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2015 DAAP Fashion Show

Mark your calendars for the 2016 DAAP Fashion Show:
Friday, April 29, 2016

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DAAP Fashion — The Show!

Once a year, on an evening at the height of spring, the University of Cincinnati’s College of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning hosts an event that epitomizes the anticipation held for this season of new beginnings and transformation.

DAAP Fashion — The Show! is touted as one of the top things to do in Cincinnati. It represents the culmination of five years’ of dedication, effort and tireless work from the graduating seniors in DAAP’s Fashion Design and Product Development programs.

This year’s event—the 64th annual—was held on May 1 and hosted a sold-out crowd of 1,500 DAAP friends, family and alumni.

Celebrating 10 years of collaboration with Macy's

There is no doubt that the stars of the show are the DAAP students and their amazing work. But, it is our 10-year partnership with Macy’s that has enabled the show to grow into an inspirational showcase for their remarkable talent. Thanks to Macy’s generosity, our students launch their careers at this state-of-the-art event.

A special honor for Margaret Voelker-Ferrier

This year’s event also honored retiring professor Magaret Voelker-Ferrier, who is leaving an indelible mark on the Fashion Design Program after 35 years of service. Her legacy and vision for the program will live on through the Margaret Voelker-Ferrier Endowed Scholarship Fund. The fund will provide support for students who need financial assistance to realize their dream of attending DAAP, and support rising star fourth-year students by offsetting the cost of supplies for their senior theses.

Learn more about our world-renown fashion design program

The School of Design's Fashion Design Program is recognized internationally for excellence in professional preparation of students in the areas of Fashion Design and Product Development. We do this by creating exceptional experiences for students, which are delivered by a dedicated and passionate faculty. The Fashion Design program has a 5-year curriculum that incorporates a formal professional practice co-op program, giving students real-world work experience that aligns with their creative and professional preferences.


Ann Firestone and the DAAP Fashion Show Volunteers
UC Campus Recreation Center
CCM Lighting and Stage Design Students and Professor Mark Williams
Classic Fare Catering
Totes Isotoner
DAAP Alumni Association
DAAP Fashion Faculty
David Ferguson for the reception and afterparty visual elements
DJ MisterBradleyP
Frederic's Aveda Institute
Google Brand Studio for 2015 DAAPworks design
Prestige Audio Visual
Raul Hass Hyde Park Jewelers
Sarita Naegel and Box Office Concierge Services
Shawk! and Brandimage for reception and afer-party banners
The University of Cincinnati
Wurzelbacher Staging
YKK Zippers
Macy’s Special Events for gift bags

Give to the Margaret Voelker-Ferrier Endowed Scholarship

To make a donation to the Margaret Voelker-Ferrier Endowed Scholarship, visit the UC Foundation.  Select your preferred payment type, designate the donation to the College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning, and select the Margaret Voelker-Ferrier Endowed Scholarship in the sub-designations drop-down box. 


Mark Your Calendar
For Next Year's Show

2016 Fashion Show
April 29  |  7:30 p.m.

Show Production
and Sponsorship Information:

For questions about attending or sponsoring next year’s Fashion Show, contact Laurie L. Wilson, Show Director, DAAP Non-Academic Programming.

For Patron, Benefactor, and Special Needs Ticketing:

Sarita Naegel
Patron Concierge DAAP Fashion Show

Purchase DAAP Dollars
DAAP Dollars Gift Certificates are available for any denomination and
are redeemable for a number of DAAP special events and opportunities. Learn more about the options for spending DAAP DOLLARS by clicking on the
link above.

Watch More of DAAP Fashion — The Show!