Socks, Tights, and More!

Meet our new Instructor, Fern Pochtar! She will be teaching SXF 222 Intro to Legwear Design: Socks, Tights and More, starting October 29, 2013! – Hi Fern! So, tell us a little about yourself… I am a graduate of Pratt Institute and have been a professional in the legwear hosiery industry for many years. After working for several corporations designing and merchandising legwear and other accessory items, in 1983, I started a business with a partner and we are still going strong. I’ve traveled all over the world making socks and hosiery and it has been a very fulfilling career. […]

NEW Class in Accessories!

Meet our new Instructor, Christina Caruso! She will be teaching SXF 218, How to Design and Merchandise an Accessory Line, starting October 31, 2013! ┬áSo, tell us a little about yourself… I’m, Christina Caruso, a fashion accessory designer living and working in NYC. I studied fashion design at Parsons School of Design. Upon graduating, I started my own line of fashion accessories (, designed for major brands including Liz Claiborne / Isaac Mizrahi, and was a contestant on Lifetime’s Project Accessory show. I’m currently employed with the GAP as the Design Director for Banana Republic Jewelry. For those of us […]