Please upgrade your browser for the best Refinery29 experience. Read more.

Saved! Access Favorites in your account profile. Removed from my favorites

Our Fave 50+ Looks From The Academy of Art University's BFA Show

  1. Begin
    02_RenataLindroos_MinaFadaie

    257

    SHARES

    comments
    See All Slides

    Sure, San Francisco is far from being a fashion capital. But if you need proof that the city houses some major budding talent in the sartorial field, all you need to do is cast your eyes toward the Academy of Art University, and its fashion program headed up by designer Simon Ungless, who started the Alexander McQueen label in partnership with the late designer, in the early '90s.

    With a master instructor behind them, 25 fashion students marched a total of 17 collections (many of them collaborations between students) down the runway late last week. And while there was much excitement over the front row that included visiting guests Sarah Burton, Philip Treacy, Suzy Menkes, and Cathy Horyn, the real action was happening on the runway.

    Check out our top 50+ looks from the show (trust us, it was hard to narrow them down!) after the jump, and let us know your favorites in the comments.

    Photo: Courtesy of the Academy of Art University

    Begin Slideshow

MORE SLIDESHOWS

Shopping

Art Deco-Inspired Jewels To Love Forever

Art Deco jewelry is unlike anything that came before it in history — loud, geometric, and forward. "A heady, celebratory air flowed through Europe and America after the end of the first World War," explains Doyle & Doyle founder Elizabeth Doyle. "Artists [of all kinds] strove to create a new vocabulary of design, read

Shopping

17 Under-$100 Everyday Pieces From Aritzia

We practically peruse Aritzia’s site every day — we can’t get enough of the cool and easy pieces, each just waiting to become wardrobe staples. While the store's price points certainly have some range, there are a ton of affordable finds that are worth a thorough look-see, too. To save you time scrolling read