Apparel, Merchandising, Design & Textiles

AMDT grad Ava Rambo carries college banner at fall commencement

Ava Rambo of the Department of Apparel, Merchandising, Design, and Textiles will carry the gonfalon banner of the College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences at WSU’s fall 2023 commencement ceremony, Saturday, Dec. 9. Hailing from Farmington, Wash., Rambo is a hard-working student who is committed to helping her peers succeed. “It is such […]

Ava Rambo

Hundreds of dollars available for students who create sustainable solutions to linen waste

WSU hosts a design competition where students will create products made from hotel linen waste to mitigate the environmental impacts of clothing and textile over-consumption and waste.

4 people stand behind several piles of bed sheets and towels. Each person is holding something they made from a sheet or towel.

Kombucha fashion: WSU student makes handbag from fermented tea

WSU student Rowena Gonzalez used fermented tea and the film it produces to create an alternative, sustainable material for apparel, and made a purse from kombucha.

A woman holds two yellow-ish pieces of fabric in her hands. A purse that appears to be made of leather sits on the table in front of her.