Tickets on Sale for U of A Apparel Program's Spring Fashion Show

Last year's benefit fashion show drew a crowd of 600 to the Fayetteville Town Center. This year's Enclothe: Futuristic Floral show is set for April 28.
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Last year's benefit fashion show drew a crowd of 600 to the Fayetteville Town Center. This year's Enclothe: Futuristic Floral show is set for April 28.

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Enclothe: Futuristic Floral, this year’s spring fashion show highlighting creations by University of Arkansas students, will be held at 8 p.m. Friday, April 28, at the Fayetteville Town Center.

Juniors and seniors in the apparel merchandising and product development program in the Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences are designing and creating the clothes that will be modeled at the show.

Proceeds from the event help fund apparel merchandising and product development student study tours. General admission tickets are $35 and student tickets $15. Sponsorships and reserved seating are available. For more information, call AMPD at 479-575-5146 or email hesc@uark.edu.

This year the apparel students are working with electrical engineering and horticulture students on the production, lighting and floral elements of the show.

“We are proud to once again be hosting our annual fashion show and look forward to providing everyone with a fun evening,” said Betsy Garrison, director of Bumpers College’s School of Human Environmental Sciences. “The collaborative effort between apparel, engineering and horticulture students is going to result in a wonderful production.”

Last year’s show, Metal & Shine, drew a crowd of 600.

About the Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences: Bumpers College provides life-changing opportunities to position and prepare graduates who will be leaders in the businesses associated with foods, family, the environment, agriculture, sustainability and human quality of life; and who will be first-choice candidates of employers looking for leaders, innovators, policy makers and entrepreneurs. The college is named for Dale Bumpers, former Arkansas governor and longtime U.S. senator who made the state prominent in national and international agriculture.

About the University of Arkansas: The University of Arkansas provides an internationally competitive education for undergraduate and graduate students in more than 200 academic programs. The university contributes new knowledge, economic development, basic and applied research, and creative activity while also providing service to academic and professional disciplines. The Carnegie Foundation classifies the University of Arkansas among only 2 percent of universities in America that have the highest level of research activity. U.S. News & World Report ranks the University of Arkansas among its top American public research universities. Founded in 1871, the University of Arkansas comprises 10 colleges and schools and maintains a low student-to-faculty ratio that promotes personal attention and close mentoring.

Contacts

Robby Edwards, director of communications
Bumpers College
479-575-4625, robbye@uark.edu


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