FIDM Faces

Real-life success stories of Students, Grads, Faculty & Industry Partners

Nick Verreos

FIDM Alumnus Nick Verreos rose to fame as a semi-finalist on Project Runway: Season 2, but he's been a favorite at FIDM since day one. Read more

Denny Dugally

This Emmy® Award-nominated instructor's credits include The Client List, Brothers & Sisters, and Arrested Development. Read more

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Jonathan Gitlin

Digital Media
President of Create Advertising Group

Mario Hollands

Merchandise Marketing
Philadelphia Phillies Relief Pitcher

Jana Garvin

Visual Communications
Founder, Tandem Arbor, a retail consultancy and visual design firm in New York City

Mackenzie Gabbard

Theatre Costume Design
Theatre Costume Designer

Ji Soo Han

Textile Design
Textile Designer

Brandy Brinser

International Manufacturing & Product Development
Product Developer, Woven Bottoms, 5.11 Tactical

Jill Jacobson

International Manufacturing & Product Development
Product Development Manager, Fossil Leathers, Outlet

Ciel Kullman

International Manufacturing & Product Development
Juniors Designer, Brand Management & Development at Mr. Rags

Elana Koff

Fashion Knitwear Design
Associate Sweater Designer, Lucky Brand Jeans

Sivan Ayla

Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management
Fashion Entrepreneur, and founder of Styled by NOIR fashion blog

Vani Kumar

Apparel Industry Management
Owner of The Suit Closet

Suzy Magnin

Film & TV Costume Design
Costumer and Costume Designer for Film and Television

Brooks Rawlins

Textile Design
Head Product Designer for Bliss Studio

Cherise Angelle and Nicole LaFave

Footwear Design
Founders of luxury shoe line Omelle

Kelli Martin

Advanced Fashion Design
Project Runway: Season 5 Contestant, Fashion Designer

Ryan Uy

Digital Media
Digital Media Editor, FIDM Productions

Meg Lewis

Visual Communications
Owner, 1918 Vintage

Lee Young Joo

Fashion Design
Fashion Designer

John Ahr

Jewelry Design
Assistant Chairperson, Jewelry Design

George Sims

Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management
Department Chair, FIDM Business Management Program

Bob Mackie

Theatre Costume Design
Award-winning Costume Designer

Diane von Furstenberg

Fashion Design
Founder, Diane von Furstenberg

Don Chang

Merchandise Product Development
President/CEO, Forever 21

Tim Gunn

Fashion Design
Author, TV personality, and Chief Creative Officer Liz Claiborne, Inc.