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Fashion Camp at the University of the Fraser Valley

  The Fashion Design department hosted its third year of Fashion Camp where students are immersed in a five day fashion experience facilitated by industry professionals. Students learned to create storyboards designers use to express their design direction and inspiration. They were taught how to develop their own fashion illustration style through hand drawing and […]

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UFV Fashion Student’s Absolute Style Fashion Show

  UFV Fashion Design program’s annual grad fashion show.  Celebrate UFV’s 40th anniversary.  The show will be held on Tuesday, April 29th, 2014 Matinee Doors Open: 2:00 pm  Show: 2:30 pm Evening Doors Open: 6:30 pm  Wine & Cheese reception hosted by the Alumni Association Show:  7:00 pm Ticket information:   Contact:  Deanna Devitt @ 604-557-4073  or e-mail deanna.devitt@ufv.ca *Group rates available Show is […]

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Margaret Blackburn’s Hatmaking course March 8th, 2014

    Basic Hatmaking Workshop Learn to design, block, and shape a hat on a headblock. You’ll have the chance to finish one straw or furfelt capline/hood with decor and or trim within the workshop time limit. Specific millinery supplies can be purchased from the instructor in class and a cost sheet and suggested supply […]

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Model Auditions for the Annual Grad Fashion Show

    Model Auditions for “Absolute Style 2014″ grad fashion show is on Saturday Feb. 1st at 10:00 am at the Abbotsford campus.   We are looking for models for our annual fashion show.  Models must be 14+ years old and 5′ 7″ and up in height.  We need both male and female models.  Models are […]

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Fashion Design Information Session

    Are you interested in a career in Fashion? Come join us at the UFV Fashion Design Department information session  on Tuesday, Jan. 21st, 2014 at the Abbotsford Campus D102. Learn more about the program and portfolio requirements. Tour the fashion design studios and see student work on display. For more information contact Corinne […]

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Eleanor Hannan Exhibiting at the West Vancouver Library

      TEXTILES at the Library  A library is an appropriate place to show textiles; after all textiles and books sometimes have a common language. A story can be made out of whole cloth; on the other hand it could be a complete fabrication. And this word, by the way, is from the Latin […]

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Fashion Students Learn about the Vancouver Fashion Industry

First year fashion students learn about the Vancouver fashion industry by taking a trip downtown. Students visited many fashion retail stores to understand the diversity of product lines, understand the needs of various demographics, and how retailers market to their customers. Many retailers provided valuable information to UFV students helping them understand the nuances of […]

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Information Session November 5th, 2013

     Information session Fall 2013_Nov_web2     Are you interested in a career in Fashion? Come join us at the UFV Fashion Design Department information session -Tuesday, Nov. 5th 2013 at the Abbotsford Campus D102. Learn more about the program and portfolio requirements. Tour the fashion design studios and see student work on display. […]

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Fashion Camp students are learning designer techniques

Today fashion camp students learned how designers create Mood Boards to plan a cohesive collection of garments.  Students create a board that will convey a design idea.  The boards may signify a mood, colour palette, theme or texture which will become a reference point for all their design ideas.  It may sound like an easy […]

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