Faculty Profile – Patrick Boylan

A proud alumnus of FIT, Patrick Boylan has been an Adjunct Professor in the apparel area of the Fashion Design department since 2010. Prior to his time at FIT, he taught at Parsons/The New School of Design. On the international front, he has been a visiting professor at Zhejiang Sci-Tech University in Hangzhou, China sinceContinue reading “Faculty Profile – Patrick Boylan”

Faculty Profile – Michael Kaye

← Explore: Michael Kaye Adjunct Professor Michael Kaye returned to The Fashion Institute of Technology (his Alma Mater) after a 30-year design career on Seventh Avenue. During those years he designed women’s ready-to-wear, custom couture, a collection of jewelry for Macy’s and QVC (both in America and the United Kingdom), and a bespoke men’s accessoriesContinue reading “Faculty Profile – Michael Kaye”

Faculty Profile – Mehee Han

← Explore: Mehee Han Mehee Han has been teaching at FIT since 2018. She grew up helping her mother with her traditional Korean Hanbok business. The creativity involved in the process of dyeing the silk fabric to create beautiful hanboks (Korean clothing) for a bridal trousseau and other special occasions, allowed her to experiment withContinue reading “Faculty Profile – Mehee Han”

Faculty Profile – Lester Rodriguez

Lester Rodriguez graduated from the Parsons School of Design and has worked in the industry for more than 20 years, specializing in evening wear, bridal, and some sportswear. He has owned his own business for 10 years, and for the last 14 years, he has been teaching at the Fashion Institute of Technology and at theContinue reading “Faculty Profile – Lester Rodriguez”

Faculty Profile – Lauren Zodel

Lauren Zodel is a Fashion Design Assistant Professor at the Fashion Institute of Technology.   Trained as a childrenswear designer, she spent her career in the industry designing and directing kids’ fashion collections for companies such as DKNY, Gap, and Calvin Klein.  She has operated her own business that focused on sparking creativity and teachingContinue reading “Faculty Profile – Lauren Zodel”

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