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Ruth Finley

Fashion Scoops

Ruth Finley Memorial Set for Oct. 13

The memorial will take place at 3 p.m. at the Haft Theater at the Fashion Institute of Technology.

clock October 8, 2018Lisa Lockwood

Patagonia sells refurbished garments online and in select stores.

Fashion Scoops

FIT Panelists Suggest Fighting Fast Fashion in the Name of Sustainability

Speakers stressed the need for consumers and manufacturers to improve their consumption practices.

clock September 27, 2018Rosemary Feitelberg

Looks from Lili Shi's eveningwear capsule at the Supima show.

Ready To Wear

Supima Discloses 2018 Winner of Design Competition

Lili Shi is a 2018 graduate of FIT.

clock September 7, 2018Vicki M. Young

Narciso Rodriguez

Fashion Scoops

Narciso Rodriguez Receives 2018 Couture Council Award for Artistry of Fashion

The event succeeded in raising more than $850,000 for the Museum at FIT.

clock September 6, 2018Lisa Lockwood

Lauren Miller

People

Lauren Miller Directs Her First Feature and Her Life

The first-time director sees a more hospitable landscape for women thanks to #MeToo and Times Up.

clock July 31, 2018Sharon Edelson

A 1937 Charles James dress.

Fashion Scoops

‘Pink: The History of a Punk, Pretty, Powerful Color’ to Debut at the Museum at FIT This Fall

About 80 ensembles will be divided into two sections with the first area addressing the “Pretty in Pink” phenomena with 35 classic examples.

clock July 20, 2018Rosemary Feitelberg

(L-R): J. Michael Stanley, Jane Hertzmark Hudis and Ivan Bart

Media

FIT Gala Honors Ivan Bart, Jane Hertzmark Hudis and J. Michael Stanley

This year’s high-spirited event raised $1.3 million to benefit the FIT Foundation.

clock June 15, 2018Lisa Lockwood

Narciso Rodriguez and Julianna Margulies

Fashion Scoops

Narciso Rodriguez to Be Honored With 2018 Couture Council Award

The event takes place Sept. 5 at a luncheon at the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center in New York.

clock May 22, 2018Lisa Lockwood

Stacey Isaacs with her critic award winning look.

Fashion Scoops

FIT’s Graduating Seniors Present ‘The Future of Fashion’

Ten graduating student designers were selected as Critic Award winners.

clock May 4, 2018Lisa Lockwood

Bill Cosby

Fashion Scoops

SUNY Revokes Honorary Degrees to Bill Cosby and James Levine

FIT had awarded Cosby an honorary degree in 2000 in recognition of his professional accomplishments.

clock May 3, 2018Lisa Lockwood

Bill Cosby

Fashion Scoops

FIT Seeks to Revoke Bill Cosby’s Honorary Degree

FIT looks to join a growing list of universities that have revoked Cosby’s honorary degrees.

clock April 30, 2018Lisa Lockwood

Fashion Scoops

Mimi Prober Suits Up Female Performers in ‘Rocktopia’

In addition to her Broadway project, Prober will have a dress in “Fashion Unraveled,” when that exhibition bows May 25 at the Museum at FIT.

clock April 23, 2018Rosemary Feitelberg

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

Markets

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

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