Welcome to the Apparel Merchandising & Management (AMM) Virtual Tour

We are absolutely the only program in California where you learn everything about the apparel business, not just fashion design, which we of course love, but that’s only part of it. We "learn by doing" about garment production and manufacturing, textiles, buying, retailing, merchandising, pricing, inventory management, you name it. It’s fun, it’s real, and it prepares us to work in any part of the business.

Classes and Labs

We learn everything about the fashion business.

We learn everything about the fashion business

Cal Poly Pomona AMM students created this video about all the things we "learn by doing" about the fashion business. No other major in CA has all this, from design to production to supply chain!

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Developing and selling our own apparel lines.

Developing our own apparel lines – AM2

Seniors apply everything we’ve learned to create our own product lines. See what steps are necessary to accomplish that.

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A commercial for our store’s Facebook page.

A commercial for our Bldg 45 Boutique

This is our commercial we did together to promote our current line. It really worked!

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Working with machines and the latest technology.

Working with machines and the latest technology

The department has machines (from textile analysis to cutting) CAD systems and an awesome system that lets you try your designs on an avatar of yourself!

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Clubs and Events

Runway Revolution: Our Fashion Show

Fashion Society’s Annual Fashion Show

Each spring we put on a major fashion show of hot LA-based lines as well as student creations. Cal Poly students were the catwalk models. Over 300 people came including influential industry people.

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Our clubs put on events all year

Our clubs put on events all year

Both the Fashion Society and the AMMA Club put on all kinds of events during the year. We bring in fashion industry people from designers to stylists to talk about their careers. Our how-to workshops are fun for the whole campus.

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AMM Scholarship and Awards Banquet

Annual awards and competitions

Our students are very successful in receiving awards from industry and department competitions.

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Celebrating our successes: AMM banquet

Successful Career & Department Events

Our Industry Advisory Board participates in Career Day and Networking events.

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Other Cool Stuff

Field trips. London or Paris anyone?

Field trips. London, Paris or the MAGIC Show anyone?

We go on all kinds of field trips together to companies and industry events like the MAGIC Show. We travel not only in LA but this year some of us went to London , Paris and Las Vegas.

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Designer bridal gown

Designer Bridal Sales

Our students get experience in marketing and selling high-end designer bridal gowns at our monthly sales.

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Donating our newborn clothing creations

Donating our newborn clothing creations

We get involved in the community. One team in apparel design and production donated our designs to needy newborns.

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