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Fashion Development and Product Management

Headshot of Jessica Singleton.

Feb 22, 2024

Meet One of the Newest Members of Our Wilson College Family: Jessica Singleton

Meet one of our newest Wilson College of Textiles faculty members, Teaching Assistant Professor Jessica Singleton. 

Kaleb Spivey sitting in a wheelchair utilizing the hand pedal device on the sewing machine with Sam Pearce watching.

Feb 12, 2024

Bridging Accessibility Gaps in the Fashion Studio

Wilson College of Textiles staff are making fashion studio spaces more accessible with 3D-printed hand pedal devices. 

Five Wilson College of Textiles students pose in front of NRF Foundation New York Student Program sign.

Feb 8, 2024

Exploring the Future of Retail at the NRF Student Program

Wilson College of Textiles students traveled to New York City to attend the National Retail Federation Student Program. 

Agee Leinberry models a green and white checkered dress accessorized with gold jewelry.

Jan 18, 2024

Agee Leinberry FTM ‘14: Sustainable Solutions in Luxury Fashion

A passion for high-end brands, sustainability and business inspired FTM ‘14 alumni Agee Leinberry to become her own boss by founding Couper - a luxury fashion retailer that creates one-of-a-kind eventwear capsules. 

Model poses in black and blue outfit from Sophia Brown's collection, Sophisticated.

Dec 14, 2023

Threads Fashion Gala 2023 Showcases Student Talent in an Immersive Setting

Embracing a hybrid art gallery fashion show format and a collaboration with Coach, 13 student-designed collections were featured after a semester of hard work and creative vision. 

A photo of a person in a printed silk kaftan is on top of a white background on the left side of the image. Text on the right side of the white background reads "Spring 2023 Student Portfolio"

Dec 13, 2023

See What Textiles Students Made in Spring 2023

The newest student portfolio features selected works from designers enrolled in the fashion design, textile design, and fashion development and product management programs at NC State's Wilson College of Textiles. 

Alex Hutchens and fellow interns pose in front of a Madewell screen.

Oct 20, 2023

Wilson College of Textiles Students Gain Industry Experience with Summer Internships

Students share their summer internship experiences in a variety of fields, including biomedical sciences, engineering, and buying and merchandising roles.  

Adaline Griffin (center) stands with three models at the end of the runway. Behind that group, the rest of the models in the collection stand in a line.

Sep 22, 2023

NC State Wolfpack Take on New York Fashion Week 

Wilson College of Textiles students gained invaluable fashion industry experience this fall.  

Annie Hoyt stands to the right of the frame by one of the printing machines in the Wilson College Flex Factory. To the left, a piece of fabric with a pink pattern is rolled out.

Jul 12, 2023

Wilson College of Textiles Student Grows Her Apparel Business with Help From the Flex Factory

Junior Annie Hoyt started selling hand-sewn skirts after high school, but has expanded her business with industry-level machinery at the Wilson College of Textiles. 

Lainey Volz wears a blue dress and ponytail and looks at a series of industrial embroidery machines at work in an ITMA showroom. The machines (left) are embroidering yellow fabrics.

Jun 28, 2023

Witnessing Innovation and Making Valuable Connections at ITMA

Wilson College of Textiles students, staff and faculty traveled to Milan, Italy for the world’s largest textile and garment technology exhibition.