On Greenery

The subject of green is all around us and summers overgrown foliage is a reminder.  I think the news should offer a daily update on green each day.  A bit of verbiage on how green evolves beautifully and lovingly along with our weather, coast to coast, sea to shining sea  would evoke a smile from me every morning.  I would surely turn the news on anxious for the update. As summer days wind down and I get a bit melancholy I close my eyes and take in the smell of the hue known as green.  The lush fresh smell of plant life […]

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 […]

Setlog in the news

Just how integrated the industry is now was underscored at our 9/27 program. Fashion generalists function better. Read more here: http://www.fibre2fashion.com/news/apparel-news/newsdetails.aspx?news_id=153762 Fibre2Fashion (October 11) reported that FIT’s Center for Professional Studies, in association with Setlog Corporation, presented Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility in the Global Supply Chain, a seminar held at FIT on September 27. The event addressed the issues facing global fashion brands and retailers who are under increased pressure to know more about every element in the supply chain. .