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Off to Design College!

I have a new intern working with me this summer, Sydney, she is an aspiring fashion designer and just got accepted into the fashion designer program at NC State in Raleigh, North Carolina!


What a beautiful campus, NC State.

I have been getting to know Sydney over the past few months and just love to hear about her dreams of working in the fashion industry. I have learned a lot by hearing of her concerns of making it in this competitive field. Oh, how I remember those same concerns long…long ago…

She recently took a tour of the University and the design program, so I asked her to write about her findings.


She says...

NC States facilities really impressed me and had me very excited to attend school there. NC state is one of the best colleges for people who want to pursue a design career of any kind.

They offer every form of design you can imagine. Architecture, Fashion Graphic and Industrial. They have amazing facilities, with a whole floor dedicated to the makings of fabric and even a fabric loom room, which was so cool and exciting for me, I cannot wait to learn all about how fibers get made into fabric!

They also have machinery like 3D printers, scanners to print designs on fabric and custom body measurement technology. Giving students amazing opportunities to learn the new technology.


I also loved their library, specifically for design students, tons of books and magazines on art and design, resource catalogs, trend subscriptions and more. I look forward to studying in there! So great for researching and to get inspired and get your creativity flowing.


NC state fashion student working on her collection.