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A fitting business
Fall 2013

Lucy Stevenson opened her hat and dressmaking business in the late nineteenth century at the age of 60. Her work and life was exhibited at WSU in spring 2013.


Categories: Architecture and design, History
Tags: Apparel design, Women in business, Exhibit


After a fashion
Summer 2011
Fall fashion week in Pullman featured a stovepipe silhouette and shorter hemline. Black and rhinestones were in, as were gold shoes and feathered cloches. These weren’t new designs. They were elegant Jazz Age outfits hand-picked by...
Categories: History, Architecture and design
Tags: Apparel design, Fashion, Vintage clothing


The Cougar wears Prada
Winter 2007
FLORENCE, ITALY—She'd perused the vintage vendors on London's Portobello Road and seen the Chanel logo stamped onto the most prestigious silk in the world in Como, Italy.By her first morning in Florence, with its supple leather, luxury textiles,...
Categories: Architecture and design
Tags: Apparel design, Fashion


Carolyn Schactler: Inspired by many sources
Winter 2005
While at Washington State College, Carolyn Campbell Schactler of Yakima was a violinist and swimmer in the synchronized group, Fish Fans. She later taught both of these skills, but it was her designing and sewing that launched her career and led t...
Categories: Alumni
Tags: Apparel design


Pants that fit...In search of a cure for misfits
Summer 2002
"The more I sewed," says Carol Salusso, "the more I got frustrated with the fact that the patterns didn't fit me." So she began designing her own.
Categories: Architecture and design
Tags: Apparel design