On the Runway at the U: ALIGN

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Featuring original work by 19 apparel design students from the College of Design

Contacts: Jolene Brink, College of Design, , (612) 625-5465

, University News Service, , (612) 624-1690

MINNEAPOLIS / ST. PAUL (02/13/2014) —The 46th annual University of Minnesota apparel design fashion show, ALIGN, will take place on February 15, 2014 at 5:30 pm and 8:00 pm in Rapson Hall (89 Church St. SE, Minneapolis, MN). The event will feature original collections by 19 senior apparel design students, as well as selections of work from the sophomore and junior apparel design classes. The range of designs on the runway will include childrenswear, bridal, ready-to-wear, science fiction, and conceptual statement pieces using everything from hand dyed and hand knit pieces to digital printing and wearable technology.

The College of Design fashion show is a capstone experience for apparel design seniors who participate in a fall semester studio-based class dedicated to creating and producing the spring event. "Align represents the culmination of our education," says senior Reagan Rockers, promotions chair for the event. "We're so excited to showcase our different aesthetics and points of view."

Ticket Info: Tickets are available online at fashionshow.design.umn.edu, by phone (612) 324-2345, or at the door ($8 Student Balcony Standing (max 2 tickets with U of M student ID, $12 Balcony Standing, $25 Floor Seating, $55 VIP).

Press passes are available by contacting Lauren Oland at koehn041@umn.edu.

About the College of Design
Located in one of the major design cities and in one of the largest research universities in the U.S., the College of Design encompasses the full range of design disciplines at the U of M and is home to seven undergraduate majors, 19 graduate degree programs, 10 centers, and the Goldstein Museum of Design. For more information visit design.umn.edu. You can also follow the college on Twitter and Facebook at .

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