Daniel Silverstain, a former musician and record artist from Israel, is an accomplished designer whose design work spans from Calvin Klein to Philip Lim. He is a graduate of FIT. He discovered his passion for design on a trip to India where he practiced knitting, screen-printing, and jewelry making. Daniel began his design career in Israel 2007, serving as the Visual Merchandise Director for the Israeli branch of popular label KEDS. While an undergraduate, Daniel was selected to collaborate with the Danish-based fashion label Muuse, a fashion group that partners with emerging young designers around the world to produce their collections and sell them to the public. Early in his career, Daniel worked with the design teams of renowned fashion brands such as 3.1 Philip Lim, Calvin Klein Collection, and Elie Tahari.
Prof. Daniel Silverstain teaches the following FIT Precollege Classes:
HAR 016 Creating the Fashion Figure
HSX 084 Designing a Fashion Mini-Collection
JSX 013 Fashion Art: Faces and Figures
- New York Fashion Week / Paris Fashion Week / Creative Director at KEDS / Designer at Calvin Klein Collection / Designer at Philip Lim / Genart Fresh Faces Winner / Vogue Italia and Muuse Most Promising Designer.
- In 2013, Daniel was recognized by the CFDA “for his outstanding achievement in Womenswear Design,” and awarded a member of the CFDA+.
- Daniel has dressed top international artists such as Solange, Halsey, Michelle Monoghan, and Lady Gaga, was selected by Refinery 29 as one of the “8 new designers to bet on in 2015,” and chosen by Marie Claire as one of the “Best Emerging Designers for 2016.”
- Daniel was selected to participate in the 20th Anniversary of GEN ART – Fresh Faces during New York Fashion Week, and was awarded by leading industry professionals as the winner of the Incubator Award with Gen Art.