The Fashion majors at Lasell focus on the specialized areas of retail merchandising, clothing design, and visual and promotional design techniques.

Faculty Bio

Lynn Blake, M.F.AChair of Fashion; Professor of Fashion Office: Donahue Center for Creative and Applied Arts
Tel: 617-243-2365
Email: lblake@lasell.edu

The fashion industry is fast-paced, exciting and essential to the worldwide economy. The Fashion Communication and Promotion, Fashion Retail & Merchandising, and Fashion Design & Production majors at Lasell have a unique opportunity to combine a Liberal Arts education with fashion industry knowledge to succeed in a variety of professional areas. Graduates of Lasell’s fashion design programs develop successful careers.

Through application of Lasell’s Connected Learning philosophy, Lasell’s fashion degrees offer students hands-on opportunities; fashion students are directly involved in fashion show productions as designers, producers, set designers, or stylists, both on and off campus. Our graduates pursue careers as fashion designers, technical designers, buyers, inventory planners, merchandisers, costume designers, visual merchandisers, and store managers for a variety of product categories.

Lasell's Fashion Department is a member of the NRFSA- National Retail Federation's Student Association. The NRFSA membership offers students networking opportunities, recognition, and the latest industry news. 


Fashion Students Design Hats for Asperger/Autism Network:

Faculty Profile

Lizbeth H. Piel, Ph.D.Assistant Professor of HistoryPrior to teaching at Lasell, Lizabeth Halliday Piel taught at University of Hawaii at Manoa.  

News Highlight

State Board of Higher Education Approves New Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice  Wednesday, December 17, 2014The Massachusetts Board of Higher Education has approved a new Master’s degree in Criminal Justice at Lasell that will offer students multiple concentrations in Emergency Management, Homeland Security, Violence Prevention and Advocacy as well as a flexible Criminal Justice option. The online program launches in Fall 2015.

Featured Event

Colored Girls Hustle  Wednesday, October 29, 2014Yamawaki Auditorium