Fashion Design

Above photos: 2014 Thom Carroll Photography

Moore's acclaimed fashion design department blends the best art and design training with the practical demands of working in a wide-range of fashion related fields. The fashion design department maintains a close level of interaction with the fashion industry in Philadelphia and New York. Prestigious designers, alumni, and other major figures from the fashion industry critique student work and assist in placing students in internships. Moore's popular fashion shows and impressive record of top honors in numerous design competitions promote a reputation for achievement among students beginning a career in this competitive field. Read more about the major....

 

NEWS & HIGHLIGHTS

  • 100% of 2013 Fashion Design graduates are employed, 100%with organizations in their field of study.   For more details visit the Locks Career Center page

  •  Helga Gardner, a senior fashion design student, designed a ribbon that was chosen by May Arts to be manufactured for their Fall/Winter 2014 new releases. May Arts is the leading supplier of superior quality ribbon, serving a variety of merchants from large retail outlets to home-based businesses. May Arts partnered with Moore last summer on a design collaboration with students in Linda Wisner’s class.

  • Dom Streater '10   Season 12 winner of "Project Runway Debuted her First-Ever Collection At New York Fashion Week and also debuted her Spring 2014 collection at Knit Wit in Philadelphia. Dom was a speaker at the 2014 TedXPhilly event in March and a guest critic for Moore's 2014 Fashion Show in May. 


  • Congratulations to Victoria Wright '12 who has been chosen to begin her twelve-month residency as the 2014 Designers-in-Residence at the Philadelphia Fashion Incubator at Macy's Center City.
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  • Deborah Artaza ‘ 12 was contacted by Award winning documentary director Davis Guggenheim's Production team to be featured in his latest documentary. The story is about the large number of the American population who lives their lives outside of traditional banking. She started a growing a business on a prepaid credit card. The film crew shadowing her everyday as a independent small business owner (DEBIL, all leather, handmade handbags made in the US) for a few days. The film sponsor AMEX, will be showing a short trailer in which she is featured at South by South West Film Festival. Here are links to her campaign bit.ly/DEBIL , of the full film bit.ly/TYT and the short version of her story bit.ly/SpentDA 

Kara Commoroto
My internship was at Deb Shops at their main corporate office. I was able to go out to vendors in New York. I took samples from expensive vendors and took those ideas to make more affordable versions for kids. They are...
VJ Thomas
Recipient of Penny Fox Internship Fellowship I have received the opportunity of a lifetime to intern for the designer label AIISHA, by Aiisha Ramadan, in the United Arab Emirates. I have always been drawn to the regal...
Devin Pauley
Since graduation I started my own business called Morgia Bridal and it is a collection of made to order gowns. I specialize in custom  gowns and also have a new line I just launched that are available through my website...