Fashion Design Students Participate in “Driehaus Award for Fashion Excellence”
Filed under: Fashion
May 26, 2017
Verneccia Etienne, who is working toward a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Fashion Design at Illinois Institute of Art—Chicago, was named the 3rd place winner at the “Driehaus Awards for Fashion Excellence.” Fellow student Philip Addessi earned an honorable mention.
Driehaus Design Initiative created the awards program to celebrate the future of fashion by showcasing emerging Chicago fashion design students.
The participating designers were:
• Verneccia Etienne – 3rd Place in the competition
• Philip Addessi – honorable mention
• Sara Jurack (2017)
• Alenda Little (2016)
• Brianna Neal
• Phuong Nguyen
• Diana Perez
Students Etienne, Addessi, Neal, Nguyen, and Perez are working toward a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Fashion Design. Jurack earned her degree in 2017 and Little in 2016.
Read about the event here.
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