Lori Frye

Lori Frye

Co-Area Coordinator, Fashion Design

Lecturer, Fashion Design

  • lejackso@indiana.edu
  • (812) 856-7623
  • Kirkwood Hall 301
  • Office Hours
    By Appointment Only


  • M.S., Apparel Merchandising, Indiana University
  • B.A., Individualized Major Program in Fashion Design, Indiana University
  • A.S., Costume Construction Technology, Indiana University


Professor Lori Frye is an alumnus of the fashion design program at IU, now teaching studio courses. Upon the completion of her undergraduate degree, she worked in the fashion industry for Express and Mast Industries as a Technical Designer.  She has in-depth experience in the manufacturing and production of Knits, Graphics, and Sweaters.  Professor Frye has also worked with the Sage Collection as a Collections Assistant helping to create custom mounts and improved storage solutions for contemporary and historic artifacts.  She recently finished her MS in Apparel Merchandising with a thesis analyzing the suits worn by Hillary Clinton during her three campaigns for President of the United States.  In addition to political fashion, her interests include technology and fashion, fabric manipulation and repurpose, and teaching all ages.