Nan Turner is a first year Masters Degree student in Textiles and Clothing at the University of California, Davis. After earning a B.S. in Design from UC Davis, Nan studied Fashion Design at Parson School of Design in New York City. Nan’s career has included working as an assistant designer in the Haute Couture in Paris, a Career and Casual sportswear designer for Liz Claiborne and Federated Department Stores in New York City and a Technical Designer for A&F in Columbus, Ohio. Most recently, she worked with Charles Kleibacker on his exhibit at the Columbus Museum of Art, “Class Act”, and at Ohio State as a volunteer in the Historic Costume Collection. Her research interests include fashion history and WWII, sustainability, teaching, and Mad Men. She is a member of the Costume Society of America.
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