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The Body: Fashion and Physique, the exhibition at The Museum at FIT which opened this week puts a fitting cap on a year of remarkable activity within society at large around female empowerment. One c

On the heels of the president’s withdrawal from the Paris Climate Accord, as members of his administration continue to demonstrate an immunity to science or knowledge on matters that effect our

On the heels of the president’s withdrawal from the Paris Climate Accord, as members of his administration continue to demonstrate an immunity to science or knowledge on matters that effect our

On the heels of the president’s withdrawal from the Paris Climate Accord, as members of his administration continue to demonstrate an immunity to science or knowledge on matters that effect our

FIT together with Calvin Klein celebrated the “Future of Fashion” on Monday evening and judging by what was shown on the runway the future is upon us. These graduates are set to occupy th

The FIT Foundation has just named a new director. The non-profit corporation hired on fashion and design consultant Fern Mallis to take over the new role. Mallis is most known as the founder, consult

His small workshop in a friend's house in industrial Brooklyn is a far cry from the glass skyscraper on Madison Avenue where he worked as an investment banker. But Eric Steffen is happy. Aged 39, he'

Raised in Ohio by a Korean mother and a Palestinian father, Sarah Musa shocked her parents when she decided to wear the headscarf at age 17. Today, the 33-year-old Musa works in New York as a ready-t

As New York Fashion Week opens, a glaring near-absence stands out: why are there so few black models and designers at the pinnacle of the industry? For that matter, is there such a thing as black fas

London - Times are tough for fashion retailers, but even tougher for denim retailers as the denim market remains under pressure. Global denim sales are still on the rise, thanks to an increasing midd

Global apparel business expert Alvanon has appointed May Fong to the position of senior consultant for the Asia Pacific region. The company recently announced the news in a press release. In her ne

My previous two reports from FIT’s sustainability-focused Summer Institute centered around artisanship in the developing world. Here I spotlight American artisanship and, in particular, three s

Here is the second in my series reporting from FIT’s commendable Summer Institute program. I should mention that FIT’s Acting Associate Dean of the School of Art and Design, Sass Brown, i

FIT’s third annual Summer Institute kicked off on Monday with a week-long sustainability-focused program which would feature guest speakers, panel discussions and workshops delving into the eth

Fairy tales have long been a major inspiration for the world of fashion. Just look at the Cinderella inspired dress actress Lupita Nyong'o wore to the Oscars in 2015. In her description of what the w

The Board of Trustees of the Fashion Institute of Technology has conferred upon Professor Irene Buchman the title of Professor Emerita. This prestigious designation is in recognition of her distingui

Alibaba has launched an initiative to support emerging designers. The online market platform will be selling the work of Fashion Institute of Technology graduates and other emerging designers as they

London - Good supporting undergarments are the key to creating any successful look. A well fitting bra not only flatters and enhances certain styles, but also acts as the main foundation of well func

London - "I have to say, I have the easiest task of the evening because everything we will be presenting is all from the lingerie from the Amourette family. They only have another color, another prin

New York - It was announced last week that fifteen Art Institutes scattered across the country would close, the largest of which would be the Art Institute of New York City. This is one of the school

The 1970’s saw two kings of the fashion industry who will forever be remembered as the men who fashioned the 70s. While they were both so different, in many ways they were still so similar. One

The Fashion Institute of Technology will honor Karl Lagerfeld on September 10 at the Avery Fisher Hall in New York's Lincoln Center Plaza. Lagerfeld will receive the Fashion Visionary Award at the Co