Iowa State University’s Apparel, Merchandising, and Design program is home to the largest student-run fashion show in the country, bringing in nationally recognized fashion designers. The fashion show is a yearlong effort where hundreds of students help plan, design and put on the show to thousands of spectators each April.

Iowa Public Television’s Iowa Life series documented The Spring 2023 Fashion Show.The video team followed students throughout the semester, leading up to the dazzling final production. Find out what it takes to coordinate a team of over 120 students and produce an unforgettable experience. And, why did these top student designers follow their passion for fashion at Iowa State?