Latest Menswear News

  • May

    Three FIDM Students Are Finalists in International Denim Design Competiton

    Premium denim mill ISKO has selected three FIDM Students as finalists in this year's I-Skool Denim Design competition. Danielle Thaxton, David Caracuel, and Quinton Lovelace will be joining the other student finalists In Italy, where the winner will be announced on July 15. In other exciting news, student designs will be exhibited at this year's Pitti Uomo June 14-17. The collaboration with the influential international menswear trade show is great exposure for FIDM's emerging fashion designers. 


    Categories: Fashion, Menswear, Student News

  • Nov

    Business Management Student Designs and Manufactures in Downtown LA (Interview)

    Apparel Manufacturing Graduate and current Business Management Student MoonSoo Kim of Make It LA and L'Atelier is creating quality, high-end garments for celebrities, pro-athletes, and European clients. We recently caught up with the Los Angeles-based designer … Read More

  • Jul

    Seven Graduates Honored at Reception and Exhibition of Their Menswear Collections

    Seven graduates were recently honored at a reception and exhibition of their menswear collections, celebrating the first graduating class of FIDM's Advanced Study Program in Menswear. Over 200 menswear industry associates, family and friends of the graduates … Read More

  • Apr

    DEBUT and DECA Grad Is Founder of New Menswear Label J. Webster

    DEBUT and DECA Graduate Johnathan Webster worked for Oumlil, Helmut Lang, Theory, and Theysken's Theory before striking out on his own with J. Webster, a new menswear collection dedicated to bridging the gap between traditional tailoring and contemporary sma … Read More

  • Apr

    Trendwatch: Men's Suits Loosen Up

    The New York Times' commitment to menswear was illustrated in last week's report on the trend to roomier, more fluid men's suits. With kinetic photos of dancers from New York City Ballet— gorgeous men literally dancing in suits—the paper reports an annual gr … Read More

  • Apr

    MPD Grad and Current Menswear Student Scores Summer Internship at Nordstrom (Interview)

    Name: Devon Figueroa  FIDM Degree: Merchandise Product Development Current Major: Menswear (Advanced Degree Program) How did the internship opportunity come about? The creative director of Nordstrom, Melanie Owen (a FIDM Alumna), visited us here on campus. I … Read More

  • Mar

    Industrywatch: Target Aims at Made in USA Menswear

      Looking for canvas totes with a "Made in USA" backstory and leather trim, hipster stationery,  authentic hand-tooled leather belts, and mesh trucker caps with cool graphics? No need to search out the latest indie boutique. Head instead to, where … Read More

  • Dec

    Trendwatch: Men's Jewelry a Growth Category

    Blame it on rock 'n roll or David Beckham, but Business of Fashion reports a rise in men's jewelry sales—especially in bracelets. "Our mens's jewelry business is a key area in what has become an overarching strategy for Barneys to grow the men's accessories b … Read More

  • Jul

    Apparel Industry Management Grad's Men's Line Now at Urban Outfitters (Interview)

    We recently caught up with Apparel Industry Management graduate Reggie Aguiluz to get an update on his men's line VDE. What is new with VDE? There's been a few new things going on with VDE. We just launched with Urban Outfitters' Without Walls division, whi … Read More

  • Jun

    Trendwatch: New Model for Menswear Start-Ups

    A new breed of fashion designer/entrepreneur is popping up in menswear—tech-savvy men who "sell clothes that people want to wear" and reaches men where they want to shop, online. "Transactionally, e-commerce is the best way for men to shop," Ledbury founder … Read More