Our D-Tech Lab, an extension of the FIT Center for Innovation, continues to deliver a holistic vision of business in the creative industries, and with student interns, faculty and academic and industry partners, it is developing new local, national and international markets in branding and […]
In September, we held the last of our FIT Design Entrepreneurs competitions. This was the program that we started eight years ago in collaboration with the city as part of then-Mayor Bloomberg’s effort to boost New York’s fashion industry. We called it a mini-MBA program […]
On the occasion of my 20th anniversary as president of FIT, Time.com asked if I would contribute my thoughts on leadership—which I was happy to do. My essay was posted recently and I am delighted to share it here with you.
Fashion Week is an especially exciting time for FIT’s students—and not only for those studying fashion design. It offers all of our students the opportunity to work behind the scenes as interns and become acquainted with the true “nuts and bolts” of this vibrant part […]
What a pleasure it was to honor Thom Browne at our annual Couture Council luncheon earlier this month. The designer, whose innovative collections for men and women have been universally celebrated by his peers, accepted the Artistry of Fashion award with great humility from his […]