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A student models a colorful blue and white garment created for Art2Wear.

Jun 8, 2020

Strange, Unfamiliar, Marvelous: Explore the Art2Wear Digital Showcase

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, student designers present innovative high fashion concepts — all from home. 

Apr 17, 2018

Art2Wear 2018: Defined by Design

For 17 years, Art2Wear has challenged designers and audiences to push beyond the boundaries of fashion design. Meet this year’s designers and learn what fashion means to them. 

A model walks the runway at the 2016 edition of Art2Wear.

Apr 25, 2017

Art2Wear 2017

This year marks a sweet 16th birthday for Art2Wear, the annual runway fashion show created by students of the NC State College of Design. 

Apr 25, 2017

Means to Make

Art2Wear, a runway show organized by students in the College of Design, is a time-consuming endeavor with significant financial commitments. Increased private support could help more students to take part. 

A model walks the runway at the 2016 Art2Wear fashion show at NC State.

Apr 27, 2016

Art2Wear 2016

For 15 years, the annual Art2Wear fashion show has been challenging young designers at NC State to create wearable art and put it in front of a passionate audience. Watch how the 2016 show unfolded. 

Models exhibit the work of student designer Gillian Paige.

Apr 20, 2016

Art2Wear 2016

Art2Wear, the annual showcase of student fashion from the colleges of design and textiles, returns to the runway for its 15th year on April 22. While the show is a one-night affair, it’s the result of a full academic year of work. The dresses that appear on stage in April follow months of sketching, sewing,… 

Apr 14, 2015

From Studio to Stage

Art2Wear is celebrating its 13th year as a student-organized runway show that presents fashion, costume and wearable sculpture created by the students of the College of Design and College of Textiles. Hear from the designers as they prepare for the event. 

A2W designer Rachel Bridge preps a model before she hits the runway.

May 2, 2014

Fashioning Solutions

Fashion evolves with every problem solved at Art2Wear. 

May 16, 2013

Art2Wear 2013

Scenes from this year's amazing Art2Wear fashion show, the annual extravaganza sponsored by the College of Design and the College of Textiles. 

A model shows off a student design at Art2Wear 2013.

Apr 29, 2013

Art2Wear: More Than a Fashion Show

At Art2Wear, the annual show of fashions from students in the College of Design and the College of Textiles, students get rare exposure to an audience of fans and potential employers. 

Apr 26, 2013

Art2Wear 2013

For 12 years, Art2Wear has brought design and textiles students' fashion visions to life. It's a nine-month effort, but to the designers it's a labor of love. 

Apr 19, 2012

Behind the Scenes at Art2Wear

Can't wait for the Art2Wear fashion show? Take a look behind the scenes as students work furiously to prepare for the big event. 

Apr 14, 2011

How Great They Art

NC State's 10th annual Art to Wear fashion show once again brought together some of the most creative minds on campus to show the latest in art and design. In an inspired show, student designers displayed a range of fashion - from haute couture to mass-market ready apparel. 

Apr 10, 2011

Where Art They Now

In 2004 and 2005, Ashley Newsome was just another student rushing to put last-minute touches on her showcased collections for NC State's annual Art to Wear fashion show. Today, Newsome owns her own sustainable fashion supply and custom clothing design and production studio. 

Mar 16, 2011

Behind the Fashions

Of the 16 designers competing at Charleston Fashion Week, three represent NC State. Go behind the scenes as the designers prepare for the runway.