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    Uneven Knitting

    August 3rd, 2015

    Uneven knitting is a technique that requires two different size knitting needles. These are used to compensate for different thicknesses of knitting yarns used. Uneven knitting can also be used for special knitting patterns or to elongate stitches.

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    University Of Southern California

    August 3rd, 2015

    University of Southern California, established 1880 in Los Angeles. USC is a private university and California’s oldest private research institution. The school offers a variety of programs and courses to its over 43,000 students and describes itself as a global center for arts, technology and international trade. USC produces the 4th most billionaire alumni in the world and has been ranked amongst the 10 best colleges in the US and the 100 best universities worldwide. The Roski School of Art and Design was founded only three years after the establishment of USC and has since given creative students a space to express themselves. The school encourages interdisciplinary approaches and focuses on keeping a balance between making and thinking.

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    University Of Missouri

    Juni 15th, 2015

    University of Missouri, founded 1839 in Columbia. UM with 35,000 enrolled students is the largest university in Missouri and has been ranked amongst the 100 best universities in the US. The school offers over 300 programs at 19 colleges including medicine, law, nuclear research and fashion design, to list a few. The fashion and design department offers a variety of courses covering design, management and marketing and taught by well-connected, experienced faculty.

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    University Of Applied Arts

    Juni 15th, 2015

    University of Applied Arts, founded 1867 in Vienna. First known as the “Kunstgewerbeschule”, the University of Applied Arts or the “Angewandte”, as it is frequently referred to, has been educating students in various forms of art for over a century. In 1941 the school was given the title of a university. Today, over 2,000 international students are enrolled at the “Angewandte”. Courses are offered with a focus free expression of creativity and attention to the effects that art has on the society it is presented to. The “Angewandte” organizes 200 annual exhibitions to display its students achievements. The University boast some very famous alumni such as Gustav Klimt, Jil Sander and Karl Lagerfeld.

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    Uzurii

    April 21st, 2015

    Uzurii, luxury footwear label, founded by designer Shieglee Ferreira dos Santos. The Uzurii collection consists of a series of luxurious, handcrafted footwear for women and men. The combination of casual glamor and timeless elegance is the brand’s trademark that helps to make women feel elegant and attractive. Every Uzurii product is created as a special gift to their customers with a luxurious box where the shoes are wrapped in a separate satin bag.

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    University of Brighton (UB)

    September 23rd, 2014

    University of Brightonaka UB, founded 1859 as “Brighton School of Art”, in Brighton. With over 21,000 current enrolments and 5 campuses University of Brighton is one of the most renowned universities in England with a focus on Pharmacy, Technology, Information and Engineering. It is also known for its extensive Art, Design and Humanities faculty, that is known for organizing various exhibitions displaying the students work. UB has been voted amongst the most environmental and ethical universities in England.

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    University of Cincinnati (UC)

    September 23rd, 2014

    University of Cincinnati aka UC, founded 1819 by William Lytle in Cincinnati, OH. With over 42,000 enrolments the University of Cincinnati is the 2nd largest in Ohio and amongst the 50 largest colleges in the US. It was also voted one of the 150 best colleges worldwide by Times Higher Education magazine. UC offers a range of over 100 different Bachelor degrees, one of which being a Bachelor of Fashion Design. UC is known for offering a close cooperation of University and fashion industry to assure an education close to the “real-world”. With an economic impact of over $3.5 bio. per year UC is also the largest single employer in Cincinnati.

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    University of Westminster

    November 21st, 2013

    University of Westminster, founded 1838 as the Royal Polytechnic in London, UK. The University of Westminster is a modern university subdivided into 7 schools one of which for Media, Art and Design with four campuses located in London. 22000 study abroad offering of academics all under the slogan: ‘Educating for professional life’. The University of Westminster has been ranked 6th in the UK for its Arts and Design department by  ‘The Complete University Guide’. One of its famous graduates is the current CCO of Burberry and fashion designer Christopher Bailey.

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    Undergarment

    Juni 21st, 2013

    An undergarment is a garment that is worn close to the skin under outer garments to keep the clothing clean from bodily secretions. Undergarments can be purely functional, fashionable erotic or religious. The loincloth was the first kind of undergarment that consisted just of a cloth that was wrapped around the hips and was worn by ancient Egyptians and Romans. In the Middle Ages more advanced undergarments became popular such as braies which were loose trousers that were worn underneath the outer garments. Undergarments have grown in important since and are now produced in many different colors and designs.

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    Urban Fashion

    Februar 9th, 2013

    Urban fashion aka hip hop fashion is a distinct dressing style that evolved from America’s hip hop culture during the 1970s. Hip hop fashion expresses mainly the cultural movement of hip hop music and therefore comes across rather casual, sportive and withouth any major differences between men’s and women’s designs. Throughout the years, women adopted the casual male, tough-guy fashion, combining baggy pants and sunglasses with heavy looking boots. Today, urban fashion is a popular part of sportswear fashion around the globe.

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