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|Second Annual Symposium on Omni Retailing
will take place Thursday, April 9. The symposium serves as a think tank on the topic of omni retailing and includes presentations by retail business leaders on best practices and future implementation. Learn More and Register
|Summer Institute 2015: Reinvention and Innovation
June 8-11, 2015
Sustainability in Fashion and Textiles is a four-day series of lectures, discussions, site visits, and hands-on workshops focusing on sustainability and technology in fashion and textiles. Learn More and Register
|On My Mind
President Dr. Joyce F. Brown blogs about higher education, FIT, and the news and issues of the day. Read More
Big ideas for a small planet
Textile Development and Marketing students, Lydia Baird and Willa Tsokanis, presented their textile-composting proposal—a sustainable way to deal with textile waste—at the prestigious Clinton Global Initiative University. Read more.
Trash to Treasure
Interior Design students built a “bottle school” in Guatemala, turning plastic bottles into cheap construction materials. See an exhibit on this eco-friendly project in the Feldman Center lobby through March 15. Read more.
Masks, photos, videos, and textiles are among the diverse media on display in the annual School of Art and Design faculty exhibition. Reeves Great Hall, March 7-22. Free admission. Artwork by Joel Werring. Read more.
Lauren Bacall: The Look
The actress’s incomparable style is on view in The Museum at FIT, March 3 to April 4. The show, organized by Fashion and Textile Studies MA students, features looks from her personal collection and her stage and screen career. Read more.
Happy Lunar New Year
Celebrate the Year of the Ram, beginning February 19, with this year's Lunar New Year postage stamp, designed by FIT's Kam Mak. Read more.
Design Entrepreneurs NYC
Ready to grow your fashion business? This free “mini-MBA” program from FIT and the NYCEDC is looking for its next class of emerging NYC designers. Apply now!
Babette Wiener Pinsky, Apparel Design '62, in a Polaroid from the early '80s. Read the story behind the designer and fashion label Babette here.