A form-flattering spacesuit, a mini dress shaped like a space shuttle, and Martian loungewear are just a few pieces that will be part of the AMDT runway show on April 10.
Titled “Zeitgeist,” the show features collections inspired by current society’s changes and challenges, including the experience of immigrants, the struggle for democracy, barriers that women face, and the loss of friends to gun violence.
The technology company PTC is contributing more than $1 million worth of its FlexPLM software suite to the WSU Department of Apparel, Merchandising, Design and Textiles.
Ting Chi arrived at WSU in 2008, and has been the AMDT graduate coordinator for six years. As chair, he will continue to teach classes and do research.
This year’s Mom’s Weekend Fashion Show has been canceled due to the need for social distancing but students are finding new ways to share their fashion and apparel designs with the world.
WSU is co-hosting an international conference that will explore how the fast-evolving digital world is changing our clothing and fashions.
“We don’t take a small pattern and make it bigger. We know that doesn’t work.” — Debbie Christel
Millions of tons of cotton and cellulose waste may be kept out of landfills by spinning it into valuable fibers for new clothing.
By Seth Truscott, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences
PULLMAN, Wash. – Whether it’s exploring ways to “upcycle” cotton waste into valuable fibers or promoting adoption of biodegradable plastic mulch for farmers, Ting Chi is leading the way to a sustainable future for the textile and apparel industry.
By Eadie Balint, WSU Tri-Cities
RICHLAND, Wash. – Students and staff will take to the fashion runway while learning about appropriate work attire during the 2017 Washington State University Tri-Cities Professional Fashion Showcase noon-2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10, in the West Atrium on campus.