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CSU student studies abroad in fashion capitol of the world

Colorado State University student, Nicole Pink, studied abroad where the fashion industry never sleeps: the Paris American Academy in Paris, France.

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Moroccan caftans the focus of new Avenir Museum exhibit

What happens when traditional attire meets high fashion? The Colorado State University Avenir Museum of Design and Merchandising examines this question in “The Allure of the Moroccan Caftan.”

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Summer internship offers insight into the retail business

Michelle Petrie spent her summer working as an intern for HEYDAY, a popular Fort Collins-based women’s clothing store. Set to graduate this December, Petrie talked about her experiences with Colorado State’s apparel and merchandising program and her time with HEYDAY.

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Summertime Standouts: College of Health and Human Sciences

This summer break, many College of Health and Human Sciences students dove into internships across the U.S.

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CSU alumna follows sustainable path in new textile business

Sustainability is playing an ever-increasing role in the field of textile design and merchandising, and one Colorado State University alumna is making a career out of it.

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Science and fashion intersect at CSU summer program for middle-school girls

Middle-school girls sharpened their STEM skills this summer through the third annual offering of Fashion FUNdamentals at Colorado State University.

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Legacies Project shares more foundational stories

The Legacies Project in the CSU’s College of Health and Human Sciences was launched in 2012 as a way to chronicle the personal and professional histories of those who helped shape the college. This year, three new honorees were unveiled.

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Upcoming exhibitions and programs at the Avenir Museum of Design and Merchandising

A wide variety of historic apparel and textiles will be featured in Fall 2017 exhibitions and programs at the Avenir Museum.

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Frankly speaking, presidential-inspired gown now at Avenir

A student-designed, Pop Art-inspired ball gown made of recycled materials and embellished with President Tony Frank’s visage is a new addition to the Avenir Museum collection.

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Silk brocade jacket a new addition to the Avenir Museum collection

Longtime Avenir Museum supporter Sophia Aldrich recently donated a Chinese silk brocade jacket to the permanent collection. The jacket belonged to her mother Ai-Hwa Lucy Doe Lei 雷竇愛華 (1906-1977), for whom the Avenir Museum lobby is named, making this an exceptionally meaningful gift. 

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