Diverge: design students featured in annual fashion show

May 16, 2018 Life

Spirits ran high as Apparel Design and Merchandising students at SF State prepare to showcase their designs at this year’s runway show, Diverge.   The annual fashion show, which happens every spring semester, highlights the many pieces designed by SF State’s fashion design students.Kameron Santos, a junior at SF State, prepared by putting finishing details ...

Fashion students redesign bookstore duds

April 19, 2016 Life

A jumble of mannequins and measuring tape provides the backdrop for apparel design student Becky Tu as she pins the sleeve on an upcycled ’90s-inspired bomber jacket. Its waterproof shell is made with a deconstructed umbrella. Tu, 27, has been pinning and patterning, pulling 12-hour workdays with her peers in preparation for “Runway 2016: Emerge,” SF ...

Student designers reveal concepts for their spring runway collections

February 16, 2016 Life

On the fourth floor of Burk Hall, scissors are snipping, sewing machines are whirring, and naked, faceless dress forms are looming in the background as senior designers begin to bring their clothing concepts to life. Ruler in hand, apparel design and merchandising student Wei Kong maps out the pattern for a pair of pants. For Kong and her ...