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B.S. Fashion and Textile Management

Alex Hutchens standing, wearing a graduation cap and gown

Jun 25, 2024

Alex Hutchens ’24 is Creating a Future Brimming With Success: Her Journey as an Inaugural Textile Pioneer Scholar

Her expertise in brand management, combined with the vital connections she made through networking, landed Alex Hutchens multiple coveted internships during her time at the Wilson College of Textiles. This spring, she became one of the first four Textile Pioneer Scholars to graduate from the Wilson College of Textiles. 

Leah Reid standing, wearing a graduation cap and gown

Jun 25, 2024

Leah Reid ’24 is Leading with Purpose and Vision: Her Journey as an Inaugural Textile Pioneer Scholar

As a natural-born leader, Leah Reid hit the ground running after enrolling at NC State — never turning down opportunities to join new organizations or connect with inspiring mentors. This spring, she became one of the first four Textile Pioneer Scholars to graduate from the Wilson College of Textiles. 

Sheryl Ray Lavy (left) and Kamryn Henderson (right) pose for a picture in white lab coats and a sign that says "VS & CO Victoria's Secret & Co."

Jun 24, 2024

STEM in Style: Meet the Alumni Working in the Lab at Victoria’s Secret

Two Wilson College of Textiles alumni share their journey from college to careers in the research and development lab at Victoria’s Secret.  

Three divers are underwater. One is reaching downward from the left, one is reaching downward from the right. The third diver is reaching outward from the center of the image, facing the camera between the two other divers. In the center is a metal pole with extending metal branches. Young coral in spiky formations of yellow, orange and brown is being hung by the divers.

Jun 20, 2024

Dylan Dixon Dives in Bonaire, Adventures Beyond the Classroom 

Fashion and textile management student Dylan Dixon spent his spring semester working on a coral restoration project abroad.  

Joseph Smith is pictured in the center of a mountainous landscape. Dressed in a red, purple and green floral shirt, Joseph is smiling among a backdrop of scattered white square houses mixed in with trees. The town sits at the base of a mountain, with ridges visible towards the top of the photo. Trees grow at the base of the mountain, and get more scarce as the mountain rises in elevation. There is a small space of sky peeking out from around the top-righthand corner of the photo. 

Jun 19, 2024

Joseph Smith ‘23, Explores Italy, Independence and Self-Expression

Recent fashion and textile management graduate Joseph Smith (they/them) reflects on their growth during their spring study abroad experience.  

From left to right: Michael McDonald, Caitlyn Holt and Allen Little on a showroom floor.

May 21, 2024

Throughout Textiles Industry, Influence of NC State Alumni Is Profound

Top industry leaders and decision-makers have strong ties with the Wilson College of Textiles, forging relationships, networking and collaboration. 

Lilly Barozzini graduates

May 3, 2024

What’s Next for the Wilson College Class of 2024?

From landing their dream jobs to enrolling in top graduate programs, see where a Textiles education is taking our newest alumni. 

Melis Hafizoglu in front of a wall of thread spools.

May 3, 2024

Melis Hafizoglu ’24: From Art2Wear to Alo Yoga

The boldness to go after big opportunities has led to a stacked resume, and big post-grad plans, for this new fashion development and product management alumna. 

May 3, 2024

Maya Mitchall ’24: From NC State to Luxury Fashion in NYC

From discovering her passion for fashion marketing to creating new clubs to embracing global experiences abroad, this FTM graduate took advantage of every opportunity. Now, she is headed to NYC to begin her career in luxury fashion at Bloomingdale’s. 

A white cover with a cutout photo of a model in a black dress, a Wilson College of Textiles logo and the title "Fall 2023 Student Portfolio"

Apr 29, 2024

See What Students Created Last Semester

The fall 2023 lookbook explores fashion and textile pieces created by Wilson College students for project both in and outside of the classroom.