Alyssa Watson: When Fashion Meets Technology

When School of Fashion BFA student Alyssa Watson heard about the 2016 Met Student Design Competition, she knew the challenge was meant for her to win. Watson had been exploring using 3D printing and fiber optics in her designs, and used cutting-edge technology to construct a garment which won the top prize. Her achievement not only validated her decision to study at Academy of Art University, but her decision to pursue a career in fashion.

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Established in 1929, Academy of Art University is the largest accredited private art and design school in the US. Visit to learn about total costs, median student loan debt, potential occupations and other information.

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