JC MunozJC Munoz, B.F.A. Fashion Design & Textile Design, was born in Monterey, California and grew up in Austin, Texas.

Munoz was an assistant designer for Punky Couture in 2012 and for Abercrombie & Fitch in 2014. Munoz won several awards in the 2015 Royal Society of the Arts competition, specifically the Pointcarre Design Software, License and Support, Award for Textile Design, the $1000 Sustainable Design Practices Award, Sponsored by Techmer PM; and the $500 Founder’s Portfolio Award. Munoz was also named as a runner up in the 2015 Fashion Snoops International Print and Pattern Competition.

His collection was inspired by aviation, specifically the fluidity of fighter jets; the silhouettes of his designs mimic the curves and aerodynamic shapes of F-16 and B-2 fighter jets. Munoz’s collection features his own textiles as well as material he made by piecing together over 300 felt stripes.

The annual Academy of Art University Graduation Fashion Show was held San Francisco on May 14, 2015.

Runway Photos by Randy Brooke and Designer Portrait by Rob Curry, courtesy of AAU

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