Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT)


“One Block, Many Milliners”: A Pre-Easter Pop-Up at FIT

Using one hat block 25 milliners were challenged to come up with two designs each.

New York—Creative headwear is top of mind this week—what with the annual Easter Parade of magnificent millinery on Sunday.But … [Read more...]

“Youthquake! The 1960s Fashion Revolution” on View at FIT

Trimfit tights “inspired by Twiggy” in original packaging, nylon, paper, 1967-69. USA, gift of Dorothy T. Globus.  Photograph ©The Museum at FIT.

New York—As “Mad Men” makes it much anticipated return to the small screen this month, the styles and themes of the 1960s are once … [Read more...]

Calvin Klein Gives $2 Million to FIT

Calvin Klein

New York—As the fashion industry gets so much of tomorrow’s talent from graduates of the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), … [Read more...]

DSW Launches Shoe Design Competition with FIT

DSW store

Columbus, OH—Surely this will be an affair to remember. A design affair, to be precise, with footwear retailer DSW.Over the … [Read more...]

Abbey Doneger Receives Accessories Council’s 2012 Hall of Fame Award

Karen Giberson, Accessories Council; and Abbey Doneger, Doneger Group

New York—The Accessories Council has named Abbey Doneger, president of the Doneger Group, as the sixth inductee into its annual … [Read more...]

Icon Simon Doonan to Speak at FIT About…Being an Icon

Simon Doonan to speak at FIT about Being an Icon

New York—Check out The Museum at FIT’s upcoming talk with Simon Doonan, Tuesday, November 8.The event is both a Museum Fashion … [Read more...]

Explore Fashion and Sports in FIT’S Sporting Life Exhibition

Manolo Blahnik, boot, tan and hunter green leather, rubber, c. 1994, England, gift of C. Hooper.

New York--Would you like style with your sports or function with your fashion?Sports and fashion have played off and … [Read more...]

Handbag 101 and Handbags.com Offer Workshop

Can't make the workshop? Check out Handbag Designer 101, by Handbag 101's Emily Blumenthal

New York—Are you an aspiring handbag designer? Or maybe an existing one that just needs a refresher course on how to amp up your … [Read more...]

“Daphne Guinness” Opens at Museum at FIT

Daphne Guinness

New York--Designer Tom Ford called her “one of the—if not the—most stylish women living.” He might be biased, having co-authored … [Read more...]

FIT Grads Welcome Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh at Commencement

Tony Hsieh of Zappos

New York--The Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) held its graduation ceremony on Tuesday at the Jay and Patty Baker School of … [Read more...]

Accessories Council and FIT Announce Next Generation Winners

Next Generation Winner 1st Place Small Leathergoods, James Garlind

New York—The Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) announced the winners of its annual Next Generation Awards, giving tomorrow’s … [Read more...]

FIT to Salute Belk at Benefit Gala

Belk

New York--Belk, a third-generation family-owned retailer and the nation’s largest privately owned department store group, is soon … [Read more...]