Instructor Spotlight: Susanna Moyer

Susanna Moyer is a global leader in the fashion industry as well as an educator. She started her fashion design career in Paris working for Christian Dior then leading the design team at Olivier Lapidus. She returned to the US where she founded her namesake brand selling to Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom’s and 250 specialty stores. Since then, she has led designs teams at Hickey Freeman, Liz Lange, Sigrid Olsen, Liz Claiborne, and Xcel Brands. Susanna received her BFA in Fashion Design from Parsons School of Design in NYC.

Website: fashionmentorship.com

Professor Moyer teaches the following FIT Precollege Classes:
HSX 085 Designing a Fashion Mini-Collection 

Teaching Philosophy:
I love teaching and mentoring students to help them create their vision and follow their dreams. I am passionate about sharing my experiences with them and giving them the information they need to be successful as a fashion designer. Knowledge is power and with hard work, we can achieve our dreams.

Awards/Publications:
Cotton Incorporated Innovator, IAF World Designer Award.
Work featured in: Italian Vogue, French Vogue, WWD, California Apparel News, Oprah Magazine, Instyle, DNR, Men’s Health, Forbes, and GQ.

Interview with Tim Gunn:

 Work by Susanna Moyer: