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The 32nd Annual Silver Needle Runway celebrated the talent and collections of Marist design students and future fashion leaders. 

 


2018 Silver Needle Runway Show

 

The Silver Needle Runway Show is held every spring to showcase the talents of our student designers. Two shows are produced with a total attendance of over 2100 people. The evening show is followed by a presentation of awards and scholarships.

Perhaps the most unique aspect of the show is that it is wholly produced by students and faculty of the Fashion Program. Members of the Fashion Show Production class organize committees dealing with every facet of the show from invitations to choreography and marketing. They also marshal a cast of volunteers and coordinate their efforts at the event. The Silver Needle Runway Show is the highlight of the year for the Fashion Program and an exceptional learning experience for everyone involved.

Awards have been provided by Kate Spade & Company Scholarship, Cutty Sark Scholarship, Young Menswear Association,  Mary Abdoo Scholarship Fund, Alecia Hicks Forster Scholarship Fund, Dutchess County Home Bureau, Eva Block Memorial Scholarship, MPorium scholarship and the Marist College Fashion Program Scholarship Fund.

 


 

 

2018 Silver Needle Runway Award recipients are:

 

Outstanding Portfolio 

KATHERINE NORKELIUNAS

 

Outstanding Design Collection

CRISTEL COSTAVALO

 

Outstanding Concept

MELISSA ARMISTEAD

 

Outstanding Garment

NICOLE KAISER

 

Outstanding Merchandising Capstone:

GINA ANNUNZIATA

GIANNA BAZZANO

KATHLEEN ZDANOWICZ

 

 

 

                                         

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