Threads: Behind the Curtain

THREADS: Road to the Runway, Episode 1

Get a sneak peek

Join us on April 5, 2024 for the opportunity to tour Central Michigan University's state-of-the-industry Fashion Merchandising and Design (FMD) laboratories while also getting an intimate look at one of our signature events, Threads, a student-produced fashion show.

Attend interactive sessions led by faculty and current students to get hands-on experience with some of the latest technology in the fashion industry. You will finish the day with a 'behind the curtain' sneak peek of the Threads dress rehearsal while also getting to meet the student designers. Lunch will be provided.

AGENDA*ACTIVITY
10:30 a.m.Arrive and Check-in
11:00 a.m.Tour the Center for Merchandising and Design Technology
11:30 a.m.Lunch
12:30 p.m.

STUDENTS: Welcome and Interactive Sessions:

  • A look into the world of fashion styling
  • The art of fashion draping
  • The wonderful world of textiles
12:30 p.m.

PARENTS: CMU Tour and Fashion Facilities Tour 

  • Financial Aid
  • Study Abroad
  • Q&A
4:00 p.m.Threads Fashion Show dress rehearsal

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