Shop LC and RRSD Fashion Collective Announce Winners of Student Design Competition | News

Local high school students receive cash prizes, recognition and more in first-of-its-kind design competition

AUSTIN, TX, May 23, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Shop LC, in partnership with Round Rock ISD, is proud to announce the winners of its Fashion Collective initiative.

Karen Alvaradoour first prize winner, gave an exemplary presentation,” said the judge Matt Swinney fashion by Texas. “With a fantastic story, she showed great understanding of Shop LC’s business model. We were deeply impressed with the creativity of all these amazing students.”

The Round Rock ISD Fashion Collective is a program that has been around for September 2021. Comprised of approximately 150 students in six classes across four high schools, the program introduces students to the real-world fashion industry. Program partner Shop LC leveraged its vertically integrated platform to help students learn more about the development cycle, supply chain, production process, etc., by providing information experts and guest lecturers to work with students.

Top students worked directly with Shop LC to learn more about the Austinnetwork customer base and submit business plans and designs for review. Each student presented their plan to Shop LC and the guest judges of the Austin fashion community, including Dr. Gwendolyn Hustvedt and professors Kasia Romo at Texas State Universityand Matt Swinney. The students presented their original designs directly to the panel. Winners received cash prizes, and winners’ top designs and honorable mentions are under consideration for production and airing on the national television imprint. Students will receive a percentage of sales for designs produced.

  • Karen Alvarado – 1st place winner from Cedar Ridge High School
  • Jada Servin – Stony Point High School 2nd place winner
  • Margel Diaz Lopez – 3rd place winner from Cedar Ridge High School
  • Riya Doraiswamy – Honorable Mention, Round Rock High School
  • Emma Steely – Honorable Mention, Round Rock High School
  • Syrena Mia – Honorable Mention, Stony Point High School
  • Maggie Fan – Honorable mention, Westwood High School

“Our hope is that other industries will consider a similar track with their local high schools,” says Michelle Long, CSR Director, Shop LC. “Students and teachers enjoyed the real-world experience that Shop LC was able to bring to the classroom.”

To learn more about this program, please contact Round Rock ISD Public Affairs and Communications Manager Jenny LaCoste-Caputo at Jenny_Caputo@roundrockisd.org or their Associate Director of Communications. Maritza Gallaga to Maritza_Gallaga@roundrockisd.org.

About LC Store

Based at Austin, TX, Shop LC, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Vaibhav Global Ltd. (VGL), a vertically integrated company with global sourcing and manufacturing capabilities. Shop LC is a value-conscious, interactive retailer focused on fine jewelry, beauty, fashion, home decor and lifestyle product categories. Established in 2007, Shop LC reaches approximately 73 million US homes through high-definition programming delivered live 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. Plus, every purchase provides a meal for a hungry child through the Your Purchase Feeds program. For more information, visit http://www.shoplc.com and download the interactive app from iTunes, Google Play or many other streaming devices or TVs.

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