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. […]

Are you curious about ethical fashion and sustainable sourcing and manufacturing?

This course will get you started and there will be AMAZING guest speakers!! MATERIALS AND ECO LABELS – FASHION 2013 Dates: October 21, 28, November 4, 11 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm http://www.fitnyc.edu/7390.asp Course description: The journey from raw material through processing, dyeing and finishing is complex. Sourcing raw materials, chemicals used in processing, energy and water use, finishing products and processes are just some of the considerations in developing sustainable textiles. This course will cover all the components and considerations of sustainable materials for fashion. It will cover the eco labels that pertain to materials in the United States […]

FIT’s 5th Annual Pet Fashion Show: BARK-à-Porter

Showcasing past enrolled and current adult student pet product designs. See our doggie models strut the runway in true fashionista style. BARK-à-Porter is also a charitable endeavor, held in partnership with the New York City Mayor’s Alliance and Animal Care and Control of NYC. We promise an experience worthy of market week in Paris. Get your tickets before they sell out! Date: May 3, Friday Time: 5:30pm-7:00pm Location: Katie Murphy Amphitheater Tickets: www.fitnyc.edu/BARK Watch videos of previous shows: https://www.youtube.com/user/FITProfStudies Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BARKPetFashion