Podcast: Gucci Podcast discusses the importance of archives
In this episode, the Gucci Podcast has discussed the importance of keeping archives to preserve and collect history with guests Valerie Steele, director and curator of the museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology, and Vogue fashion journalist Luke Leitch.Listen to the podcast below. Gucci Podcast·The importance of keeping an archive alive...
16 Sep 2021
Reinvention and restlessness, fashion in the 90s
Ah, the 90s. The decade belongs to a whole other century, indeed millennium. Its image is tight and ripe for exploration unlike the first two decades of the new millennium which have been a bit messy and hard to pin down. Those of us who were adults then look back on the decade with nostalgia; those who are discovering it for the first time, are...
14 May 2021
Video: The Fashion Institute of Technology presents 'Your Vote Matters!'
The Fashion Institute of Technology’s advertising and digital design student, Charlie Shelton, put together the film ‘Your Vote Matters!’ to inspire the community to vote in the upcoming election. Image and video: Fashion Institue of Technology via YouTube
23 Oct 2020
Video: Fashion Institute of Technology hosts upcycling workshop
Sustainably-driven fashion designer and activist, Isabel Varela joins the Fashion Institute of Technology for a workshop on how to sew, upcycle and reimagine an old unworn piece from your closet into something new. In this short 12-minute film, viewers will learn materials they need, and how to reuse old clothing, instead of throwing it away....
20 Oct 2020
Video: Face masks meet fashion
Face masks have become an everyday piece of our wardrobe in the midst of the global pandemic. Naturally, fashionistas jump on this opportunity to create and wear trendy masks which begs the question: Where does function end and fashion begin? In this video, FIT interviews it's alumni designers, professors, fashion journalists and more to get the...
3 Sep 2020
Video: Fern Mallis Q&A with fashion journalist Dana Thomas
Fashion Institute of Technology Foundation shares a clip of a video meeting between the woman behind New York Fashion Week Fern Mallis and bestselling journalist Dana Thomas. In this 10 minute Q&A video, the two answer questions about the current state of the fashion world. Source: Fashion Institute of Technology, via YouTube
1 May 2020
Video: Worldwide Talks 2020 by Fashinnovation day 2 online now
Convened in collaboration with the UN Office of Partnerships, Fashinnovation is assembling a 2 Day online summit in partnerships with the Conscious Fashion Campaign with a focus on the Sustainable Development Goals. International leaders in the fashion & technology industries will gather from around the world to connect with one another as well...
22 Apr 2020
FIT alumni volunteer to make PPE in response to Covid-19
As New York City continues to fight Covid-19, the state’s governor, Andrew Cuomo officially pleaded to businesses last month to pitch in as there is a critical need for PPE (personal protective equipment). In response, Fashion Institute of Technology’s alumni, faculty and students have united together to make protective masks and PPE for...
9 Apr 2020
US fashion college apologizes for 'racist' runway show
A prestigious New York fashion college apologized on Wednesday after a catwalk featuring models wearing large prosthetic red lips, ears and bushy eyebrows was branded racist. The president of the Fashion Institute of Technology said it was investigating the use of the accessories in the February 7 show, which was part of New York Fashion Week....
20 Feb 2020
Brother International sponsors FIT's show at NYFW
Brother International Corporation sponsored and supported FIT's (Fashion Institute of Technology) Fine Art of Fashion and Technology Show on February 7, at New York Fashion Week 2020. Coinciding with FIT's 75th anniversary celebration, the show featured ninety-plus looks by 10 alumni from FIT’s inaugural Master of Fine Arts class in Fashion...
14 Feb 2020
FIT launches Design Entrepreneurs 2020
On January 9, the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) launched FIT Design Entrepreneurs, an open-to-anyone “mini-MBA” program that provides specially selected designers the business acumen, resources, and community to grow their companies. The program culminates in a final live pitch event in front of a panel of fashion industry veterans with...
30 Jan 2020
FIT's 2019 Future of Fashion show
The best work of Fashion Institute of Technology's bachelor of art fashion design are presented in the Future of Fashion awards. The graduating students present their designs every spring in a professional runway show. Watch the video to see 2019's Future of Fashion Show and winners. Source: Video by FIT, YouTube
24 Dec 2019