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Gruppo Cordenons Sponsors FIT Fashion Design of Paper Garment


Six FIT students designed and modeled their paper garment creations in response to a request from the Italian premiere paper manufacturer Gruppo Cordenons located in Milan. Their representative, Ellen Van Zandt, met with Marilyn Hefferen, the Fashion Design Departments Contest Coordinator, and then organized the participating students from the third and fourth semesters in the Fashion Design Department.

Each student created garments and accessories in paper "fabric." The new line of papers simulates fabrics: So Silk, So Jeans, So Wool. The results were overwhelming applauded by the professionals attending the event that took place at the Four Seasons Hotel at 57 East 57th Street on March 4, 2010.

Student participants:
Alexandra Schoot,4th Semester
Marren Hager,4th Semester
Yina An,3rd Semester
Caroline Ribeiro,3rd Semester
Sukung Kang,3rd Semester
Boyoung Kim, 3rd Semester