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FIT in the News
The death of legendary fashion designer Hubert de Givenchy was noted by Valerie Steele, director and chief curator, The Museum at FIT (MFIT), in interviews given to LATimes.com, TheDailyBeast.com, the international edition of Voice of America (all March 12), The Los Angeles Times, AM New York, The Washington Post, and WWD.com (all March 13). Pickups of The Washington Post article appeared in The Chicago Tribune and The Star Tribune. TheGuardian.com and IrishTimes.com (both March 13) mentioned an 1982 exhibition of the designer’s work held at MFIT.
The launch of Sneaker Essentials, an online education course created by FIT’s Accessories Design program and Complex Networks and offered through the Center for Continuing and Professional Studies, was reported by InsideHigherEd.com, VampFootwear.com (both March 7), and FashionUnited.ca (Canada, March 8).