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WSU wins grant for recycled textile innovation
January 31, 2017

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University has won a $365,000 grant for research on recycling cotton waste products into high quality regenerated fibers for consumer goods.

Winning professional spirit wear to be manufactured, sold
January 24, 2017

PULLMAN, Wash. – The winning design by students last semester for professional women’s Washington State University spirit wear is a Chanel-inspired jacket that will be manufactured and available at WSU retail outlets.

Social media, regular folks are reshaping fashion industry
October 13, 2016

By Linda Weiford, WSU News

PULLMAN, Wash. – As social media becomes the catwalk of the fashion industry, a Washington State University researcher is examining how it influences the way consumers interact and the merchandise they buy.

Give input about professional Coug wear by Sept. 14
September 1, 2016

blazerPULLMAN, Wash. – College-branded professional apparel for women will be designed in a Washington State University class this semester for manufacturing and purchase, and students are looking for input before they begin.

Why plus-size women turn to men’s exercise clothing
August 8, 2016

By Darin Watkins, The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication

PULLMAN, Wash. – A lack of fashion options has plus-size women turning to men’s exercise clothing. That’s the conclusion of a study at Washington State University recently published in the journal Fashion and Textiles.

Through April 22: Asian fashion part of Mom’s Weekend
April 7, 2016

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

Lipi-Turner-RahmanPULLMAN, Wash. – In her youth, Lipi Turner-Rahman didn’t want to wear the salwar-kameez her mother, Razia, custom-ordered for her and her sisters. Growing up in England but Bangladeshi by birth, Turner-Rahman wanted to fit in with others and wear blue jeans and a T-shirt instead of the elaborately embroidered trousers, tunic and scarf that make up the national dress of South Asia.