FIDM Faces

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

Nick Verreos

Job Title: FIDM Fashion Spokesperson
Major: Fashion Design, Apparel Industry Management, Merchandise Product Development

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

Job Title: FIDM Instructor
Major: Entertainment Set Design and Decoration

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

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Reggie Aguiluz

Apparel Industry Management
Designer and Founder of VDE Sold at Urban Outfitters

Justin Hamilton

Digital Media
Lead VFX Designer for Greenhaus GFX

Chriselle Lim

Merchandise Marketing
Blogger and Stylist with Over 2 Million YouTube Views

Kaitlynn Wood

Entertainment Set Design & Decoration
Award-Winning Set Designer for The Artist, Hitchcock, and The Call

Krystal Cabo

Apparel Industry Management
Production Coordinator for Elizabeth and James

Victor Michel

Visual Communications
Stylist for Actors and Athletes

Anne Tran

Graphic Design
Visual Graphic Designer for Forever 21

Ashley Lakin

Textile Design
Textile Designer for Forever 21, Urban Outfitters, and bebe

Taryn Aronson

Beauty Industry Merchandising & Marketing
Social Media Marketing Consultant for brands like Smashbox, Too Faced, and Urban Decay

Christine San Antonio

Beauty Industry Merchandising & Marketing
Packaging/Product Developer Coordinator for Stila Cosmetics

Courtney Sims

Jewelry Design
Jewelry Designer whose line is carried at Bloomingdale’s and Lord and Taylor

Trish Summerville

Film & TV Costume Design
Costume Designer for Gone Girl and Hunger Games: Catching Fire

Mandi Line

Visual Communications
Costume Designer for Pretty Little Liars

Morgan Jefferies

Merchandise Product Development
Lead Studio Technician for the Global Apparel Materials Studio at Nike

Caitlin McCarthy

Interior Design
Winner of HGTV Fresh Faces of Design Competition

Erik Dagnino Soto

Merchandise Product Development
Product Development Coordinator for TOMS Eyewear

Bana Bongolan

Graphic Design
Women's Designer

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

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.