Tag Archives: Fashion Design

DESIGNING THE AMERICAN DREAM: ELIE TAHARI

Elie Tahari, the Israeli fashion designer known for the best and worst things a woman could possibly wear to a job interview—the designer suit and the tube top—visited FIT yesterday to celebrate 40 years in fashion. He was interviewed by … Continue reading

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FIT’S REALITY STARS WERE HERE TO MAKE FRIENDS

“If you get the chance to be on TV, take it!” Cathy Hobbs, Interior Design ’06, advised a group of students and alumni in the John E. Reeves Great Hall on Tuesday. “It’s the gift that keeps on giving.” Hobbs … Continue reading

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WHAT I LEARNED FROM STARTING A MEN’S UNDERWEAR BRAND

Vasumathi Soundararajan, Fashion Design ’10, chief underwearist of the new brand Ken Wroy, recounts her most salient lessons from her first year in business. When doing market research, sales associates are the best teachers. They do like to talk. I … Continue reading

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TAIWANESE DESIGNER REDEFINES “OUTDOOR FASHIONS”

Hue is crushing on Sophie Hong. The Taiwanese designer, who got her start in the ’70s, creates wearable clothing out of silk dyed using a traditional Chinese technique. Her unique and beloved silk garments are represented in the Musée Galleria … Continue reading

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FIT ALUMNUS DRESSES MISS UNIVERSE; OR, GLOBAL POWER SHIFTS WEST

Each year, the Fashion Design department selects two graduating students to participate in the Supima Design Competition, an interschool challenge to make garments out of Supima cotton. Last year, Kyle Pearson, Fashion Design ’12, was selected. His inspiration for the … Continue reading

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