Southern Style in Georgia

by Lynsey Hemstreet
Fashion School Review Columnist

June 14, 2006

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Scarlett O'Hara, one of the most distinctive characters in American literature, was from Georgia. Who knows if it was the heady atmosphere of peaches and mint julep that inspired Scarlett to make that legendary dress from a pair of curtains? All we know is that today, Scarlett would have been a standout student at any of the fashion design schools in Georgia.

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Georgia, with its major cities of Atlanta, Savannah, Columbus and Macon, is a mainstay of the Southern culture, politics and arts. Fashion design schools in Georgia vary by city; each area in Georgia celebrates its local history and lore, including heroines like Scarlett. In your search for a fashion design school, you'll find a great many prestigious universities and fashion design schools in Georgia. Fashion design schools in Georgia give you historical access to practically every time period in American fashion design through museum displays and historical documents, inspiring you to create new fashion designs that echo eras past.

Local Inspiration

Throughout the state you'll find many Civil War era monuments and museums, often not far from fashion design schools. Hoopskirts, soldiers' uniforms, and afternoon teas set the fashion in Georgia for many years. Don't ignore the local Native American influence, either. You can visit Native American burial sites at Kolomoki National Park, which might inspire you as a fashion design student to add a little fringe to your 501s or braid a feather into your hair. Finally, you might even get some ideas for your fashion design dreams at one of the world-class golf courses in Georgia. Although golfers may be a conservative lot, finding fashion design schools in Georgia will introduce you to the conservative and cutting-edge world of fashion design in Georgia.


About the Author
Lynsey Hemstreet has two passions in life: writing and makeup. A journalism grad from San Francisco State University, she is a cosmetics consultant by day, freelance writer and editor by night. Lynsey's written work ranges from independent music reviews t

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