Business Features

FIT, IBM and Tommy Hilfiger Get into AI for Fashion Design

The pilot project is an innovative approach to product development and marketing fashion faster.

clock January 14, 2018David Moin

Design Entrepreneurs NYC


FIT Design Entrepreneurs Selects 24 Design Companies for ‘Mini-MBA’ Program

One hundred thousand dollars will be awarded to the company that presents the most outstanding business plan, and a $50,000 Israel Goldgrub Award will go to the second-place company.

clock January 10, 2018Lisa Lockwood

Fashion Scoops

FIT Foundation Names Six New Directors

Each director will serve a three-year term.

clock January 4, 2018Lisa Lockwood

Norman Norell

Fashion Features

‘Norell: Dean of American Fashion’ to Be Presented at Museum at FIT

The looks range from daytime suits and jersey separates to men’s wear-inspired outerwear to Norell’s hallmark “mermaid” dresses.

clock December 11, 2017Lisa Lockwood

FIT students Wing-Sze Ho, Eun Su Yoo, Arpi Dayian and Iwona Usakiewicz created the winning designs.


NFL and FIT Join Forces on New Fan Merchandise

A group of students reimagined the logos of all 32 teams and the design is on apparel and hard goods.

clock November 29, 2017Jean E. Palmieri

Lane Bryant's campaign for Cacique intimates.


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


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


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

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