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B.F.A. in Fashion Design + Product Development

Dare to create original works while learning about all aspects of the fashion business and tapping into our extensive alumnae network. The Stephens College B.F.A. in Fashion Design and Product Development is one of the best in the world, ranking alongside programs at SCAD, F.I.T. and Parsons.

B.S. in Fashion Marketing + Management

Success in the competitive fashion industry demands both creativity and solid foundation in business and marketing. Our alumnae work as merchandise buyers, manufacturer’s representatives, visual merchandisers, store managers, public relations managers, merchandisers, planners and product developers, and entrepreneurs.

B.F.A. in Fashion Communication

This nationally ranked program is a hybrid of visual design and journalism, ranked in the world’s top 10 by The Business of Fashion, London. At Stephens, you’ll study fashion-related journalism, marketing and graphic design, while tapping into our extensive alumnae network and learning about all aspects of fashion communication from faculty and visiting experts.

B.A. in Apparel Studies

Fashion, business, design, communication. With apparel studies as your core, you’ll have the flexibility to shape a major that’s right for you. Benefit from the the same faculty, guest artists, internship and study abroad opportunities of our top-ranked Fashion Design, Fashion Communication and Fashion Marketing programs while tailoring your curriculum to your particular interests.

Fashion Capstones

When the coronavirus pandemic swept over the world and forced a quick campus closure and the cancellation of the events our students had spent years anticipating, the 2020 class met the challenge of moving to remote learning and virtual events with determination and grace.

The Collections

Showcase your best works at The Collections, our annual student designer fashion show, a dynamic runway event established in 1944. This juried event provides opportunities to show your work in front of a sold-out audience and working industry professionals.

Networking Opportunities

Interact with top industry professionals who visit Stephens every year, including prestigious designers invited by the Jeannene Booher Fashion Lecture Series. Stephens recently hosted Project Runway judge Brandon Maxwell; former Project Runway contest and alumna Amy Bond ’92; and Becca McClaren-Tran of Chromat, among others.

Costume Museum and Research Library

Be inspired by our Historic Costume Museum + Research Library (CMRL), featuring more than 13,000 pieces including designer garments from fashion icons Bill Blass, Chanel, Oscar de la Renta and Valentino.

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Fashion Program

Stephanie Carlo,
Assistant Professor and Program Director
(573) 876-7175, Ext. 4175 [email protected] Catharine Webb Studios 202

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