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Monday, May 4 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
CCAD Fashion Show - Entrepreneurs In Training

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Under the guidance of Suzanne Cotton and Diane Sharp, the CCAD Senior Fashion Show has transformed from class project into a serious launch pad for fashion and retail entrepreneurs. Hear from the folks who make the show happen, as well as from successful CCAD alumni pursuing their own dreams. This year’s Senior Fashion Show on May 8 is supported by The L Brands Foundation and will showcase 21 seniors’ designs with hundreds of VIPs from across central Ohio vying for a ticket to see it live. Come hear more about the event and how CCAD helps students by connecting creativity and commerce. Oh, and there may be a chance for a few lucky attendees to walk away with tickets to the hottest show in town!

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Suzanne Cotton

Department Chair Fashion Design, Columbus College of Art and Design
Suzanne Cotton, who studied at the Parsons New School for Design in Paris, has extensive experience in the garment industry, where she specialized in knitwear design for more than 18 years for such companies as Design Options and Marisa Christina. Cotton moved to Columbus to become... Read More →
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Diane Sharp

Development Officer; Fashion Show Executive Producer, Columbus College of Art and Design
Diane is responsible for the production of the Columbus College of Art and Design Senior Fashion Show, the College's signature event that raises revenue for scholarships and touts its top-ranked fashion design program. In addition, Diane is responsible for sponsor/donor cultivation... Read More →
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Janelle N. Simmons

President of the L Brands Foundation, LBrands
Janelle N. Simmons is President of the L Brands Foundation and Chief Diversity Officer for LBrands, Inc. (NYSE: LB) Ms. Simmons oversees $20 million annually in domestic and international grant making through the L Brands Foundation, multi-million dollar associate fundraising campaigns... Read More →

Monday May 4, 2015 3:00pm - 4:00pm EDT
CCAD Mind Market 390 E. Broad Street, Columbus, OH

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