A new exhibit called Pink just opened at the Museum at FIT in New York City, and Cañada fashion department team member Shana McCracken was there. Here is some of what she saw and learned: And speaking of pink … pink banners and bows will lead you to Artistry in Fashion, coming up Saturday, September […]
It’s always a good idea to keep an eye on what’s happening at the de Young Museum in San Francisco. Practically in our backyard, the world-class museum frequently features top-notch fashion exhibits. Later this month, the de Young will mount a show entitled Contemporary Muslim Fashions. The museum describes the much-anticipated show this way: “The […]
With Artistry in Fashion—Cañada College fashion department’s premier event—now in its 29th year, many thousands have attended, shopped and enjoyed. If you haven’t yet been so lucky, now is your chance! Mark your calendar for Saturday, September 29th and prepare to have a fantastic time! Here’s a taste of what you can expect: Get $1.00 […]
On Saturday June 30, nearly 40 people gathered in the fashion department classroom to take part in the 4R Fashion workshop. In attendance were textile artists, professionals from the fashion industry and sustainability specialists. Several students interested in sustainable fashion also participated. The morning’s activities were broken into three parts: a presentation by our own […]
Last Friday faculty, staff, family members and friends of the department all gathered to celebrate our students’ achievements. And what achievements they were—from degrees and certificates, to scholarships and contest prizes! The Cocktail Dress Challenge winners were finally revealed, after entries were carefully scrutinized by a panel of 32 judges. The judging panel consisted of Cañada […]
Each spring the fashion department holds a contest featuring student work. Students are given a theme and a list of requirements they must adhere to. This year our students were asked to make a cocktail dress, using fabrics from a “mystery package” they picked up from the department. They were to use at least half […]
Vogue pattern designer Sandra Betzina shares some of her best tips for painless sewing with great results!
It’s fall and that means it’s time for the department’s Artistry in Fashion event once again. If you’ve attended the event before, you already know it’s one of the best showcases and marketplaces for beautifully crafted clothing and jewelry. If you haven’t yet attended, you must! You won’t want to miss the following designers and […]
Sarah has over 17 years experience sewing a wide range of garments for dozens of clients. She will speak in the fashion department at Cañada College on Friday, April 21st at 7:30 PM.
This past Tuesday over 80 past and prospective students showed up at the Fashion & Merchandising Department to hear about the courses coming up this summer and fall. With 21 to choose from, and only so many hours in the day, it will be a difficult decision for many of us! Students and faculty helped […]