BEHIND THE SCENES, IN FRONT OF THE CLASS
So what is it like behind the scenes of a fashion program? It's incredibly exciting. As you might have gleaned from shows like Project Runway, a lot happens that is dramatic and stressful, as well as wonderfully creative. Woodbury fashion students are truly passionate about their craft, which means they wear their hearts on their sleeves. Emotions can run high. Many of them are working long hours to put themselves through school and they struggle to find time for their school work or even to sleep. We actually have a senior who drives from Camp Pendleton every day to Woodbury, almost a hundred miles each way! That is true dedication. Amazingly enough, they never complain. A lot of people talk about spoiled youth who take things for granted, but they have obviously not spent time with the students at Woodbury.
One of our wonderful seniors at Woodbury University, Michal Cohen, was able to attend the recent Project Ethos fashion show here in Los Angeles and wrote a great recap of the event that I would love to share!
Since 1978, the Woodbury University Fashion Study Collection has been a resource for Woodbury students and faculty, as well as outside researchers. Last month, the Study Collection was the lucky recipient of an early 1990s Romeo Gigli jacket. The oversized jacket is made of a beautiful iridescent gray and purple silk [...]