Rip This Runway is DC Public Library's teen fashion design competition.

Registration for the competition has closed, but you can sign up for the waitlist. Or join our drop-in programs!

It all goes down:
Saturday, August 6, 2011
11am-5pm (competition at MLK Library)
11am, 1pm, and 3pm (drop-in programs at MLK)
6pm-10pm (after party at National Portrait Gallery)
DCist.com covered Rip This Runway and Portraits After 5. Take a look at the photos and story. And feel the FIERCENESS that the teen designers brought. Congratulations to all our amazing competitors!!

DCist.com covered Rip This Runway and Portraits After 5. Take a look at the photos and story. And feel the FIERCENESS that the teen designers brought. Congratulations to all our amazing competitors!!

fashioncurvature:

My First Year Design I Final Project!

Crafty Fierceness

P.S. I Made This July 2011

My favorite D.I.Y. fashion blog is P.S. - I Made This… . It features crazy, fly fashion projects. Follow this much-talked-about blog, created by Erica Domesek, head to your nearest hardware or art store, and start making your own crafty fierceness!

Watch this video: 12 year-old designs dress for Michelle Obama

Watch this video: 12 year-old designs dress for Michelle Obama

Ha!! Check out New York Public Library’s Design NYPL 2011 program. High school students from their High School of Fashion Industries designed super hero-inspired costumes for their anti-prom.

Get some design inspiration. Learn how to make fly, new sweatshirts from old ones. http://catalog.dclibrary.org/vufind/Record/ocn243544537

Get some design inspiration. Learn how to make fly, new sweatshirts from old ones. http://catalog.dclibrary.org/vufind/Record/ocn243544537

The Rip This Runway After Party—hosted by the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery “Portraits After 5” series. It will be in the snazzy Kogod Courtyard. NICE!

The Rip This Runway After Party—hosted by the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery “Portraits After 5” series. It will be in the snazzy Kogod Courtyard. NICE!

Check out some of the designs from Sistahs of Harlem’s Carmen Webber. Carmen, by the way, is the host of Rip This Runway!! Fierce, no? lol

4yearsafter:

Meu vestido na Fenearte 2011

4yearsafter:

Meu vestido na Fenearte 2011

livvykrypton:

Parisian Urban Chic

livvykrypton:

Parisian Urban Chic

Check out this book, by Rip This Runway host, Carmen Webber. You can find it at any DC Public Library (just use your library card to check it out). Use it for inspiration for the Rip This Runway event!

Check out this book, by Rip This Runway host, Carmen Webber. You can find it at any DC Public Library (just use your library card to check it out). Use it for inspiration for the Rip This Runway event!

bearielmarie:

Designing an airy summer shirt ;)

bearielmarie:

Designing an airy summer shirt ;)

okashibyrisa:

great skirts! :0

okashibyrisa:

great skirts! :0