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Graduate Immersed in NYC Fashion World

Textiles and Apparel (TXA) graduates are doing amazing things! We sat down with recent  TXA graduate (class of 2016) Denise Chavez to talk about her current position at URBN, living in New York and how the TXA program helped her get there. 

Polishing Fashion Savvy Through Handbags

Kelly Wynne photoshoot by Ashley Sereno

Nordstrom, Vera Wang, In Style, Michael Kors:  all Textiles and Apparel students at UT Austin complement their classroom learning with internships in department stores, design studios and other institutions. Internships and other forms of experiential learning are historic parts of all programs associated with the School of Human Ecology.

Clothing Speaks Volumes: Faculty Opinion

We all know that the clothes we wear speak to everyone around us. Jessica Ciarla, faculty member in the Division of Textiles and Apparel, tackles the concept of fashion and functionality in a piece in the Dallas Morning News.

Five UT Students Win YMA Fashion Scholarships

Five UT students win YMA scholarships

YMA fashion scholarship awards—which have been bestowed on the brightest new talent in the fashion industry for the last 80 years—were given to five textiles and apparel undergraduates at a gala in New York City earlier this month.

Students Draw from Airplanes to Crinoles to Create Fashion

Senior design student Elexis Spencer presents her white bridal pant look inspired by the hip hop culture

Ameila Earhart's plane, Korean bridal-wear, vintage undergarments, hop hop trends: undergraduate fashion and design students found inspiration for their signature evening gowns from many sources.