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EXCLUSIVE: Amber Valletta, Gelila Bekele, More at FIT’s Sustainability Event

Honorees and Speakers to Include Amber Valletta, Gelila Bekele, Eileen Fisher, Mara Hoffman, Maxwell Osborne and Dao-Yi Chow among others.

clock April 1, 2021Kaley Roshitsh

A painting by Pedro Barrios.

People

Where in the World Is Pedro Barrios

The Cuban-born fashion illustrator has lived in several different countries through the years.

clock January 2, 2021Rosemary Feitelberg

Social Impact

EXCLUSIVE: Fast Retailing Foundation Launches Scholarship Program

Up to 10 students will receive a full ride to graduate programs at top fashion and schools.

clock December 17, 2020Kelly Wetherille

Student Ayano Kamakiri working in the London College of Fashion studio

Fashion Features

How Are Fashion Colleges, and Students, Coping in the COVID-19 Era? 

Instructors are hosting hybrid or digital-only classes, while design students are worried about limited time in the studio, and at their sewing machines.  

clock October 29, 2020Léana Esch

A look from the new Girl Scouts uniform, designed by FIT students.

Fashion Scoops

Girl Scout Uniforms Get First Makeover in 20 Years

Over the years, Girl Scout uniforms have been designed by Mainbocher, Halston and Bill Blass.

clock August 25, 2020Lisa Lockwood

Autumn Adeigbo

Financial

EXCLUSIVE: Designer Autumn Adeigbo Secures $1.3 Million Investment

The designer’s fan base includes Tommy Hilfiger, Tory Burch, Stitch Fix founder and ceo Katrina Lake and Rent the Runway cofounder and ceo Jennifer Hyman.

clock July 30, 2020Kellie Ell

Max Condon's thesis collection.

Fashion Scoops

CFDA, Paper Team Up to Support 2020 Fashion School Grads

Top fashion students’ work will be featured on papermag.com and cfda.com today.

clock May 26, 2020Lisa Lockwood

Students at The New School's Parsons School of Design participate in a Zoom meeting to attend Brendan McCarthy's "Fashion Design Thesis: Systems and Society" class.

Fashion Features

Attending Fashion School Remotely in the Time of Coronavirus

Elite fashion schools have been forced to move classes online — potentially changing the future of design education.

clock April 10, 2020Misty White Sidell

The Museums, Institutes and Fashion Schools Impacted by the Coronavirus

Fashion Scoops

Coronavirus Pandemic: The NYC Museums, Cultural Institutions and Fashion Schools Temporarily Closing

A number of art, fashion and entertainment institutes have closed in response to the outbreak.

clock March 13, 2020Layla Ilchi

Fashion Institute Of Technology commencement 2019.

Fashion Scoops

New York’s Top Fashion Design Schools Cancel Classes Over Coronavirus

Both the Fashion Institute of Technology and Parsons School of Design have canceled classes and will transition to online instruction.

clock March 11, 2020Misty White Sidell

Femmy Awards

Intimates

Femmy Awards Honor Excellence in Intimates Apparel Industry

This year’s gala included dinner, dancing and a surprise appearance by Cyndi Lauper at Manhattan’s Cipriani 42.

clock February 6, 2020Kellie Ell

Femmy Awards

Fashion Scoops

The Underfashion Club Reveals Honorees for the 2020 Femmy Awards

The awards ceremony marks one of the biggest events of the year in the intimates apparel industry.

clock November 26, 2019Kellie Ell

Yelayny Placencia's new looks for "Anna" of "Frozen" on Broadway.

Fashion Scoops

Disney on Broadway Partners With Fashion Institute of Technology for Stage-Inspired Designs

To celebrates its 25th anniversary, Disney on Broadway has teamed up FIT for a design challenge enlisting the help of 10 of the school’s fashion design students.

clock August 19, 2019Rosemary Feitelberg

Some products from Wolf Circus, the company belonging to grand prize winner Fiona Morrison.

Business Features

Canadian Jewelry Start-up Wins FIT’s $100,000 Design Entrepreneur Award

The program helps emerging fashion companies grow.

clock June 6, 2019Kellie Ell

David Yurman speaking at the Fashion Institute Of Technology commencement.

Parties

Fashion Institute of Technology Lauds David Yurman With Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts

But first, the jewelry designer gives today’s grads some practical tips on navigating the art world.

clock May 22, 2019Kellie Ell

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