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FIT in the News
MR-Mag.com, ModeArea.com (both June 5), WWD, SundayWorld.com, FashionUnfiltered.com, MyInforms.com, Viralistics.com (all June 6), FashionNetwork.com (June 7), and FT.com (June 9) reported that fashion designer Thom Browne will receive the Couture Council Award for Artistry of Fashion. The award will be presented at the Couture Council’s annual luncheon benefitting The Museum at FIT (MFIT) on September 6 at Lincoln Center.
T (June 9), the magazine of The New York Times, spotlighted the work of recent FIT Fashion Design graduate Celin Diaz as one of their “6 Designers (Straight Out of Fashion School) to Know.” One of Diaz’s knitwear garments was in the 2017 The Future of Fashion runway show, which also continues to receive media coverage, most recently in The New York Amsterdam News (May 24).
FashionUnited.com (June 8, 9, and 10) published a three-part series covering FIT’s Summer Institute, a four-day series of lectures, discussions, panels, and hands-on workshops focused on sustainability and technology in fashion and textiles. The program is designed for industry professionals as well as academics interested in broadening their understanding of sustainability and how to support its integration into the industry.