Friday, April 11, 2014


From: Cheri Fein, Executive Director of Public and Media Relations

Summer Institute: Sustainability in Fashion and Textiles
June 16-19, 2014
Fashion Institute of Technology
Seventh Avenue at 27 Street

The Fashion Institute of Technology presents an intensive, four-day summer series of lectures, discussions, site visits, and hands-on workshops focusing on sustainability and technology in fashion and textiles. Designed for industry professionals, as well as academics wishing to broaden their understanding of sustainability and how to support its integration into the industry, this interdisciplinary program is important for designers, technologists, and educators, as well as those seeking greater business and professional knowledge.
Topics include: Life Cycle Assessment; World Fiber Consumption; Alternative Fabrics and Fibers; Sustainable Fibers in the Textile Supply Chain; Quality Assurance; and Cause-Related Marketing.
For course details and registration information, visit


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