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Alumni Spotlight: Kit Scarbo, Fashion Design ’04

Christina “Kit” Scarbo (Fashion Design ’04), a Los Angeles-based stylist and costume designer, started her television styling career at E! News and spent many years as a costumer on Dancing With The Stars. She currently works for AMC and Comedy Central dressing famed … Continue reading

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FIT Alumna Tanya Brown’s Social Media Tips for Creatives

Tanya Brown (Textile and Surface Design ’97) is a graphic and textile designer and founder of the legging wear brand, Schatzi Brown. She incorporates watercolors, painted textures, hand drawn motifs, with digital collage techniques to create her patterns & illustrations, … Continue reading

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Ryan Moakley Named FIT Student Association Manager of Networking & Alumni Relations

Congratulations on becoming the FIT Student Association’s Manager of Networking & Alumni Relations! Tell us about this role. It’s a newly created role in the association that aims to connect students with alumni and professionals in the industry through various … Continue reading

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Alumni Spotlight: Stephanie Flor, Advertising and Marketing Communications ’12

Beauty Has No Boundaries: A Q&A with Makeup Artist and World Traveler Stephanie Flor   Since graduating, Stephanie Flor (Advertising and Marketing Communications ’12) has visited over 16 countries documenting beauty rituals and traditions from different cultures on her blog, Around … Continue reading

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Leah Linnehan Named FIT Student Association VP of Alumni Affairs

The Office of Alumni Relations is pleased to begin working with Leah Linnehan, a first-year Fashion Merchandising Management student, who has been elected as Vice President of Alumni Affairs for the FIT Student Association (FITSA). We caught up with Leah and asked … Continue reading

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Fashion’s Social Media Darling, OscarPRGirl, Gives Glimpse Inside the World of Oscar de la Renta

Erika Bearman, SVP of Global Communications in conversation with FIT Alumna Melisssa Lefere-Cobb, SVP of Merchandising & Sales Oscar de la Renta Senior VPs, Erika Bearman and Melissa Lefere-Cobb, a Fashion Buying Merchandising 1995 graduate, spoke at FIT as part … Continue reading

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Faces and Places in Fashion: A Peek Inside Intimates’ Industry

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, … Continue reading

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