Alias was a television show starring Jennifer Garner. It ran on the ABC network from 2001 to 2006.
Founded in 1838 and revamped almost completely by Aristide Boucicaut in 1852, it was one of the first modern department stores. It was a member of the International Association of Department Stores from 1986 to 2011. Now the property of LVMH, it sells a wide range of high-end goods, including food in an adjacent building at 38, rue de Sèvres, called La Grande Épicerie de Paris.
Bewitched was an American sitcom starring Elizabeth Montgomery. The show aired on ABC from 1964 to 1972.
Lewis Carroll (January 27, 1832 - January 14, 1898) was a British writer, photographer, mathematician, and logician. He is best remembered to day as being the author of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (1865) and its sequel, Through the Looking Glass.
The Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, D.C. began in 1912 after the U.S. was gifted 3000 cherry trees as a gift from Japan. The trees were planted on March 27th of that year. The first "festival" was celebrated in 1927 as a reenactment of the planting of the trees by school children. Eight years later, civic groups in the city helped to expand the festival. As of 2020, the festival takes place over four weeks, with more than 50 activities taking place for visitors to participate in.
Colour by Quant is a publication produced by Mary Quant.
Femina was a magazine published by Pierre LaFitte & Co, 90 Champs Elysees, Paris. It was published bi-weekly from 1901 to 1956.
The rare limited-edition periodical Les Feuillets d'Art was published jointly by Condé Nast and Lucien Vogel between the years 1919 and 1922. Delivered in two series of six, each issue contains approximately 90 unbound pages composed of double sheets with numerous tipped in illustrations including original woodcuts, engravings, lithographs, and pochoir prints like this image by Georges Barbier.
Named after an illustrious predecessor that ran from 1797 to 1839, the Journal des Dames et des Modes, created for a small privileged audience of aficionados, was issued three times each month between June 1912 and August 1914. This refined chronicle of the intellectual and artistic life of the Parisian Belle Époque was told through colorful society columns, poetic texts, fashion reports and lavish pochoir illustrations. Notable contributors include Anatole France, Jean Cocteau, George Barbier, Leon Bakst, Umberto Brunelleschi, Paul Iribe, and Charles Martin.
McCall's was a monthly American women's magazine published by the McCall corporation. The magazine was founded by Scottish tailor James McCall in 1873 under the title The Queen.
My So-Called Life is an American teen drama television series, airing originally on ABC from 1994-1995. Starring Claire Danes and Jerod Leto, the series was created by Winnie Holzman and produced by Edward Zwick and Marshall Herskovitz.
The New York Board of Education is the department of the government of NYC that manages the city's public school system.
NYSUT represents more than 600,000 teachers and school-related professionals in New York, dedicated to improving working conditions and their profeessions.
The New York Times is an American newspaper based in New York City, long regarded as a national "newspaper of record." Established in 1891, "The New York Times, morning daily newspaper published in New York City, long the newspaper of record in the United States and one of the world’s great newspapers. Its strength is in its editorial excellence; it has never been the largest newspaper in terms of circulation. (britannica.com)
The 1964 New York World's Fair brought a plethora of innovative exhibits, 140 pavilions, and 110 restaurants to Flushing Meadows - Corona Park in Queens.
Established in 1925, according to newyorker.com, "Today The New Yorker is considered by many to be the most influential magazine in the world, renowned for its in-depth reporting, political and cultural commentary, fiction, poetry, and humor. In addition to the weekly print magazine, newyorker.com has become a daily digital destination for news and cultural coverage by staff writers and contributors. In print and online, The New Yorker stands apart for its commitment to truth and accuracy, for the quality of its prose, and for its insistence on exciting and moving every reader."
The 1980 Winter Olympics Games was a multi-sport event celebrated from February 13 to February 24 in Lake Placid, New York.
The Pittsburgh Courier was once the country's most widely circulated black newspaper, established in 1907 by Edwin Harleston.
Pushing Daisies is an American fantasy mystery comedy-drama television series created by Bryan Fuller. The show aired from 2007 to 2009 on ABC.
Publication by Mary Quant.
Rags was an anti-establishment fashion magazine that was to be ‘the Rolling Stone of fashion.’ Founded by photographer Baron Wolman, Rags ran only 13 issues before folding.
Sex and the City is a romantic comedy-drama television series created by Darren Star and well-known for the contemporary fashions incorporated by costume designer Pat Field.
The Social Science Department at FIT is designed to provide students with a better understanding of social developments, human behavior, world demographics, and the global economy.
Soul Train was an American television-program created by Don Cornelius. The program spanned 35 years and featured performances by R&B, soul, funk, pop, and hip hop artists.
Castle Stuart is a 17th Century Tower House in the Highlands of Scotland, north from Inverness. The land the castle was built on was granted to James Stewart. The castle was built between 1619 and 1625.
The Needle's Eye is a 1972 novel by British novelist Margaret Drabble.
Daily newspaper the New York Sun was published from 1833 to 1950, founded by New York printer Benjamin H. Day. In 2002 The New York Sun's name was used for a newspaper founded by Seth Lipsky. Daily print publication of the newspaper ended in 2008 but has maintained its online presence.
The New York Times Magazine is a supplement included with the Sunday edition of the New York Times. The magazine hosts feature articles longer than those typically in the newspaper.
The Packaging Designer's Book of Patterns is one of the most comprehensive book of packaging and patterns available. The book enables graphic designers and students to achieve project-specific design objectives with confidence and accuracy. Co-authored by Lazlo Roth and George Wybenga, former professor of packaging design at FIT.
Torchwood is a British science fiction television program created by Russell T. Davies.
The Venus de Milo is a statue of a goddess found on the island of Melos (Milos in modern Greek) in 1820. The goddess is Aphrodite, who is often portrayed half-naked or the sea godddess Amphitrite, who was possibly venerated on Melos. The statue reflects sculptural research during the Hellenistic Period - spiral composition, the positioning in space, and the drapery over the hips.
The Marketing Files were among the resource collections available in the library's former Vertical Files unit. The Vertical Files unit was located in the library’s former Reference Room, with a service desk near the Reference Desk. The Vertical Files footprint was largely composed of dozens of filing cabinets filled with research materials that were gathered, processed, and organized by the staff over decades. These unique resource collections included Forecasting services, Designer Files, Picture Files, Fashion Files, Costume Files, and Marketing Files. This unit was closed in January, 1996, and these files were reassigned to other units within the library. The Marketing Files were the last collection from Vertical Files to be assigned a permanent home when they came to Special Collections and College Archives in 2016.
Vogue is an American monthly fashion and lifestyle magazine covering many topics including fashion, beauty, culture, living, and runway based in New York City. According to Vogue's website, "For 125 years now, the magazine has been registering both sartorial and societal shifts, changes charted across glossy pages and covers." Vogue was founded by American businessman, Arthur Baldwin Turnure, in 1892 as "a dignified authentic journal of society, fashion, and the ceremonial side of life." In 1909, the magazine was purchased by Condé Nast and remains under the Condé Nast publishing empire as of 2020.
The Ziegfeld Follies was a series of elaborate theatrical revue productions on Broadway in New York City from 1907 to 1931. In 1932 they became a radio program as the Ziegfeld Follies of the Air.