Category Archives: Event

Ozwald Boateng’s itinerary: FIT October 29th

Pinch yourselves. Yes, he’s coming to FIT. Major charisma. A superstar in Europe with an A-list clientele, i.e., Giorgio Armani, Jamie Foxx, Ryan Seacrest, Samuel L. Jackson, Richard Branson. Yes, it’s Ozwald Boateng, the British fashion designer (originally from Ghana),  to share his … Continue reading

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The take-away from “the worst moments of your life”

Debbie Millman, former FIT professor of packaging design and current president of Sterling Brands’ design group, was a commanding presence at the seminar “Overcoming Failure: How the worst moments of your life can turn out to be the best (and visa-versa).” … Continue reading

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BFA – A Fair to Remember

A roomful of expertise — department chairs, professors and student advisers — were on hand at the BFA Fair on October 4th to speak with students interested in art and design BFA majors. “Students often don’t realize the offerings and the … Continue reading

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The weekly scoop from fashion innovators

The Faces & Places in Fashion lecture series is all straight talk, practical advice, fashion forecasting, and insider dishing delivered by formidable fashion innovators. “This semester we have an outstanding array of entrepreneurs with a focus on footwear and accessories,” says … Continue reading

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Meet Oliver Amato-Muzzy

Please welcome Oliver, the latest member of the photography department’s extended canine family. The five-year-old Smooth Fox Terrier was adopted from a Rhode Island rescue facility by Ron Amato, chair of the photography department and his husband Seth Muzzy. “He’s changing every … Continue reading

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Amanda-Mail

Delayed gratification may be coming back in style. Recent graphic design grad Amanda Camodeo is putting an artistic emphasis on writing cards and letters — those that get delivered to your mailbox rather than your inbox. “I’m a big fan … Continue reading

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Catering to Barbie’s every whim and loving it!

With Barbie now ensconced in her parlors, bedrooms, and other habitats, and with a wardrobe to kill–and with Ken looking on–it was time for thinking of food and pink!  An awards ceremony recognizing those who catered many long months to Barbie’s … Continue reading

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Creative directors speak about “voice, vision and narrative”

An engaging hour’s talk filled with industry experience and trend observation of who, and what, dictates fashion, was held in Katie Murphy Amphitheater on Thursday.  “What Makes a Good Creative Director?” was moderated by Faces & Places instructor Joshua Williams. … Continue reading

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Hurly-Burly comes to The Museum @ FIT

A Hurly-Burly Capstone Exhibition might be defined as a commotion of artistic expression and wonderment that lures and intrigues the viewer.  The Hurly-Burly, an exhibit of master’s in Illustration works, is on display at The Museum through July 2nd. “The … Continue reading

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FIT Senior BFA Photography Exhibit

May 12th  marked the opening of the BFA Photography Exhibit at the Salt Space.  Fortunately, there’s more time, until May 25th, to be transported by its wonder and magic.  See details below. Spirit Photograph by Jolene Lupo “42” the Fashion … Continue reading

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