In Fashion Design, students learn about the basics of fashion design while studying professional fashion practices. Students draw croquis', sew, and construct garments.
Upcycling is a HUGE trend right now that is making its way to the fashion industry. Starting in crafts circles, upcyling has made its way onto blogs, Twitter, and Pinterest. So what is upcycling? Upcycling is the process of converting old, waste, or unusable materials into something new and usable. Think about the how upcycling relates to sustainability. Usually the product of upcycling, when executed well, is met with great enthusiasm by non-artists, ie a "wow factor." Just take a look at the photos below to see how you can turn unusable products into new and exciting things.
Your assignment is to turn a men's dress shirt into something wearable. Don't confine yourself to clothing; think about accessories, shoes, jewelry, headpieces, etc.
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