The School of Fashion at Academy of Art University has chosen 12 student designers to debut their thesis collections at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week. Since 2005, the School of Fashion has premiered the work of students and recent graduates during New York Fashion Week.
Dr. Elisa Stephens, President of Academy of Art University said, “We are committed to helping our students launch their careers, and as a part of that commitment we are thrilled to give students the opportunity to present their work to industry professionals”.
For the Spring 2015 season, 12 designers presented six collections; in total, five individual womenswear collections and one collaborative menswear collection created by seven designers.
The designers was Mia Jianxia Ji – Fashion and Knitwear Design, Wei Bai – Fashion Design, Madison Detro – Fashion Design, Die Zhou – Fashion Design, and Szu Chi Huang – Fashion Design. For the menswear: Asiya Tsalikova, Max Lu, Liz Li, Jingci Wang, Yin Yang, and Yaqiong Zhou – all graduated with Fashion Design.
World Liberty TV fashion team had to the opportunity to go backstage and view the Academy of Art University Spring 2015 show.