Student Preview for the UNL Spring Showcase

Textiles Draping Taught by Molly McPherson

Shelby Hinman

Purple dress designed by Shelby
What is your major?

Fashion design

What is your inspiration behind your collection?

Wedding season because I want something to wear to all the weddings coming up.

Close up of the purple dress
If you could describe your collection in one word, what would it be?

Eclectic

What are you most excited about the show?

Excited to have another opportunity to showcase my work

 

 

Mary Beth Ketzler

Preview of the pattern
What is your major?

Design and Merchandising

What is your inspiration behind your collection?

Working with shapes and making it geometric but also stylish

If you could describe your collection in one word, what would it be?

Crafty

What are you most excited about the show?

To present my stuff—that’s always exciting. See what it looks like on a runway because it never looks the same.

 

 

Carson Monaco

Preview of the dress
What is your major?

Design and merchandising and minor art history

Dress made by Carson
What is your inspiration behind your collection?

Concert lights (the red and blue fabric)

If you could describe your collection in one word, what would it be?

Effervescent

What are you most excited about the show?

To see everyone’s work. Everyone has a different aesthetic. We see everyone’s work everyday but the final product is always completely different.

 

 

McKinsey Leaf

Dress designed by McKinsey
What is your major?

Fashion design and merchandising. Art and business minor

What is your inspiration behind your collection?

Lol deadlines. I like formal wear. I’m inspired by Christian Siriano.

If you could describe your collection in one word, what would it be?

Elegant.

What are you most excited about the show?

Getting to show the public our work and what we do in the department

 

 

Melisa Spilinek

Dress designed by Melisa
What is your major?

Fashion design and merchandising and business and art minors

What is your inspiration behind your collection?

Individual, ideal. Showing each woman’s personality.

If you could describe your collection in one word, what would it be?

Individual

What are you most excited about the show?

Having the opportunity to get showcased. I think it’s nice that everyone gets to work together

 

 

Veronica Lemkur

Skirt designed by Veronica
What is your major?

Design

What is your inspiration behind your collection?

Art work

If you could describe your collection in one word, what would it be?

Wearable-art

What are you most excited about the show?

I’m excited to show people what I have in my head and I hope they love it.

 

 

 

Stella Bernadt

Garment designed by Stella
What is your major?

Fashion design and merchandising

Back of the garment
What is your inspiration behind your collection?

Inspired by my Aunt Kelly. It is a unisex collection. No gender barrier or labels. Anyone can wear it. I want people to feel completely individualistic.

If you could describe your collection in one word, what would it be?

Rare

What are you most excited about the show?

I am most excited to see the senior’s collections because I have already gotten a little sneak peek so it will nice to see what they do next

 

 

 

 

Kelsey Sextro

Preview of the garment designed by Kelsey
What is your major?

Fashion design and merchandising

What is your inspiration behind your collection?

Inspired by mental health awareness. Dark transitions to lighter colors. Dark has a meaning

If you could describe your collection in one word, what would it be?

Elegant

What are you most excited about the show?

Just to see everyone’s designs when they’re done.

 

 

 

Madison McFarland

Close up of the garment
What is your inspiration behind your collection?

Metaphysics and astrology and Viktor&Rolf. Crystal, Tarot cards, mysticism

If you could describe your collection in one word, what would it be?

Vibrant

Garment made by Madison
What are you most excited about the show?

To be able to see my garment on a person.

 

 

 

 

Bridget Sayles

What is your inspiration behind your collection?

My favorite designer is Vera Wang. I like how simple and classic it is. I like to make things that I would like to wear.

If you could describe your collection in one word, what would it be?

Classy

What are you most excited about the show?

Personally I am most excited to see everyone’s work come down the runway and see their designs come to life.

 

 

Heather Striebel

Garment designed by Heather
What is your inspiration behind your collection?

Elegant beach wear and something I can seeing the average woman wearing but being comfortable

If you could describe your collection in one word, what would it be?

Chic

What are you most excited about the show?

Seeing all the other artists

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Anna Kuhlman

Jacket designed by Anna
What is your inspiration behind your collection?

History 18th century outerwear and some early 20th century

If you could describe your collection in one word, what would it be?

Classic

What are you most excited about the show?
Details of the garment designed by Anna

Getting a chance to display my work and getting to see everyone else’s.

 

 

Bei Bei Wu

Garment designed by Bei Bei
What is your inspiration behind your collection?

Charles James

If you could describe your collection in one word, what would it be?

Refreshing

Garment designed by Bei Bei
What are you most excited about the show?

Looking forward to see my classmates designs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Laree Emanuel

What is your inspiration behind your collection?
Garment designed by Laree

The classic master designers like Christian Dior and Chanel

If you could describe your collection in one word, what would it be?

Effeminate

What are you most excited about the show?

Just being able to show off our designs

 

 

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