176 FashioniSTA Hits the Runway!
On Saturday the 7th of May, the Newbury Street; School of Fashion Design with be showcasing it’s annual student fashion show! The show will be at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel, 50 Arlington Street, beginning at two o’clock with cocktails followed by the graduation ceremony and fashion show at three o’clock. This year, one of our own, Schwartz of 176 Newbury Street will be among the graduating as well as featured in the show!
The School of Fashion Design (SFD) has been a part of the Boston area since 1934! SFD, being a Trade School, prides it’s self in small classes sizes with a intensive concentration on traditional and couture techniques in Construction and Pattern Drafting! The three year program involves courses in Construction, Drafting, Textiles, Dying, Costume History, Couture Detail, Sketching and Computer Aided Design. In addition they have a variety of electives specializing in Formal/Evening Wear, Maternity, Plus Sizing, Millinery, Handbag Construction, Costume Design and Lingerie, just to name a few! The school can be reached at www.schooloffashiondesign.org or in person at 136 Newbury Street!
STA employee and SFD Costume Artist, Schwartz, has been attending the school since 2008, with a concentration on Historic Design. With a variety of educational background ranging from Fine Arts, Psychology and even Automotive Technologies, she had dedicated her self in the Fashion as a Fine Art division. In reference to her work; “Creating is not a matter of marketing or producing a piece of merchandise, but a matter of artist whimsy. To develop a costume is to engulf one’s self into the every nostalgic moment, to capture that zeitgeist in time as if it were a photograph, the poetic melancholy of being able the live in that time period with the simple viewing of pieced together fabric.” In regards to the fashion show in May, she will have works referencing, the Story of the Pied Piper and the very well know French Incroyables!
Tickets to the show may be purchased from the School of Fashion Design in person, located at 136 Newbury Street, a block away from STA 176 Newbury!
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