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Portfolio In Motion

Portfolio in Motion is Marymount University's premier fashion event for students in the Fashion Design and Fashion Merchandising programs.

Each year the show features inspired creations designed by Marymount fashion design students and alumni. And students in Marymount’s fashion merchandising program produce a show that transports viewers to a world beyond their own.

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Portfolio in Motion Premiere Night
Your ticket includes a cocktail reception, fashion show, and presentation of the Designer of the Year Award. A show not to miss!
6 p.m.: Sponsor Reception – Main House
6:30 p.m.: General Cocktail Reception - Rose Benté Lee Center, Verizon Gym
8 p.m.: Fashion Show - Rose Benté Lee Center, Rec Gym

Friday, May 1, 2015

Portfolio in Motion
8 p.m.: Fashion Show - Rose Benté Lee Center, Rec Gym

Saturday, May 2, 2015

Portfolio in Motion Alumni Wine & Cheese Reception
6:30 p.m. - Rose Benté Lee Center Atrium
Enjoy an exclusive reception before watching Portfolio in Motion. The show features exciting new designs by the Marymount fashion program students and several alumni lines! Ticket includes reception, fashion show, and reserved seating. A portion of the ticket cost will benefit the Portfolio in Motion Scholarship.

Portfolio in Motion
8 p.m.: Fashion Show - Rose Benté Lee Center, Rec Gym

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Combining Academics and Student Creativity

Portfolio in Motion is the culminating academic project for Marymount Fashion students. Every aspect, from the jury-selected student designs and models to the show's production, reflects their academic and creative efforts.

>> Go behind-the-scenes of PIM 2014

Tadashi Shoji

Designer of the Year

Senior designers receive a portfolio critique from the Designer of the Year, an outstanding fashion industry professional who is honored at the show. Jhane Barnes is Marymount’s 2014 Designer of the Year. She joins an illustrious list of honorees that includes Carolina Herrera, Michael Kors, Isabel Toledo, Oscar de la Renta, Eileen Fisher, and Tadashi Shoji.

Contact Information

Portfolio in Motion
Marymount University
2807 North Glebe Road
Arlington, VA 22207-4299

Questions? Call (703) 284-1541

E-mail: pim@marymount.edu 

Faculty Spotlight

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                      Photo Of Janice G. Ellinwood
Janice G. Ellinwood
Department Chair, Fashion Design and Merchandising; Professor of Fine and Applied Arts

Janice G. Ellinwood has been a member of the Marymount faculty since 1980. She is an artist and fashion illustrator who has exhibited throughout the U.S. As a Fulbright Scholar, she taught fashion design at the National Academy of Art in Bulgaria in 2001-02.