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  • DENYC Winners
    NYCEDC and FIT Announce Winners of Third Class of Design Entrepreneurs NYC

     New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) September 18 announced the winners during the programís culmination event, held at FIT, and featuring business plan presentations to panels of industry executives by the top 12 of the 34 fashion businesses that participated in the 2014 program. Rebecca Szymczak, owner of the luxury intimates lifestyle brand BEXnyc, was named the second-place winner and received $10,000. Funding for these awards is provided by G-III Apparel Group.  

  • FIT Sends Team of Students to 2014 World Retail Congress

    FIT Business Students to Represent U.S. Retail Futures Challenge in Paris, September 29-October 1

  • FIT Green Roof
    No Impact Week Underscores FITís Commitment to Sustainability

    September 14-21 marks FITís inaugural participation in No Impact Week, a program designed to boost motivation and interest in sustainability, build community, and create positive change. 

  • Carolina Herrera Receives 2014 Couture Council Artistry of Fashion Award

    ďIt is an honor to be the recipient of the 2014 Couture Council Award. I have great admiration for The Museum at FIT because it is a link between fashion, culture and the rich history of our industry," Herrera said.

  • ďPicking Up an Elusive College DreamĒ

    In 1994, when Tenille Warren was 17, college looked like a no-brainer. She was graduating from the selective Duke Ellington School of the Arts, Washington, D.C.ís ďFameĒ high school, a standout student with braids and a head full of creative ideas.

  • FIT Appoints New Full-Time Faculty

    FIT has appointed nine faculty members to full-time positions. Their areas of expertise range from advertising design to energy research to textile development and marketing.

  • Lauren Bacall: The Look

    On View March 3 - April 4, 2015

    When people think of Lauren Bacall, they most often recall her Hollywood glamour and her films, along with her fashion. Less often do they remember the personal style of her later years.

  • FIT a Resource for PBS Documentary "Dressing America"

    FIT acted as a historical†resource and helped facilitate interviews for Dressing America, a†seminal documentary about the fashion industry†airing on PBS in September.

  • Dr. Brown with 2014 Gala Honorees
    Dr. Jay H. Baker, Linda Fargo, and Joan Hornig Honored at Annual Gala

    The Fashion Institute of Technology and the FIT Foundation honored trustee and foundation chairman (and former Kohlís president) Dr. Jay H. Baker; Bergdorf Goodmanís Linda Fargo; and jewelry designer, philanthropist, and trustee Joan Hornig.

  • Capstone speaker is shown on stage
    Dramatic Shifts in the Beauty Landscape Predicted by FIT's Beauty Think Tank

    FITís Cosmetics and Fragrance Marketing and Management capstone research explores "The Changing Face of the Beauty Consumer" across three key areas: Accessible Beauty, The New Beauty Consumer, and Menís Beauty and Grooming.

  • Costume from Dance & Fashion exhibition
    Exhibition: Dance & Fashion

    The Museum at FIT (MFIT) presents Dance & Fashion, a stunning exploration of the relationship between these two embodied art forms. Organized by the museumís director, Dr. Valerie Steele, and set in a dramatic mise-en-scène created by architect Kim Ackert, Dance & Fashion features nearly 100 dance costumes and dance-inspired fashions, ranging from the 19th century to the present, many of which have never been exhibited.  

  • DENYC logo
    NYCEDC and FIT Announce Design Entrepreneurs NYC Class of 2014

    35 Emerging Fashion Businesses Will Receive Free, Intensive Education on How to Run a Successful Label

  • Peter Do on runway with model
    Peter Do Wins LVMH Graduates Award

    Do will receive 10,000 euros (approximately $13,600) and a one-year contract with the LVMH fashion house Céline. FIT will also receive 10,000 euros, signifying LVMH's support of education that allows fashion to renew itself in order to reach a higher level of excellence.

  • Silk Charmeuse teddy with lace, circa 1985
    Exposed: A History of Lingerie

    June 3ĖNovember 15, 2014

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