Rhode Island School of Design

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EXCLUSIVE: Fast Retailing Foundation Launches Scholarship Program

Up to 10 students will receive a full ride to graduate programs at top fashion and schools.

clock December 17, 2020Kelly Wetherille

A RISD student works with textiles.

Fashion Scoops

Rhode Island School of Design to Start Society of Presidential Fellows

The catalyst for the program was a $10 million gift from an anonymous donor.

clock October 8, 2019Rosemary Feitelberg

The final round of judging took place on April 25.

Fashion Scoops

Joe’s Blackbook Scholarship Foundation Names Two Winners

Joe’s Blackbook founder Joe Medved cooked up the idea for the scholarship foundation in 2011.

clock April 29, 2019Rosemary Feitelberg

RISD New York Fashion Week Spring Summer 2019 NY September 2018

Fashion Scoops

RISD Seniors Stage Runway Show During NYFW With Support From Tommy Hilfiger

Transformation was a starting point for many of the designers who used secondhand materials and repurposed them to give them a new life.

clock September 13, 2018Rosemary Feitelberg

Jessica Minh Anh wearing Sadek Majed and Cristina Sabatini Times Square NYC.

Fashion Scoops

NYCxDESIGN Gets Rolling With Hundreds of Events

New York is the leading U.S. city with more designers than Los Angeles and Chicago combined.

clock May 4, 2017Rosemary Feitelberg

Josh Cooper and Laurence Chandler of Rochambeau

Fashion Scoops

Pratt Lines up ’47 for Deconstruct/Reconstruct Course, Recruits Rochambeau and Aluna Francis to Help Judge Students’ Work

Rochambeau is also creating a capsule collection with the rapper, artist and performer Yung Jake for the Made LA event slated for June 9 and 10.

clock April 10, 2017Rosemary Feitelberg

The Fleet Library at Rhode Island School of Design.

Fashion Scoops

RISD Pays $45,000 as Part of City of Providence’s Settlement in a Police Brutality Case

A RISD spokeswoman said neither of the two RISD safety officers were involved with the assault or arrest of Luis Mendonca.

clock July 26, 2016Rosemary Feitelberg

A look by Sasha Gregg, at the Rhode Island School of Design's 2016 Collection show.

Fashion Features

RISD Shows Seniors’ Styles in 2016 Fashion Event

Francesco Fucci, head designer at The Row, and Henry Zankov, senior knitwear designer at Diane von Furstenberg, were among the advisors for the students — whose looks were wearable, saleable and well-edited.

clock May 9, 2016Katherine Bowers

Todd Oldham Runway Show


Todd Oldham Talks RISD Exhibition, New Books and More

The Rhode Island School of Design will stage the first solo exhibition dedicated to his work, debuting at its museum April 8.

clock June 17, 2015Rosemary Feitelberg

A look by Chaz Aracil.

Fashion Features

RISD Holds Runway Show for Graduating Class

The Rhode Island School of Design held its annual graduate runway show, dubbed Collection 2015, in two installments on Saturday at the Providence Performing Arts Center.

clock May 12, 2015Kristi Garced



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clock May 9, 2021Ryma Chikhoune

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