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Visionworks Focuses on Younger Generations with Project Runway Junior Sponsorship

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San Antonio, TX—The ever-popular “Project Runway” has had its share of sponsorship and tie ins with the fashion industry. Now, its spin-off “Project Runway Junior” is getting the same treatment. Visionworks, a national eyewear retailer with 700 locations, is partnering with Lifetime’s “ “Project Runway Junior.” For the two-part season …

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Belk Searches for Designers in 4th Annual Southern Designer Showcase

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Charlotte–Fashion designers who have a deep connection to the South and want to showcase Modern. Southern. Style. can have their clothes and accessories sold at Belk and on belk.com in spring 2017 if they’re selected as winners in Belk’s fourth annual Southern Designer Showcase. Charlotte-based Belk is seeking Southern designers …

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Vans Opens Registration for Design Competition for U.S. High Schools

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Cypress, CA–Vans kicks off the seventh annual Vans Custom Culture competition, a national contest designed to give high school students a platform to embrace creative expression while joining a movement to support arts education. Starting today, high school art teachers can register their school to compete against thousands of other students, …

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Retail Design Institute of NY Announces Winning Student Design at Annual Iron Design Challenge

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New York–Retail Design Institute New York Chapter (RDI) hosted its annual “Iron Design” Student Challenge at Steelcase in Columbus Circle. Five teams of students from top NY design schools raced against the clock to create a winning holiday pop-up shop design. Ultimately the “Best Design” Award went to “Team Orange,” …

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Dsenyo Announces “Design for Change” Winner to Help Make Poaching History

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Los Angeles–Dsenyo, an ethical fashion brand and fair trade accessories company, will launch a student-designed snare wire jewelry collection as part of its mission to end poaching in rural Zambia. Last fall, the brand sponsored its first “Design for Change: Help Make Poaching History” competition inviting students from across the …