San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 28, 2009
Academy of Art University's School of Fashion has just launched Fashion School Daily (http://www.fashionschooldaily.com), a new blog for its fashion students. Created as a platform for students to cover fashion, art, photography and lifestyle around San Francisco, the country and the world, it will offer both onsite and online students the opportunity to create a dynamic community and stay informed.
Fashion School Daily uses a format inspired by the School of Fashion's innovative "one eighty" magazine. Posts include fashion shoots styled and photographed by students, coverage of the Academy's Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week show in New York City's Bryant Park, and students blogging on events, trends, fashion happenings and street style from around the globe.
Features include stories on renowned guests of Academy of Art University, including Azzedine Alaïa, Oscar de la Renta, Alexander McQueen, Suzy Menkes of the "International Herald Tribune", Rosita and Tai Missoni, Isaac Mizrahi, Zac Posen, Ralph Rucci, Koos van den Akker, and Dame Vivienne Westwood DBE.
Successful Academy of Art University alumni are also highlighted. Many fashion design school graduates have launched their own lines or are working for such companies as Abercrombie & Fitch, Banana Republic, Blanc de Chine, Burberry, Calvin Klein, Carla Sozzani's 10 Corso Como, Chloe, Diane Von Fürstenberg, Donna Karan, Gap Inc., Jeremy Scott, Kate Spade, KITON, L.A.M.B., Ralph Lauren, Liz Claiborne, Louis Vuitton, Marc Jacobs, Martin Margiela, Martine Sitbon, Missoni, Nice Collective, Nike, Nordstrom, North Face, Pamela Dennis, Pottery Barn, Reebok, St. John, Three As Four, Tocca, Viktor & Rolf, Williams Sonoma and Zandra Rhodes.
The School of Fashion continues to enhance its world-class curriculum and professional development opportunities for fashion students. Fashion School Daily represents one of the many options available to highlight the brilliant student and alumni work. Visit http://www.fashionschooldaily.com for more information and to get the latest fashion news.
About Academy of Art University, San Francisco
With nearly 16,000 students, Academy of Art University is the nation's largest private art and design university. Established in 1929, the school offers accredited AA, BA, BFA, MA, M.Arch and MFA programs in 15 different majors, as well as continuing art education with classes in copywriting, fashion merchandising, interior design, new media, computer animation, classical sculpture, graphic design, cinematography, industrial design, digital photography and car design. Game Design and Music for Visual Media are the school's newest majors, offering BFA and MFA degrees. Students can also enroll in a flexible online degree programs in most majors.
Academy of Art University is an accredited member of WASC (Western Association of Schools and Colleges), NASAD, Council for Interior Design Accreditation (BFA-IAD) and NAAB (M-ARCH).
For more information, visit http://www.academyart.edu or call 1-800-544-2787.