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  • 2014 Couture Council Artistry of Fashion Award: Carolina Herrera | Fashion Institute of Technology
    Coco Chanel Carolina Herrera became famous for creating the kind of elegant beautiful clothes that she herself wears Mrs Herrera is her own best model and many women today want to look like her Couture Council Chairman Yaz Hernández said Every woman in New York wants to be like Carolina Herrera Shes created a world in her home in her atelier and in her boutiques that is sophisticated perfection As a philanthropist she is one of the few leaders who never says no Illustration by David Downton Carolina Herrera says I have great admiration for The Museum at FIT its a vital link between fashion culture and history The work of the museum gives our industry a stage to express cultural relevance in a historical context engaging an audience beyond fashion beyond New York With Valerie s fantastic leadership and exceptional creativity FIT s museum is the very best in class I am deeply touched to be acknowledged by The Couture Council and look forward to September Honorary luncheon chairs were Maria Cristina Anzola Amy Fine Collins Emilia Fanjul Carolina Herrera De Bez Julie Koch Alexandra Kotur Patricia Lansing Lucy Liu Marigay McKee Alexi Ashe Meyers Andr Leon Talley Lynn Wyatt and Rene Zellweger Luncheon guests included Glenda Bailey Hilaria Baldwin Dennis Basso Dr Joyce F Brown Serena Boardman Graydon Carter Amy Fine Collins Oscar and Annette de la Renta John Dempsey Prince Dimitri of Yugoslavia Linda Fargo Jay Fielden Fe Fendi Kathleen Hearst Yaz Hernandez Reinaldo Herrera Donna Karan Mariana Kaufman Steven Kolb Kenneth Jay Lane Ralph Lauren Alexandra Lebenthal Aileen Mehle Seth and Alexi Meyers b Michael Josie Natori Liz Peek Marc Puig Emilie Rubinfeld Martha Stewart Gina Sanders Abigail Spencer Dr Valerie Steele Stefano Tonchi Ivanka Trump Linda Wells Jacqueline Weld Drake and Anna Wintour The Couture

    Original URL path: http://www.fitnyc.edu/museum/support/couture-council/carolina-herrera.php (2016-02-13)
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  • 2013 Couture Council Artistry of Fashion Award: Michael Kors | Fashion Institute of Technology
    Fashion Designers A Z The Collection of The Museum at FIT published by Taschen Michael Kors states I think to be empathetic is the greatest gift you can have as a designer Hopefully people will look at me and say He really loved women To this Dr Steele adds Certainly women really love Michael Michael Kors who attended FIT recently endowed the Michael Kors Scholarship at FIT with a 1 000 000 gift to establish a major award for a Fashion Design student The scholarship will be awarded annually to a student who demonstrates exceptional talent in Fashion Design but whose educational endeavors are limited by financial constraints All costs associated with a bachelors degree program at FIT including tuition housing and books will be covered The scholarship also provides mentorship and the opportunity to intern at Michael Kors This wonderful endowment reflects Michaels characteristic thoughtfulness sense of purpose and spirit of generosity said Dr Brown He is creating an incomparable opportunity for the talented students who come to the collegeas he didto fulfill their dreams We are deeply grateful I attended FIT in the late 1970s and the school provided a totally comprehensive curriculum for fashion design that is unparalleled said Kors Since my days there it has evolved and become even stronger It makes me so excited to see the potential talent that has been helped by this school and I look forward to seeing that continue The Luncheon Chairs were Kamie Lightburn and Jieun Wax The Honorary Luncheon Chairs were Lauren duPont Linda Fargo Vanessa Getty Patti Hansen Iman Karolna Kurkov Aerin Lauder Sandra Lee Crystal Lourd Alexandra Richards Theodora Richards Renee Rockefeller Jamie Tisch Elisabeth von Thurn und Taxis Elettra Wiedemann and Anna Wintour Michael Kors is a world renowned award winning designer of luxury accessories

    Original URL path: http://www.fitnyc.edu/museum/support/couture-council/michael-kors.php (2016-02-13)
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  • 2012 Couture Council Artistry of Fashion Award: Oscar de la Renta | Fashion Institute of Technology
    only to students of fashion including FITs talented students but to his fellow designers as well Dr Valerie Steele director of The Museum at FIT announced Oscar de la Renta is a true fashion superstar who has long served as one of the greatest ambassadors of American style His clothes which draw on the heritage of Spain and the French haute couture as well as on the dynamism of contemporary New York high fashion convey a sense of luxury and drama that have earned him acclaim throughout the world I am honored to receive this award from the Couture Council of The Museum at FIT said Mr de la Renta It is an extraordinary acknowledgement celebrating artistry in fashion a craft that defines my work as a designer and drives our industry as a whole FIT is an institution dedicated to the future of fashion I greatly admire their work and am happy to be a part their efforts The Luncheon Chairs included Eleanora Kennedy and Alexandra Lebenthal The Honorary Luncheon Chair was Annette de la Renta View photos from the event on Flickr Born in the Dominican Republic Oscar de la Renta left at the age of eighteen to study painting at the Academy of San Fernando in Madrid While living in Spain he became interested in design and began sketching for leading Spanish fashion houses which led to an apprenticeship with Spains renowned couturier Cristbal Balenciaga Later he left Spain to join Antonio Castillo as a couture assistant at the house of Lanvin in Paris Mr de la Renta came to New York in 1963 to design the couture collection for Elizabeth Arden and in 1965 began his signature ready to wear label When he was appointed as designer to the French couture house of Pierre Balmain in

    Original URL path: http://www.fitnyc.edu/museum/support/couture-council/oscar-de-la-renta.php (2016-02-13)
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  • 2011 Couture Council Artistry of Fashion Award: Valentino | Fashion Institute of Technology
    world historical figure in modern fashion a man who has dressed every beautiful woman of the past 50 years from Jacqueline Kennedy to Madonna Valentino s concept of beauty is Apollonian in its classicism and perfect taste Yet red the color of love and passion runs like a leitmotif through his career asserting his passionate love of beauty In today s world of an often debased celebrity culture Valentino s dresses continue to assert an aristocratic ideal of art and beauty FIT president Dr Joyce F Brown noted We are delighted to have this opportunity to honor Valentino who through his timeless and elegant designs is a legend to all those who love fashion He is an inspiration not only to students of fashion like those at FIT but to his fellow designers as well The 2010 luncheon which honored Karl Lagerfeld and was the first Couture Council Luncheon held at Lincoln Center was attended by over 500 guests and raised over 600 000 In 1950 while still an adolescent Valentino Garavani went to Paris to study at the Chambre Syndicale de la Couture Parisienne having already discovered at a premiere of the Barcelona Opera the perfect red that would become a leitmotif throughout his career In 1968 a year of radical revolt Valentino presented his immaculate Collezione Bianca of white and off white dresses whose simple elegance proved that couture was not irrelevant View photos from the luncheon on Flickr Valentino was chosen to receive The Couture Council Fashion Visionary Award by the Couture Council Advisory Committee an independent group consisting of curators editors and retailers Members include Pamela Golbin curator of the Musée de la Mode Akiko Fukai director and chief curator of the Kyoto Costume Institute Caroline Milbank independent curator and author Glenda Bailey editor in chief

    Original URL path: http://www.fitnyc.edu/museum/support/couture-council/valentino.php (2016-02-13)
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  • ICP exhibition tour October 2011 | Fashion Institute of Technology
    Ruben Toledo March 2011 Francisco Costa Studio Visit March 2011 2010 Couture Council Fashion Visionary Award Karl Lagerfeld 2009 Couture Council Artistry of Fashion Award Dries van Noten ICP exhibition tour October 2011 The Couture Council A private tour of the exhibition Harpers Bazaar A Decade of Style at the International Center of Photography Led by Glenda Bailey editor in chief of Harpers Bazaar and guest curator Vince Aletti 2011

    Original URL path: http://www.fitnyc.edu/museum/support/couture-council/icp-exhibition.php (2016-02-13)
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  • Lilly Daché Birthday 2011 | Fashion Institute of Technology
    Michael Kors 2012 Couture Council Artistry of Fashion Award Oscar de la Renta 2011 Couture Council Artistry of Fashion Award Valentino ICP exhibition tour October 2011 Lilly Dach Birthday 2011 Valentino Summer Soiree August 2011 Michael Kors Luncheon May 2011 Christian Cota Atelier Visit April 2011 Luncheon with Ruben Toledo March 2011 Francisco Costa Studio Visit March 2011 2010 Couture Council Fashion Visionary Award Karl Lagerfeld 2009 Couture Council Artistry of Fashion Award Dries van Noten Lilly Daché Birthday 2011 Lilly Daché box MFIT collection 2011 A special Couture Council viewing of work by Lilly Daché in the collection of The Museum at FIT was held in honor of the designer s birthday on October 13 2011 Lilly Daché was the foremost hat designer in the United States from the 1930s to the 1960s A French born milliner Lilly Daché arrived in America with nothing but thirteen dollars in her pocket and founded a veritable fashion empire In an era when no respectable woman would be seen in public without a hat Lilly Daché reigned over both the art and the business of millinery The legions of women who wore her creations ranged from stars to stenographers View photos from

    Original URL path: http://www.fitnyc.edu/museum/support/couture-council/lilly-dache-birthday.php (2016-02-13)
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  • Valentino Summer Soiree, August 2011 | Fashion Institute of Technology
    Valentino ICP exhibition tour October 2011 Lilly Dach Birthday 2011 Valentino Summer Soiree August 2011 Michael Kors Luncheon May 2011 Christian Cota Atelier Visit April 2011 Luncheon with Ruben Toledo March 2011 Francisco Costa Studio Visit March 2011 2010 Couture Council Fashion Visionary Award Karl Lagerfeld 2009 Couture Council Artistry of Fashion Award Dries van Noten Valentino Summer Soiree August 2011 Wednesday August 17th 2011 at the Boathouse in Central Park NYC The summer party celebrated our September Awards Luncheon honoring Valentino Fashion designers including Zac Posen Thakoon Panichgul Carlos Campos Maria Cornejo Stan Herman Eric Javitz Gemma Khang Tiffany Koury Raul Melgoza Luca Luca Maggie Norris Devon Scott Steven Stolman and Patricia Underwood took a break from preparations for their fall collections to attend Whitney and Sarah Wolfe Carson Kressley and Derek Scott Zac Posen and Valerie Steele The host committee included Ann Goldrach Michelle Violy Harper Yaz Herandez Chiu Ti Jansen Michele Gerber Klein Alexandra Lebenthal Kamie Lightburn Doris P Meister Liz Peek Jean Shafiroff Sarah G Wolfe as well as Dr Valerie Steele director of The Museum at FIT Special thanks to our generous Couture Council Summer Party Sponsors Dr Michelle COPELAND Grey Goose VandM Thank you

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  • Michael Kors Luncheon May 2011 | Fashion Institute of Technology
    of Fashion Award Valentino ICP exhibition tour October 2011 Lilly Dach Birthday 2011 Valentino Summer Soiree August 2011 Michael Kors Luncheon May 2011 Christian Cota Atelier Visit April 2011 Luncheon with Ruben Toledo March 2011 Francisco Costa Studio Visit March 2011 2010 Couture Council Fashion Visionary Award Karl Lagerfeld 2009 Couture Council Artistry of Fashion Award Dries van Noten Michael Kors Luncheon May 2011 MFIT director Valerie Steele Michael Kors 2011 Couture Council Chair Liz Peek 2011 Michael Kors joined Valerie Steele for a witty and charming discussion about his accomplishments over the past 30 years in fashion on Wednesday May 11 2011 at Doubles Club in NYC One of Americas pre eminent designers for luxury sportswear Kors established his namesake company in 1981 He currently produces a range of products through the Michael Kors Collection KORS Michael Kors and MICHAEL Michael Kors labels including mens and womens ready to wear accessories and a full line of fragrance and beauty products In 2004 Mr Kors became one of the judges of Project Runway a role that he continues in the shows eighth season In 2010 Mr Kors became one of the youngest recipients of the Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award

    Original URL path: http://www.fitnyc.edu/museum/support/couture-council/michael-kors-luncheon.php (2016-02-13)
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