Beyond Graduation

Many of our graduates go on to experience great success in the fashion design industry. Calvin Klein, Michael Kors, and Ralph Rucci are just a few of our notable alumni who have made enormous contributions to the fashion design world.

working on fashion garmentFIT prepares you for a variety of careers in fashion design. Graduates hold positions such as design assistant, designer, CAD designer, stylist, and collection specialist.

Fashion Design graduates start their own lines or work in major design houses including Donna Karan, Tommy Hilfiger, Calvin Klein, Polo Ralph Lauren, Giorgio Armani, Elie Tahari, BCBG and BCBG Max Azria, Carolina Herrera Ltd., Kleinfeld Bridal, Alice & Olivia, Nordstrom, and Spiegel Brands.

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Where Are They Now?

Our graduates exemplify what it means to deliver style, inspiration, and innovation in the fashion design industry.
Yves Mervin-Leroy
Recent FIT Fashion Design '21 grad Yves Mervin-Leroy's collection in the Graduating Student Exhibition mastered complex leather and textile technology with designs influenced by artist M.C. Escher.
Britt Reed
Brit Reed, Fashion Design '13, learned from her FIT study abroad program in Florence that fashion handbags don’t need to be a big brand to provide function and beauty.

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If you have questions about this program, please reach out.

Fashion Design
School of Art and Design
Business and Liberal Arts Center, Room B701
(212) 217-5000