Personal Branding with David Lees

Meet our new Instructor, David Lees! He will be teaching SXN 122: Packaging Your Personal Brand for Success, on January 14, 2017! Welcome to FIT! Tell us a little about yourself… I’ve always been very creative and have been able to put things together in an unexpected way to create some kind of excitement and interest. I began doing this as a young boy growing up in the San Francisco Peninsula by constantly moving around the furniture in my room. I continued moving things around to create an impact, by creating parties and events in high school and then college. […]

em(BARK) on a new path…

Meet our Instructor,  Robin Droescher! Robin Droescher teaches SXF 225: How to Style, Plan and Merchandise a Pet Products Line. So, tell us a little about yourself… I worked in the women’s fashion apparel industry for many years in design, product dev. and manufacturing. I was very fortunate to have had the opportunity to work at Ralph Lauren, Banana Republic, Calvin Klein and my last position was at Liz Claiborne. Six years ago I combined 2 of my loves – dogs and design. I launched Robin Meyer NYC. We produce a line of clothing and accessories for dogs with a […]

Spring Trends 2015

Written by: Intern Oaishe Khandoker Spring is here and many trends have been spotted in recent fashion shows. As the cold weather is ending, and flowers blossoming, many trends represent the beauty of spring. In Shanghai, designers manipulate fabric to create texture, volume and completely transform them. Similarly, texture is shown in fabrics in Tokyo, where 3D fabric flowers are placed on garments. There are a variety of flower placements, such as oversized repeats, decorative application, varied scales and scattered. This trend has also been seen on the runways shows on Rebecca Taylor and Michael Kors. Florals have also been […]