The new FIT-PAVE program was conceived by Ignaz Gorischek.
The designer reflected on business beginnings; food poisoning around Kate Moss; biggest accomplishments, and politics.
On April 28, Huffington will open an exhibition at Rebecca Minkoff’s gallery adjacent to the designer’s Melrose Avenue store. The artist has another show opening May 3 at Anastasia Photo on the Lower East Side about women and politics.
The luncheon featured a tête-à-tête with Brett Heyman of Edie Parker and Chloe Malle.
The daylong event addressed what it means to be a black fashion designer.
The space will be used by FIT’s accessory design program.
The annual award luncheon benefits The Museum at FIT.
The graduating class of the Cosmetics and Fragrance Marketing and Management program suggested that open innovation could lead to more products with fewer costs.
Loews Regency New York Hotel has wrangled fashion illustrator Bil Donovan to teach a sketch class April 26.
Chris Nicolla’s new brand will bow on March 25 with a store in NoLIta and an e-commerce site.
The U.S. apparel manufacturing sector employs 135,000 workers with domestic retailers accounting for 1.4 million more jobs.