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EXCLUSIVE: Swimwear Brand Solid & Striped Expands Into Activewear

After a successful, limited-edition activewear collab with Bandier last year, Solid & Striped is launching its first permanent active collection.

clock March 23, 2021Kellie Ell

This Paul Poiret evening dress circa 1926 opens the show.

Fashion Features

The Roaring ’20s and Swinging ’60s Are Explored in New Exhibition

The exhibition was created remotely by grad students and is available digitally.

clock March 15, 2021Rosemary Feitelberg

Mary Davis

Human Resources

Mary Davis, Former Graduate School Dean, Files $10M Claim Against Joyce Brown and FIT

Davis claims she had neither knowledge nor control over the accessories used in a fashion show, and was targeted as a scapegoat.

clock February 25, 2021Lisa Lockwood

WWD Beauty. Face To Face. Drawing by Kichisaburo Ogawa.

Fashion Features

Kichisaburo Ogawa Recaps Decades-long Career

The fashion illustrator started his career at Henri Bendel and switched tracks to WWD.

clock December 30, 2020Rosemary Feitelberg

A Joseph Magnin ad by Richard Rosenfield.

Fashion Features

Richard Rosenfeld Looks Back at His Lengthy Career in Fashion Illustration

The fashion illustrator started his career at WWD in 1967 and has continued working and teaching in the decades that have followed.

clock December 29, 2020Rosemary Feitelberg

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Innovation

Why Public School Designers Made Lab-Grown Sneakers During a Pandemic

As part of the One x One initiative, PSNY was paired with an FIT scientist and professor to make lab-grown sneakers from bacteria.

clock December 8, 2020Kaley Roshitsh

Sustainability, FIT, fashion, college

Business

FIT Preps for First Virtual Sustainability Awareness Week

FIT’s free virtual event centers on the innovation, circularity and interdisciplinary collaborations “providing pathways for the industry.”

clock October 5, 2020Kaley Roshitsh

Jasmine Jones of Cherry Blossom Intimates.

Business Features

FIT Design Entrepreneurs Literally Ends in a Tie

Sterling King and Cherry Blossom Intimates will each receive $75,000 in prize money from this eight-year-old program, which concludes with this round.

clock September 18, 2020Lisa Lockwood

Steven Frumkin

Business Features

Steven Frumkin, Dean of FIT’s Jay and Patty Baker School of Business and Technology, Dies

Dean Frumkin was instrumental in elevating the status of the school.

clock July 24, 2020David Moin

Norma Kamali

Designer and Luxury

Norma Kamali: Be Yourself, Against All Odds

Kamali chats about fashion shows, swimwear, Farrah Fawcett, Puerto Rican manufacturing and charting her own course.

clock May 13, 2020Lisa Lockwood

Norma Kamali

Fashion Scoops

Kamali to Be Featured Speaker Tuesday at FIT Series

The series features people and stories that define FIT.

clock May 8, 2020Lisa Lockwood

Details at the Eleanor Lambert Exhibit.

Business Features

Fashion Publicist Eleanor Lambert’s Career Spotlighted in New Exhibition at the Museum at FIT

In addition to championing American designers, she created the International Best-Dressed List and the Coty Awards.

clock March 2, 2020Rosemary Feitelberg

Dr. Joyce F. Brown

Fashion Scoops

FIT’s Joyce Brown Takes Several Steps to Deal With Fallout of MFA Fashion Show

The dean of the School of Graduate Studies and the chair of the MFA fashion design department have been placed on administrative leave.

clock February 21, 2020Lisa Lockwood

FIT, sustainability, design

Fashion Scoops

FIT Students Design Sustainable Wedding Gowns From Interlining

Industry veterans Fern Mallis, Ken Downing and Nancy Berger to judge sustainable wedding gown design competition, sponsored by Chargeurs and FIT.

clock January 28, 2020Kaley Roshitsh

The pussy hat, a popular look at the national women's marches, is part of the new exhibition.

Fashion Scoops

The Museum at FIT Unveils ‘Power Mode: The Force of Fashion’

Fifty items are featured in “Power Mode: The Force of Fashion,” including a few recent acquisitions by the Museum at FIT.

clock December 10, 2019Rosemary Feitelberg

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