Posts Tagged: Teaching fashion in NYC

Meet my Boss

I’m lucky to live and work in this place. New Yorkers bitch and gripe about the cost of living and the crazies roaming the streets; the bugs and the stink of trash in summer; the obnoxious consumption and the corporate

Meet my Boss

I’m lucky to live and work in this place. New Yorkers bitch and gripe about the cost of living and the crazies roaming the streets; the bugs and the stink of trash in summer; the obnoxious consumption and the corporate

Art Institute of New York City Spring 2016 Fashion Show

The AINYC show was held last night as part of New York Fashion Week’s official schedule and I went along to review as the resident professor-journalist. While it is difficult to be utterly objective with students I know so well, what I

Art Institute of New York City Spring 2016 Fashion Show

The AINYC show was held last night as part of New York Fashion Week’s official schedule and I went along to review as the resident professor-journalist. While it is difficult to be utterly objective with students I know so well, what I

3 Fashion Students to Watch, Part 1

This is the first of three interviews I did with inspirational fashion design students. A peep into their brains. So enlightening. Story telling in clothes.As the student fashion shows wrap up for another year, and graduates’ job search plans are

3 Fashion Students to Watch, Part 1

This is the first of three interviews I did with inspirational fashion design students. A peep into their brains. So enlightening. Story telling in clothes.As the student fashion shows wrap up for another year, and graduates’ job search plans are

School’s out!

My latest article for FashionUnited describes some changes afoot…From one day to the next, the ground shifts. It can be exciting or anxiety-ridden. I aim to choose the first but as a lot of people confront the reality of the

School’s out!

My latest article for FashionUnited describes some changes afoot…From one day to the next, the ground shifts. It can be exciting or anxiety-ridden. I aim to choose the first but as a lot of people confront the reality of the

When Boy Meets Girl Meets Boy…

Here in my latest for FashionUnited I discuss something I’m noticing a lot in my classroom… Most fashion students naturally embrace a level of gender nonconformity. Already equipped with a counterculture rebelliousness, they are taught to decode garments and approach

When Boy Meets Girl Meets Boy…

Here in my latest for FashionUnited I discuss something I’m noticing a lot in my classroom… Most fashion students naturally embrace a level of gender nonconformity. Already equipped with a counterculture rebelliousness, they are taught to decode garments and approach

Who are Urban Outfitting?

I took on another teaching gig this summer. It’s at Kent State University. Yes, everyone asks that. No I’m not commuting from New York to Ohio. Kent State fashion department has a studio in NYC as well as one in

Who are Urban Outfitting?

I took on another teaching gig this summer. It’s at Kent State University. Yes, everyone asks that. No I’m not commuting from New York to Ohio. Kent State fashion department has a studio in NYC as well as one in

Student Uprising

I have had an up and down term. There have been unfortunate incidents with students who would be fired within a week on the job and then again I have witnessed some flashes of brilliance. But one student’s story stands

Student Uprising

I have had an up and down term. There have been unfortunate incidents with students who would be fired within a week on the job and then again I have witnessed some flashes of brilliance. But one student’s story stands