AATCC received 71 entries from 16 colleges and universities for its ninth annual design competition. This year’s theme, Ooh La Leggings!, had students to showcase their talent in textile design by creating coordinating skirt and leggings sets for a 16-24 year old female. Color palettes could be chosen from the PantoneView Colour Planner Summer 2013…Unity & CO.
See the full competition guidelines.
Awards include first place cash award of US$1,000 along with a copy of Pantone’s Cotton Passport, a US$750 award for second place, and two US$100 awards for honorable mentions.
- 1st Place – Lucky London by Ashley Meek, Kansas State University
- 2nd Place – Folklore by Lindsay Ley, University of Wisconsin-Stout
- Honorable Mentions
- Friends by So-Young Jung, Central Michigan University
- Crazy in the 80s by Cheryl Yacenda, Kansas State University
AATCC would like to extend appreciation to all judges:
Amy Cornwell, Technical Designer-Leggings at Kayser-Roth Corporation
Bebe Purcell, Product Development at VF Corporation-Jeanswear
Dan St. Louis, Director at The Manufacturing Solutions Center at CVCC
Emily Coleman, Designer/Merchandise Manager at Jefferies Socks
Heidi Noggle, Technical Designer
Keith Davis, Director of Product Development at Renfro Corporation
Sally Kay, President & CEO at The Hosiery Association
For further information, contact Suzanne Holmes; +1.919.549.3537