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June 7, 2014
by Rachel Ellner
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Farm-home inspiration for handbag finalist

It’s all gone into her handbag:  The upstairs dresser in her grandparent’s Midwest farmhouse, memories of dressing up in vintage clothes, ballet and tap dance classes. For Kathleen Friedman, finalist for the Independent Handbag Designer Award, her sources of inspiration are … Continue reading

October 30, 2013
by Rachel Ellner
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Tigers hold court at the National Tennis Center

Rafael Nadal, Maria Sharapova, and Billie Jean King made their reputations there, but they weren’t studying fashion design, fashion merchandising or jewelry design at the same time.  FIT women, competing at the national Division 3 championship, have scored second in the … Continue reading

January 30, 2012
by Rachel Ellner
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An award-winning living room takes the cover!

The judges of Westchester Home design contest have chosen the work of Interior Design Professor Phyllis Harbinger as winner in the category of  Best Traditional Living Room. To add to the tribute, images of her award-wining interiors appear in the … Continue reading

January 26, 2012
by Rachel Ellner
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Erick Garcia in the “News”

In a New York Daily News profile of Erick Garcia, the first-year Fashion Design student states his preference for “natural, subtle beauty.” He also admires top designers like Oscar de la Renta and Elie Saab. Garcia’s vision and ready inspiration come … Continue reading