Alumni News & Events. PHOTOS! SFD Alumni at work at Boston Fashion Week Special Event

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1 From:, Alumni Relations Subject: SFD Alumni News & Events - October 2011 Reply: October 2011 Alumni News & Events Dear Jay, Wow! Fashion Week Boston was amazing and wonderful to see such local talent, much of it coming from SFD alumni. Check out our photos of their work, and peek behind the scenes, courtesy of photographer Tracy Aiguier. Also don't miss the Noel Alvarez launch at SFD later this week. Last, read on to learn about some career opportunities. Best wishes, and enjoy this glorious fall weather! Jennifer Leclerc SFD Alumni Relations PHOTOS! SFD Alumni at work at Boston Fashion Week 2011 SFD kimono project, circa 1990 SFD alumni exclusive Facebook group - join today! Special Event Please join us at the for a reception celebrating our current exhibition of Noël Alvarez ('95) Couture Bridal Gowns

2 Jayne Avery ('72), President of Fashion Group International of Boston, kicks off 'The Launch' showcase of emerging design talent. photo by Tracy Aiguier Thursday, October 20 5pm-8pm 136 Newbury St, Boston Class Notes Magda Diodati Aliberti ('82) Magda recently wrote in about some of her very interesting project work creating educational soft sculptures for area museum exhibits. Pictured here: Karina Bresnahan ('10) design at The Launch Candice Wu ('11) design at The Launch photos by Tracy Aiguier "Honey Bee and Stages of Growth" Soft Sculpture Fabric Design, Museum of Science, Boston Denise Hajjar ('77) has a surprise at every show, and her fall collection at the Fairmont Copley was no exception! photo by Jay Calderin

3 "Swamp Room" Soft Sculpture Fabric Furniture Design, Children's Museum, Boston Daniel Faucher ('82) showing at The Tent (photo by Tracy Aiguier) SFD at Boston Fashion Week On Sept 24th, SFD hosted "Fashion 101 for Teens" at the Boston Public Library, as part of Boston Fashion Week. SFD is grateful to our panel of industry professionals - Avni Trivedi, Maria DiFrancesco Wood, Liana Elyse, Jane Conway Caspe, and Carlos Andrés Villamil, who provided a wealth of valuable info and meaningful insights about careers in fashion. Daniela Corte ('99) showing at The Tent (photo by Tracy Aiguier) Victoria Dominguez-Bagu ('09) showing at The Tent (photo by Tracy Aiguier) Photo by Jay Calderin News to share? We always want to hear from you! us! We are interested in hearing about job or internship opportunities for graduating students, recent grads, and seasoned design professionals who may be looking for work in this difficult economy. If you Alicia LaClair ('10), Daniel Faucher ('82), Marney Grimes ('80) and Joe Carl ('05) (photo by Tracy Aiguier) Career Opportunities

4 difficult economy. If you are looking for work or interested in teaching at SFD, let us know. Shop SFD for the Holidays Start your holiday shopping early at the SFD online store! Career Opportunities Plus size PopUp store seeks designer samples NY-based, Pop Up Plus is the premier destination for trend setting women sz14-24, featuring independent brands as well as Michael Kors, Kenneth Cole, Ralph Lauren. For curvy women seeking freedom from boring clothing, Pop Up Plus is the one stop solution for ending closet monotony! Pop Up Plus coming to Boston end of Oct. If any alumni focus on +size design, and have samples to show, contact Camy Newman: Pop Up Plus, Boston Friday, Oct 28, 4-8pm (cocktail party opening reception) Saturday, 12pm-8pm Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street, Cambridge Visit today to get your SFD gear and memorabilia! Your purchases help support the School of Fashion Design! Louis Exposure seeks designers Louis Exposure is currently looking for fashion designers, lifestyle brands, purveyors of fine foods, fine artists, makers of unique home wares, and more to feature during our third season of Louis Exposure. Every weekend Oct 15 - Dec, we will be hosting a pop-up shop for new and emerging talent that reflects and compliments the Louis lifestyle. Interested parties may submit info, including pictures, bio, website or press links, and contact number to Anna at Industrial Stitchers Guild open to new members The Industrial Stitchers Guild is a co-operative of fashion designers, costume designers and costume makers. Members share 1500ft of common studio space in South End, well-equipped with industrial sewing machines, cutting tables and many mannequins to share. Guild members draw upon varied experiences to help and support one another in their independent projects. In two years in existence, guild members participated in fashion and theater events in the Boston area, including Boston Fashion Week, Boston Opera and Speakeasy Theater. Guild members built costumes, arranged runway shows and designed productions. They are an active group and open for new members. Monthly shared rent of $140/person allows members 24/7 access. Contact April McCoy for more info: or like them on Facebook Hope to see you soon. Sincerely, Jennifer Leclerc Alumni Relations

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