On day three of Philly Fashion Week, the Next Up Student Designer Showcase featured student designers and recent grads from colleges around the area, including Moore College of Art and Design, Drexel University, and Harcum College. See below for an exclusive look at what up-and-coming designers are creating.
All photos by Shirley Li.
Ashleen Castillo’s (Moore ’20) Carribean-inspired peach and blue collection won her first prize in the showcase and an interview with the founder of New York Fashion Week, Fern Mallis.
Statement streetwear for children accessorized with bold headpieces by Harcum College student designer.
Shoalyn Brown’s (Moore ’19) collection challenged geometric and textile norms, featuring eccentric, futuristic, and exciting pieces.
Anna Zia (Drexel ‘19) presented dark floral printed looks.
This collection of menswear experimented with layers and shapes while fully remaining comfortably accessible, by Shaneika Hamilton (Moore ‘19).