(From: Mary-Anne Smith Assistant Director of College Relations (212) 217-7642)
FIT will present its biannual student fashion show on Thursday, December
5, at 5:30 pm in the college's Katie Murphy Amphitheatre. Approximately
100 prospective Fashion Design graduates will showcase their creative
designs for spring 2003 in four areas of specialization. The runway
show is the final project for Fashion Design students who have completed
a two-year program and will receive their associate degrees in December.
Notable designers from the fashion world act as critics and work with
faculty and students in their classes throughout the fall semester.
This year's critics are Sully Bonnelly (Current Scene), Marc Bouwer
(Evening Wear), George Samen (Tailored Garments), and Elie Tahari
(Sportswear). A critic award is presented to one student in each
Spring 2003 fashions will premiere at the show, which is by invitation
only and not open to the public.
All members of the press are invited to attend (there will be no
backstage access) and should rsvp to the FIT Office of College Relations
at (212) 217-7642.