The following Fashion Design alumni represent having earned an industry-recognized award, their current or past working relationship with a prestigious designer, having been awarded a noteworthy scholarship, or even their participation on a special fashion-related project. Or any combination thereof!

2011

Patricia Lucia Arroyo, Surface Magazine Emerging Talent Award; scholarship/internship with Nicole Miller
Johnny Paul Vera, scholarship/internship with Nicole Miller
Sachi Henrietta, [Liz Claiborne Fashion Scholarship Award]
Alexandra Canter, Abercrombie & Fitch

Sloane Groenveld Abercrombie & Fitch (intern to hire)
Ashley Brock, Annie McCourt, Jean Saung Finalists [Fashioning the Future, London College of Fashion's Sustainablity Competition] Final stage of the competition will be announced this month!

2010


Laura Schmits, J.Crew; Madewell; Surface Magazine Emerging Talent Award; Liz Claiborne Fashion Scholarship honorable mention;
Jeannette Peters, Designers Choice & 1st place [Alpaca Fiber Competition] ; Athleta

Megan Miller, Pottery Barn Kids

2009


Karina Michel 4th place [Fashioning the Future, London College of Fashion's Sustainablity Competition]
Samuel Forno Finalist [Fashioning the Future, London College of Fashion's Sustainablity Competition]; [Metropolis Magazine Innovation award]
Laura Schmits, 2nd Place [Liz Claiborne Scholarship Award]
James Edwards, assistant designer, Abercrombie & Fitch (intern to hire); Surface Magazine Emerging Talent awardee

Lina Lavi, Abercrombie & Fitch (intern to hire)
Paloma von Broadley, Badgley Mischka (now an independent designer)
Megan Robertson, independent designer (client performs in Cirque du Soleil)

2008

JiHye Kang: Surface Magazine Emerging Talent awardee; designer for women's sportswear line in Seoul
Stephanie Sandstrom 2nd place (overall) [Fashioning the Future, London College of Fashion's Sustainablity Competition]
Lauren Devenney Finalist [Fashioning the Future, London College of Fashion's Sustainablity Competition]
Zara Franks, Venn Clothing

Andrew Hague, designer, Thom Browne (custom); designer for John Varvatos, (New York); CFDA Scholarship honorable mention (2006); now an independent designer
Amber Jimenez, cofounder, Ambit

Wray Serna, cofounder, Ambit

Kara Krauss, designer, Old Navy Kids

2007

Amy Sarabi: Season 7 Project Runway contestant (California)
Karina Michel: Designer/engineer for Waste Reduction (Prahtiba Mills, Indore India); CFDA scholarship entrant (CCA, 2006); "Keep it or Chuck it" finalist (United Kingdom, 2009)

Ariel Bishop
, Athleta

Megan Ray
, Athleta

Maggie Servais
, Sweet Potatoes
Hannah Todd
, Mountain Hardwear
Andrew Hague, [Liz Claiborne Fashion Scholarship honorable mention]

2006


Hannah Gallagher
, Jones of New York

Les Schweikert
, senior designer for Badgley Mischka Couture

Sumie Yamashita
, head designer, Narciso Rodrigues


Amity Quay
, Gymboree
Christopher Weiss, [Liz Claiborne Fashion Scholarship honorable mention]

2005

Sumie Yamashita, assistant designer at Narciso Rodriguez (New York); CFDA Target Scholarship finalist (2004), Arts for Fashion Ideation finalist (2004)

2004

Caroline Preibe: Uluru designer/owner (New York); collaborator with Alabama Chanin (Florence Alabama)

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Read Fashion Design faculty member Lynda Grose's Waste Not article (December 10, 2009) about alumna Karina Michel turning tons of organic cotton waste into fashion for Indian organic textile mill Pratibha Syntex.

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