Threads Fashion Show

Calling All Fashionistas!

Showcase Your Designs on the Runway

Use your creativity, passion, and drive for fashion to join a team that coordinates the ultimate fashion runway experience, the Threads Fashion Show! The show offers a unique platform for aspiring apparel designers to showcase your collections or sharpen your skills in one of the following:

  • Fashion design.
  • Public relations.
  • Photography.
  • Video production.
  • Graphic design.
  • Model management.
  • Choreography.
  • Stage lighting and design.
  • Web design.
  • Program guide development.

Here are a few highlights:

  • The event draws fashion employers looking to hire. Meijer, Wolverine Worldwide, Kohl's, Carhartt, Glik's, and Torrid have sent representatives in previous years.
  • CMU fashion alums have come back to be Threads judges.
  • Each year, about 120 models show the work of nearly 25 designers. All are CMU students.
  • About 28 students in the Fashion Show Production course produce almost every aspect of the event.
  • A VIP reception is produced in collaboration with an Interior Design course and a Nutrition and Dietetics course.
  • Each year in April, student producers are selected and begin planning for the following year