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Fashion Merchandising & Design

Fashion Merchandising & Design

The fashion merchandising and design program at Meredith is unique because it effectively combines academics with industry. You’ll acquire a strong foundation in the theories and practices used in the fashion industry and have many opportunities to apply what you have learned. Your education at Meredith will prepare you for jobs in retail, wholesale, and design.

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Alexandra Howell
Fashion Program Coordinator
216 Martin Hall
(919) 760-2897
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Meredith students connect with the local fashion industry by creating window displays in retail stores, presenting fashion shows, helping national designers in the local area, and competing in design competitions. Our longstanding Paris Fashion Program offers unique opportunities in the world’s fashion capital.

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The fashion merchandising and design program at Meredith combines academics with industry knowledge and experience. 

Studying Fashion at Meredith College

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Avoneè Simmons

Avoneè Simmons

Studying at Meredith College was an empowering experience for fashion major Avoneè Simmons. 

Melissa de Leon

Melissa de Leon

As a fashion major at Meredith, Melissa de Leon learned to be independent, self-motivated, and strong.

Jennifer Coples

Jennifer Coples

Jennifer Coples' Meredith experience included two internships in Paris.


Fashion Merchandising and Design students have the opportunity to complete internships with top designers, retailers, and magazines in the fashion world. Our students’ recent internship placements include Michael Kors and Vogue magazine in New York City, and Elie Saab and Rick Owens in Paris.

More details about internships

Fashion intern at Elie Saab