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Aldrian Diaz

Designer and Luxury

FIT Students Make Strong Statements in 2019 Future of Fashion Show

Embellishments, craftsmanship, embroidery and humor were showcased on the FIT runway.

clock May 10, 2019Lisa Lockwood

"Unique.Fashion" is a partnership between FIT and OnPoint Manufacturing, which launched in March.

Technology

On-Demand Production for Future Gens

Launching “Unique.Fashion” with FIT, OnPoint Manufacturing is another arguing the benefit of on-demand apparel production.

clock May 8, 2019Kaley Roshitsh

Day 1 of the Sustainable Business and Design Conference held on the campus of Fashion Institute of Technology in Manhattan on Wednesday, April 3, 2019.

Business Features

Phillip Lim Talks Sustainability, Presence and Brand Transformation

Lim asserts that putting sustainability into practice begins “with yourself.”

clock April 12, 2019Tracey Greenstein

Fashion Scoops

FIT Increases Safety Workshops After Brief Campus Lockdown Due to Last Week’s Live Shooter Scare

Safety and security of the school’s community are always of utmost importance, according to FIT officials.

clock April 10, 2019Rosemary Feitelberg

Day 1 of the Sustainable Business and Design Conference held on the campus of Fashion Institute of Technology in Manhattan on Wednesday, April 3, 2019.

Business Features

FIT Presents Sustainability Conference, Sparkling Annual Awards Gala

FIT’s Sustainable Business and Design Conference was held on April 3 and 4, aligning with its annual Awards Gala on the evening of April 3.

clock April 8, 2019Tracey Greenstein

Fashion Scoops

Fashion 4 Development Partners With Fashion Institute of Technology

F4D will be helping to expedite programs designed to accelerate the industry at large in order to advance higher education and impact the future of fashion and beauty industries.

clock April 4, 2019Rosemary Feitelberg

The Women @ Dior launch party was held at the Public Hotel, overlooking lower Manhattan. The French fashion house brought with it a sign that read “J’Adior,” which means, “I love Dior.”

Parties

Women @ Dior Launches Third Mentorship Program in New York

The event recognized male and female mentors.

clock March 15, 2019Kellie Ell

Valerie Steele and Roopal Patel  AM

Designer and Luxury

Saks’ Roopal Patel and FIT’s Valerie Steele Talk Fashion Shows and Trends

Steele asked Patel how she and her team experienced the month of fashion shows and how they process it all.

clock March 15, 2019Lisa Lockwood

Jason Wu

Fashion Scoops

China Fashion Gala to Honor Jason Wu With Fashion Leadership Award

Wu will plan a fashion show and the hip-hop artist VaVa, “China’s Queen of Rap,” will perform for guests at the seated dinner.

clock February 19, 2019Rosemary Feitelberg

Nadja Swarovski

Fashion Scoops

FIT to Honor Nadja Swarovski and Laurent Claquin at Annual Awards Gala

This is the first time that FIT will bring together its 2019 Sustainable Business and Design Conference and Annual Awards Gala.

clock February 14, 2019Lisa Lockwood

Fashion Scoops

Museum at FIT Explores Its Own History With 50 Years in Fashion

The upcoming show will draw from “The Corset: Fashioning the Body,” “Gothic: Dark Glamour,” “Shoe Obsession,” “Daphne Guinness,” “A Queer History of Fashion,” “Fairy Tale Fashion,” “Black Fashion Designers,” “American Beauty” and other previous exhibitions.

clock January 17, 2019Rosemary Feitelberg

Reception for the Design Entrepreneurs Class of 2019 meeting at the DKNY showroom locates at 240 West 40th Street on Thursday, January 10, 2019.

Designer and Luxury

FIT Design Entrepreneurs Kicks Off 2019 Program

Starting this month, designers will attend a series of workshops and networking salons to learn how to develop effective business plans to grow their companies.

clock January 11, 2019Lisa Lockwood

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

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