Tag Archives: fashion illustrations

The Art of Fashion Illustration

This is a guest post by Lucinda Bounsall, fashion writer at farfetch.com Throughout the 1900s everything from pencil and ink drawings to paintings and screen prints graced the front covers of some of the world’s most well renowned and revered fashion … Continue reading

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Then & Now

Today’s Then & Now was put together by Cassidy Zachary. Cassidy recently graduated from the program and will start a job in New Mexico, where she will oversee a collection of costume and textiles. It means she is leaving NY! … Continue reading

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March Treasure of The Month- André Studios

I am especially thrilled to introduce this month’s treasure, as I was one the many who worked on this wonderful project. This is a collaboration between the Picture Collection of The New York Public Library  and FIT’s Special Collections. It … Continue reading

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Books Books Books

New and upcoming fashion books: Loris Azzaro By Jéromine Savignon (Assouline) From the publisher: Jéromine Savignon looks at the life and legacy of French fashion icon Loris Azzaro. Creatively fearless, Azzaro designed fashions that embody the nocturnal sensuality of the sixties … Continue reading

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January Treasure of the Month:The Golden Age of Pochoir

By Cassidy Zachary  In the 1910s and 20s, there was an outpouring of luxury, limited-edition publications which utilized a hand-stenciling technique known as pochoir (French for “stencil”). The technique, which consisted of built-up layers of gouache paint or watercolor, produced … Continue reading

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December Treasure of the Month

What are you wearing to your New Year’s Eve party? undecided? Here are some ideas from the Bergdorf Goodman Archives, now at FIT’s Special Collections. These dresses and others were available for customers to order through Bergdorf’s Custom Salon from … Continue reading

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