DAAPfashion 2017: The Show

Introspection #DAAPFASH17



To Everyone Who Supported and Attended 

The 2017 DAAP Fashion Show



The show played to a full capacity audience of 1500 on Friday, April 28, 2017!

Hundreds of amazing garments walked the 92-Foot Runway

Saluting the 53 Graduating Seniors from Fashion Design and Product Strategy - Class of 2017!


We appreciate your support!  Your sponsorship and attendance allows us to continue the incredible quality of this annual event!

We wish to give special thanks to:

Fashion Show Presenting Sponsor:  Macy's, Inc.

DAAPworks' Presenting Sponsor:  Hamilton Caseworks

Frederick's Aveda Institute for the models' Hair and Makeup

And to CCM for the Staging and Lighting Elements of the Show!


Please join us again...next year, when the show Takes the Stage!

Mark your calendars for:  Friday, April 27, 2018!




Date: Friday, April 28, 2017–7:30pm

Location: The Campus Recreation Center on the University of Cincinnati Campus Click Here for Campus Map




Ticket Levels:

VIP: $150 (Includes the Dean’s VIP Reception at 6pm and a Premiere Level seat for the 7:30pm Fashion Show and the DAAP Alumni-Sponsored Afterparty)

$60 (Includes preferred seating to the 7:30pm Fashion Show and the DAAP Alumni-Sponsored Afterparty)



You are invited to celebrate with us, the thesis collections and projects of the graduating class of 2017 from the Fashion Design program in The Myron E. Ullman, Jr. School of Design, along with special designs also created by the talented underclassmen designers throughout the program.



This internationally-acclaimed show features:

  • The region’s longest catwalk - 92-feet of striding fashions
  • An audience of 1,500!
  • Live simulcast internationally
  • A nationally-known live DJ
  • Over 30 stunning runway models
  • Lighting and stage elements by CCM
  • Original hair and makeup designs by Aveda Institute
  • Over 350 original designs
  • Swag bags for all attendees
  • Complimentary AfterParty





DAAPfashion 2017: The Show!

April 28, 2017  |  7:30 p.m.

Campus Recreation Center -

University of Cincinnati Campus




Questions about DAAPfashion? (Sponsorship, Ticket Notification List, etc.)

Contact Laurie L. Wilson, Show Director, DAAP Non-Academic Programming.

**Ranked as The Region’s Top Fashion Event! This is the place to Experience the FUTURE OF FASHION!


You have to Experience it to Believe It!



"The “Reality Rehearsal Experience” Thursday, April 27, 2017 8:00pm Campus Recreation Center, Lower Level Main Stage area. Open Seating $15.00 


Back by popular demand, this event is opening the doors to the Reality Experience of producing the DAAP Fashion Show. Attendance is intended for students or those interested in watching the development of a major fashion show process. Attendees will be watching the inner-workings of a final run-through for the DAAP event. (**Please Note: This is a WORKING rehearsal. It is not a final performance. The audience will watching the final run-through of the stage show. Models will not be in stage makeup and hair…and show technical aspects will be mastered during this event. The audience are “bystanders” in the process! A Fashion Show in the Making!")

Support DAAP's School of Design and the Fashion Design program

To make a donation to DAAP that will support scholarships and resources for students, you can contribute to funds such as the Fashion Design Gift Fund and 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 up to three sub-designations. 

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