The artisan fashion economy is estimated to be $34 billion, and is said to be the second largest employer of women in developing countries.
The entrepreneur is to receive the Doctor of Fine Arts Honorary Degree from the Fashion Institute of Technology today.
The online program consists of seven courses that give students an in-depth introduction to the beauty industry.
The Illinois-born Norell began designing costumes at Paramount Pictures in Astoria, N.Y., before staking his claim in the American fashion landscape on Seventh Avenue.
The Fashion Institute of Technology has selected 23 designers for participation in the FIT Design Entrepreneurs program.
Students will learn how to optimize predictive analytics to inform design and merchandising decisions.
Swiss-based company Archroma and the Fashion Institute of Technology partnered to create the Archroma Color Center @FIT.
Graduate students in FIT’s Professional Studies in Cosmetics and Fragrance Marketing and Management program explored ways brands can adapt to changing retail and consumer preferences.
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.