Speakers stressed the need for consumers and manufacturers to improve their consumption practices.
Lili Shi is a 2018 graduate of FIT.
The event succeeded in raising more than $850,000 for the Museum at FIT.
The first-time director sees a more hospitable landscape for women thanks to #MeToo and Times Up.
About 80 ensembles will be divided into two sections with the first area addressing the “Pretty in Pink” phenomena with 35 classic examples.
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.