Category Archives: Alumni Spotlight

Alumni Spotlight: Sara Medd `06 (AAS and BS Fashion Merchandising Management)

   Sara Medd – `06 (Fashion Merchandising Management) Stylist and Founder of “Greyscale Goods”, a unique shopping platform, wherein clients can register and receive shipments of styled looks that are gender-neutral and easily attainable.  Here she speaks to us about … Continue reading

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Alumni Spotlight: Kit Scarbo, Fashion Design ’04

Christina “Kit” Scarbo (Fashion Design ’04), a Los Angeles-based stylist and costume designer, started her television styling career at E! News and spent many years as a costumer on Dancing With The Stars. She currently works for AMC and Comedy Central dressing famed … Continue reading

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Alumni Spotlight: Nicole Howard, Cosmetic and Fragrance Marketing and Management ’05

Earlier this month, we were delighted to meet Nicole Howard, a 2005 graduate of FIT’s Cosmetics and Fragrance Marketing and Management (CFMM) master’s program, who has taken on the role of Executive Director of Global Corporate Innovation at The Estée … Continue reading

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Alumni Spotlight: Jes Wade, Fashion Design ’96

From the Desk of… Jes Wade Jes Wade moved from Austin, Texas with great aspirations to study fashion design in New York City and start her own label. Since completing her degree at FIT, Wade’s dream to launch her business … Continue reading

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Alumni Spotlight: Irene Mak, Fashion Design ’82

From the Desk of… Irene Mak Irene Mak (Fashion Design ’82) recently attended our Kickstarter School panel to support her friend, Stefan Loble (SCPS ’10), who was one of the alumni panelists. Stefan’s presentation about his hugely successful menswear startup, … Continue reading

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Alumni Spotlight: Leslie Pellegrino Peck, Illustration ’87

Whether or not their dramatic poses and lurid landscapes set your heart afire, classic romance novel covers are arresting works of technical expertise. The scene on this page was painted by Leslie Pellegrino Peck, Illustration ’87, who created more than 700 … Continue reading

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Alumni Spotlight: Patrick Michael Greene, AMC ’11

From the desk of… Patrick Greene Even when he was a student at FIT, Patrick Greene (Advertising and Marketing Communications ’11) had great leadership qualities and a flare for the publishing world. He went from Editor in Chief of FIT’s … Continue reading

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