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Watch FIT's "The Future of Fashion" Runway Show Online

Loretta Lawrence Keane, Vice President for Advancement and External Relations
Cheri Fein, Executive Director of Public and Media Relations, 212 217.4700 or

Streamed Live on the Web for the First Time
Monday, April 26 at 7:30 pm

For the first time in its five-year history, the Fashion Institute of Technology's annual graduating students runway show always a much anticipated event will be streamed live on the web for audiences who are not able to catch the excitement in person. On Monday, April 26 at 7:30 pm, viewers will see The Future of Fashion revealed at in a professionally produced runway show with an array of fashion-forward garments, including sportswear, special occasion, knitwear, intimate apparel, menswear, and children's wear designed for fall 2010.

Expected in the packed house are Calvin Klein, Carolina Herrera, and Kate Betts, among other notables.

The young designers selected for the fashion show also will vie for cash awards from Cotton Incorporated, the lead sponsor of the fashion show. Students who use cotton in 95 percent of their outfits will be eligible to win $2,000 in each of five categories: sportswear, knitwear, intimate apparel, special occasion, and children's wear.

Also for the first time, The Future of Fashion in true futuristic style will be projected in 3D in FIT's Haft Auditorium.

The Future of Fashion will take place in the John E. Reeves Great Hall on the FIT campus at 4:30 pm and again at 7:30 pm. A VIP reception is slated for 6 pm.

Admittance to the fashion show and 3D viewing is by invitation only, but please join us live on the web at

FIT, a college of art and design, business and technology of the State University of New York (SUNY), offers 44 majors leading to the AAS, BFA, BS, MA, and MPS degrees. FIT fashion design alumni include Calvin Klein, Norma Kamali, Francisco Costa, Ralph Rucci, Stephen Burrows, Amsale Aberra, John Bartlett, and Nanette Lepore.

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