Please plan to arrive early! Seats are limited and the show will begin promptly at 7PM.

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Check out the video below for a behind-the-scenes look at our student designers in action as they prepare for the upcoming show.
Mark your calendars now for San Francisco’s most stylish night! Academy of Art University’s annual Graduation Fashion Show is the culminating event for students studying fashion design, textile design, knitwear design, menswear design, and jewelry and metal arts in the School of Fashion and School of Jewelry & Metal Arts. Over 2,000 guests attend each year, including buyers, and retailers, and members of the international press. The fast-paced show is directed by Simon Ungless, executive director of the School of Fashion, and is your opportunity to see the creativity and artistry of the Academy’s fashion students on full display.

Guest of Honor, Sarah Mower, Vogue Magazine

This year’s Guest of Honor is fashion journalist Sarah Mower. Now Chief Critic at VogueRunway.com, Sarah has documented and analyzed fashion movements for Style.com, Vogue, British Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, and multiple British newspapers. She lives in London and has overseen the development of a generation of designers including Christopher Kane, Erdem, Mary Katrantzou, JW Anderson, Roksanda, Simone Rocha, Nicholas Kirkwood, Michael Halpern, and many others. Her role in raising the profile of the British fashion industry within the global community was recognized when she was awarded an MBE by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth for services to the fashion industry. Sarah is the editor and author of London Uprising: Fifty Designers, 20 Years: Dolce & Gabbana, Chloé Attitudes, Gucci by Gucci, and Oscar de la Renta.

Meet the Designers

Dagny Steindorsdottir
BFA Fashion Design
Vivian Cho
BFA Fashion Design
Laura Hidaka
BFA Fashion Design
Jessica V. Wijaya
BFA Fashion Design
Clarkie Kabler
BFA Costume Design
Brandi Puckett
BFA Fashion Design
Farnaz Khorram
BFA Jewelry & Metal Arts 
Bowen Tian
BFA Fashion Design
Jeanne Marie Sanguinetti
BFA Fashion Design
Ryan Hsiang
BFA Jewelry & Metal Arts
Amy Hsu Tzu Chen
BFA Fashion Design
Xiaowen (Wendy) Zhang
BFA Knitwear Design
Jane Wade
Julie Kintner
BFA Menswear Design
Yan Li
BFA Textile Design
Joanna Jadallah
BFA Menswear Design
Cana Klebanoff
BFA Knitwear Design
Qin (Samantha) Xu
BFA Jewelry & Metal Arts
Amanda Velasquez
BFA Fashion Design
Shanice Ashley Green
BFA Knitwear Design
Aastha Shah
BFA Fashion Design
Peggy Kuo
BFA Textile Design
Erika Tompkins
BFA Fashion Design
Alvin Ang
BFA Fashion Design
Christina Miyagi
BFA Textile Design
Estene Marquez
BFA Fashion Design
Jiran Xia
BFA Fashion Design
Ann Zhang
BFA Fashion Design
Pei-Ling (Ann) Tsai
BFA Jewelry & Metal Arts
Thao Thai
BFA Fashion Design