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March 23, 2022

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – Get a look “Behind the Seams” when you watch the 2022 Fashion Merchandising & Design department’s annual fashion show broadcast starting at noon April 22 through May 6.

Buy a ticket and receive a YouTube link to see the fashion-forward collections from JCCC’s students and select alumni designers.

The event will be filmed in the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, the Fine Arts & Design Studios, the Automotive Technology labs and other interesting campus locations. One scene will emphasize sustainable clothing made from Scraps KC donations, a local nonprofit that encourages creativity and converts unique colorful materials into usable products. ScrapsKC’s mission benefits the homeless.

All proceeds from the fashion show go toward student scholarships. Additional donations to support Fashion Merchandising & Design scholarships are welcome. Tickets to this virtual show can be purchased online, or by calling 913-469-4445. Cost is $15 per household.

About JCCC Fashion Merchandising & Design

At JCCC, students learn to combine their creativity and business interests for a career in the global fashion merchandising and design industry. From product development and marketing to technical design and store operations, the career possibilities are plentiful. To help students define their aspirations and gain skills for career success, we offer two fashion-related degrees.

Apparel Design and Technology, Associate of Applied Science Degree: Students learn how to take a design through its lifecycle – from concept to creation to production.

Fashion Merchandising and Marketing, Associate of Applied Science Degree: Students study brand management and how to combine product selection with data analysis to drive sales and revenue. Students learn about the supply chain from manufacturing to buying and promotion to selling.