SMU Fashion Week

Presented April 1-5 by arts and business students

 

March 27, 2013

spring-fashion-show-2012DALLAS (SMU) – SMU arts and business students will present SMU's annual Fashion Week on April 1-5, bringing fashion designers, bloggers and entrepreneurs to campus.

Founded in 2011, Fashion Week is a five-day event on campus in collaboration with Meadows School of the Arts’ fashion media minor and the SMU Retail Club. Led by a student executive team, this weeklong celebration features panels of industry professionals and a student-produced fashion show. The nonprofit goal is to provide students with exposure to diverse careers.

The week concludes with a runway fashion show on SMU’s Main Quad.

Students Julia Eggleston and Rebecca Marin are executive directors of the student planning team.

All events are free and open to the public.

Fashion Week Schedule:

April 1: SMU Fashion Week Kick-Off Party at Mockingbird Station

Mockingbird Station and SMU Fashion Week join forces for a kick-off party hosted by Lisa Petty, editor of DFW Style Daily and model Adam George of Wallflower Management, which will include a variety of pop-up shops, sips and bites from Urban Taco, gift bags and live music. A complimentary outdoor screening of The September Issue will follow on the mezzanine.

Details: 6 to 7:30 p.m., The Angelika Film Center, 5321 East Mockingbird
          8 p.m. screening of The September Issue on the mezzanine

April 2: Fashion, Technology and Entrepreneurship Panel

Panelists: Baxter Box, rewardStyle CEO and 2011 Cox MBA graduate; Amber Venz, rewardStyle president and 2008 SMU graduate, discuss website branding and blog monetization.

Details: 6:30 p.m., Ernst & Young Gallery, Fincher Building, 6212 Bishop Blvd., SMU

spring-fashion-show-2012April 3: Apparel and Jewelry Designers and Buyers Panel

Panelists: Heather McNeil, founder and owner of Finley Shirts; Prashi Shah, Prashe fashion and home décor designer.

Details:  6:30 p.m., Ernst & Young Gallery, Fincher Building, 6212 Bishop Blvd., SMU

April 4: The Art of Fashion

Lecture: Myra Walker, director of Texas Fashion Collection and professor of visual arts at University of North Texas.

Details: 6:30 p.m., Bob and Jean Smith Auditorium, Meadows Museum, 5900 Bishop Blvd., SMU

April 5: Fashion Show on The Boulevard

Fashion Show sponsored by Tootsies, closing reception presented by SMU Fashion Week and SMU Retail Club 

Details: 5 p.m., SMU Main Quad