It was all smiles and laughter last week when Costanza Menchi and Cañada students got together for a reunion celebration. Costanza, a fashion historian specializing in Italian fashion, has been our guide for the Study Abroad in Italy course the past three years. Costanza’s warm and engaging personality make her informative lectures and tours a true pleasure. […]
Cañada alum is having a blast on the crew of Hamilton “Success occurs when opportunity meets preparation.” That well-known quote has been attributed to everyone from ancient Roman philosopher Seneca to professional auto racer Bobby Unser. While its origin is uncertain, it’s clear the saying applies to Sarah Velichko, a graduate of the Cañada College […]
Cañada fashion department student and staffer Shana McCracken attended the Planet Textiles conference in Vancouver, B.C. earlier this week. We sat down with her to find out what she learned. CFD: So, you just got back from Planet Textiles. What was it all about? SM: It was pretty incredible. There were attendees from all over […]
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 […]
Student Faamanu Noa is new to the fashion department but not to Cañada College!
“Masstige”: What does the word mean, and what’s in it for designers and consumers?
Is costuming an interest of yours—possibly even as a career? If so Introduction to the Costume Industry may be just the class for you. Sign up now before it fills up!
Kelly’s love of thrifting has taken her career down a fun and fascinating path she never expected.
Sherri sells and repairs all types of sewing machines and sergers at her Serge-A-Lot store. Her favorite thing to do, however, is to teach her customers how to use their machines to their fullest potential.
Our students and faculty are back from their fashion adventures in Italy! Here are some of the photos they took there—only a small fraction of the memories they’ll carry with them for years to come. Getting a closer look during a tour of a leather workshop in Florence.