Annual NOMAS Trashion Show set for Nov. 12

October 17th, 2014 Comments Off on Annual NOMAS Trashion Show set for Nov. 12

The sixth annual NOMAS Trashion Show is set for Nov. 12 at 7 p.m. in Giles Hall.

Put on by the School of Architecture, the National Organization of Minority Architecture Students and the MSU Fashion Board, this year’s “High Trashion-” themed show will feature designs created by students using recycled materials.

Past creations have been constructed out of bottle caps, bubble wrap, Coke cans, duct tape and more.

The third annual “Junk to Funk Sale” will start at 3 p.m. the day of the show. It is a profit sharing event for students who make custom products to sell them in the Giles Hall Gallery. For more information, visit http://caad.msstate.edu/wpmu/nomas/

The Trashion Show and “Junk to Funk Sale” usually bring in 200-300 people.

Watch the video from last year’s show:

TrashionShow2013 from Justin on Vimeo.

(direct link: http://vimeo.com/user3232783/trashionshow2013)

For more information, contact Aryn Phillips, NOMAS president, at phillipsaryn@gmail.com.

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TRASHION Show, Junk 2 Funk Sale set for Nov. 6

October 29th, 2013 Comments Off on TRASHION Show, Junk 2 Funk Sale set for Nov. 6

The MSU Chapter of the National Organization of Minority Architecture Students (NOMAS) in the School of Architecture will hold the annual NOMAS TRASHION Show with MSU’s Fashion Board on Wednesday, Nov. 6, at 7 p.m. in Giles Hall.

The show will exhibit student fashion designs made completely of recyclable materials that were once considered trash. The event is free, but donations will be accepted.

This year’s TRASHION Show will also showcase the second annual JUNK 2 FUNK sale.  Students in the College of Architecture, Art, and Design will have work for sale in the gallery in Giles Hall immediately before and after the TRASHION Show.  A portion of the proceeds will go to NOMAS.

Many of the items will be made from reclaimed or recycled materials, such as paper from books, old prints, newspaper, bass wood, wood from old projects, glass, film, rocks, paper clips, nuts and bolts, zippers, yarn, bottles, can caps and wire.

NOMAS is the student arm of the National Organization of Minority Architects (NOMA). Students participating seek to enhance the educational experience of its members by fostering diversity within the School of Architecture and the community.

The Fashion Board is an organization the involves the creativity of MSU students in modeling, set design, hair and make-up, model direction, music, fashion, styling and the overall production of fashion shows.

Click here for more information about the JUNK 2 FUNK Sale.

See photos from last year’s event.

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