Neysa Young

Neysa Young is one of the founding faculty of the Fashion Design department at CCA. She has taught fashion classes at other Bay Area colleges before being invited to be a part of CCA in 1996 when she was instrumental in establishing the curriculum of the core foundations of fashion studio classes – draping and patternmaking.

Since 1984 Neysa has worked for San Francisco fashion companies such as Gap, Banana Republic, Esprit, and continues to consult with smaller design houses such as Diana Slavin Womenswear, Rebecca Beeson, Josh Podoll, and Archetype Solutions. She is also the founder of Handobakku, a handbag design company. Her designs have been sold at M.A.C in San Francisco and Fred Segal in Los Angeles.

Associate Professor, Fashion Design

Studied, Diablo Valley College, San Francisco State University