The Art Institute of California student Nicolle Bajgrowicz has won The Cool vs. Cruel Fashion Design Competition, which is promoted as a program to help educate fashion students about the use (or misuse) of animals when creating their stylish designs. No matter where you stand on the fur trade, Baigrowicz' designs are stunning and her rewards are well earned.
The Humane Society of the United States and The Art Institutes announced Nicolle Bajgrowicz, a student in the Bachelor of Fine Arts in Fashion Design program at The Art Institute of California - Orange County, a campus of Argosy University, as the grand prize winner of the eighth annual Cool vs. Cruel Fashion Design Competition. As grand prize winner, Bajgrowicz will receive a cash prize of $1,000 and an expense-paid, week-long internship in New York City with celebrated fur-free designer Victoria Bartlett. Read More