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For Teen Vogue's Fashion in Flux series, FIT students Donna Burawa, Fine Arts ‘21, Celine Palmero, Fashion Design ‘21, a...
05/05/2021
These Art Students Had to Move Back Home, Here's How They're Finding Inspiration

For Teen Vogue's Fashion in Flux series, FIT students Donna Burawa, Fine Arts ‘21, Celine Palmero, Fashion Design ‘21, and Jake Valliere, Footwear and Accessories Design ‘21 shared how they’ve been inspired during COVID-19 while working from home in Long Island.

Photography student Sabrina Giacomaggio ‘21 captured moving images as each student spoke about their creative processes, making art with limited resources, and how the state of the world has had an impact on their points of view.

COVID-19 changed the day-to-day lives of most of us, but especially high school and college students.

The immensely popular video-sharing app, TikTok, is known for its highly addictive short-form content, from dance challe...
05/03/2021

The immensely popular video-sharing app, TikTok, is known for its highly addictive short-form content, from dance challenges to comedy spoofs to easily digestible tutorials.

Hue magazine spoke with FIT alumni, students, and faculty who have used Tik Tok to launch successful viral campaigns, worked with notable influencers, and transitioned to become TikTok stars: https://bit.ly/3eONos7

The immensely popular video-sharing app, TikTok, is known for its highly addictive short-form content, from dance challenges to comedy spoofs to easily digestible tutorials.

Hue magazine spoke with FIT alumni, students, and faculty who have used Tik Tok to launch successful viral campaigns, worked with notable influencers, and transitioned to become TikTok stars: https://bit.ly/3eONos7

05/01/2021
FIT College Signing Day 2021

Today—#CollegeSigningDay—we are proud and thrilled to extend a warm welcome to our incoming class of unconventional minds! Be sure to share the exciting news today by using #FITWelcome on your posts.

Newly admitted students: Today is the final day to submit your deposit for the fall semester. Visit our website for more information: https://bit.ly/3e9h4zK

Congratulations to Albert Palmaccio, FIT's assistant director of Engineering and Sustainability, on receiving this year’...
04/29/2021
Albert Palmaccio Wins Sustainability Changemaker Award

Congratulations to Albert Palmaccio, FIT's assistant director of Engineering and Sustainability, on receiving this year’s Changemaker award! Each spring, the president’s Sustainability Council honors one member of the FIT community with this award for lifetime contributions to the college through community engagement, educational advancement, and reduction in the campus carbon footprint.

Palmaccio joined FIT in 1995 as a director of Engineering for Ogden, which then held the college’s Buildings and Grounds contract. In 2005, he was promoted to director of the physical plant, and in 2019 he was promoted to his current post. Our thanks to Albert for his amazing work!

Each spring, the president’s Sustainability Council honors one member of the FIT community with the Changemaker Award for lifetime contributions to sustainability at the college, through community …

Timeline Photos
04/27/2021

Timeline Photos

Want a sneak peek into our forthcoming Ravishing: The Rose in Fashion exhibition? Join MFIT curators Colleen Hill and Elizabeth Way on April 30th on YouTube as they discuss some exhibition highlights, like this 2017 Alexander McQueen "Roses" knuckleduster hard-shell evening bag! #FashionCulture #RoseInFashion
https://www.fitnyc.edu/museum/events/symposium/ravishing-rose/index.php

Today, help make a difference by supporting FIT for our first-ever Giving Day! Make your donation here: https://bit.ly/3...
04/27/2021

Today, help make a difference by supporting FIT for our first-ever Giving Day! Make your donation here: https://bit.ly/3erHwVq

The future of FIT is bigger than any one person. Make a gift today 👉 LINK IN BIO #FITGivingDay

Tomorrow is our first-ever Giving Day! Support FIT students in fulfilling their dreams of a world-class education and a ...
04/26/2021

Tomorrow is our first-ever Giving Day! Support FIT students in fulfilling their dreams of a world-class education and a career in the creative industries. Learn more: https://bit.ly/3erHwVq

Tomorrow is our first-ever Giving Day! Support FIT students in fulfilling their dreams of a world-class education and a career in the creative industries. Learn more: https://bit.ly/3erHwVq

Who will be joining us in watching the Academy Awards tomorrow night?    For the Oscar-nominated film Minari, FIT alumna...
04/24/2021
With the Oscar-Nominated Minari, Stacy Suvino ’08 Continues to Realize Her Hollywood Dream

Who will be joining us in watching the Academy Awards tomorrow night?

For the Oscar-nominated film Minari, FIT alumna Stacy Suvino, Visual Presentation and Exhibition Design ’08, researched and sourced props that conveyed the Yi family’s hardscrabble life.

In her role as the film's buyer and set dresser, she helped scour stores near the filming location in Tulsa, Oklahoma, in addition to tracking down finds from Facebook Marketplace. Read more below.

In the Oscar-nominated film Minari, a family of working-class Korean immigrants moves to rural Arkansas. The props that convey the Yi family’s hardscrabble life were researched and sourced by Stacy…

04/23/2021
Happy #EarthDay 🌎! Sustainability is a key component of FIT’s mission and is embedded in the college’s curriculum and op...
04/22/2021

Happy #EarthDay 🌎! Sustainability is a key component of FIT’s mission and is embedded in the college’s curriculum and operations. Head to our website for a showcase of exhibitions and events featuring FIT initiatives that highlight our commitment to making the world a better place.

Content from the recent 15th Annual Sustainable Business and Design Conference is also available to registered attendees: https://bit.ly/32FVxt0

📸 : Patchwork dress created by Sarah Nsikak (La Réunion) featured in "6876 km" exhibition conceived by Dr. Theanne Schiros, FIT assistant professor of Science and Math. The exhibition was created as part of the Sustainable Business and Design Conference.

Happy #EarthDay 🌎! Sustainability is a key component of FIT’s mission and is embedded in the college’s curriculum and operations. Head to our website for a showcase of exhibitions and events featuring FIT initiatives that highlight our commitment to making the world a better place.

Content from the recent 15th Annual Sustainable Business and Design Conference is also available to registered attendees: https://bit.ly/32FVxt0

📸 : Patchwork dress created by Sarah Nsikak (La Réunion) featured in "6876 km" exhibition conceived by Dr. Theanne Schiros, FIT assistant professor of Science and Math. The exhibition was created as part of the Sustainable Business and Design Conference.

President Joyce F. Brown has issued comments in response to the Derek Chauvin verdict. Visit our website to read the ful...
04/21/2021
President Brown’s Statement on the Derek Chauvin Trial Verdict

President Joyce F. Brown has issued comments in response to the Derek Chauvin verdict. Visit our website to read the full statement.

For me, one of yesterday’s most moving moments came when a man standing in the crowd in George Floyd Square in Minneapolis said to a reporter reacting to the Derek Chauvin verdict, “It is justice… …

"Today we salute, applaud, congratulate, and celebrate one of FIT’s most illustrious alums: Michael Kors. Today he is pr...
04/20/2021

"Today we salute, applaud, congratulate, and celebrate one of FIT’s most illustrious alums: Michael Kors. Today he is presenting his 40th anniversary collection—40 years of extraordinary success—and he makes us ever so proud. He is marking this occasion by having his company contribute to The Actors Fund, and he is making a personal donation as well.

FIT has also been a beneficiary of Michael’s generosity through a scholarship program he established several years ago for Fashion Design students. Michael’s sense of civic responsibility—and his charitable heart—are among his most endearing qualities. Congratulations, Michael!" —President Joyce F. Brown

View Michael Kors' 40th anniversary collection here: https://bit.ly/3eaM5mI

"Today we salute, applaud, congratulate, and celebrate one of FIT’s most illustrious alums: Michael Kors. Today he is presenting his 40th anniversary collection—40 years of extraordinary success—and he makes us ever so proud. He is marking this occasion by having his company contribute to The Actors Fund, and he is making a personal donation as well.

FIT has also been a beneficiary of Michael’s generosity through a scholarship program he established several years ago for Fashion Design students. Michael’s sense of civic responsibility—and his charitable heart—are among his most endearing qualities. Congratulations, Michael!" —President Joyce F. Brown

View Michael Kors' 40th anniversary collection here: https://bit.ly/3eaM5mI

Incoming students! Let us know where you're from and your program of study in the comments below. Reminder: Join us this...
04/19/2021

Incoming students! Let us know where you're from and your program of study in the comments below.

Reminder: Join us this Sunday, April 25 for our next Admitted Students Day virtual event. Learn more here: https://bit.ly/3e9h4zK

📸 from left: @fashionably.famous22, @_adriismar_, @selenadeflor, @chamomile_cjh, @gabrrieellaa, @yo_shellyy, @_mia_medina_

We are so thrilled to announce The National Endowment for the Arts has awarded FIT a $25,000 grant titled “Unconventiona...
04/15/2021
NEA Grant Funds Sustainability STEAM Education

We are so thrilled to announce The National Endowment for the Arts has awarded FIT a $25,000 grant titled “Unconventional Innovation: New Design for a Sustainable Future” to support interconnected sustainability programming throughout 2021!

The grant will help fund the following: the 15th Annual Sustainable Business and Design Conference, (April 13–16); a fall seminar about the interconnectivity of the global fashion industry; and three fall workshops for high school students, conducted in partnership with the High School of Fashion Industries.

The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) has awarded FIT a $25,000 grant titled “Unconventional Innovation: New Design for a Sustainable Future” to support interconnected sustainability programmin…

ICYMI: Have you watched the HBO documentary series, I’ll Be Gone in the Dark?  Directed and co-produced by FIT faculty m...
04/13/2021
Josh Koury’s HBO Documentary Series Wins Cinema Eye Honors

ICYMI: Have you watched the HBO documentary series, I’ll Be Gone in the Dark?

Directed and co-produced by FIT faculty member Josh Koury, the series was recently honored by the Broadcast at the Cinema Eye Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Nonfiction Series for Broadcast and Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography in a Nonfiction Film or Series for Eye Honors.

I’ll Be Gone in the Dark, the HBO documentary series directed and co-produced by Josh Koury, associate professor of Film, Media, and Performing Arts, won awards for Outstanding Achievement in…

Please join President Joyce F. Brown, the FIT administration, faculty, and staff for the conferral of degrees for the cl...
04/08/2021

Please join President Joyce F. Brown, the FIT administration, faculty, and staff for the conferral of degrees for the class of 2020 and class of 2021, May 19-21!

Graduate Commencement Exercises: Wednesday, May 19 at 8pm EDT
2021 Undergraduate Commencement Exercises: Thursday, May 20 at 8pm EDT
2020 Undergraduate Commencement Exercises: Friday, May 21 at 8pm EDT

Visit fitnyc.edu/commencement for more information.

Please join President Joyce F. Brown, the FIT administration, faculty, and staff for the conferral of degrees for the class of 2020 and class of 2021, May 19-21!

Graduate Commencement Exercises: Wednesday, May 19 at 8pm EDT
2021 Undergraduate Commencement Exercises: Thursday, May 20 at 8pm EDT
2020 Undergraduate Commencement Exercises: Friday, May 21 at 8pm EDT

Visit fitnyc.edu/commencement for more information.

FIT’s Holocaust Commemoration Committee is sharing a lecture titled Fashion Metropolis Berlin, a collaboration between T...
04/08/2021
Holocaust Remembrance Day

FIT’s Holocaust Commemoration Committee is sharing a lecture titled Fashion Metropolis Berlin, a collaboration between The Museum at FIT and the Museum at Eldridge Street, to honor Holocaust Remembrance Day on Thursday, April 8.

In addition to watching the lecture, FIT’s Holocaust Commemoration Committee invites you to join in honoring the victims of the Holocaust by reading some names of victims included on these lists of children and adults, to show that the world has not forgotten.

The U.S. observes Days of Remembrance, the nation’s annual commemoration of the Holocaust, in April each year. For the past 19 years, FIT has commemorated the Holocaust with a lecture, exhibition, …

04/07/2021
#FITWelcome to the incoming class of fall 2021

Sending a big virtual #FITWelcome to all of our newly admitted students for the incoming class! We are so excited to have you joining us. Don’t forget to save the date for our upcoming Virtual Admitted Students Day, Saturday, April 17 and Sunday, April 25.

Accepted to FIT? Let us know by using #FITWelcome!

Tune in live tomorrow at 1pm EDT for FIT Fashion Design MFA’s #7Collections virtual fashion and shopping experience! Pow...
04/05/2021
Tune In to FIT’s First Online Interactive Fashion Event with Made-to-Order Shopping

Tune in live tomorrow at 1pm EDT for FIT Fashion Design MFA’s #7Collections virtual fashion and shopping experience!

Powered by Bambuser, #7Collections will feature the extraordinary work of eight FIT recent alumni hailing from seven countries all of whom earned MFAs in Fashion Design. The event is free and open to the public. Learn more below.

An inaugural pilot program—powered by Bambuser—launches April 6 and features an online interactive fashion event with made-to-order shopping from debut collections designed by recent alumni from FI…

The pandemic has caused us to rethink everything we wear—including bras. In recent weeks, that marvel of engineering has...
04/05/2021
Bras Are Getting More Comfortable, Say FIT Experts

The pandemic has caused us to rethink everything we wear—including bras. In recent weeks, that marvel of engineering has received a surge of media attention and our FIT experts are weighing in. Read more below.

The pandemic has caused us to rethink everything we wear—including bras. In recent weeks, that marvel of engineering has received a surge of media attention, as many women ditch rigid body shapers …

FIT is thrilled to celebrate Fashion Design alum Vanessa Sanchez for earning a coveted spot on the 2021 Forbes 30 Under ...
04/02/2021
Engineering Smart Textiles That Can Save Lives

FIT is thrilled to celebrate Fashion Design alum Vanessa Sanchez for earning a coveted spot on the 2021 Forbes 30 Under 30 list for her work in developing smart textiles.

A Ph.D. candidate at Harvard’s John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Sanchez has helped to create a soft, flexible sensor that can be sewn into clothing and hug the body to provide greater comfort and more accurate movement detection.

She also helped to develop a textile with inflatable compartments that can apply therapeutic pressure to muscles to prevent bedsores or blood clots that can form in deep veins (deep vein thrombosis). Read more below.

At the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering in Boston, Fashion Design alum Vanessa Sanchez developed robotic textiles that could revolutionize myriad industries. For her research, s…

“You would layer a jacket over it, and then you’d take your jacket off, and it was a surprise shoulder,” says Assistant ...
04/01/2021
How the Cold-Shoulder Top Became a Vaccine Fashion Trend

“You would layer a jacket over it, and then you’d take your jacket off, and it was a surprise shoulder,” says Assistant Professor of Fashion Design Tom Scott on the reemergence of the cold-shoulder top as a vaccine fashion trend.

It all started with Dolly Parton.

The Evoluer House, a nonprofit organization founded by FIT alumna Cheryl Ann Wadlington, Advertising and Communications,...
03/31/2021

The Evoluer House, a nonprofit organization founded by FIT alumna Cheryl Ann Wadlington, Advertising and Communications, mentored over 2,000 young women of color in Philadelphia since 2004, providing career, wellness, and financial resources.

For her outstanding community service, Wadlington was named one of L’Oréal’s 2020 Woman of Worth and received a $10,000 donation to The Evoluer House. Read more in the newest issue of Hue magazine available online now: https://bit.ly/3m7Z2kO

(Note: Photo was taken pre-COVID)

The Evoluer House, a nonprofit organization founded by FIT alumna Cheryl Ann Wadlington, Advertising and Communications, mentored over 2,000 young women of color in Philadelphia since 2004, providing career, wellness, and financial resources.

For her outstanding community service, Wadlington was named one of L’Oréal’s 2020 Woman of Worth and received a $10,000 donation to The Evoluer House. Read more in the newest issue of Hue magazine available online now: https://bit.ly/3m7Z2kO

(Note: Photo was taken pre-COVID)

Register now for the 15th Annual Sustainable Business and Design Conference: Changemakers in Action from April 13-April ...
03/29/2021
Changemakers in Action | Fashion Institute of Technology

Register now for the 15th Annual Sustainable Business and Design Conference: Changemakers in Action from April 13-April 16! Virtual, free, and open to the public.

An exciting slate of inspiring speakers includes FIT alumna Stacy Flynn, co-founder and CEO of Evrnu; Eileen Fisher, founder of Eileen Fisher; Abrima Erwiah; co-founder and president of Studio One Eighty Nine; and Dr. Mark Liu, pioneer in zero-waste fashion design. The conference will spotlight leadership in social justice, diversity, corporate responsibility, and innovation in the fashion industry. Learn more by visiting our website.

The keynote lineup for this virtual event includes FIT alumna Stacy Flynn, co-founder and CEO of Evrnu; Eileen Fisher, founder of Eileen Fisher; Abrima Erwiah, co-founder and president of Studio One Eighty Nine, and Dr. Mark Liu, pioneer in zero-waste fashion design. The conference program will spot...

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