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Fort Lauderdale Fashion Director named to Fashion Week Board of Directors

By: The Art Institutes

April 20, 2016

Sheila Walden, fashion director at The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale, was recently named to the Board of Directors for Fort Lauderdale Fashion Week. In her new position, Walden will be responsible for talent recruitment and event support.

The Fort Lauderdale Fashion Week showcase takes place on Saturday, April 23. Fashion students will support the event as volunteers and gain hands-on experience in fashion event planning.

Fort Lauderdale Fashion Week aspires to create a series of shows and events that connect fashion lovers to varied designers and their concepts. One of the major goals of the fashion week is to support and expose designers, fashion schools, make-up artist, photographers, and model. The organization aims to provide emerging designers with a space to showcase them in a beautiful, fun and creative atmosphere.

Walden was recently interviewed by BYTV about the school’s participation in Fort Lauderdale Fashion Week. The interview can be seen here:

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By: The Art Institutes

April 20, 2016