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San Francisco, CA, August 27, 2020 – The Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) recently announced their selections for their annual Fashion Future Graduate Showcase (FFGS). This year’s FFGS20 Digital Showcase is a directory of more than 100 recent graduate talents.
Among these top talents are 11 recent graduates from Academy of Art University School of Fashion. These designers were selected for their ingenuity, talent, and demonstrated resilience graduating into a professional landscape of unknown futures while agilely navigating the impacts of COVID-19.
FFGS20 Talent Includes:
Launched in 2017 in partnership with New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC), MADE IN NY – CFDA Fashion Future Graduate Showcase is a hybrid physical x digital showcase that spotlights exemplary graduate talent to industry. Through Fashion Future Graduate Showcase, past participants have had the opportunity to present and have their work viewed by CFDA membership and to more than 600 HR / talent acquisition, industry experts, editors and educators.
About Academy of Art University
Academy of Art University is the one of the largest private, accredited art and design schools in the United States. Established in 1929, the Academy is an output-based higher education model that provides an inclusive admissions policy to all students but imposes a rigorous curriculum that requires the students to produce a portfolio of work that demonstrates a mastery of their field.
Gabriel Joshua Gima
Director, Public Relations x Special Event
Image courtesy of Academy of Art School of Fashion featuring student work by Alice Mitchell.