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Highlights for the week of Dec. 7–13, 2020

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Stay Safe This Holiday Season
If you need to leave home to go shopping, it’s best to follow simple CDC guidelines to prevent the spread of COVID-19. FIT student Charlie Shelton, Advertising and Digital Design ’21, drew and animated this PSA for the FIT community, communicating best practices for keeping yourself and loved ones healthy.  Watch now 
DEC 10, NOON  Globally Connected @ FIT: Creating Fashion History Content During a Pandemic

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Esha Ahmed. Photo © Tony Luong 2020
Architectural Digest designated alumna Esha Ahmed “One to Watch” in its December 2020 issue. As head of Makrosha, a textile company that sources fabrics from artisans across the globe, Ahmed said, “There’s only a handful of people in the world who can do high-end hand weaving. My goal is to prevent that craft from vanishing.”

Social Media of the Week

“I knew this was the type of work I wanted to do when I realized I had the power to help people feel beautiful and confident,” says Photography AAS graduate Sarai Garcia in The Cut’s “They Seem Cool” column. In it, she spoke about the creation of her self-portrait series that she started this past year while at home.

Sarai Garcia

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From Hue Magazine

A New Chapter

An independent bookstore in Arizona tries to survive a pandemic.

Cindy Dach in her bookstore

Shop the Alumni Holiday Gift Guide!

Check out this collection of amazing handmade items and support FIT alumni small businesses when when it matters most. Shop now

clothing and accessories from the holiday gift guide

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