International Manufacturing & Product Development

Latest International Manufacturing & Product Development News

  • Feb
    15
    2016

    IMPD Students Take Unforgettable Study Trip to Hong Kong

    All 11 of FIDM's International Manufacturing & Product Development Students recently visited Hong Kong, along with FIDM Vice President of Education Barbara Bundy and Special Projects Chairperson Amanda Starling, for hands-on learning in a fast-paced, global city. The group enjoyed meetings and visits with Nike, jcpenney, Union Apparel, Frontline, WE Connor, SGS, Li & Fung, Hong Kong Fashion Week, and Cotton, Inc. The trip provided plenty of inspiration and trend research for IMPD Students and offered a close-up look at sourcing and production. 

     

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    Categories: Study Tours, FIDM, IMPD, International

  • Apr
    09
    2015

    Former Fashion Club President and FIDM Grad Chigo Ikeme Lands Paid Internship at NastyGal and Gets Accepted Into IMPD Program

    Former Fashion Club President, Chigoziri Ikeme graduated last month from FIDM with her degree in Merchandise Product Development and just got accepted into the prestigious one-year IMPD program. She credits her Brand Portfolio class with Ms. Hahn for helping … Read More

  • Apr
    07
    2015

    IMPD Student Karoline Korpor Wins Hank Pola Scholarship

    Members of L.A.'s fashion community celebrated FIDM International Manufacturing & Product Development Student Karoline Korpor (pictured with Ilse Metchek), who recently received the Hank Pola Scholarship. Named in honor of the longtime textile executive and m … Read More

  • Mar
    23
    2015

    This IMPD Grad Landed a Paid Internship at GUESS? Find Out How.

    Recent International Manufacturing & Product Development Graduate Kimberly Poquiz has accepted a paid internship at GUESS? We recently chatted with the new alumna to learn more. How did the GUESS internship come about? I first saw the posting for the intern … Read More

  • Mar
    16
    2015

    Sportswear International Features Candiani + FIDM Denim Design Challenge

    The Italian denim company Candiani teamed up with FIDM's Advanced Study program students in International Manufacturing & Product Development to challenge them to "think about what 'premium' means to the consumer and research back tot he times when the qualit … Read More

  • Mar
    12
    2015

    Students Partner with Candiani to Create Premium Denim Line

      Last night, graduating students (pictured above) from FIDM's coveted Advanced Study program in International Manufacturing & Product Development presented their thesis project, a premium denim line. Each year, students in the program work with a different i … Read More

  • Dec
    11
    2014

    IMPD Graduate Bringing Superhero Shirts With Detachable Capes to Kids (Interview)

    Name: Lindsay Newhouse Company: Little Capers FIDM Major: IMPD Grad Year: 2001 What led you to your involvement with Little Capers? A friend of mine approached me about partnering with her in a company she bought four years ago. She hadn't done anything … Read More

  • May
    29
    2014

    Jewelry Designer and FIDM Grad Renata Ortega Visits Premiere Product Development Group

    Renata Ortega, FIDM International Manufacturing & Product Development Grad (IMPD) and current student in the Bachelor of Science in Business Management degree program, visited the Los Angeles campus today as a guest speaker for the Premiere Product Development … Read More

  • May
    27
    2014

    Recent IMPD Alumna Is Assistant Designer at Sovereign Code

    International Manufacturing & Product Development Alumna Brodie Silver, who graduated from FIDM in March, is the Assistant Designer at Sovereign Code, a men's and kids line based in Los Angeles and sold at Nordstrom, Bloomingdale's, and Zappos, among others. " … Read More

  • May
    13
    2014

    Student Spotlight: Ariel Sweetland (IMPD)

    Name: Ariel Sweetland Majors: Apparel Industry Management Grad, Newly Accepted International Manufacturing & Product Development Student Congratulations on being accepted into the IMPD Program. What are you looking forward to while being in this program? … Read More

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