2022 UHM Fashion Show

2022 UHM Fashion Show

Created by Cara Yoshimi (left), Aubrey Viernes, Kanani Sato, Kasandra Miao, Anoi Aga, and Olivia Maguire (right)

2022 UHM Fashion Show

2022 UHM Fashion Show

Created by Cara Yoshimi (left), Quinn Curammeng, Kanani Sato/Jordan Casteen, Leah Aoki, Anoi Aga, and Luke Lozada (right)

[FDM 338 2D/3D CAD] 3D Virtual Garment Design

[FDM 338 2D/3D CAD] 3D Virtual Garment Design

Created by Cailin Kagehiro

[FDM338 2D/3D CAD] 2D Flat Design

[FDM338 2D/3D CAD] 2D Flat Design

Created by Cherie Oliver

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Digital Clothing Simulation on Personal Avatars

Digital Clothing Simulation on Personal Avatars

Body Scanning and Simulation Cloth-On Project (2022): Students learn 3D body-scanning to create a personal avatar in FDM 411 (Dr. Shu-Hwa Lin). Students use Optitex drape skills to drape digital clothing on Personal avatars.

2021 UHM Fashion Show

2021 UHM Fashion Show

Created by Savannah Adler (left), Jade Young, Jordan Casteen, Marissa Nash, & Natsuki Sugimoto (right)

2021 UHM Fashion Show

2021 UHM Fashion Show

Created by Jade Young (left), Mikayla Thomas, Tehoni Naeole, Jordan Casteen, Summer Kishi (right)

2021 UHM Fashion Show

2021 UHM Fashion Show

Created by Olivia Maguire (left), Sarah Domingo, Kasandora Miao, Marissa Nash, Cara Yoshimi (right)

2021 UHM Fashion Show

2021 UHM Fashion Show

Created. by Aaron Jay Guillermo (left), Aaron Jay Guillermo, Helen Park, Jade Young, Jade Young (right)

3D Fashion and Scenic Design Collaboration | FDM 338 + THEA 652/653 | 3D Fashion Runway Design Project (2021)

3D Fashion and Scenic Design Collaboration | FDM 338 + THEA 652/653 | 3D Fashion Runway Design Project (2021)

Created by Tavia Ordenstein (FDM 338) and Kara Nabarrete (THEA 652/653)

Visual Merchandising & Retail Store Design

Visual Merchandising & Retail Store Design

[FDM 339  3D Retail Store Design] Created by Cheryl lshii 

2019 UHM Fashion Show

2019 UHM Fashion Show

Created by Aaron Jay Guillermo (left), Jade Young, Anoilani Aga, Savannah Adler, and Kimmy Diaz (right)

2019 UHM Fashion Show

2019 UHM Fashion Show

Created by April Joy deCastro (left), Kimmy Diaz, Jessica Arista, April deCastro (right)

2019 UHM Fashion Show

2019 UHM Fashion Show

Created by Alice Souza (left), Kimmy Diaz, Julie Sakai, and Jessica Arista (right)

Optitex: University Design Award at the 2018 ITAA Conference

Optitex: University Design Award at the 2018 ITAA Conference

[FDM 338  2D/3D Computer-Aided Design & FDM 411 Product Lifecycle Management] FDM won the Best Use of Optitex School Award at the International Textile and Apparel Association conference. Optitex software specializes in the development of 2-D computer-aided design/computer-aided manufacturing and 3-D virtual prototyping. 

2018 Retail Business Plan Contest

2018 Retail Business Plan Contest

[FDM 437 Small Business Start-up] The final three winners: 1st place-Savannah Adler; 2nd place-Julie Truong; 3rd place-Kaycee Yoshioka 

3D Printing

3D Printing

Created by Yuyu Liu and Kaimi Kajiyama

2018 UHM Fashion Show

2018 UHM Fashion Show

Created by Kaimi Kajiyama (Left & Center) and Kaycee Yoshioka (Right)

2017 UHM fashion show

2017 UHM fashion show

Created by Franie Wong

2017 UHM Fashion Show

2017 UHM Fashion Show

Created by Lory Wong (right) and Danika Hazard (left)

2017 UHM fashion show

2017 UHM fashion show

Created by Lory Wong, Breanne McCleary,Yuyu Liu, and Darcy Shindo

ITAA Design Awards

ITAA Design Awards

Gabrielle Sanehira won two design awards at the 2015 ITAA conference.

UHM Costume Collection Exhibition

UHM Costume Collection Exhibition

Retail Business Plan Contest

Retail Business Plan Contest

Presented by Victoria Prince

 

Fashion Design and Merchandising Degree Program

 

The mission of the instruction program in FDM is to provide students with appropriate knowledge and skills for career positions in apparel and fashion-related industries; to promote understanding of the effects of global social, economic, sustainable, and political issues on apparel and fashion-related industries and on modes of dress; to foster appreciation of the role of dress and appearance as these reflect and shape individual behavior, social and economic exchange, and cultural conditions; to nurture intellectual growth and creativity, and to support the mission of the College of Tropical Agriculture & Human Resources by fostering student acquisition of problem-solving, analytic, and communication skills.

 

The FDM curriculum provides students with the knowledge and skills needed for career positions in apparel- and fashion-related fields. Students learn fashion industry operating methods; develop buying and merchandising plans; study textile fibers and fabrics; create fashion apparel lines; examine Hawaiian, Asian, and western costume artifacts; analyze the effects of social, political, and economic conditions on local, national, and global industry operations and consumer needs; and study current concerns relating to social responsibility, ethical issues, and environmental impacts as these relate to fashion businesses and consumers.

Courses cover these and related topics:   

  • Fashion sketching
  • Textile properties
  • Apparel design and construction
  • Retail buying and merchandise management
  • Fashion promotion and fashion show production
  • Costume history
  • Social and cultural aspects of dress
  • Fashion computer-aided design
  • Fashion forecasting and marketing
  • Branding
  • International trade issues.  


FDM Faculty

Goals and Objectives for all Students (UHM Catalog)



  • 2D/3D Fashion CAD Projects (2022), University of Hawaii at Manoa
  • 56th Annual UH Manoa Fashion Show: Vogue 56
  • 55th Annual UH Manoa Fashion Show: Road to Runway
  • 55th Annual University of Hawai'i Fashion Show | Meet the Senior Fashion Design Students
  • Fashion and scenic design collaboration: 3D Runway Design Project (2021)
  • University of Hawaii at Manoa's Fashion Design and Merchandising Program
  • 3D Virtual Fashion Show: University of Hawaii at Mānoa
  • Retail Business Plan Contest
  • 51th Annual UH Manoa Fashion Show: Lumiere
  • UH Manoa fashion program celebrates its roots at 50th anniversary show
  • Manoa fashion showcase wows crowd
Advising & Course Descriptions

-Academic Advising

-FDM Course Descriptions

-FDM Student Handbook

-FDM Majors: Fashion Design Track or Merchanding Track

-Minor in Merchandising (Not available for FDM Majors): The Merchandising minor requires a minimum of 24 credits. 18 of the credits must be earned under the UHM FDM program. No more than 6 credits will be accepted from other universities or institutions. We cannot accept a student transfer 24, 18, or 15 credits from other universities and acclaim FDM minor.

-Program Sheet & 4-Year Sample Academic Plan

-Schedules of Classes

Career Opportunities & Alumni
Faculty & Staff
Fashion CAD Lab

-Software: Adobe Creative Suite; Optitix; Visual Retailing's Mockshop

-The Best Use of Optitex School Award at ITAA Conference (FDM 338 & FDM 411)

-2D/3D Fashion Computer-Aided Design (FDM 338)

-3D Virtual Fashion Show (FDM 338)

-3D Retail Store Design (FDM 339)

-3D Body Scanning+Simulation; Marker (FDM 411)

-Digital Textile Design (FDM 301)

Fashion Show

UHM Annual Fashion Show (FDM 430 & FDM 316; 330; 419; 420)

Fashion Show Production : Instagram; Facebook; TikTok (FDM 430)

Historic Costume Collection

UH Costume Collection

Costume Exhibition: 2019; 2018 (FDM 460)

Internships

FDM Internship (FDM 492)

Retail Business Plan Contest

Retail Business Plan Contest: 2020; 20192018 (FDM 437)

2018 Video 

 

FDM Program Coordinator

Reilly, Andrew H., PhD.
Miller Hall 208A

Honolulu, HI 96822

(808)956-5061

areilly@hawaii.edu  

  






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