Cheryl of Fashionably Austin came to the Art Institute of Austin campus to speak to the Fashion & Retail Management students. If you are not familiar with Fashionably Austin, it's the fashion-forward brainchild of Cheryl and her business partner, . You can find about all the fashion events and happenings in Austin at the website, along with information about local designers, sales, and even watch Cheryl's recent experience at New York Fashion Week. It was wonderful to hear from a fashion insider who has made their dream into their career, all the while living in the beautiful city of Austin.
In other news...
Mychael Knight, who you may know from Project Runway: Season Three, is coming to Austin!
Mychael Knight is visiting the Art Institute of Austin campus on April 14th, and will be the school's first Artist in Residence.
Mychael Knight got his start in fashion as a stylist for the music industry, and was voted the Fan Favorite of the third season of Project Runway and placed fourth overall.
Since his stint on the show, Knight has been awfully busy: he has since designed a line of custom tees for Starbucks, introduced a lingerie line for men and women (Kitty & Dick), created a unisex fragrance (MajK), and on the 17th, he debuted his Fall/Winter 2010 line at the Charleston Fashion Week in South Carolina.
At The Art Institute of Austin's Night of MajK, attendees will enjoy:
- the Austin debut of Mychael Knight's Fall/Winter '10 line "Carte Blanche".
- a fashion presentation and Q&A with Mychael Knight.
- a gallery show inspired by Mr. Knight.
- hors d'oeuvres by the International Culinary School at The Art Institute of Austin.