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3 College Fashion Programs Worth Knowing About

Uloop | Posted 12.24.2014 | College

Fashion is becoming an industry that more and more people want to be a part of. But the long held belief that the only way you can be involved in the industry is if you're a designer or model has flown way out the window.

Chris Kirkham

The Art Of A College Education: Getting Schooled At The Academy Of Art University | Chris Kirkham | Posted 10.26.2012 | San Francisco

(Photo Illustration by Dan Winters) A half-empty shuttle bus rolls down a crowded street in San Francisco. A tattooed 20-something art student st...

Lawsuit Roils The Academy Of Art

| Posted 11.11.2012 | San Francisco

This article comes to us courtesy of California Watch. By Erica Perez The Academy of Art University has sued the California Student Aid Commissi...

UH OH: Bad News For Academy Of Art

Robin Wilkey | Posted 08.02.2012 | San Francisco

In an effort to cut expenses during the state budget crisis, the California Student Aid Commission announced it is raising the bar for school Cal Gran...

Aaron Sankin

Did SF's Most Prominent Art School Scam The Government Out Of Millions? | Aaron Sankin | Posted 07.13.2012 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- A handful of former employees of San Francisco's Academy of Art University have accused their former employer of defrauding the U.S. ...

Three Fashion Favorites Feted at AAU Luncheon

Jennifer Raiser | Posted 07.10.2012 | San Francisco
Jennifer Raiser

Judging from the dapper dandies who met Philip Treacy, Alexander McQueen chief designer Sarah Burton, and Saudi fashion retailer Princess Reema Bandar Al-Saud, nothing gets San Francisco closets riled up like a good designer.

Attention Students Making Summer Plans: Think Resume First

Elisa Stephens | Posted 06.23.2012 | Education
Elisa Stephens

Summer is right around the corner and millions of high school students and their parents are starting to think about summer plans.

Honoring The Arts In San Francisco

Elisa Stephens | Posted 09.13.2011 | San Francisco
Elisa Stephens

Art is a priority for San Francisco because we've seen the result of what happens when people think outside the box, socially, intellectually, and technologically -- innovation.

My Best Photos of Fashion Week

Alex Geana | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Alex Geana

2011-02-23-fw.jpgAs fashion looks to Paris, I wanted to go through my favorite photos from New York Fashion Week, from Milk Studios to Lincoln Center.

So This Is Fashion, and Other Things

Alex Geana | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Alex Geana

Fashion is a reflection of our times. It's a consumer-driven art -- when individuals can feel comfortable and not be worried about a purchase, they can take fashionable risks.

The Irrationality of Love and Art

George Heymont | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
George Heymont

In 1964, when the United States Supreme Court ruled on Jacobellis v. Ohio, Associate Justice Potter Stewart gained fame for his description of obscen...

Fashionable Photos, Day Two (PHOTOS)

Alex Geana | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Alex Geana

Andrew Buckler closed down a street and the collection was stunning. Costello Tagliapietra, the duo, gave us color. Sally Lapointe suspended red light bulbs and gave us an art flick.

Art Bridges the Great Divide

Lauren Selman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Lauren Selman

While Northern and Southern California will continue to shape and develop in their own way, art like Randy and David's remind us that we are living in one world and are invited to exchange our ideas, energy and ideas with one another.

Let Fashion Week Begin

Alex Geana | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Alex Geana

Fashion, like every other industry, has been compromised by the recession. The big difference is fashion is highly organized, mobilized, ready to fight and shout from the rooftops!