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  • High Tech Knitting

    November 22, 2016

    Knitwear is a $200 billion business that produces nearly 20% of all garments sold annually. This segment of the fashion industry is being rapidly revolutionized by new digital fabrication technologies. programs are getting out ahead of these changes having recently purchased a state-of-the-art Shima Seiki SSR 112 variable gauge electronic weft knitting machine, along with three SDS-1 Apex 3 computer design stations. Fashion DesignOur

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  • James Galanos Remembered

    November 07, 2016

    James Galanos, the renowned Philadelphia born designer whose garments were coveted by social elite, Hollywood movie stars, and political fashion icons passed on Sunday, October 31. Celebrated for his elegant style, dedication to glamour and immaculate craftsmanship, Galanos will be remembered for his independent vision as a designer, dressing the likes of Marlene Dietrich, Marilyn Monroe, Judy Garland, Diana Ross, Maria (Mrs. Nat King) Cole, Jaqueline Kennedy, Lady Bird Johnson, and most famously Nancy Reagan, who wore his designs on four inaugural occasions. This September, the James G. Galanos Foundation donated 700 of his designs to our Robert & and Penny Fox Historic Costume Collection.

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