Namaste NYC

I would like to congratulate Ritu Jadwani, one of our ESL/Fashion Business certificate students from 2008, on starting her own business! I’ve seen these in person and my personal favorites are the bracelets, they are beautiful. Congrats Ritu!    Namaste NYC is a fair trade brand that creates beautifully hand-crafted products in India for a global audience. We incorporate crafts like hand embroideries, block prints, hand tie-dye, metal work and punch work to design interesting textures. With an aim to revive the dying craft industry of India, we support khadi and mashru hand woven fabrics that are going into extinction […]

ESL / Trend Tracking

ESL/Fashion Business Program SXN 358 55A: Track 5 Fashion Trend Forecasting Elite/ Accelerated Level This advanced track enhances careers in marketing, branding, fashion journalism, and product development. Experience exactly how trends are tracked from identifying consumer behavior to lifestyle impact levels to new product possibilities. Work with professional trend experts on color forecast and product predictions in fashion, accessories and home. Create your own mini fashion forecast/trend report based on market and street trend hunting exercises. This track is Facilitated by Marguerite LaCorte. MARGUERITE LA CORTE is a Global Trend Tracker™ and Product Anthropologist. Strong on both the Marketing and […]

ESL / Fashion Business Program

English is the language of the global fashion business! Do you want to improve your English language skills? Are you interested in fashion design, promotion, retail buying, the fragrance business, fashion trend forecasting or global fashion business development?   Would you like to spend several weeks in New York City?   Then FIT’s Summer English as a Second Language / Fashion Business Program is for you! July 5, 2012 – July 26, 2012 This three-week intensive session offered in partnership with FIT’s Educational Skills department includes an ESL course and classes in fashion business and design topics. Attendees meet a […]