This year’s theme, Ooh La Leggings!, asked 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.
Awards included a first place cash award of US$1,000 along with a copy of Pantone’s Cotton Passport, a US$750 award and copy of Pantone’s Cotton Passport 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 the competition 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
AATCC, the Association of Textile, Apparel & Materials Professionals, is the world’s leading not-for-profit association representing textile, apparel and materials professionals, since 1921. Headquartered in Research Triangle Park, N.C., USA, AATCC provides test method development, quality control materials, educational programs, award-winning textile literature, and professional networking for global membership.
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