FIDM Grad: Nick Verreos

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Nick Verreos

Apparel Industry Management

My favorite part about teaching at FIDM is when that one student approaches me on the last day of class and expresses how much they learned and were inspired.”

Fashion Designer and TV personality Nick Verreos is an alumnus of FIDM and a longtime instructor. He was the winning mentor on the first season of Lifetime’s Project Runway: Under the Gunn starring Tim Gunn. Nick rose to fame as a semi-finalist on Bravo’s Project Runway: Season 2, and appears regularly as a red carpet expert on TV Guide Network’s Fashion Wrap. He has covered the red carpet and blogged for E! Entertainment, Style Network, NBC, and CNN International.

Nick’s label NIKOLAKI was founded in 2001. His glamorous red carpet gowns have been worn by Katy Perry, Beyonce, Heidi Klum, and Carrie Underwood. In 2013 he launched his contemporary dress line NV Nick Verreos. Nick has been the public face of fashion in national ad campaigns for Virgin Mobile, Sears, and General Motors.

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