Profiles of Hispanic Achievement
With the Release of the Aretha Franklin Biopic, an Alum Remembers Dressing The Queen of Soul
With the Oscar-Nominated Minari, Stacy Suvino ’08 Continues to Realize Her Hollywood Dream
Grad Students Win Grant for Interdisciplinary Project About New York
The One-Named Hairstylist to the Stars
A Bosnian Muslim Describes His War Experience
This Alum Replaced the Skirt on a Degas Sculpture at The Met
How an Alum Created a Promo for BET’s American Injustice
An Easy Ice Cream Recipe From a Legendary Baker
A recipe by alumna Rose Levy Beranbaum from the upcoming issue of Hue magazine
Readers Wanted
Finding Fashion in the Face Mask
Designers are increasingly offering masks in an array of colors, prints, and styles: from happy florals to cool camo, from rich to retro to post-apocalyptic.
Explore Thousands of Years of Fashion History Online
The Fashion History Timeline has become a trusted online resource.
Wearable Art
Dress a Paper Doll of Valerie Steele with Museum Garments
The Woman Who Gives Bona Uncommon Scents
Star Stylist Ade Samuel Tells Stories With Clothes
Celebrating FIT at 75
Welcome to this special issue commemorating FIT’s diamond anniversary!
Who Were They?
Have you ever wondered, as you walk around FIT’s campus, who were the people the buildings and facilities are named for? Here’s a selected list, with brief biographies. Where possible, we included quotes, drawn from the oral histories in the Gladys Marcus Library’s Special Collections and College Archives.
FIT Logos, Then and Now
“A great logo draws attention, it informs, inspires, and wants to be remembered,” says Rocco Piscatello, adjunct assistant professor of Communication Design and noted brand identity and signage designer.
Meet Six Couples Who Found Love at FIT
They had designs on each other from the start
How Two Beloved Professors Met as FIT Students
In 1962, a professor harshly criticized some drawings by student Steven Stipelman ’63, an aspiring illustrator.
In the Beginning
A history of the college’s early years—and a glimpse into its future
Still Singing After All These Years
Renée Minus White, Fashion Buying and Merchandising, is one of the original Chantels. Here she tells her story
An Artistic Life
Joselyn Kinstler Ney, Textile Design ’56, recalls her early years in textiles
This Campus Photo Is Blowing Our Minds
Eye of Fashion is on the southwest corner of 27th Street and Seventh Avenue.
Choreographing the Ballroom Scenes on FX's Pose
Twiggy Pucci Garçon, Fashion Merchandising Management, choreographs the FX hit Pose
The Past Recaptured
The good, the bad, and the weird in FIT’s yearbooks
A Friendship, Years in the Making 
At FIT, mentorship doesn’t stop at graduation
A President's Perspective
On the occasion of FIT’s 75th anniversary, Hue sat down with President Joyce F. Brown for a look back at her remarkable 20-year tenure at the college. The conversation is excerpted here.
[Editor's note: This story was completed before the COVID-19 pandemic and does not mention it. We still hope you find it interesting and relevant.]
An FIT Playlist
Over the years, members of the FIT community have made a surprisingly significant contribution to American pop music. We put together a playlist of the best jams we know of. Know more? Email us!
Pet Fashion Designer to the Stars
One of the most talked-about actors in the recent J.Lo movie Hustlers doesn’t have any lines.
Zeroing in on the Black Tech Sector
Inside the DTech Lab, an engine of FIT’s future
Innovation is the lifeblood of FIT, and the FIT/Infor DTech Lab is one of the biggest drivers of that innovation.
The Fresh Princesses
Fashion Design students give the female leads of 'Frozen' a style update
Uncommon Design
The Fashion Design MFA program graduates its first class. Meet a few of its members
Valerie’s Journey
The incredible story behind Isotoner gloves
A Signage Proposal for the Natural History Museum
On the Cover: A Digital Embroidery
Hue Summer 2019
Conserving a Chanel
A student saved a garment from its own worst enemy: itself.
Laura Tanzer
Fashion Buying and Merchandising '87
Dana Wood
Marketing: Fashion and Related Industries '86
Irene Cheslock Dobson
Apparel Design '59
Material Concerns
Lauren Levinsohn Birrittella, Home Products Development ’07
Tiny Treasures, Infinite Pleasures
In her gift shop, Ona Cohn '62 welcomes the world
Shanlee Johnson
Fashion Design '07
Helya Mohammadian
Fashion Design '04
Jonathan Ng
Graphic Design '07
Romina Cenisio
Fabric Styling '08
Dallas Maverick
Fashion Merchandising Management
Stevie D’Andrea
Advertising and Marketing Communications '08
Ilbert Sanchez
Graphic Design '11
Dan Aronson
Toy Design '13
Mildor Chevalier
Illustration MFA, '16
The Kindness of Sharks
Kaley Young, Interior Design ’18
Joy Kim
Technical Design '18
Vital Threads
“Working with our hands is what makes us human,” Hallie Meltzer, Textile/Surface Design ’08, says. And it is often this opportunity to feel and create textures every day that draws people to the practice of fiber art.
Illustration MFA Grad Sells Work to Spike Lee
New York City–themed work caught the director's eye
Fashion Out of Bounds
Michelle Finnamore '98 explains Gender Bending Fashion, her show at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Take Five: Marty Sullivan II
He sparked cross-cultural dialogue
Take Five: Zainab Koli
Standing up for Muslims on campus
Take Five: Max Hechtman
Changing the world through film
Take Five: Christiane Coubertier
FIT gave her all the skills she needed
Take Five
Meet five graduates from the class of 2019
Future Perfect
For Norma Kamali, Fashion Illustration ’65, the best things in fashion are eternal.
Take Five: Analise Mehmet
Addressing climate change with exhibition design
Raising the Standard
Flags are the family business for Sandy Dennis Van Lieu
Banner Years
Some of Annin's highest-profile flags throughout American history
6 Things We Didn't Know About Flags
Annin Flagmakers' Sandy Dennis Van Lieu schools us on the flag
Julia Sinelnikova
Fine Arts '13
Nivi Murthy
Fashion Merchandising Management ’13
You Better Work!
Zaldy designs pure glamour for RuPaul, the world’s most famous drag queen
Meghan Conway
Fabric Styling '11, Fashion Merchandising Management ’09
Andrea Pitter Campbell
Fashion Design '11
Nicole Rutsch
Advertising and Marketing Communications '09
Shari Henry
Fashion Design '08
Danilo Hess
Photography '03
John Robb
Menswear '01
Music to our Ears
Michelle Obama wears alumni look at the Grammys.
No Dragons, Please
Grace Chen defines contemporary Chinese style
Moving the Line Online
Cynthia and Glenn Gale met in an FIT aerobics class...
Dream On
Artist Ebony Bolt draws inspiration from the subway
Malacia Anderson
Fashion Buying and Merchandising '87
Tricia Carey
Fashion Buying and Merchandising '94
Rori Rosas Fallacaro
Marketing: Fashion and Related Industries '90
Joanie Accolla
Display and Exhibit Design '89
Exceptional Drive
Fit student wins Ad Age competition
David Yurman Donates Private Gemstone Collection to FIT
Yurman's donation has been put to work in classrooms
Beth Vetter Costello
Graphic Design '87
Nicholas Valentine
Fashion Buying and Merchandising '70
Elaine Grynkewich Drew
Fashion Design '76
Alexis Mazza
Accessories Design, Jewelry Design '13
Michelle Moore
Textile/Surface Design '16
Alfeya Valrina
Accessories Design '17
Taking St. Tropez Worldwide
Creating a global presence for the swimwear company Vilebrequin
50 years of Fashion
The Museum at FIT celebrates its silver anniversary with a retrospective show
Emily Newcomen
Direct and Interactive Marketing '16, Illustration ’15
Uncommon Pursuits: Dave Ortiz
Running the only vodka distillery in Manhattan isn't as glamorous as it seems...
Uncommon Pursuits: Mia Cusumano
This Fashion Merchandising Management alumna gives actors their big break...
Uncommon Pursuits
These five alumni took a risk on their journey
Uncommon Pursuits: Stefanie Bishop
This Interior Design grad pushes her body to the limit...
Uncommon Pursuits: Mikahla Insalaco Jestes
This alumna heals humans—and horses—with acupuncture...