60 Notable alumni of
Fashion Institute of Technology

Fashion Institute of Technology is 654th in the world, 247th in North America, and 228th in the United States by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 60 notable alumni from Fashion Institute of Technology sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Georgia Ziadie

    Georgia Ziadie
    Born in
    Jamaica Flag Jamaica
    Years
    1949-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    writerautobiographerbiographersocialiteradio personality
    Biography

    Georgia Arianna, Lady Colin Campbell, also known as Lady C, is a Jamaican-born British author, socialite and television personality who has published seven books about the British royal family. They include biographies of Diana, Princess of Wales, which was on The New York Times Best Seller list in 1992, Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother, and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex.

  2. Calvin Klein

    Calvin Klein
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1942-.. (age 80)
    Occupations
    designerfashion designeractorbusinessperson
    Biography

    Calvin Richard Klein is an American fashion designer who launched the company that would later become Calvin Klein Inc., in 1968. In addition to clothing, he also has given his name to a range of perfumes, watches, and jewellery.

  3. Karen Allen

    Karen Allen
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1951-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    film actorstage actortelevision actor
    Biography

    Karen Jane Allen is an American film and stage actress. After making her film debut in Animal House (1978), she became best known for her portrayal of Marion Ravenwood opposite Harrison Ford in Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981), a role she later reprised for Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008). She also co-starred in Starman (1984) and Scrooged (1988). Her stage work has included performances on Broadway, and she has directed both for stage and film.

  4. Michael Kors

    Michael Kors
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1959-.. (age 63)
    Occupations
    fashion designerreality television program judge
    Biography

    Michael David Kors is an American fashion designer. He is the honorary chairman and chief creative officer of his brand, Michael Kors, which sells men's and women's ready-to-wear, accessories, watches, jewelry, footwear, and fragrance. Kors was the first women's ready-to-wear designer for the French house Celine, from 1997 to 2003. On January 2, 2019, Michael Kors Holdings Limited officially changed its name to Capri Holdings Limited (NYSE: CPRI). Michael Kors, Jimmy Choo, and Versace are the three founder-led brands under Capri Holdings Limited.

  5. Joel Schumacher

    Joel Schumacher
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1939-2020 (aged 81)
    Occupations
    screenwriterfilm directorfilm producercostume designer
    Biography

    Joel T. Schumacher was an American film director, producer, screenwriter and fashion designer. Raised in New York City by his mother, Schumacher graduated from Parsons School of Design and became a fashion designer. He first entered film-making as a production and costume designer before gaining writing credits on Car Wash, Sparkle, and The Wiz.

  6. Stephen A. Smith

    Stephen A. Smith
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1967-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    television presenteractor
    Biography

    Stephen Anthony Smith is an American sports television personality, sports radio host, and sports journalist. He is a commentator on ESPN's First Take, where he appears with Molly Qerim. He also makes frequent appearances as an NBA analyst on SportsCenter. Smith also is an NBA analyst for ESPN on NBA Countdown and NBA broadcasts on ESPN. He also hosts The Stephen A. Smith Show on ESPN Radio. Smith is a featured columnist for ESPNNY.com, ESPN.com, and The Philadelphia Inquirer.

  7. Oscar Nunez

    Oscar Nunez
    Born in
    Cuba Flag Cuba
    Years
    1958-.. (age 64)
    Occupations
    actortelevision directordental techniciancomediantelevision actor
    Biography

    Oscar Nunez, sometimes credited as Oscar Nuñez, is a Cuban-American actor. He is best known for his role as Dunder Mifflin accountant Oscar Martinez on NBC's The Office.

  8. Guru

    Guru
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1961-2010 (aged 49)
    Occupations
    musicianrapperrecord producerrecording artist
    Biography

    Keith Edward Elam, better known by his stage name Guru (a backronym for Gifted Unlimited Rhymes Universal), was an American rapper and record producer. He was a member of the hip hop duo Gang Starr, along with DJ Premier. He was born in Roxbury, Massachusetts.

  9. Gulnara Karimova

    Gulnara Karimova
    Born in
    Uzbekistan Flag Uzbekistan
    Years
    1972-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    diplomatpoliticianentrepreneursinger
    Biography

    Gulnara Islamovna Karimova is the elder daughter of Islam Karimov, the president of Uzbekistan from 1991 to his death in 2016. She wielded considerable influence in Uzbekistan owing to her business dealings and family connections. From 2013, due to a conflict with her father, she began to rapidly lose influence.

  10. Christian Siriano

    Christian Siriano
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1985-.. (age 37)
    Occupations
    fashion designerreality television participant
    Biography

    Christian Vincent Siriano is an American fashion designer and member of the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA). Siriano first gained attention after winning the fourth season of American design competition show Project Runway in 2007, becoming the series' youngest winner. He launched his namesake "Christian Siriano" collection in 2008, which brought in revenue of over $1.2 million by 2010 and was estimated to have reached $5 million by 2012.

  11. Lady Miss Kier

    Lady Miss Kier
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1963-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    singermusiciansinger-songwritercomposerdisc jockey
    Biography

    Kierin Magenta Kirby, better known as Lady Miss Kier, is an American singer, songwriter, DJ, designer, fashion icon, and activist. She was the vocalist for the band Deee-Lite, followed by a career as a disc jockey and solo songwriter. She has supported causes such as LGBTQ rights, women's rights, human rights, the environmental movement, the anti-war movement, and the get out the vote movement.

  12. Aquaria

    Aquaria
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1996-.. (age 26)
    Occupations
    drag queen
    Biography

    Giovanni Palandrani, better known by his stage name Aquaria, is an American drag queen, television personality, and recording artist best known for winning the tenth season of RuPaul's Drag Race in 2018. In June 2019, a panel of judges from New York magazine placed her 11th on their list of "the most powerful drag queens in America", a ranking of 100 former Drag Race contestants.

  13. Prince Egon von Fürstenberg

    Prince Egon von Fürstenberg
    Born in
    Switzerland Flag Switzerland
    Years
    1946-2004 (aged 58)
    Occupations
    dressmaker
    Biography

    Prince Egon von Fürstenberg was a socialite, banker, fashion and interior designer, and a member of the German princely family of Fürstenberg.

  14. Leah McSweeney

    Leah McSweeney
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1982-.. (age 40)
    Occupations
    fashion designertelevision actor
    Biography

    Leah Christine McSweeney is an American fashion designer and television personality. She founded the women's streetwear line Married to the Mob in 2004, and has starred on the reality television series The Real Housewives of New York City since 2020.

  15. Nina García

    Nina García
    Born in
    Colombia Flag Colombia
    Years
    1965-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    journalistreality television program judgefashion designer
    Biography

    Ninotchka "Nina" García is a Colombian-American fashion journalist, the editor-in-chief of Elle, and a judge on the Bravo/Lifetime reality television program Project Runway since its first season.

  16. Shaina NC

    Shaina NC
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1972-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    politicianfashion designer
    Biography

    Shaina Nana Chudasama, better known by her abbreviated name Shaina NC, is an Indian fashion designer, politician, and social worker. Daughter of the former Sheriff of Mumbai, her father, Nana Chudasama, was a well known critic of BJP and its leader Narendra Modi for its handling of the post-Godhra riots. Shaina is known in the Indian fashion industry as the 'Queen of Drapes' for draping a saree (sari) in fifty-four different ways. She holds a record in the Guinness Book of World Records for fastest saree drape. She entered politics in 2004 and joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). She holds the positions of national spokesperson for the BJP, member of the national executive council of BJP, and treasurer of the BJP's Maharashtra unit. Shaina is also involved in social work through her charity fashion shows and two NGOs, 'I Love Mumbai' and 'Giants International'. As a female politician, she is often projected as the young, urbane, and women-friendly face of the BJP in television debates.

  17. Enrico Casarosa

    Enrico Casarosa
    Born in
    Italy Flag Italy
    Years
    1971-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    film directorstoryboard artistscreenwriter
    Biography

    Enrico Casarosa is an Italian-American storyboard artist, film director, and writer who works at Pixar. In 2012, he was nominated for an Academy Award for the animated short film La Luna. In 2022, he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature for Luca (2021).

  18. Greta Zimmer Friedman

    Greta Zimmer Friedman
    Born in
    Austria Flag Austria
    Years
    1924-2016 (aged 92)
    Occupations
    painterrestorerdesignerdental assistant
    Biography

    Greta Zimmer Friedman was an Austrian-born American who was photographed being grabbed and kissed by Navy sailor, George Mendonsa (1923–2019) in the iconic V-J Day in Times Square photograph of 1945 by Life magazine photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt. For decades the photograph was misattributed in popular culture as being that of a nurse, however, Friedman was wearing a white uniform because she was a dental assistant.

  19. Nikki S. Lee

    Nikki S. Lee
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1970-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    artistphotographerperformance artist
    Biography

    Nikki Seung-hee Lee is a visual artist born in Geochang, South Korea. Currently working in New York City, Lee works professionally in the field of photography and film. Her work is informed as an 'Asian notions of identity, where identity is not a static set of traits belonging to an individual, but something constantly changing and defined through relationships with other people.'

  20. Janelle Commissiong

    Janelle Commissiong
    Born in
    Trinidad and Tobago Flag Trinidad and Tobago
    Years
    1953-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    modelbeauty pageant contestantbusinessperson
    Biography

    Janelle 'Penny' Commissiong is a Trinidadian politician, model and beauty queen who was crowned Miss Universe 1977.

  21. Mallory Hagan

    Mallory Hagan
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1988-.. (age 34)
    Occupations
    modelpolitician
    Biography

    Mallory Hytes Hagan is an American politician and former beauty queen who won Miss America 2013 as Miss New York 2012. She moved to New York in 2008 after her first year of college at Auburn University. Prior to winning Miss America, Hagan was also Miss Brooklyn 2010, Miss Manhattan 2011, Miss New York City 2012 and a two-time Miss New York first runner-up. When living in Alabama, Hagan had been runner-up in the Miss Alabama's Outstanding Teen program. As Miss Chattahoochee Valley 2007, was a non-finalist talent winner at Miss Alabama. She won the Miss America competition on a platform of child sexual abuse awareness and prevention due to her family's history with child abuse. She also gave a response on the issue of gun control in which she opposed fighting violence with violence.

  22. Austin Scarlett

    Austin Scarlett
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1983-.. (age 39)
    Occupations
    fashion designer
    Biography

    Austin Scarlett is an American fashion designer and artist known for his appearances on the first season of Project Runway, 2012's Project Runway: All Stars, and his own series, On the Road with Austin and Santino.

  23. Amber Lee Ettinger

    Amber Lee Ettinger
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1982-.. (age 40)
    Occupations
    modelYouTuberactortelevision producer
    Biography

    Amber Lee Ettinger is an American actress, Internet celebrity, model, and singer.

  24. Molly Crabapple

    Molly Crabapple
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1983-.. (age 39)
    Occupations
    artistwriterillustratorprintmaker
    Biography

    Molly Crabapple is an American artist and writer. She is a contributing editor for VICE and has written for a variety of other outlets, as well publishing books including an illustrated memoir Drawing Blood (2015), Discordia (with Laurie Penny) on the Greek economic crisis, and the art books Devil in the Details and Week in Hell (2012). Her works are held in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art, The Barjeel Art Foundation and the New-York Historical Society.

  25. Chloe Dao

    Chloe Dao
    Born in
    Laos Flag Laos
    Years
    1972-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    fashion designer
    Biography

    Chloe Dao is an American fashion designer and television personality who lives and works in Houston, U.S. She was the winner of the second season of the reality show Project Runway with a collection of women's evening wear. Many of the pieces in her finale collection featured billowing, voluminous sleeves, removable shrugs and strong brocade prints.

  26. Elizabeth Crowley

    Elizabeth Crowley
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1977-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Elizabeth S. Crowley is an American politician. She was previously the New York City Council member for the 30th district from 2009 to 2017, representing the neighborhoods of Glendale, Maspeth, Middle Village, Ridgewood, and parts of Woodside and Woodhaven, in the borough of Queens. Crowley is both the first woman and first Democrat to hold the seat. Crowley was a 2021 candidate for Queens Borough President. She is a cousin of former U.S. Congressman Joseph Crowley.

  27. Isabel Toledo

    Isabel Toledo
    Born in
    Cuba Flag Cuba
    Years
    1960-2019 (aged 59)
    Occupations
    fashion designercostume designer
    Biography

    Isabel Toledo was a Cuban-American fashion designer based in New York City. She was widely recognized in the fashion industry for her attention to craftsmanship and the "sophisticated simplicity" of her garments.

  28. Radhika Khanna

    Radhika Khanna
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1974-2022 (aged 48)
    Occupations
    fashion designer
    Biography

    Radhika Khanna was an Indian-born American fashion designer, entrepreneur and author. Khanna is the author of Yoga: From the Ganges to Wall Street.

  29. Stefano Rosso

    Stefano Rosso
    Born in
    Italy Flag Italy
    Years
    1979-.. (age 43)
    Occupations
    businesspersonprésident-directeur général
    Biography

    Stefano Rosso is an Italian businessman and the co-founder and CEO of D-CAVE, a lifestyle platform for the gaming community. He is also board member of OTB Group, the parent company of the fashion brands Diesel, Maison Margiela, Marni, Viktor & Rolf, Staff International and Brave Kid. He is also President of L.R. Vicenza. He is also the cofounder of the Red Room Party.

  30. Kim Coco Iwamoto

    Kim Coco Iwamoto
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1968-.. (age 54)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Kim Coco Iwamoto is an American politician from Hawaii. She was one of the Democratic primary candidates for the position of Lieutenant Governor of Hawaii in the 2018 election. Iwamoto previously served as a commissioner on the Hawaii Civil Rights Commission and was previously elected to serve two terms on the Hawaii Board of Education.

  31. Bibhu Mohapatra

    Bibhu Mohapatra
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1972-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    costume designerfashion designer
    Biography

    Bibhu Mohapatra is a New York-based fashion designer and costume designer.

  32. Francisco Costa

    Francisco Costa
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1964-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    fashion designer
    Biography

    Francisco Costa is a Brazilian designer and the Women's Creative Director of Calvin Klein Collection. Costa won the Council of Fashion Designers America (CFDA) award for Womenswear Designer of the Year in 2006 as well as in 2008. Costa also won the National Design Award in 2009 in the category of Fashion Design. More recently he launched a beauty concept called Costa Brazil inspired by his native Brazil (www.livecostabrazil.com).

  33. Stephen Burrows

    Stephen Burrows
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1943-.. (age 79)
    Occupations
    fashion designer
    Biography

    Stephen Burrows is an American fashion designer based in New York City. Burrows studied at Fashion Institute of Technology, then began work in the New York City's Garment Center, alternately managing his own businesses and working closely with luxury department store Henri Bendel. He is known for being one of the first African-American fashion designers to sell internationally and develop a mainstream, high-fashion clientele. His garments, known for their bright colors and "lettuce hem" curly-edges, became an integral part of the "Fun City" New York City disco-dancing scene of the 1970s.

  34. Robert Verdi

    Robert Verdi
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1968-.. (age 54)
    Occupations
    wardrobe stylist
    Biography

    Robert Verdi is an American TV personality and style expert. He is known for hosting a variety of TV programs featuring fashion and interior design.

  35. Jillian Morgese

    Jillian Morgese
    Years
    1989-.. (age 33)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actor
    Biography

    Jillian Morgese is an actress notable for her performance in the role of Hero in Joss Whedon’s 2012 film adaptation of William Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing.

  36. Mich Dulce

    Mich Dulce
    Born in
    Philippines Flag Philippines
    Years
    1981-.. (age 41)
    Occupations
    singerfashion designer
    Biography

    Mich Dulce is a Filipina fashion designer, milliner, corsetiere, feminist activist, actress, artist and vocalist of bands Death By Tampon, Us-2 Evil-0 and The Male Gaze.

  37. Amy Devers

    Amy Devers
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1971-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    television presentercarpenter
    Biography

    Amy Devers is an American furniture designer, carpenter, television personality and design blogger. She currently is the host (with Alan Luxmore) and design expert on A&E's Fix This Yard, the host of Victory Garden’s edibleFEAST on PBS, and a design and carpentry expert on OWN’s Home Made Simple. In the past she has hosted design oriented programs such as Freeform Furniture on DIY, Designer People on Ovation, and was a carpenter on TLC’s Trading Spaces.

  38. Daniella Vitale

    Daniella Vitale
    Occupations
    businessperson
    Biography

    Daniella Vitale is the chief brand officer at Tiffany & Co. since December 2019. She was the chief executive officer and president of Barneys New York until its closure in 2019.

  39. Ivy Ross

    Ivy Ross
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1955-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    businesspersonjewelry designer
    Biography

    Ivy Ross is an American business executive, jewelry designer, and, since July 2016, vice president of hardware design at Google. She has worked at Google since May 2014; prior to being appointed VP of hardware design, she led the Google Glass team at Google X. Ross's metal work in jewelry design is in the permanent collections of 12 international museums, including the Smithsonian in Washington D.C. One of few recognized fine artists to successfully cross over into the business world, Ross is also a keynote speaker and a member of several boards, and has been hailed as a “creative visionary” by the art world. In February 2019 she was named one of the 15 Most Powerful Women at Google by Business Insider. In July 2019 she was named #9 on Fast Company's 100 Most Creative People in Business.

  40. Chris Eliopoulos

    Chris Eliopoulos
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1967-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    cartoonistcomics artist
    Biography

    Chris Eliopoulos is an American cartoonist and letterer of comic books.

  41. Claw Money

    Claw Money
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1968-.. (age 54)
    Occupations
    fashion designer
    Biography

    Claw Money is a New York-based graffiti writer turned fashion designer. In 2009 Tag au Grand Palais in Paris, France named Claudia Gold a/k/a Claw one of the most influential graffiti artists of all time.

  42. Youssouf Amine Elalamy

    Youssouf Amine Elalamy
    Born in
    Morocco Flag Morocco
    Years
    1961-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    writernovelist
    Biography

    Youssouf Amine Elalamy is a Moroccan writer.

  43. Heidi Weisel

    Heidi Weisel
    Years
    1961-2021 (aged 60)
    Occupations
    fashion designerartist
    Biography

    Heidi Weisel was an American fashion designer. She was the founder and head of design for Heidi Weisel, a New York City-based women's luxury brand. Weisel's signature was creating modern, timeless evening wear with the simplicity and ease of sportswear. She was known for her unexpected mix of fabrics, often incorporating knitted cashmere, silk chiffon, silk satin, lace, tulle, and leather. A Heidi Weisel chiffon and lace design is in the permanent collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Weisel was a member of the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA).

  44. Eileen Shields

    Eileen Shields
    Years
    1970-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    designer
    Biography

    Eileen Shields is a footwear designer and owner of the EILEEN SHIELDS label and the Dublin-based store/gallery "5 Scarlet Row". She has been a featured designer at Harvey Nichols in London and Hong Kong, and at Brown Thomas in Dublin and Cork.

  45. Sara Rahbar

    Sara Rahbar
    Born in
    Iran Flag Iran
    Years
    1976-.. (age 46)
    Occupations
    artist
    Biography

    Sara Rahbar is a contemporary artist. Her work ranges from photography to sculpture to installation, all of which reveal and transform the artist's personal experiences and are intimately autobiographical. Her work explores concepts of nationalism, separation and belonging - driven by central ideas of pain, violence and the complexity of the human condition. Compelled by an instinctual obsession to piece together and dissect, her approach is reflective of her need to deconstruct her emotions and memories.

  46. Donald Brooks

    Donald Brooks
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1928-2005 (aged 77)
    Occupations
    fashion designercostume designer
    Biography

    Donald Brooks was an American fashion designer and creator of the "American Look" founded in the 1950s and 1960s. He had an immense passion for stage and film, designing well over 3500 costumes. His efforts were recognized by an Emmy Award and numerous other honors; he was also nominated three times for the Academy Award and once for a Tony.

  47. Laure Hériard-Dubreuil

    Laure Hériard-Dubreuil
    Born in
    France Flag France
    Years
    1977-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    businessperson
    Biography

    Laure Heriard Dubreuil is a French entrepreneur and the founder and creative director of The Webster. The Webster is a luxury multi-brand retailer operating five physical boutiques in the U.S. and an online store. Prior to founding The Webster, Heriard Dubreuil worked in merchandising for both Balenciaga and Yves Saint Laurent.

  48. Lynn Gilbert

    Lynn Gilbert
    Years
    1938-.. (age 84)
    Occupations
    photographer
    Biography

    Lynn Gilbert is a photographer and author best known for her portraits of illustrious women from the 1920s to the 1980s and her documentation of Turkish homes and interiors.

  49. Aisha Diori

    Aisha Diori
    Born in
    Nigeria Flag Nigeria
    Occupations
    activist
    Biography

    Aisha Diori is an Events Director, Community Mobiliser, HIV/AIDS Preventionist, educator, Talk Show Host, Event MC, Pan-Africanist, and has been named "Iconic Mother" in Ball culture. Her father is Abdoulaye Hamani Diori, a Nigerien political leader and business person, and her mother is Betty Graves, the first Ghanaian / Nigerian woman to own a travel agency in Nigeria.

  50. Shayne Oliver

    Shayne Oliver
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1988-.. (age 34)
    Occupations
    fashion designer
    Biography

    Shayne Oliver is a fashion designer, musician, and creative director, based in New York City. Oliver is the co-founder and design director of Hood By Air, a fashion brand he established together with designer Raul Lopez in 2006. In 2013, Oliver was named among The 25 Greatest Black Fashion Designers by Complex.

  51. Christopher Bevans

    Christopher Bevans
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1972-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    fashion designer
    Biography

    Christopher Bevans is an American fashion designer and creative director. He was born in Brooklyn, New York City and went on to work in the fashion industry like his grandmother. Bevans has won awards from organizations such as Woolmark.

  52. CYJO

    CYJO
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1974-.. (age 48)
    Occupations
    photographer
    Biography

    CYJO /ˈsiːˈdʒoʊ/, born Cindy Hwang,is an American Fine-art photographer. She is known for her photographic and textual projects, such as Substructure and KYOPO Project.

  53. Alan Eckstein

    Alan Eckstein
    Occupations
    fashion designer
    Biography

    Alan Eckstein is an American fashion designer. Eckstein is the co-founder and design director of the brand Timo Weiland, a men's and women's clothing line founded by Eckstein, Tim Weiland, and Donna Kang. In 2014, Eckstein and the Timo Weiland designers won the Ecco Domani Fashion Foundation award for the menswear category. Forbes ranked Eckstein as one of the top 30 Under 30 in the category of Art and Style.

  54. Francesca Sterlacci

    Francesca Sterlacci
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1951-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    entrepreneurwriter
    Biography

    Francesca Sterlacci is an American fashion designer, author and entrepreneur. She launched her clothing brand, Francesca Sterlacci Ltd. in 1980, and continued designing clothes under her label until 1989. Sterlacci joined the Fashion Institute of Technology as a teacher in 1990, and became the chairwoman of the Fashion department at the institute in 2001.

  55. Claudia Hill

    Claudia Hill
    Years
    1969-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    fashion designercostume designer
    Biography

    Claudia Hill is an interdisciplinary artist, based in Berlin. Her work engages in performance art, costume and stage design, experimental film, visual art and sense-driven form. Her practice has been presented internationally at venues such as Mumok, Centre Pompidou, Paris Internationale, Les Rencontres Internationales, ZKM, BAM, HAU, Broadway, the Smithsonian and New York Fashion Week.

  56. Gregory Gale

    Gregory Gale
    Occupations
    costume designer
    Biography

    Gregory Gale is a New York-based costume designer.

  57. Annie A-Bomb

    Annie A-Bomb
    Occupations
    artist
    Biography

    Anna Frangiosa is a Philadelphia-based theater artist, costume designer, burlesque performer, director, instructor and model.

  58. Daniella Ohad Smith

    Daniella Ohad Smith
    Years
    1961-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    historianart historian
    Biography

    Daniella Ohad is an American-Israeli design historian, educator, writer, and influencer. She teaches history of design, material culture, design connoisseurship, and design culture at Parsons School of Design and New York School of Interior Design in New York City. Ohad has curated and moderated educational talks and panels at Design Miami, the Museum of Arts and Design, the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, 92nd Street Y, AIA New York | Center for Architecture, the New York School of Interior Design, and Sotheby's. Her articles and essays have been published in academic journals and magazines, she has hosted a talk show on design and architecture, created documentaries, and curated private design collections. Her essay Hotel Design in British Mandate Palestine: Modernism and the Zionist Vision received a special mention from the jury of the Premio Bruno Zevi in 2010.

  59. Peter DiPilato

    Peter DiPilato
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1976-.. (age 46)
    Occupations
    photographer
    Biography

    Peter DiPilato is an American entertainment photographer. He is best known for his riveting footage on 9/11 which was featured in the documentary film 7 Days in September; directed by Steven Rosenbaum. He also appeared on the first season of the reality show Shipmates.

  60. Salimah Ali

    Salimah Ali
    Occupations
    photographervisual artist
    Biography

    Salimah Ali is an American contemporary photographer working in portraiture, documentary photography, and photo journalism.