Department of Textiles, Apparel Design, and Merchandising


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The Department of Textiles, Apparel Design, and Merchandising prepares students for professional careers in the textile and apparel industries, which are interconnected and global in nature. Students focus on design, development, and marketing of textile and apparel products and are encouraged to develop a broad-based problem solving perspective through synthesis of concepts, coursework, and work experiences.

Textile Museum Exhibition

The latest exhibition from the LSU Textile & Costume Museum, curated by Dr. Michael Mamp and his students, has been featured in Women's Wear Daily! 

WWD Article
Sibei Xia with a temperature sensitive baby hat

LSU is developing a specialized fabric that can detect small changes in temperature

Full WBRZ Article

 Alligator HIde

Dr. Casey Stannard shows sophomore Emma Corpier an alligator hide at Marsh Maneuvers.

Full Article

Course being taught

Model from 2022 Fashion Show

Annual FALSU fashion show and departmental projects.