The Texas Fashion Collection has four outfits by famed designer Charles James -- and one of them played a role in the New York Metropolitan Museum of Art's exhibition of James' works, "Beyond Fashion," running until Aug. 10. The collection loaned an understructure of an evening gown's skirt.
Two faculty members, Harlan Butt and David Taylor, will gather inspiration from nature when they complete projects as fellows in UNT's Institute for the Advancement of the Arts in the 2014-15 academic year.
My daughter Kristen Ashworth ('12) and I noticed the photo of the Dallas Cowboys Rhythm and Blue Dancers in the fall issue. Kristen, who earned her UNT degree in fashion design, designed those uniforms.
Internationally renowned sculptor and printmaker Kiki Smith is creating a true Texas piece of art while she's spending her time as 2013-14 artist-in-residence for the Institute for the Advancement of the Arts.