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Pomerantz Art and Design Center, Fashion Institute of Technology
New York City , NY United States

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April 2018

Panel Discussion: The Many Colorways of Sneakerheads with Bobbito Garcia

April 24 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Katie Murphy Amphitheatre, Pomerantz Art and Design Center, Fashion Institute of Technology
New York City , NY United States

Calling all sneaker fanatics, sneaker enthusiasts, sneakerheads, and sneaker fans. Legendary air personality, sneaker author/designer/historian, award-winning filmmaker and former professional basketball player in Puerto Rico, New York City native Bobbito Garcia is a freelance creative who has put an indelible footprint on multiple urban movements including the sneakerhead culture. Bobbito, aka Kool Bob Love, will discuss the early days of sneaker collecting, with Accessories Design faculty members Ellen Goldstein-Lynch and Gregg Woodcock and Social Sciences faculty members Yuni Kawamura and Dan Levinson…

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Fashion Culture: Loulou & Yves: The Untold Story of Loulou de la Falaise and the House of Saint Laurent

April 25 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Katie Murphy Amphitheatre, Pomerantz Art and Design Center, Fashion Institute of Technology
New York City , NY United States

Cover of Loulou & Yves. Courtesy of St. Martin’s Press. Join Christopher Petkanas and MFIT Deputy Director Patricia Mears for a discussion of the history of muses in fashion—especially Loulou de la Falaise, whose bohemian spirit and fearless sense of style caught the attention of Yves Saint Laurent. She is the subject of Petkanas’s new book, Loulou & Yves: The Untold Story of Loulou de la Falaise and the House of Saint Laurent. A book signing will follow the conversation.…

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May 2018

20th Annual Next Generation Awards

May 1 at 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Katie Murphy Amphitheatre, Pomerantz Art and Design Center, Fashion Institute of Technology
New York City , NY United States

The Accessories Design and Jewelry Design programs acknowledge their students with end-of-year awards sponsored and judged by the Accessories Council.

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Fashion Culture Film Screening: Franca: Chaos and Creation

May 10 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Katie Murphy Amphitheatre, Pomerantz Art and Design Center, Fashion Institute of Technology
New York City , NY United States

Poster for Franca: Chaos and Creation, courtesy of Franca the Movie. Join director Francesco Carrozzini for a screening of his film Franca: Chaos and Creation, an intimate portrait of his mother, Franca Sozzani, the legendary editor in chief of Vogue Italia. For 25 years, Sozzani’s magazine covers have broken rules and redefined concepts of beauty. Featuring interviews with Karl Lagerfeld, Bruce Weber, Baz Luhrmann, Courtney Love, and others, the film is deeply insightful and emotional, like a love letter from…

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Computer Animation and Interactive Media Thesis Presentations

May 11 at 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Katie Murphy Amphitheatre, Pomerantz Art and Design Center, Fashion Institute of Technology
New York City , NY United States

Students graduating with a BFA in Computer Animation and Interactive Media will present their thesis works. The works are also on display as part of the Graduating Student Exhibition from May 9 through 24 at FIT.

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