Marist Voices: New York Fashion Week

This Fall Marist College and its Fashion Program were delighted to honor designer Nanette Lepore with an exciting special reprise showing of the designer’s newest collection on the Mercedes-Benz New York Fashion Week runway, including the presentation of the College’s Silver Needle Fashion Icon Award.  It was a great pleasure to celebrate Nanette’s remarkable career and…

Marist XOX Betsey Fashion Show

This past Wednesday, we had the privilege of attending a reprise of famed designer, Betsey Johnson’s fashion show at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in New York City, exclusively for Marist fashion students, faculty, alumni, partners, and prospective students. Appropriately named Marist XOX Betsey, this event was truly spectacular and fun, just like Betsey Johnson’s Fall/Winter…

Benefits of being a Fashion Week Usher

With butterflies in my stomach, I trudged my suitcase and bags from Marist College to the Poughkeepsie Train Station. I got onto the train in my heels with my special occasion designer bag strapped to my side. I was headed to Manhattan for what is arguably the biggest event of the year; New York Fashion…