College Couture at Student Fashion Show

PARAMUS, N.J. – Bergen Community College fashion apparel design students transformed the student center at main campus (400 Paramus Road) into a red-carpet runway made for Manhattan during the annual “FAB and the Beat of Bergen Fashion Show” May 3. A standing-room-only crowd gathered to see the latest in student-designed, -made and -modeled fashion as Bergen music students set the scene. Students work alongside fashion design coordinator professor Mary Bays to begin stitching their fashion career as part of the evening talent showcase. Photos from the event can be viewed here: Bergen’s fashion apparel design program offers a comprehensive two-year curriculum highlighting milestones and current trends, textile science, conceptual design, sewing and garment construction and collection development.

Based in Paramus, Bergen Community College (, a public two-year coeducational college celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2017-18, enrolls 14,000 students at locations in Paramus, the Philip Ciarco Jr. Learning Center in Hackensack and Bergen Community College at the Meadowlands in Lyndhurst. The College offers associate degree, certificate and continuing education programs in a variety of fields. More students graduate from Bergen than any other community college in the state.

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