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High School Fashion Clubs Can Benefit Future 'Fashionistas'

High School Fashion Clubs Benefit Future Fashionistas

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In Pittsburg, fashion clubs are becoming a good way for students to express their creativity and develop networking skills. These skills could help them in future exploration of the fashion industry and teach them how to run a business, said Miyoshi Anderson, executive director of Pittsburg Fashion Week. 

According to Stephanie Taylor, department chair of fashion marketing and management at The Art Institute of Pittsburg, fashion clubs encourage fashionistas to "focus on career paths that pique their interest in the fashion industry before entering college."

"This club is a great way to educate the students that there are a lot of careers within the fashion industry," said Sharon Silver, Mt. Lebanon High's fashion club adviser. "And designing clothes is only part of it. It helps them explore other areas of the fashion industry. It also offers leadership opportunities. They get to learn about everything from the construction of design to the business side of fashion." 

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Article by Navindra Persaud, EducationWorld Contributor

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