COCA Collaborates with Fashion Incubator, Royal Family Designer

A recent news article highlighted a collaboration between Center of Creative Arts (COCA) and the St. Louis Fashion Incubator to provide a summer teen fashion intensive camp. The collaborators worked with Jo Flannery, a designer that has put together outfits for queens, princesses, and other members of the British royal family.

According to FOX, “Area high school students considering a college with a fashion program are getting hands-on experience with experts and St. Louis fashion incubator designers.”

“I'm making a linen flowery shirt,” says Kelsey Gibson, a future designer.  “It's like a way to express yourself.  That's the first thing you see when you see somebody is their clothes which is kind of the personality of what they're wearing.”

You can read the full article here.

About Center of Creative Arts (COCA)

COCA – Center of Creative Arts is the fourth largest multidisciplinary community arts center in the country, one of only 16 schools in the nation accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Precollegiate Arts Schools (ACCPAS), and a national leader in innovative arts education. With a mission to enrich lives and build community through the arts, COCA serves 50,000 people of all ages and skill levels, taught by a faculty of distinguished arts educators.


Published: July 24, 2018