FIT in the News – March 3

The Division of Communications and External Relations is pleased to share FIT in the News, which reports highlights of major news stories about the college and/or that quote the college’s experts. These stories will be accessible for at least seven days by clicking on the links below.

In obituaries about French fashion designer Emmanuelle Khanh, and (both February 18) cited that Khanh is featured in Paris Refashioned, 1957-1968, currently on view at The Museum at FIT (MFIT). Valerie Steele, director and chief curator, MFIT, commented to and The New York Times (both March 1) that “[Khanh] really was part of an international wave of women who moved into fashion and brought a street influence to the high, formal style dominated by men.”

Jeffrey Buchman, professor, Advertising and Marketing Communications, was quoted extensively on (February 28) in an article titled “The Myth and Magic of California Style.”

The panel discussion How to Make It in (Vegan) Fashion, moderated by model and activist Renee Peters and held at FIT on February 28, was listed on (February 27). The event was held as part of Sustainability Awareness Week.

Paris Refashioned, 1957-1968, currently on display at MFIT, received feature coverage on (with a 20-image slideshow), (France) (all February 24),, and (both March 1).

Black Fashion Designers, currently on display at MFIT, was featured on (February 23) and in Town & Village (February 16) and The Black Chronicle (January 19).

Adrian: Hollywood and Beyond, opening at MFIT on March 7, received advance coverage on (both February 27), and in WWD (February 28).

Proust’s Muse, The Countess Greffulhe, which closed at MFIT on January 7, continues to receive coverage, most recently on (Canada, February 24).


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