AATCC, a not-for-financial gain association, has announced the winners of the 2020 AATCC C2C University student Merchandising Opposition. AATCC received 15 entries, with 37 college students collaborating from eight schools and universities. Rosemary Leger from College of Rhode Island was ranked 1st and awarded $1350 and one particular-12 months totally free of AATCC pupil membership.

 

This year’s theme was “Everlasting Fashion.” Pupils have been challenged to develop a business design, ascertain a marketing approach, and produce merchandising equipment and items for an built-in apparel line for office environment/perform apparel that is timeless in phrases of sustainability, top quality, and fashion. Pupils have been as soon as again asked to accessibility academic sources, so they could spotlight at least one particular AATCC take a look at process and why it was significant to their product line.

 

Rosemary Leger is pursuing a master of science in textile science at the college of Rhode Island. “The levels of competition brought to gentle the great importance of thoughtfully investing both equally knowledge and heart into just about every solitary depth of a new product or brand name start. In addition, comprehending the business gap is essential to good results in a specialized niche current market,” Leger stated in a press launch.

 

Brianna Giarraputo, a senior at Thomas Jefferson college learning fashion merchandising and management stood 2nd and was awarded $850 from AATCC and one particular-12 months totally free of AATCC pupil membership. 

 

The pupil group of Leah Borelli, Galilea Montero, Mackenzie Rate and Alexandra Savino have been third and awarded $three hundred from AATCC and one particular-12 months totally free of AATCC pupil membership. Prize funds was break up in between staff users.

Fibre2Fashion News Desk (JL)