We’re very excited to announce our latest style class on the College of Trend…swimwear!
Our teacher is Jessica Krupa, a New York Metropolis-based design entrepreneur and professor of design specializing in swimwear and intimate attire. She has over 15 years of expertise creating swimwear and intimate attire collections for Fortune 500 Enterprises, reminiscent of Victoria’s Secret (VS) and Li & Fung, and has been awarded a bra design patent for innovation throughout her tenure at VS.
Jessica presently runs her personal luxurious swimwear firm referred to as Krupa Couture Swim and most just lately based an intimate attire firm referred to as Panty Promise, centered on ladies’s female hygiene in panties, during which she acquired the “Favourite Model Award” by means of Eurovet’s Curve Tradeshow Competitors in November 2020.
All through her profession, Jessica has been the receipt of a number of distinguished awards together with Charleston’s Rising Designer: East Competitors, a Fulbright Scholarship referred to as CBYX for Younger Professionals, and has been inducted into the Corridor of Excellence at OCVTS (Ocean County Vocational Technical College) to call just a few. Her mission is to study something and all the pieces about swimwear and lingerie design to make ladies of all styles and sizes really feel attractive, subtle and assured. Jessica is also referred to as the swimwear and lingerie guru of the style trade.
We’re thrilled to have Jessica educating at UoF the place she shares her experience in swimwear, intimate attire and a brand new sequence on entrepreneurship. Keep tuned!
(Preview – Drawing a Swimsuit Block Template in Illustrator)
To see extra of Jessica’s work:
Her Intimates model – www.pantypromise.com @pantypromise
Her Swimwear model – www.krupacouture.com @krupacoutureswim
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Francesca Sterlacci is the CEO of College of Trend (UoF) which she based in 2008 as the primary on-line style video library bringing the artwork and craft of style design and enterprise to varsities, libraries, organizations and most of the people. As proprietor of her eponymous label for ten years, her assortment bought in wonderful shops reminiscent of Bergdorf Goodman, Saks, Barneys and Nordstrom. As a professor on the Trend Institute of Expertise for 11 years, she turned Chair of the Trend Design Division the place she initiated the whole revision of their AAS and BFA diploma applications, in addition to wrote three certificates applications: Leather-based Trend Design, Outerwear and Haute Couture. Francesca has additionally taught graduate stage style design on the Academy of Artwork College San Francisco for six years, each on web site and on-line. Her publishing accomplishments embody: Leather-based Attire Design, the Historic Dictionary of the Trend Trade (First and Second Editions), the A-Z of the Trend Trade, Leather-based Trend Design and a 3-volume newbie sequence on Draping, Sample Making and Stitching designed to enrich the UoF classes. She has additionally made literary contributions to each the Encyclopedia of Clothes & Trend and You Can Do It! The Advantage Badge Handbook for Girls. Francesca holds an AAS, BA and an MSEd (grasp’s diploma in increased schooling).