Guests attending FIT's annual Couture Council bash in Central Park last night were greeted by protesters waving "Boycott the Boathouse" posters. "I don't know what they're upset about, but more power to them," said noted activist and Real Housewives of New York City cast member Alex McCord....

From September 16,2011 to January 7,2012 the Museum at FIT will have an exhibit dedicated to the Honourable Daphne Guinness. The exhibit will feature approximately one hundred garments and accessories from Guinness's private collection, plus films, videos and images of and by her. Daphne, who...

This time, it's for The Museum at FIT's exhibition Daphne Guinness, which opens today and features approximately 100 items from the personal collection of the woman dubbed by Tom Ford as "one of – if not the – most stylish women living." Heiress of the renowned brewing family, Daphne...

A number of important new acquisitions to The Museum at FIT's permanent collection will also be on display. These include an exquisite, artfully embellished purple velvet gown from Ralph Lauren's fall 2008 collection. A photo-printed 2011 dress from Akris – a family-owned, Swiss label that...

the New York Times has described as "ravishing," the museum has a collection of more than 50,000 garments and accessories dating from the 18th century to the present. Like other fashion museums, such as the Musée de la Mode,the Mode Museum, and the Museo de la Moda, The Museum at FIT...

Once again, this wildly popular, highly anticipated, and well attended award ceremony and luncheon which benefits the Museum at FIT, jump started New York Fashion Week in 'FIT'tingly high style. Last year's luncheon, which honored Karl Lagerfeld, was the first Couture Council Luncheon held...

of the FIT Museum, was among several hosts, and other prominent guests included Glenda Bailey (yep, the editor-in-chief of Harper's Bazaar), stylist Patricia Field (of Sex and the City fame), Carson Kressley and Alex McCord (of New York Housewives). The Couture Council is a membership group...

2011 Italian fashion designer Valentino is this year's honoree of the Couture Council Award. New York – Valentino Garavani is respected in the industry for his beautiful designs seen on the runway and red carpet, and he just got more recognition for his work in fashion as he is this year's...

Valentino makes his way into the David H. Koch theater at Lincoln Center Since 2006, the Couture Council of the Museum at FIT has been the host of an annual luncheon at which it presents its Award for Artistry of Fashion to one designer. On September 7, this year's recipient, Valentino, was...

It's such a tremendous honor to receive it, especially as it is related to couture, which everybody knows has always been my passion and the center of my work. This is very important." Last year, the award went to Karl Lagerfeld. Valerie Steele, Director of The Museum at FIT, noted that...

 

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