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!  So, 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 […]