December 6, 2013
We are pleased to send you FIT in the NEWS to share highlights of major news stories placed by the collegeís Division of Communications and External Relations. These stories will be accessible for at least seven days by clicking on the links below.
The New York Post (November 15) spoke with Scott F. Stoddart, dean, School of LiberalArts, about the pink suit worn by Jacqueline Kennedy when President Kennedy was assassinated. Elpais.com also published the article.
Fashion Avenue News Magazine online (November 25) featured Holiday Bizarre, the pop-up shop at FIT that was designed, installed, and merchandised by students in the Visual Presentation and Exhibit Design program with items for sale from The Society of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Thrift Shop.
The New York Times (December 1) interviewed Emma Sosa, instructor, School of Continuing and Professional Studies, about the demand for personal shoppers in a slow economy.
CNBC.com (November 27) interviewed Vincent Quan, assistant professor, Fashion Merchandising Management, about the actual value of Black Fridaymarkdowns.
NPR.org (December 1) featured the Textile Development and Marketing programís faculty experts and lab for a story, Planet Money Makes a T-Shirt.
Triblive.com (November 27) reported that the FIT team won the Retail FuturesChallenge, an international student competition that takes place at the annual World Retail Congress, held this year in Paris.
The graduate program in Illustrationís student and faculty exhibition, Dreams Lived, Dreams Shattered: MLK, JFK 50 Years Later, was featured on ayatoayatori.com(November 15), Ntdtv.com (November 16), and Fineartmagazine.com(November 18).
The record.com quoted Valerie Steele, director, The Museum at FIT, in an article about women who wear corsets (November 26).
The Museum at FITís 13th annual fashion symposium, A Queer History of Fashion: From the Closet to the Catwalk, which took place on November 8 and 9, continued to receive coverage, most recently in Hollywood.com (November 26).
Trend-ology, which opened on December 3, received coverage on Fibre2fashion.com (December 2).