Apparel, Merchandising, Design & Textiles

Adesanya, Pardini earn WSU Faculty Women scholar awards

Two scholars in CAHNRS earned recognition this spring through the WSU Association for Faculty Women’s Outstanding Graduate Student Awards. Chelsea Pardini, a spring 2021 doctoral graduate from the School of Economic Sciences, and Olabisi Adesanya,…

Adesanya and Pardini

WSU student honors lost friends through fashion

Tragedy changed the path of Jansen Garside, taking him from uncertainty to his true creative calling. A 2021 graduate of Washington State University’s Department of Apparel, Merchandising, Design, and Textiles, Garside chose a career in design after the deaths of several close friends put life in deeper perspective. He honors their memories in part through […]

A young man in a black mask stands holding a bouquet in front of four women wearing black masks and patterned clothing of black, white, red and blue.

WSU student envisions a future of life on Mars in senior fashion showcase

High fashion often looks out of this world. WSU senior Brandon Dunbar is designing pieces to be worn on another planet. Dunbar’s style has echoes of sci-fi and cyberpunk, with sharp lines, futuristic shapes, and bold colors. “I wanted to imagine what life would look like on Mars,” said the WSU Department Apparel, Merchandising, Design, […]

A collage featuring magazine cutouts of Mars, a spaceship, sci-fi movie characters and a color palette of orange and browns makes a mood board.

Company’s donation of industry-leading software to help students design their futures

Starting next semester, AMDT students will have access to a widely used product lifecycle management software in the retail, fashion, footwear, and apparel industries.

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Virtual collections draw awards for WSU Apparel, Merchandising, Design and Textile students

Students in WSU’s Department of Apparel, Merchandising, Design, and Textiles (AMDT) won awards in design, potential industry impact, leadership and service this spring, based on their senior ePortfolios and projects, showcased online. In AMDT, WSU’s comprehensive four-year apparel and textiles program, students are challenged to understand all aspects of the textile, apparel, and fashion industry, […]

Yellow, grey, and black collage of different patterns.