision," said Simon Ungless, Executive Director of the School of Fashion at Academy of Art University. "Their collections honor the essence of our industry and carry a conscientious connection to textile design, three-dimensional design, tailoring and construction techniques, they honor the essence of our industry. It has been a pleasure for all of us in the School of Fashion to guide them while preserving their individuality and integrity."
Designers Presenting Collections
For the Spring 2017 New York Fashion Week showing, thirteen 13 designers will present ten collections; in total, seven womenswear collections and three menswear collections will be shown. One of the designers create, along with ond acrylic e collection of eyewear that will be shown in two different collections.