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Tag: Fashion Development and Product Management

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Apr 27, 2022

Platform Magazine Challenges Students, Promotes Creative Expression

NC State’s resident fashion and culture magazine, Platform, has released its Spring 2022 issue. Learn how the magazine is pushing students to explore the bounds of what they can create. 

Dylan Batch

Jan 19, 2022

See What Students Created in Fall 2021

The Fall 2021 Student Portfolio showcases work from undergraduate and graduate students. 

Student project screenshot

Jan 7, 2022

Understanding and Applying: Project Challenges Students to Develop Apparel Line

Fashion and textile management students collaborate across concentrations to explore all the steps to develop a brand name apparel line. 

model walking runway

Dec 10, 2021

Threads Senior Collection Provides Room for Expression, Opportunity

Models wearing looks from 15 student collections walked down the runway in celebration of creative freedom and student talent. 

Ritika Burman and Jessica Singleton

Feb 8, 2021

Wilson College of Textiles Honors Alumnae with New Distinguished Young Alumni Award

In a time when virtual Zoom meetings can blur together, the Wilson College of Textiles used the element of surprise in naming Ritika Burman ’15 and Jessica Singleton ’09 recipients of the inaugural Distinguished Young Alumni Award. 

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.  

Person on bike with Lumenus backpack

Mar 14, 2019

Bright Light: Alumnus and Entrepreneur Jeremy Wall

Some ideas are born with a light bulb moment; Jeremy Wall’s idea was the result of a life and death moment. The Wilson College of Textiles alumnus (FTM ‘14) was biking across campus one evening during his junior year when he was nearly hit by a car. He set to work on a project that ultimately became Lumenus, a start-up company that pairs LED light arrays with an app to help bicyclists, motorcyclists and pedestrians be easily seen in low light situations. 

Dean’s Young Alumni Leadership Council

Nov 12, 2018

Meet the Members of the Dean’s Young Alumni Leadership Council

A group of recent graduates is helping to shape the NC State Wilson College of Textiles as they give back to their alma mater. The Dean’s Young Alumni Leadership Council was established with 12 members in 2017; over the past year, members have worked to support the College in myriad ways, from volunteering their time at events to creating internship opportunities for current students. 

Dr. Cynthia Istook

May 7, 2018

Dr. Cynthia L. Istook Named Cornelson Family Distinguished Professor

Dr. Cynthia Istook, professor in the department of Textile and Apparel, Technology and Management (TATM), has been named the Cornelson Family Distinguished Professor of Textile and Apparel Design, effective April 1. The professorship was established in 1987 to help advance the field of textile and apparel design. Istook is a leader in this field, molding tomorrow’s pioneers and actively working to improve apparel design through emerging technology. 

Emily Law

Dec 18, 2017

Dressed for Success

College of Textiles doctoral student Emily Law wonders if changing your outfit can change your perspective -- or even your life. Her master’s thesis research indicated that clothing choice has a notable effect on student participation and focus, and is taking her research to the next level and further examining the psychology of fashion.