2015 Fashion Show

The Cañada College Fashion Design and Merchandising Department hosted our Student Fashion Show on Sunday, May 17 at 2pm in the Main Theater. Garments for the show were created by students taking our Beginning Clothing Construction, Intermediate Clothing Construction, Flat Pattern, Advanced Flat Pattern, Draping, Tailoring, and Advanced Tailoring courses as coursework and other designs […]

Instructors’ Happenings

Our instructors are working in the industry as well as educating. Here are some news tidbits on a few of our instructors. Lynda Maynard’s book The Dressmaker’s Handbook of Couture Sewing Techniques is continuing to receive great reviews. Wayne Wichern will be speaking at the Henry Art Gallery about the power and authority of bird […]

Fashionable Things
We Have Found 6

The Legion of Honor is welcoming an exhibit of clothing from The Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection starting March 14, 2015. This New York Times article on millennials resonates with us. Particularly the quote, “The generation that gave us Occupy Wall Street has embraced its own modes of entrepreneurship, found across the broad spectrum of “creatives,” […]


Don’t forget about our Merchandising Certificate. Only 18 credits are required! Visual Merchandising, a 3 credit course, will be offered by Wayne Wichern on Tuesday afternoons from 2:10-5pm. Students in the Visual Merchandising class will have the opportunity to set up displays in a variety of environments. Here are class shots of our Spring Merchandising […]