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FIT Celebrates the Modern Woman of the 1960s

FIT Celebrates the Modern Woman of the 1960s

By Natalie Breuer, Staff Writer

February 16, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment, Top Stories

The Museum at FIT's latest exhibit holds not just the fashion that influenced that era, but pieces like Yves Saint Laurent's tradition-defying Le Smoking suit, one of the most iconic pieces of women's evening wear in Western history.

Strive for Health, Not Quick Fixes

Strive for Health, Not Quick Fixes

By Shiva Darshan, Contributing Writer

February 8, 2016


Filed under Dining, Features

What is the real secret to losing weight? Examining whether there is really any scientific proof behind today's fad diets.

FIT reveals culture of denim

FIT reveals culture of denim

By Sophie Shaw, Staff Writer

December 2, 2015


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

The Museum at FIT opens their newest exhibit Denim: Fashion's Frontier.

Panel at FIT discusses fashion, Instagram

Panel at FIT discusses fashion, Instagram

By Lily Dolin, Contributing Writer

October 13, 2015


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

Explore the Instagram chapter of fashion history in "Global Fashion Capitals," on view at the Museum at FIT.

Club icon’s edgy style on view at FIT

Club icon’s edgy style on view at FIT

By Natalia Barr, Staff Writer

September 21, 2015


Filed under Features

In the midst of a dark room covered in graffiti, a cartoonish figure holding a sign that reads, “It’s show time” welcomes guests to “Fashion Underground: The World of Susanne Bartsch,” the newest exhibit at the Museum at FIT. The exhibition, which opened last Friday, offers an inside view of event pro...

FIT exhibit showcases actress Lauren Bacall’s closet

FIT exhibit showcases actress Lauren Bacall’s closet

By Lauren Craddock, Staff Writer

March 25, 2015


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

A review of the new FIT exhibit on the actress and model Lauren Bacall.

Designers Yves Saint Laurent, Halston showcased in FIT exhibit

Designers Yves Saint Laurent, Halston showcased in FIT exhibit

By Natalia Barr, Contributing Writer

February 10, 2015


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

FIT unveils a new exhibit featuring designers Yves Saint Laurent and Halston.

FIT explores fraudulent fashion

FIT explores fraudulent fashion

By Sangjun Bae, Contributing Writer

December 3, 2014


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

FIT unveils a new exhibit highlighting the relationship between original designs and the counterfeit industry it inspires.

FIT exhibit connects dance, fashion

By Sophie Lewis, Contributing Writer

October 1, 2014


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

FIT's latest exhibition explores the collaboration between fashion and dance.

FIT event discusses costuming in 1930’s

FIT event discusses costuming in 1930’s

February 27, 2014


Filed under Features

The Fashion Institute of Technology’s Scott F. Stoddart, dean of the School of Liberal Arts and author of “Analyzing Mad Men,” spoke to a fashionable audience on Feb. 26 at “Dressing Divinely: 1930’s Hollywood Costume/Couture,” an event at the Katie Murphy Amphitheatre. The main topic of conversat...

Tim Gunn, Valerie Steele together in conversation at Brooklyn Museum

Tim Gunn, Valerie Steele together in conversation at Brooklyn Museum

January 31, 2014


Filed under Features

Sitting pristinely in his dapper suit, Tim Gunn shared some conversational words of wisdom with fashion studies pioneer Valerie Steele at the Brooklyn Museum on Thursday, Jan. 30. Gunn and Steele’s “In Conversation” event provided an inside look into the reality that is the fashion world, discussing the th...

Exhibit traces trend origins of past two centuries

Exhibit traces trend origins of past two centuries

December 10, 2013


Filed under Features

  From Rodarte’s clothing collaboration with Target to Maison Martin Margiela’s debut line for H&M, the phenomenon of what is trendy permeates stores and streets despite different socioeconomic standpoints. However, the visibility of trends is not just a modern concept — Fashion...

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