Spectrum News: Out of this world: Designer makes patterns for her Mars colony

DAAP grad Caitlin McCall takes off at Omaha Fashion Week

There are famous fashion weeks in Milan, Paris, and New York, but don't leave out Omaha Fashion week.

It’s prestigious and known to attract lesser known designers, according to a Spectrum News segment that features Caitlin McCall, a 2015 graduate of the University of Cincinnati’s School of Design, in the College of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning.   

A dress from McCall’s collection, called MILOM (Maybe I’ll Live on Mars), was part of the Omaha Fashion Week Fall 2023 showing.

The piece, she stated, incorporates some space-age technology with machine embroidery from Two Fish Apparel in Cincinnati, where McCall works when she’s not designing her latest collection.

The idea for the collection was inspired by NASA's images of Mars taken by a rover in 2017.

McCall plans to make all the patterns in her collection free to the public as open-source files.

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Featured image of land rover on Mars. Photo/iStock/demi_zel

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