Emerging Fashion Designers From Moore Featured in New Book

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For Immediate Release
November 1, 2010

(Philadelphia, PA) Ten graduates from Moore College of Art & Design are featured in a new book, Emerging Fashion Designers I, showcasing the talent of top American fashion design programs for the year 2009.

A book release party will be held at Philadelphia’s Vagabond Boutique from 4:30 – 7 pm on Friday, December 3. It is free and open to the public.

Emerging Fashion Designers I, authored by Sally Congdon-Martin, includes garments from more than 100 designers representing 16 schools across the country. The wide range of work in the anthology includes a brief dossier on each designer, including inspiration, materials, flats and full-color fashion illustrations.

Moore fashion design students featured from the Class of 2009 include: Alana Bakunas, Ashley Banning, Ariana Johnson, Olivia Bialas, Jenevieve Froncek, Lauren Lafey, Allison Montague, Michele Notarianni, Cody Scott and Kelly Wiersema.

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Congdon-Martin is a writer and fashion designer, who works as a patternmaker and technical designer at a company outside of Philadelphia. She holds a Master of Science in Fashion Design from Drexel University. She has also studied couture techniques in Paris and showed her work in the International Arts of Fashion competition.

Emerging Fashion Designers I sells for $39.99 and can be purchased through the publisher at www.schifferbooks.com, local booksellers, as well as numerous online venues.

For more information on the event, please visit Moore's Events Calendar.

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Moore College of Art & Design educates students for inspiring careers in art and design. Founded in 1848, Moore is the nation's first and only women's art college. Moore's career-focused environment and professionally active faculty form a dynamic community in the heart of Philadelphia's cultural district. The College offers nine Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees for women. A coeducational Graduate Studies program was launched in summer, 2009. In addition, Moore provides many valuable opportunities in the arts through The Galleries at Moore, a Continuing Education Certificate program for adults, the 91-year-old acclaimed Youth Art Program for girls and boys grades 1-12, The Art Shop and the Sculpture Park. For more information about Moore, visit www.moore.edu.u

November 15, 2010
Ten graduates from Moore College of Art & Design are featured in a new book, Emerging Fashion Designers I, showcasing the talent of top American fashion design programs for the year 2009.

Published on November 1st, 2010