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fashion merchandising

Survival of the Punkest

by Carlyn October 23, 2013

This semester, my favorite class is Visual Merchandising and Store Planning. Most of the course is very hands-on and project based, which I think is the best way to learn. One thing that we do as a class is install various visual displays throughout the semester. These display windows and cases are located in the […]

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I’ll See You on the Runway

by Carlyn September 24, 2013

Words cannot express how excited I am about it officially being Fall again. This season brings perfect weather, amazing scents, homemade foods, and FASHION WEEK! For the past several years around this time, St. Louis hosts its very own Fashion Week, where various fashion shows occur at multiple locations in the area. Some old, new, […]

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by Conner April 29, 2013

Today is Springfest at Fontbonne. I spent most of today helping the fashion merchandising promotions class with their fashion show. I did odd jobs and helped dress models. Although I was backstage for most of the show, I think it was pretty amazing! I know I have a lot to live up to when I’m […]

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NYC-U Soon

by Carlyn March 18, 2013

It’s almost here! The plane for my class trip to New York City leaves in only a couple days! Naturally, I am extremely excited for this upcoming adventure and very grateful for this opportunity that Fontbonne has provided. Twelve fashion merchandising students and four faculty members are attending, which is Wednesday through Tuesday. Three of […]

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A Perfect Combination

by Conner March 5, 2013

Today I was able to incorporate the two things I enjoy most in my life: dance and fashion. As a fashion merchandising student in HES205: Apparel, Production, and Evaluation, I got the opportunity go to Weissman. Weissman is a dance costume and dancewear company with headquarters located right here in St. Louis. My class used […]

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Who doesn’t love a field trip?

by Carlyn March 5, 2013

Remember when you were in elementary school and how excited you would get when going on field trips? The whole class would count down the days in anticipation of getting out of the classroom for one day. Well, I experienced all these good childhood feelings again when I went on a class trip this morning. […]

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The Countdown

by Conner March 4, 2013

I have yet to announce this in my blog, but I will be going to New York City soon! Actually, very soon, 20 days to be exact. My roommate and I are going along with other fashion merchandising student here at Fontbonne, and have been counting down since the beginning of the semester. It’s great […]

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Found my niche?

by Carlyn February 12, 2013

This past weekend was fairly simple. I worked, babysat, and did homework. I also went shopping for a little bit at The Children’s Place, which was the most significant part of my weekend (well, except for watching Justin Bieber perform on Saturday Night Live). You can laugh, but I still purchase some of my clothes […]

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Project: Design!

by Carlyn October 12, 2012

Happy St. Louis Fashion Week! This week is a chance for St. Louis to celebrate its vibrant fashion scene. All this week, many exciting fashion events are occurring at various local retailers. One of the events I went to was called Project: Design! Six local fashion designers showcased their collection in a runway show that […]

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Intro to Carlyn!

by Carlyn September 11, 2012

Hello! My real name is Carlyn, but most people call me Carly. Either one is fine. This is my first year blogging for Fontbonne. Here’s a brief description of my life. You’ll learn much more about me and my quirkiness as the year progresses. I am a sophomore majoring in fashion merchandising. The clubs that […]

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