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Lane Bryant's campaign for Cacique intimates.

Markets

The Business of Curves Gets People Talking

About 67 percent of all women in the U.S. are size 16 or larger.

clock November 16, 2017Lisa Lockwood

Polimoda

Fashion Scoops

CFDA Collaborates With Polimoda

The CFDA’s director of education and professional development, Sara Kozlowski, enters the Florence-based school’s international mentoring program.

clock November 15, 2017Luisa Zargani

Thom BrowneCouture Council Luncheon, Spring Summer 2018, New York Fashion Week, USA - 06 Sep 2017

Parties

Couture Council Honors Thom Browne

Whoopi Goldberg hosted the annual luncheon, which raises money for The Museum at FIT in New York.

clock September 6, 2017Andrew Nodell

Fashion Scoops

Archroma Partners With FIT for the First Archroma Color Center

As part of its plan to team with leading global universities, Archroma partnered with the FIT’s Textile Development and Marketing department.

clock July 25, 2017Rosemary Feitelberg

The New York School of Design will be teaching high schoolers during a monthlong special summer program.

Fashion Scoops

New York School of Design Courting High School Students With Summer Program

Suggesting that many design schools don’t make the technical aspects of design a priority any more, New York School of Design president Janet Tsong noted that a lot of jobs are in pattern-making, technical design and production.

clock June 13, 2017Rosemary Feitelberg

Thom Browne

Designer and Luxury

Thom Browne to Be Honored by FIT

The designer will receive the award on Sept. 6 on the eve on New York Fashion Week.

clock June 5, 2017Jean E. Palmieri

Essie Weingarten

Beauty Features

Essie Weingarten to Give Keynote Speech at FIT Commencement Ceremony

Founder of Essie Cosmetics and FIT alumna, Weingarten will share how she built her nail polish empire with nearly 4,000 graduates at Thursday’s commencement.

clock May 24, 2017Layla Ilchi

Bowen Tian

Marketing and Promotion

CFDA and NYCEDC Help Design Students Envision the Working Life

Sixty up-and-coming student designers are displaying their collections as part of a two-day event at 415 Fifth Avenue.

clock May 23, 2017Rosemary Feitelberg

Dr. Joyce Brown

Fashion Features

FIT Launches Degree Program at SUNY Korea

The FIT programs being offered in South Korea are fashion design and fashion business management.

clock May 16, 2017Lisa Lockwood

FIT Presents 'The Future of Fashion' Runway Show

Fashion Features

FIT Presents ‘The Future of Fashion’ Runway Show

The students sent statement-making sportswear, knitwear, intimate apparel, children’s wear and special occasion looks down the runway.

clock May 9, 2017Lisa Lockwood

Fern Mallis

Fashion Scoops

Fern Mallis Named Director of the FIT Foundation

As a director, Mallis will serve as a mentor, industry liaison, advocate and philanthropic adviser to advance the mission and vision of FIT.

clock April 25, 2017Lisa Lockwood

NFL players Romeo Okwara, left, Sterling Shepard, far right, pose with FIT students at the NFLxFIT Visual System Design Contest and Exhibition at The Museum at FIT on Tuesday, April 18, 2017, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision for The Fashion Institute of Technology/AP Images)

Parties

FIT Reveals Winners of NFL x FIT Visual Design Contest

Students created new visual branding inspired by NFL team logos, which will be used on merchandise.

clock April 19, 2017Aria Hughes

Long evening dress in ivory rayon crinkle crepe printed with surrealist design of gray shattered monument stones with black shadows and yellow ancient inscriptions of keys, insects, eyes, timepieces, words, arrows, birds; deep-V suplice bodice with cap sleeves, asymmetrical black draped capelet, flared train

Lifestyle

Hollywood Costume Designer Adrian’s Career to Be Explored at the Museum at FIT

During World War II, consumer-friendly designs by Adrian and others were sold in MGM cinema shops with major retailers like Macy’s.

clock March 3, 2017Rosemary Feitelberg

Patagonia staffers camped out in front of Fashion Institute of Technology's Student Center.

Fashion Scoops

Patagonia to Launch Worn Wear Web Site With Yerdle in April

In mid- to late-April, a Worn Wear web site will be launched for shoppers to learn how to receive gift certificates for future purchases by returning gently worn Patagonia garments.

clock March 3, 2017Rosemary Feitelberg

Long evening dress in ivory rayon crinkle crepe printed with surrealist design of gray shattered monument stones with black shadows and yellow ancient inscriptions of keys, insects, eyes, timepieces, words, arrows, birds; deep-V suplice bodice with cap sleeves, asymmetrical black draped capelet, flared train

Fashion Scoops

Hollywood Designer Adrian to Be Celebrated at the Museum at FIT

Adrian also had an extended run with his own ready-to-wear collection in Beverly Hills, introducing fragrances Saint and Sinner and running his own New York boutique at one point.

clock February 27, 2017Rosemary Feitelberg

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Saks Fifth Avenue's 2017 Holiday Display

Fashion

Holiday Windows 2017: Urban Odes and Outsize Spectacles

clock 24hSharon Edelson

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