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2018 FIT'S " Future Of Fashion " Celebrates Honoring  Graduating Class In Style !

NEW YORK(SMI-WIRE,05.03.18)-The school of Fashion Institute of Technology, celebrated its annual "Future of Fashion " this evening, honoring the best of the graduating class and FIT Critic Award winners of 2018, exhibiting their best designs on a professional runway show and was streamed live worldwide from New York City. 


This year end event is mentored and judged by industry leaders during the last semester prior to graduation to students, that with their expertise critic student work and select the best designs to be included in this annual event. These judges select the best looks in each of the specializations: intimate apparel, special occasion, knitwear, children’s wear, and sportswear.

The " Future of Fashion" runway show was hosted by Dr. Joyce F. Brown (Fit  President) & Lilliana Vasquez ( Style Correspondent ) with opening statements welcoming the attendees and thanking them for being present for this special event.VIP's in attendance included from the fashion, Entertainment, Press & Sponsors.

Judges Included: Zac Posen( Fashion Designer),Ken Downing ( Neiman Marcus Fashion Director), Nicole Phelps (Vogue Runway Director) ,  Kemal Harris(Stylist ),Sharon Tal ( Maskit Head Designer), Yigal Azrouel (Israeli-American Designer ),Flora Backer( Fashion Designer).

Winners of the Critic Award Winners in Five Categories are:

Michelle Yoon: Children's Wear

Kaitlin Barton: Intimate Apparel

Paola Lizano Umana: Knitwear

Charlotte Sasko: KnitwearStockholm, Sweden

Laurin Cabralissa: Special Occasion 

Elaine Back: Sportswear

Stacey Isaacs: Sportswear

Michelle Ortegal

Lilliana Jamie Lopez

Lauren Barkley

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