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Highlights for the week of March 22–28, 2021

Visit news.fitnyc.edu for full coverage of FIT's campus, faculty, and student news and events.
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FEATURED STORY
Bras Are Getting More Comfortable, Say FIT Experts
The pandemic has caused us to rethink everything we wear—including bras. In recent weeks, that marvel of engineering has received a surge of media attention, as many women ditch rigid body shapers in favor of gentler support. We've rounded up several articles that feature FIT faculty and curators offering historical context and commercial insights. Read our experts' opinions
UPCOMING EVENTS
MAR 25, 12:30 PM  Dean’s Forum: Power, Privilege, and Support: Leadership, Company Culture, Representation and Building a Business
MAR 26, 6 PM  Behind the Screens: Beau Willimon

  VIEW FULL CALENDAR
RECENT STORIES
• Blush Magazine Wins Pacemaker Award for Second Year in a Row
• Alumna Makes Turbans for Women Undergoing Chemo

VIEW ALL RECENT STORIES
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“It’s really important that people understand that Black love actually does matter. Black women do in fact get married. That’s the reason I built my business.” —Bridal designer Andrea Pitter, Fashion Design ’11, in an interview with the Associated Press about racism in the wedding industry, adapting to the pandemic, and her new role as a mentor at The Knot.

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Social Media of the Week

Students from FIT's Fashion and Textile Studies MA program took over @fitnyc's Instagram account to talk about their virtual exhibition, The Roaring Twenties and the Swinging Sixties. Check out a recap here.

illustrations and garments from the Roaring Twenties and Swinging Sixties exhibition
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Fashion Culture Online Event


Thursday, March 25, 6 pm

From Louis Armstrong to Dizzy Gillespie: Jazz and Black Glamour


Dandy Wellington, by Anne Hugus Photography

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FAQ, and updates on COVID-19’s impact on the FIT community. 
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