Graduate Fashion Thesis Show May 19, 2011Posted by SCAD Fashion Department in : Museums and Exhibitions, SCAD - Student and Alumni Enterprise , comments closed
The SCAD Fashion Graduate students are also looking for volunteers to help at their Fashion Show (dress the model’s and usher guests) on Thursday May 26th at the Ambient + Studio from 3-10 pm. If you are interested in volunteering at this event, please email student Ivana Noble at email@example.com for more information.
Click Here if you’d like to purchase a ticket for the event.
CFDA Teams Up With Vitamin Water April 11, 2011Posted by SCAD Fashion Department in : Industry News, Organizations and Associations, SCAD, SCAD - Student and Alumni Enterprise , comments closed
The CFDA and Vitamin Water have recently launched a competition to find the next great fashion designer. The winner of their recently launched t-shirt design contest will get to see their designs hanging alongside other great talents in the American fashion industry and will win a $5000 grant to help launch their fashion career!
Additionally the 10 finalists will be flown with a guest to New York during fashion week and given tickets to select shows and events. Finalists also get a get a meet & greet with members of the style council and select CFDA designers!
Click HERE to enter the competition. Entries are due July 15!
- Tiffany Horton
Internships – What’s it all about? April 7, 2011Posted by SCAD Fashion Department in : Careers, Industry News, Local Sources, SCAD, SCAD - Student and Alumni Enterprise , comments closed
In addition to all of the jobs and internship available on the College Central website.
There are two different types of internships:
1. For Academic Credit
- Concides with one quarter working about 10 – 15 hours per week
- Directly supervised by a professor in your department and given a grade based on the employer’s final evaluation
- Must be at least a junior (90 credit hours) and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher or in the MFA program
- Internships may be paid or unpaid, but are always education based
2. For Experience
- Not for course credit, so there are no time restrictions and they re not monitored by faculty
- An opportunity to gain experience in your major
If you would like to speak with someone about an internship, please contact your career advisor.
- Tiffany Horton
Career Fair – April 8! March 29, 2011Posted by SCAD Fashion Department in : Careers, Industry News, SCAD, SCAD - Student and Alumni Enterprise , comments closed
The annual SCAD Career Fair is happening NEXT week at the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center, 1 International Drive, Savannah, Georgia. In addition to meeting with the numerous companies who will be present this year, you will have the opportunity to attend various workshops on topics ranging from “how to make the most of your internship” to “how to land a job on a movie set.”
Check out the Career Fair Website to learn more about when to arrive (seniors and grad students are admitted before sophomores and juniors) and how to prepare. For a list of participating employers, please check the following link: http://www.scad.edu/connect/career-services/meet-employer.cfm
If you are unable to make it to this year’s Career Fair, be sure to register on College Central. College Central is a database with hundreds of companies looking to hire SCAD students for internships, freelance, part-time and full-time jobs across the country!
In order to start your search, just follow the steps below:
- Go to www.collegecentral.com/scad
- Create an account by registering with your SCAD email address
- At the College Central site you can
- Start searching for internship and job opportunities
- Upload your resume*
- Create your online portfolio*
* Be sure to upload your resume and portfolio. Some companies use these to decide who they want to meet with before they even come to campus!
- Tiffany Horton
Styling Internship March 28, 2011Posted by SCAD Fashion Department in : Careers, Industry News, Local Sources, Organizations and Associations, SCAD - Student and Alumni Enterprise , comments closed
Simon Fashion Now is happening this week at Lenox Mall and L.A. based stylist Ali Kahn is looking for interns to help her out with pulling, prepping, and organizing the clothing for the shows. Interns will walk away not only knowing more about the industry, but will walk away with both a wonderful experience, as well as meeting a handful of influential people.
They are in need of positive and outgoing students to intern for the dates of March 29-April 2 of 2011. The Simon Fashion Now fashion show is being held at Lenox Square in Atlanta, Georgia. Ali Kahn and her styling assistant Jess Martinez are looking for:
- 2 interns on Tuesday, March 29
- 3 interns on Wednesday, March 30
- 5 interns on Thursday, March 31
- 4 interns on Friday, April 1
- 2 interns on Saturday, April 2
They would prefer that the interns be there for the entire day, which is tentativly set to begin at 9AM and will continue for 8 hours with a 1 hour lunch. They are aware of conflicting schedules with school and/or work, so if you need need to split up your day with another stylist, that would be perfectly fine. With that being said, interns may be allowed to work in shifts if need be.
If you are interested, please review the attached document outlining the internship guidelines and call or email Jess Martinez at (1-626) 252-9565 or firstname.lastname@example.org
- Tiffany Horton
Uniform Design Competition March 2, 2011Posted by SCAD Fashion Department in : Illustration, Industry News, Manufacturers, Organizations and Associations, SCAD, SCAD - Student and Alumni Enterprise , comments closed
The SCAD Fashion Department recently launched a project in conjunction with UNICEF and OrtaBlu to design uniforms for school children in Africa.
“The average weekly income in Sierra Leone is 7.00 USD. The average price for a school uniforms is 10.00 USD. Many parents don’t send their children to school because the cannot afford to buy them a school uniform.” OrtaBlu, SCAD, and UNICEF hope to address this problem through YOUR uniform designs!!
The deadline for entry is March 11 and this competition is open to all SCAD students. If you would like to learn more about the competition, visit the OrtaBlu website.
The winner of the competition will win a one week trip to Turkey to visit the main operations of Orta, the company working to develop uniforms for children whose parents cannot afford to buy them. Second Prize is a $700 scholarship, Third Prize is a $500 scholarship.
Designers can work in teams of two or three students. The judges are from UNICEF, VALENTINO, TEEN VOGUE, GQ Magazine Italy among others! If you would like to participate, please register online and email Doris Treptow (if you are a student in Savannah) or Tiffany Horton (if you are a student in Atlanta) to confirm you participation.
- Tiffany Horton
SCAD Fashion Professor Exhibition February 15, 2011Posted by SCAD Fashion Department in : Careers, Illustration, Inspiration, Local Sources, Museums and Exhibitions, Professional Portfolios, SCAD, SCAD - Student and Alumni Enterprise , comments closed
Professor Filis Hagi-Zaid’s fashion illustrations are being featured in a solo-exhibition “Illustrate My World” this month at The Art Place in East Cobb (3330 Sandy Plains Road, Marietta, GA). Her work will be shown until February 25 – so don’t miss it!
Here are a few snapshots of the works on display, taken by our go-to journalist on the scene, Sarah Collins:
- Tiffany Horton
Fashion Uncorked February 14, 2011Posted by SCAD Fashion Department in : Industry News, Local Sources, Organizations and Associations, SCAD, SCAD - Student and Alumni Enterprise , comments closed
10 DESIGNERS. 20 DESIGNS. 1 COMPETITION FOR AN AMAZING CAUSE.
FASHION UNCORKED, a high-profile design competition to benefit Easter Seals North Georgia’s efforts to assist adults and children with disabilities, will unleash Georgia’s top fashion talent as they compete to win an all-expenses-paid, behind-the-scenes studio tour with an international fashion designer in New York. With exciting collaborations from notable celebrities, media personalities, corporate sponsors, and the design community, Fashion Uncorked promises to be the must-attend charitable fashion event of the Spring 2011 season. WSB-TV’s Monica Pearson is hosting and SCAD Fashion Dean David Goodrowe and Holly Firfer are judges. Recent SCAD Atlanta Fashion Graduate Andrea Late is one of the competitors.
Go t0 www.FashionUncorked.com to purchase your $25 tickets. Today only they have reduced the price by $5.00. So purchase your tickets early and not wait until the day of the show!
- Tiffany Horton
SCAD Students Win at the Waldorf! January 19, 2011Posted by SCAD Fashion Department in : Industry News, Organizations and Associations, SCAD, SCAD - Student and Alumni Enterprise , comments closed
Last week, Fashion students from SCAD’s Savannah and Atlanta campuses traveled to New York to an awards dinner at the Waldorf Astoria for the YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund. Savannah Senior Marlow Larson was awarded a $10,000 scholarship and photographed by Bill Cunningham of the New York Times. Marlow was joined by fellow winners Erin Goodman, Sarah Butler, Victoria Cullinan Strayhorn, Karly Hankin and Logan Treacy. Congratulations to all of you!
Quick! Be Creative. June 5, 2010Posted by scollins in : SCAD, SCAD - Student and Alumni Enterprise , comments closed
Operation Dream Dress 2010 is a great fashion design contest for any SCAD students or alumni interested in bridal wear to submit their sketch designs. The winner will receive a $10,000 cash prize and their winning design will appear on the cover of BRIDES magazine! See the link below for more information and to enter the contest – the deadline is Monday, June 7 at midnight. Yep, that’s right, this Monday at midnight so hurry up and be creative already!
Here’s the website: http://www.operationdreamdress.com/