Fashion merchandising students, professor highlight fall trends on TV's Talk of the Town
By Janel Shoun on 9/30/2011
Click here to see fashion merchandising students on Talk of the Town
|Professor Cindy Quinn with past students.|
Eight students from the fashion merchandising program, in the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences within the College of Arts and Sciences, were featured on Nashville’s Talk of the Town morning talk show on Sept. 26.
In a segment titled “Save or Splurge,” fashion merchandising professor Cindy Quinn appeared on the show to tell host Meryll Rose all about the latest fall fashion trends – lace, leather, fur and capes.
The students each modeled a “save” outfit from TJ Maxx or Target or a “splurge” outfit from Spruce or the Cotton Mill, both representing the same trend.
The students -- in the display and promotion class this fall -- also identified the hottest trends for this fall, picked out the clothes at the stores and brought their own student stylist to the appearance.
The TV appearance was an outgrowth of the “Look for Less” fashion show conducted by students and fashion program director Kathy Bates in the spring 2011. Held as part of Lipscomb’s spring Fashion Week, the show featured outfits from Dillard’s and look-a-like fashions purchased at local thrift stores.
The student models seen on Talk of the Town were:
- Desirae Webb, marketing major/fashion minor, senior
- Brooke Simmons, marketing major/fashion minor, senior
- Somer Ellis, management major/fashion minor, junior
- Meghan Day, marketing major/fashion minor, junior
- Jillian Jacobs, fashion merchandising major, senior
- Ali Jones, fashion merchandising major, senior
- Sarah Bailey, marketing major/fashion minor, senior
- Mia Marley, fashion merchandising/textiles & apparel major, junior
Other students involved in preparing for the project were:
- Michael Sellers, fashion merchandising major, senior
- Alex Barry, fashion merchandising major, junior
|Student models in the Talk of the Town studio.|