FIT in the News – February 5, 2021

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.

Power Symbols
Michael Coan, assistant professor, Jewelry Design, on brooches and other statement pieces as a symbol of power: “The most powerful examples of jewellery on politicians would be pins/brooches, and this would apply to all genders.” (United Kingdom)

Clothing Rental Companies
Shawn Grain Carter, associate professor, Fashion Business Management, on how the pandemic has impacted the clothing rental business: “Well we’re not going to offer a gown, let’s offer something that’s more relaxed, in terms of what customers want right now,” such as athleisure.

Scripps Media group

Elizabeth Way, assistant curator, The Museum at FIT, on the popularity of headbands: “Headbands are such a potent place for personal expression.”

Financing Inequality
Grain Carter, was included in an article discussing how Black fashion designers face inequality when financing their businesses.

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