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Highlights for the week of Nov. 30–Dec. 6, 2020

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FIT Alumni Holiday Gift Guide
This holiday season, we are proud to bring you a guide to holiday gifts all made by our spectacular FIT alumni. By purchasing items from this collection of handmade items you’re supporting FIT alumni small businesses, lifting up these independent makers when it matters most. The guide is organized into the following categories: self-care; home goods; books; clothing, shoes, and accessories; jewelry; art; and face masks. Shop now 
UPCOMING EVENTS
DEC 3, 9:45 AM  FIT Board of Trustees Meeting
DEC 3, 1 PM  Virtual Artist Talks Series: Professor William Low, FIT Illustration Students, and Alumni

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FACULTY/STAFF
• Imran Islam Presents New Research at Textile Conferences

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Early shoppers at Macy’s in Herald Square on Black Friday.Credit...Gabby Jones for The New York Times
Why is it called Black Friday? Shawn Grain Carter, associate professor of Fashion Business Management, spoke with The New York Times about how the retail bonanza got its name.

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Social Media of the Week

Mariah Wright, adjunct faculty in Packaging Design, served as a creative producer for IKEA Virtual Greenhouse, an online masterclass series for Dutch Design Week 2020.

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From Hue Magazine


Rethinking Vintage for COVID Times

Alan Eckstein’s upcycled goods are “nothing new.” And that’s exactly what we need.

Reimagined pieces by Eckstein. Photo by Clement Pascale.

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