The Most-Read FIT Newsroom Stories of 2022

Each December, the FIT Newsroom editors compile the most-clicked stories of the year. In 2022, student-centered stories received the most attention. Based on the statistics, readers wanted to see student designs, awards, and photos—everything that defines the experience of attending FIT.

Here are the 10 most-clicked stories from the year. How many have you read?

Students standing on a bridge

10. FIT Students Return to Study Abroad in Italy

After a hiatus during the pandemic, popular study abroad experiences resumed in 2022. This story featured plenty of photos of students who learned in Italy in June.


Ken Downing, Stacy Flynn, Ralph Rucci, Laure Heriard Dubreuil, Karin Tracy in circles on a background of FIT logos9. FIT Alumni Announced as Speakers for 2022 Graduate and Undergraduate Commencement Ceremonies

One of the highlights of graduating from FIT is learning from industry luminaries at the spring commencement ceremonies. This year, the announcement of the speakers—all FIT alumni—received an impressive number of views.

Chinki Sinha8. “Curator of Absences”: Being a Woman Editor in India

One of this year’s World Affairs Lectures featured the first female editor of a prominent magazine in India. This recap delves into her bold choices and her fight against sexism.


Katyana Avila, Aliyah Freeman, and Kyuwon Han7. Three Baker School Students Awarded Fashion Scholarship Fund Scholarships

The Fashion Scholarship Fund, the foremost fashion-oriented education and workforce development nonprofit in the U.S., awarded scholarships to three business students. This article describes the students’ winning case studies.


View of an art installation with many garments hanging from the ceiling in a gallery.

6. An Exhibition Looks at Garments as Art

Art Market Studies faculty member Alexandra Schwartz curated an exhibition at the Museum of Arts and Design that analyzed clothing as a vehicle for artistic expression. We went into detail about the exhibition’s complex structure and unique interactive opening performance.


Illustration of girl in bed in a forest5. Five Students Win Honors From the Society of Illustrators

This year, FIT dominated the Society of Illustrators’ prestigious Student Scholarship Competition, with eight artworks among the selections. The article includes a slideshow of the winning pieces.


Three students sit in front of a white dress they designed at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

4. Students’ Design Recognized at The Met

The Costume Institute’s 2021–22 show, In America: An Anthology of Fashion, included a student competition—and a team from FIT was one of 10 chosen to create gowns that were displayed at the Met’s College Night. Spoiler alert: They won the Fan Favorite Award!


students standing in front of a backdrop

3. Future of Fashion Showcases the Class of 2022’s Many Talents

The FIT community was abuzz over the first in-person Future of Fashion runway presentation since 2019. The popular Newsroom recap featured links to the critic-award-winning garments and tons of images, too.


2. Fashion Design Students Capture the Joy of Spring at the Macy’s Flower Show

The highlight of this popular article was a slideshow of the brightly colored student looks inspired by—and on display at—the Macy’s Flower Show.


Ciara wearing a silver off-the-shoulder gown with a thigh slit 1. Check Out All the Alumni Designs at the Met Gala

The Met Gala is quite possibly the biggest night for couture on the red carpet—and this year, FIT alumni made a big splash. Newsroom readers clicked in record numbers to view jaw-dropping looks by Peter Do, Victor Glemaud, Michael Kors, Francesco Risso of Marni, and Daniel Roseberry of Schiaparelli.


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