This year’s high-spirited event raised $1.3 million to benefit the FIT Foundation.
The event takes place Sept. 5 at a luncheon at the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center in New York.
Ten graduating student designers were selected as Critic Award winners.
FIT had awarded Cosby an honorary degree in 2000 in recognition of his professional accomplishments.
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.
The pilot project is an innovative approach to product development and marketing fashion faster.
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.
The looks range from daytime suits and jersey separates to men’s wear-inspired outerwear to Norell’s hallmark “mermaid” dresses.
As part of its plan to team with leading global universities, Archroma partnered with the FIT’s Textile Development and Marketing department.