FIT in the News – December 8 (November 22), (November 28), (November 29), (all November 30), (December 1), (December 2), and (December 4) all reported on Harlem Holiday Windows. Created and installed by 15 Visual and Presentation Design BFA students, the windows of eight businesses, spanning the corridor of Frederick Douglas Boulevard between 114th and 122nd streets, feature themes that commemorate the Harlem Renaissance of the 1920s and ’30s.

The Couture Council’s annual luncheon benefitting The Museum at FIT (MFIT), held on September 7, at which Akris Creative Director Albert Kriemler received the 2016 Award for Artistry of Fashion, garnered coverage on (December 1).

In Du Jour Magazine (December issue), Chris Del Gatto, CEO of Del Gatto, cited MFIT Chief Curator Valerie Steele and the museum as “doing an amazing job.” His wife, former supermodel Veronica Webb, has donated items to MFIT, some of which are featured in the current exhibition Black Fashion Designers.

Black Fashion Designers, which opened at MFIT on December 6, received pre-opening feature coverage on (Europe, U.K., Asia, and U.S. editions, December 2). Opening coverage included (with a nine-image slide show), (with a six-image slide show), (all December 6), New York, WWD, (all December 7), and The New York Times  (December 8). Additional pre-opening coverage appeared on (December 3).

Proust’s Muse
The Countess Greffulhe, currently on display at MFIT, received feature coverage on (December 4). Additional coverage appeared on (December 2) and in Town & Village (November 24).

Fashion Underground: The World of Suzanne Bartsch, which closed in December 2015, continues to receive coverage, most recently on (December 1).


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