When Ashley Brown started her fashion career at Missouri State University, she had no idea where it would lead her. Her work ethic and taste for trying new things paid off in a big way. Now, she has combined two of her passions that make for an unlikely match—fashion and baseball. After years of working in retail and merchandising, she now works in the heart of her … [Read more...] about Sliding into a home-run career
Ellee Schmitt, senior merchandising and fashion design major, will take you through a typical day of classes in the MFD program. Learn more about merchandising and fashion design. … [Read more...] about A Day in the Life of a Fashion Student at MSU
The trip to New York City allowed students insight into the business of fashion as well as exposure to a variety of potential career paths. Connecting with the Business of Fashion Students had unique experiences including industry tours and meetings at Macy’s, JS Collections and WSGN. At JS Collections, a company that specializes in designing dresses for … [Read more...] about MFD students build up their networks in New York City
When Candice Kusner graduated from Missouri State University in 2011, she started working for Disney as a College Program Intern working in merchandise sales. Hard work, timing and networking eventually led to her current position as a buyer assistant for Disney’s Cosmetology Team. “Timing is everything,” said Kusner. “Sometimes you have to wait it out to get where you … [Read more...] about MSU alumna lives her dream where dreams come true
The Missouri State fashion design program, housed within the College of Business, has been ranked both regionally and nationally for a third consecutive year by Fashion-Schools.org. "We are honored to be recognized for providing exceptional fashion design education for a third year. Our faculty, staff and leadership in these programs go above and beyond for our students each … [Read more...] about Missouri State fashion program among the top in the U.S.