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Marist Fashion’s 33rd Annual Silver Needle Runway

The 33rd Annual Silver Needle Runway will be held at the Mid-Hudson Civic Center on Friday, May 10th, 4:00pm and 7:00pm. Tickets are available here.

Each year, the Marist Fashion Program produces this large-scale event. The Silver Needle Runway draws more than 2,000 guests, including industry professionals, press, Marist friends and family, and the Hudson Valley community.

The Silver Needle Runway showcases the collections of Marist Fashion’s senior design students. The evening show is followed by a presentation of scholarships and awards, such as Outstanding Garment, Outstanding Portfolio, Outstanding Collection, and Outstanding Concept.

The show is produced by students and faculty of the Marist Fashion Program. Members of the Fashion Show Production class manage every facet of the show, from invitations to runway set-up and marketing.

Members of the Fashion Show Production class manage every facet of the show

The Silver Needle Runway is held every spring to showcase the talents of our senior student designers. Two shows are produced with attendance of at least 2,000 people. The evening show is followed by a presentation of awards and scholarships.

This runway show is wholly produced by students and faculty of the Marist Fashion Program. Each student within the Fashion Show Production course is responsible for executing particular areas in the production of this captivating event. Each year the show develops more concepts and creativity that enhance professionalism of The Silver Needle Runway as a brand. Marist Fashion’s new state-of-the-art home, Steel Plant Studios, is a creative oasis for future fashion leaders.

About Marist Fashion

Fun. Fast-paced. Challenging. Competitive. Marist Fashion was recently named one of the Top 50 Global Fashion Schools by Business of Fashion. Whether it’s business-building behind the scenes or designing for the showroom or runway, fashion today is a diverse and exciting industry. Recently in November of 2018, the fashion program made its move to the new Steel Plant Studios, featuring the latest technology and numerous work studios. This program at Marist College successfully prepares its students to enter the world of fashion and pursue careers in design, merchandising, product development, retailing, operations, fashion promotion, event planning and a gamut of other employment opportunities. Students gain the skills, knowledge, and internship experiences within an encouraging academic environment to help them flourish in the fashion industry.

About Marist

Located on the banks of the historic Hudson River, in midtown Manhattan, and at its Florence, Italy campus, Marist College is a comprehensive, independent institution grounded in the liberal arts. Its mission is to “help students develop the intellect, character, and skills required for enlightened, ethical, and productive lives in the global community of the 21st century.” Marist is consistently recognized for excellence by The Princeton Review (Colleges That Create Futures and The Best 384 Colleges), U.S. News & World Report (8th Best Regional University/North, 2nd Most Innovative School/North), Kiplinger’s Personal Finance (“Best College Values”), and others. The College is top-ranked for long-term study abroad (#7 in the U.S.) by the U.S. State Department’s Open Doors report. Marist educates more than 5,000 traditional-age undergraduate students and 1,400 adult and graduate students in 47 undergraduate majors and numerous graduate programs, including fully online MBA, MPA, MS, and MA degrees. Pending accreditation approval, the College plans to open the Marist Health Quest School of Medicine in 2022. www.marist.edu

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