FIT in the News – September 17, 2020

The Division of Communications and External Relations is pleased to share FIT in the News, which reports selected highlights of 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.

FIT in Vogue September Issue
Recent 2020 FIT graduates were featured in two articles within the September issue of Vogue.

The first article, “Last Look,” featured images shot by three recent Photography graduates.  In “It Takes an Industry,” four recent Fashion Design graduates were photographed wearing their own designs.


Girls Scouts uniform redesigned

Continuing press coverage of the three students from FIT’s Fashion Design class of 2020—Nidhi Bhasin, Zhuo Ran (Jenny) Feng, and Melissa Posner—who reimagined the Girl Scouts of the USA uniform.

Access Hollywood

Bankruptcy of Century 21

Vincent Quan, associate professor, Fashion Business Management, on retailer Century 21 filing for bankruptcy: “It was the place to go for a deal on fashion merchandise and luxury goods.”

Sweatpants Forever?

Valerie Steele, director and chief curator, The Museum at FIT (MFIT), on fashion in the age of social distancing: “People have continued more and more to wear sweatpants and t-shirts. So, I think that trend will continue, particularly as more people will work from home at least some of the time.”

Ravishing: The Rose in Fashion
The exhibition, which will open next year at MFIT, received pre-opening coverage.

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