Stories about studios + projects

No Turning Back

New Apparel Design graduate William Lathrop 18 AP creates luxurious yet masculine high-end couture for men.

Stepping into the Limelight

Fanciful and well-crafted looks by Apparel Design seniors wowed the crowd at the runway show known as Collection 18.

Rewards of Ethical Practice

Toronto-based apparel designer Peggy Sue Deaven-Smiltnieks 09 AP is showing how fashion can be a force for good.

Rocking the Runway at NYFW

New Apparel Design graduates blew the crowd away at a standing-room-only show in NYC.

Support for Creative Transformation

As one of the first recipients of the new Rosanne Somerson Scholarship, Levi Campello 19 AP is pleased to be able to focus on his studio work without worrying about finances.

Collection 17 Celebrates the Body

Seniors in Apparel Design showed their flamboyant, beautifully crafted collections at a much-anticipated runway show.

Woon’s Win for Footwear Design

Senior Jenevieve Woon 17 ID shows strong in nationwide shoe-design competition.

Making it Work Post-RISD

Four alumni with remarkably different real-world experience came to RISD in late February for a panel discussion called Working it. Making it Work.

Rattled but Ready to Resist

Robert Geller 01 AP was among many apparel designers to literally show frustration with the current political climate at February's menswear show in NYC.

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