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The Future of Fashion Show

Flounce, imagination, otherworldliness and attitude, even some innocence and sweetness were thematic in the 83 designs on this year’s 2011 Graduates Collection runway. Floral exotic frocks, lavish capes, ornate knit tops and billows of lace–even luggage-style pocketbooks gave a look … Continue reading

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Dean’s Dialogue: Posing Beauty in African American Portraits: A Talk by Dr. Deborah Willis February 8, 2011

“I was a student in the 70s,” said Willis. “I asked my professor ‘Where are the other images,’” of African Americans. “There were (those of) tenant farmers of laborers and that’s fine,” she said. Her professor set her on course to investigate and search for the photos Willis knew had to exist. “I found myself as a resource. The images for me are to open up the dialog…how women are always under surveillance…I’m always asking ‘How are these images used.’”
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Audrey Schilt Returns to FIT

 FIT ’65 Alumna Audrey Schilt’s Illustrations As They Were On View In our D-building lobby, Winter 2010 Drawings of Audrey’s Ralph Lauren gowns worn by Gwyneth Paltrow to the Academy Awards &  Emmy Rossum to the Golden Globes, plus original concept drawings, … Continue reading

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