As part of FIT’s Faces and Places in Fashion lecture series, we were pleased to welcome graduates of FIT and other top leaders from the intimate apparel industry. The talk was moderated by FIT alumna Karen Bromley, Principal of The Bromley Group, and panelists included Victor Vega, EVP at Wacoal and President of UnderFashion Club; Victoria Vandagriff (FMM ’11), President at D2Brands; Barbara Lipton, Group Vice President of Intimate Apparel and Activewear at Macys Merchandising Group; Sonja Winther, President of Chantelle Lingerie; Tina Wilson, Creator of Control freak; Seth Morris, President and CEO of Carole Hochman Design Group; Clelia Parisi (Textile & Apparel Marketing ’81), Vice President of Product Development Merchandising at Macra Lace Company; Amy Bittner (Fashion Design ’11), Design Assistant at Moret Group; Maureen Stabnau, SVP of Merchandising at Bare Necessities; Alexandra Frumberg (Photography ’11), Founder of ALX Creatives.
The talk was live-streamed, which expanded our reach to many others who were able to chime in on Twitter with the hashtag #FITintimates. Following the Q&A portion of the talk, alumni, students and industry professionals enjoyed a networking reception hosted by the Office of Alumni and Faculty Relations. Check out photos from the event and watch the video: