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  1. how i get it done
    How FIT President Dr. Joyce Brown Gets It Done“I really do think we are in a position to make a tremendous difference. There’s nothing quite like the transformative power of education.”
  2. sustainability
    Can Fashion Designers Really Learn to Be Sustainable?The next generation of fashion students are more eco-conscious than ever — but they still face an uphill battle.
  3. style
    FIT Hosted Its First-Ever Sustainability AwardsThe event honored “Changemakers in Fashion.”
  4. fashion
    Discussing Fashion and Political Power at the Museum at FITWith Dr. Valerie Steele and Washington Post senior fashion critic Robin Givhan.
  5. fashion history
    The Museum at FIT Asks What Makes Clothing PowerfulPower Mode: The Force of Fashion traces the history of modern power dressing, from petticoats to Balenciaga puffers.
  6. new faces
    These 10 FIT Students Are the Future of FashionMeet this year’s “critics picks” before their big break.
  7. 21 Fashion Students on How They Dress for SchoolSalvation Army is in; black is out.
  8. gallery
    A New Exhibit of 1960s Paris Fashion Reminds Us That Everything Is CyclicalA vintage yellow YSL jacket in FIT’s new retrospective looks a lot like Calvin Klein’s latest hit.
  9. Black Designers Finally Get a Museum ExhibitIncluding pieces from Tracy Reese, Duro Olowu, and more.
  10. fresh faces
    See the Best Looks From FIT’s Future of Fashion ShowThe next generation of fashion is upon us.
  11. Manolo Blahnik Is a Birkenstock FanHe considers the style “eternal.”
  12. pomp and circumstance
    Brooke Shields Has 1,200 ‘Brooke Shields’ Brand Hair Dryers in Her GarageFrom an ill-fated 1986 endorsement.
  13. museum pieces
    YSL and Halston Go Head-to-Head in New FIT ShowAn exhibit on their ’70s designs opens today.
  14. numbers guy
    Zac Posen Was a Teenage MathleteAnd other revelations from his Couture Council Q&A.
  15. bright college years
    Alexa Chung, Calvin Klein, and Vibrant Student Designs at FIT ShowAn eclectic group of collections.
  16. babes in leather
    25 Badass Women in Biker JacketsBorn to be wild.
  17. first look
    First Look: ‘Elegance in an Age of Crisis’Featuring Fred Astaire’s shoes.
  18. loose threads
    Angela Lansbury Covers The GentlewomanPlus, Gwyneth Paltrow is People’s best dressed woman of 2012.
  19. scene stealers
    Slideshow: Street Style From New York’s Most Stylish CampusesPhotographer Bek Andersen captured fashionable kids heading back to school this week.
  20. fashion talks
    Franca Sozzani on Fashion’s Slim MentalityThe editor-in-chief of Vogue Italia spoke at FIT on Friday night.
  21. show dogs
    A Review: FIT’s ‘Barkinistas’ Dog Fashion ShowComplete with doggie backpacks, suede coats, and pee on the catwalk.
  22. loose threads
    Lively Got Louboutins; Tod’s Gets Green LightPlus, details on the Juicy co-founders’ new label, Skaist-Taylor, which debuts on Tuesday, and more fashion news.
  23. first looks
    A First Look at F.I.T.’s Next Exhibit, ‘Impact: Fifty Years of the CFDA’It includes the Narciso Rodriguez dress worn by Michelle Obama on election night in 2008.
  24. protests
    Human Rights Groups Protest a Sponsor of F.I.T’s Daphne Guinness ExhibitionDiamond magnate Lev Leviev’s business practices are under scrutiny.
  25. fashion goddesses
    First Look: See Rose Hartman’s Photos of Bianca Jagger, Jerry Hall, Bethann Hardison, and More From F.I.T.’s Retrospective ExhibitA selection of the photographer’s works will be exhibited at F.I.T.
  26. vermin!
    FIT Warns Students of Lone Bedbug AttackerA source tells us mass hysteria has not ensued.
  27. first looks
    First Look: ‘Japan Fashion Now’ at the Museum at F.I.T.Celebrating 25 years in Japanese fashion, from Comme des Garçons to Hello Kitty.
  28. party chat
    Karl Lagerfeld and Diane Kruger on Being Neighbors, and Being NervousWe spoke to the designer and the actress muse today at a luncheon in his honor.
  29. eff the recession
    Design Students Can’t Get JobsIt seems best to be independently wealthy before getting into this line of work.
  30. fashion smackdown
    Parsons and FIT Go Head-to-head With Senior BFA Shows Monday NightWill a flashy or more democratic runway show triumph?
  31. ice diva
    Johnny Weir to Ride Yak, Then Meet With F.I.T.He wasn’t kidding about his fashion-design aspirations.
  32. behind the scenes
    Chatting With Dries Van Noten at FITWe talked with the critically adored Belgian designer about his latest collection.
  33. designer video
    Video: A Tour of ‘Isabel Toledo: Fashion From the Inside Out’Harriet Mays Powell takes a private tour with Isabel Toledo, husband Ruben, and Valerie Steele.
  34. tastemakers
    Julianna Bass Is Sick of Your Colored TightsThe up-and-coming designer is being hailed as one to watch — and we couldn’t agree more.
  35. tastemakers
    Valerie Steele Is Glad Black Is BackFIT’s resident curator Valerie Steele talks about her first big fashion purchase (she hyperventilated), her love of black, and how corsets got her career started.