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Hocking College's Runway Debut Showcases Student Success

by Melinda Casilli

The Fashion Design & Retail Merchandising (FDRM) Program at Hocking College hosted a sold-out Inaugural Fashion Show on Friday, April 22, at the Lodge in Nelsonville, OH. Coral Wedel, FDRM Program Manager, said that the fashion show was meant to "showcase student work in design, styling, business concept, planning and production of a live fashion show." 

New Mending Service is Tailor-Made for Students, Staff and Community

by Tracey A. Maine

Do you have a pair of pants or a skirt that needs to be hemmed? Does your favorite shirt have a button missing? If your wardrobe needs mending, Hocking College’s new venture is just what you need!

Fashion Program Manager is Panel Expert at Conference

by Tracey A. Maine

Recently, Hocking College faculty member Coral Wedel took part in a virtual conference that focused on topics related to the fashion industry. 

Fashion Revolution Week Inspires Mending Workshop

by Tracey A. Maine

April 19-25, 2021, is Fashion Revolution Week!

Fashion Industry Offers Stylish Response to Pandemic

by Tracey A. Maine

When healthcare professionals everywhere were waiting for the personal protective equipment they needed to help combat the COVID-19 pandemic, the fashion industry was there to prevent the fabric of their community from unraveling.

Designer and Entrepreneur Coral Wedel Takes Fashion Design Program

by Tracey A. Maine

Southeast Ohio native Coral Wedel is the new Program Manager for Hocking College's Fashion Design and Retail Merchandising program

6 Frequently Asked Questions About Working in the Fashion Industry

by Tracey A. Maine

Becoming a fashion designer is the ideal career for anyone with both a sense of style and the stamina to meet the physical and emotional demands of the fashion industry.

Top 5 Binge-Worthy Shows Based on Your Major

by Hocking College Contributing Writer

With more than 139 million users, Netflix is one of the top platforms for watching shows and movies, especially during the cold winter months in Ohio. 

What is Retail Merchandising?

by Tracey A. Maine

If you’ve ever entered a department store and admired the selection of sizes and styles of clothing you had to choose from then the person you need to thank for that pleasurable shopping experience is that businesses retail manager.

13 Skills Needed to Become A Successful Fashion Designer

by Tracey A. Maine

Fashion designers initiate and oversee the entire creative process that goes into creating articles of clothing-from conception to finished garment.  

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