Academy Students Compete in Rei Kawakubo MET Museum Fashion Design Contest
New York City is buzzing with excitement! The winner of a fashion design competition celebrating The Costume Institute’s exhibit Rei Kawakubo / Comme des Garçons: Art of the In-Between will be announced at an event on Friday, September 1st
Held at the world renowned Metropolitan Museum of Art, the In-Between Fashion Design Contest will showcase the work of 10 student designers and includes art making, conversations on fashion, photo booths and other activities.
And like in years past, the Academy of Art University is well represented, to say the least. In fact, 4 of the 10 finalists for this prestigious honor are fashion students from the School of Fashion.
YOU can have a say in who wins! The MetFridays: In-Between Fashion Design Contest winner will be decided by fan votes! The
Voting begins on Friday, September 1 at 2pm PST/5pm EST. Visit The Met’s Facebook page to vote for your favorite designer. Last year, the coveted top prize at this event went to Academy of Art Fashion BFA student Alyssa Watson. Let’s keep the streak alive!
Finalists from the School of Fashion are:
Yifan Xu, Undergraduate School of Fashion
Maria Aalto, Graduate, School of Fashion
Snezana Anicic Graduate, School of Fashion
Changsheng Yu, Graduate, School of Fashion
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