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four models and designer pose

May 6, 2022

NC State’s Oldest Fashion Show Provides Opportunities for Its Newest Designers

Seven designers competed in the African American Textile Society's Fashion Exposé. 

Lorenzo de Medici Institute in Italy

Apr 21, 2021

Five NC State Wilson College of Textiles Students Showcase Their Creativity and Resilience During an Unusual 2020 Spring Semester

The COVID-19 pandemic caused the Spring 2020 semester to take an unexpected turn.  Unaware of the coming health crisis, five NC State students from the Wilson College of Textiles left the US in January, 2020 to study abroad at the […] 

Ritika and Niki Shamdasani

Apr 24, 2020

Designing Your Own Career: Meet Entrepreneur Ritika Shamdasani

By Delisha Hinton At the age of 16, Ritika Shamdasani and her sister, Niki Shamdasani, co-founded Sani from their personal experiences of trying to access their cultural clothing as first-generation South Asian Americans. Shamdasani, a first-year fashion and textile management major who is also minoring in cognitive science and computer science, chose the Wilson College… 

Anna Henry

Dec 13, 2019

Gold Medal Design

Anna Henry graduates this December with a degree in FTM. Inspired by her gold medal-winning brother, she designed her senior collection for Special Olympics North Carolina athletes.  

Alexandra Plunkett's GSOFW collection

Nov 1, 2019

Wheel of Fashion

Read on for our conversation with West about the cyclical nature of some aspects of fashion and how fashion trends evolve and spread. Then keep reading for firsthand perspectives from students Celine Borthayre, Emma Rigby and Alexandra Plunkett, and alumna Carly Palmer on their experience showing at Greensboro Fashion Week. 

Rysa Ruth

Oct 23, 2019

Meet Young Alumna Rysa Ruth

For young alumna Rysa Ruth, her path to a fulfilling career was not exactly a straight line. After graduation from the Wilson College of Textiles in 2017 with a B.S. in  Fashion and Textile Design (FTD), she held two diverging positions before moving to New York City to work as an assistant designer and CAD designer at PPI Apparel Group. 

Kori Hyer

Sep 12, 2019

Become a World Traveler: Study Abroad

If you’ve started to feel the pull of far-off places and a desire to see the world, consider joining the 20% of NC State students who study abroad. Read on for students' stories about their experiences and advice from the Wilson College of Textiles study abroad coordinator. 

The wufs

Aug 7, 2019

Welcome to the Pack, 2023 Class of Centennial Scholars! 

The Class of 2023 Centennial Scholars have worked so hard to be here. Join us in welcoming them to the Wilson College of Textiles Family! 

Graduation cap

May 2, 2019

The Direction of Their Dreams

Read about some of our Wilson College of Textiles graduates -- why they chose to study textiles at NC State, what they loved most about their time here and where they’re going next. 

Moriah Mattix, Founder of Seababy

Feb 18, 2019

Aloha! Meet the Founder of Seababy

Written by Nicholas Wommack, Supply Chain Operations student, Poole College of Management  NC State student Moriah Mattix is a young entrepreneur who is striving to change one of the most specific lines of fashion: baby clothing. At the young age of 14, Moriah began her online business, Seababy, that comes with its own unique twist on clothing for…