HORSIN’ AROUND: Oleg Cassini will gallop out to New Jersey’s Meadowlands Racetrack to handpick the top three sketches in the “Colors of the Future” design contest to be held July 27. The contest is open to Fashion Institute of Technology design students who submit renderings of jackets or one-piece jumpsuit and helmet ensembles worn by harness racing drivers. The first place winner will receive $1,000. Second-place and third-place winners will get $500 and dinner for four at the Meadowlands’ restaurant, Pegasus, respectively.
This story first appeared in the July 16, 2002 issue of WWD. Subscribe Today.