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Word-Worthy Women: Heroes of the Past

In honor of Women’s History Month, Volumes and Issues has come up with a diverse list of women who’ve impacted fashion and culture in the past, the present and those who are influencing the future. We’ll focus on creative luminaries … Continue reading

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Balmain: From French Refinement to Global Glitz

This article is the second in our presentations about Parisian couture houses active today and how they came into being. Pierre Balmain, founder, 1914-1982 Balmain was born in the town of Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne, in the Savoy region of France.  His father … Continue reading

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Long Winter’s Nap

Hi, all!  It’s been pretty busy here at FIT, with students and teachers working on final projects and papers.  For that reason, and because FIT is closed from December 23-January 2, this will be a short post.  After the holidays … Continue reading

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