1st General Meeting of Spring 2022 and Pizza Press Profit Share Recap

On Tuesday, February 8th, the University Fashion Group hosted our first meeting! Meetings are held both online and in-person for all members. At the meeting, we discussed all the upcoming events like the Capstone Fashion Show in April. Since it was the first meeting of the semester, most of the

NYFW Spring 2022 and COVID

This semester the University Fashion Group was not able to take our trip to New York City and work behind the scenes at fashion shows due to the Omicron COVID variant. Plans for New York Fashion Week were turned upside down with rising COVID cases in New York City. Fashion

A Little Introduction to the Website Committee! Spring 2022

Hello everyone! This is Kayla! I am the Co-Website Director and Editor for the University Fashion Group. I am a Senior in the College of Liberal Arts double majoring in History and Sociology with a certificate in Museum Studies. This is my 2nd year in UFG! Typically, I am writing

Honoring Thierry Mugler’s Legacy

2022 has started off on a rather sad note for the fashion community. On top of the recent deaths of Virgil Abloh and André Leon Talley, Thierry Mugler, French fashion designer and founder of one of the most famous fashion companies of the 21st century, passed away on Sunday, January

Virgil Abloh’s Last Collection

Virgil Abloh was fashion designer appointed in 2018 to the Louis Vuitton fashion house. Abloh died on November 28, 2021, days before his Spring-Summer 2022 line showcased in Miami. Ib Kamara was the lead creative director from Daze magazine to display Abloh’s Fall-Winter 2022 collection. Abloh’s previous collection showcases included

Balmain X Barbie

Have you ever wanted to have Barbie’s closet as your own? I know when I was little I dreamed of having a closet like her’s. Today you can own clothing items and accessories similar to her’s with the Balmain x Barbie collaboration.  Balmain Creative Director Olivier Rousteing designed the limited-

Is Fashion Art?

For a long time, the fashion industry has tried to become accepted as art. There are exceptional and intricate designs that would obviously pass as art. Many haute couture designs are featured in art museums because they embody artistry using fabric. Fashion can be just as expressive as traditional conceptions

What is #SewingTikTok?

Since the rise of TikTok the platform has grown to contain much more diverse content than dancing videos. Creators are now using this platform to share there creativity with other’s. One example of this is #SewingTikTok. You might be asking yourself “what is #SewingTikTok?” Well #SewingTikTok is a new hashtag

UFG in Action: Members Work Behind The Scenes At Local Fashion Shows

Over the weekend, the University Fashion Group Model Committee volunteered at two local fashion shows. On November 12th, the model committee volunteered at the Neiman Marcus fashion show presenting A.L.C. The show was followed by a luncheon and shopping experience. The show was a fundraiser for the Mack, Jack &

Upcoming Fall/Winter Trends of 2021

Is it still 80 degrees here in Texas? Yes. But will I still break out my boots and sweaters? Also yes. Even though the heat has been reluctant to leave Austin lately, I, for one, am more than excited to start wearing my fall/winter clothes. While walking around campus each

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