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EVIT designers’ talent on display at annual fashion show

Show directed by EVIT & Pratt Institute alum & designer/instructor Landry Low

Budding designers in EVIT’s Fashion Design & Merchandising program will showcase their skills and creativity at 7 p.m., Thursday, April 25 in the 14th annual Fashion Show at the East Valley Institute of Technology.

The show, “Self-Titled,” will feature garments designed and sewn by 23 fashion design students. They will be modeled by students from other EVIT programs.

The fashion show will be outside at the Dr. A. Keith Crandell (Main) Campus, 1601 W. Main St., Mesa. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets are still available, but seating is limited. Prices range from $5 to $15 and can be reserved by contacting the fashion program at (480) 461-4141.

This year’s show is being directed by instructor Landry Low, who completed EVIT’s fashion program in 2011, winning $94,000 in scholarships to attend the prestigious Pratt Institute in New York. After earning her bachelor of fine arts degree and designing her own collections, she decided to return to EVIT this year to teach the next generation. Visit her teacher page: https://www.evit.com/hs/teacher_pages/landry_low

EVIT’s talented fashion design students recently returned from the state Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) competition where they medaled in every event they entered, bringing home a gold medal, two silver medals and two bronze medals. Two students qualified to represent Arizona in the national FCCLA competition.

Fashion Design & Merchandising is one of more than 40 career training programs offered by EVIT for East Valley high school students and adults. High school students attend tuition-free; adults pay tuition, with financial available in several programs for those who qualify.

EVIT students have a 98 percent high school graduation rate, 2 out of 3 go on to college, and 92 percent are in college, jobs or the military within a year of completing their training. All EVIT programs are currently enrolling for the 2019-20 school year. Enroll today: www.evit.com/admissions.

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