Archive for March, 2013

In Living Colour…

In Living Colour…

  Life as a fashion design major is many things, but to keep it short and sweet, it’s “Gone With the Wind Fabulous”. You are officially on your own and navigating the “The Wonder Years” in the middle of Manhattan. The opportunity of meeting your business partner, soul mate, or even post college roommate is […]

March 19, 2013 | By | Reply More
Children’s Wear Senior Class: Fitting Fun

Children’s Wear Senior Class: Fitting Fun

A couple weeks ago we had our fittings! It was difficult at times, for many of us had to make several adjustments to our muslin prototypes in order to get the best final fit for later. The little girl we had for Size 5 was so patient, quiet, and sweet. We couldn’t ask for a […]

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My Life by the Numbers…

My Life by the Numbers…

Attending F.I.T. is pretty awesome and has awarded me some really cool opportunities. Attending Mercedes Benz New York Fashion Week, internships at design houses, and even much more. All that and more can be yours with much hard work, patience, and sacrifice. Here is my life by the numbers. 32: The number of fashion shows […]

March 13, 2013 | By | Reply More
Casting on this week

Casting on this week

We knitwear students were lucky enough to receive a bunch of free yarn courtesy of Lion Brand and we received a bunch of it on Wednesday! Here are some of the yarns that I got and spun onto some cones to be ready for the machines! There’s some really beautiful, soft mohair in there. mmmm […]

March 10, 2013 | By | Reply More
Choosing Intimate Apparel: For the Love of Corsets!

Choosing Intimate Apparel: For the Love of Corsets!

One of the most stressful times at F.I.T. is when you have to choose your specialization 5th semester. For those who don’t know, the first two years in the Fashion Design AAS program are the same for everyone, and then at the start of junior year (in the BFA program) you have to choose a […]

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