All People Famous Fashion Institute Of Technology Alumni

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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Fashion Institute of Technology and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from Fashion Institute of Technology, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Fashion Institute of Technology include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Fashion Institute of Technology alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Fashion Institute of Technology are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from Fashion Institute of Technology.

These graduates, like Calvin Klein and Nicky Hilton include images when available.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Fashion Institute of Technology?” and “Which celebrities are Fashion Institute of Technology alumni?”

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Michael Kors is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Fashion Institute Of Technology Alumni
Fashion designer, Designer, Costume Designer Michael Kors is a New York City-based fashion designer of American sportswear for women. He is Honorary Chairman and Chief Creative Officer for his company, Michael Kors Holdings Limited, which ...more

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Nicky Hilton is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Fashion Institute Of Technology Alumni
Fashion designer, Businessperson, Model Nicholai Olivia "Nicky" Hilton is an American businesswoman, fashion model, socialite, celebutante, heiress and fashion designer. She is a great-granddaughter of Conrad Hilton, who was ...more

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Calvin Klein is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Fashion Institute Of Technology Alumni
Fashion designer, Businessperson Calvin Richard Klein is an American fashion designer who launched the company that would later become Calvin Klein Inc., in 1968. In addition to clothing, Klein also has given his name to a ...more

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Amber Lee Ettinger is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Fashion Institute Of Technology Alumni
Model, Actor Amber Lee Ettinger is an American actress, Internet celebrity, and model. Ettinger is notable for portraying Obama Girl in Barely Political's June 2007 Internet video "I Got a Crush... on ...more

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Naomi Sims is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Fashion Institute Of Technology Alumni
Businessperson, Model, Writer Naomi Ruth Sims was an American model, businesswoman and author, She was the first African-American model to appear on the cover of Ladies' Home Journal, and widely credited as being the first ...more

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Joel Schumacher is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Fashion Institute Of Technology Alumni
Television director, Television producer, Film Producer Joel T. Schumacher is an American film director, screenwriter, and producer. Some notable films he has directed include The Incredible Shrinking Woman, St. Elmo's Fire, The Lost Boys, Cousins, ...more

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Kayne Gillaspie is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Fashion Institute Of Technology Alumni
Johnathan Kayne Gillaspie is an American fashion designer, specializing in beauty pageant gowns. He was a contestant on the third season of the Bravo reality series Project Runway after being ...more

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Jael de Pardo is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Fashion Institute Of Technology Alumni
Television producer, Researcher, Actor Jael de Pardo is an American television actress born in Colombia. At the age of two, her family moved to New York. She began her modeling career at age four with the Ford Modeling Agency. Jael ...more

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Karen Allen is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Fashion Institute Of Technology Alumni
Fashion designer, Poet, Songwriter Karen Jane Allen is an American actress. She played Marion Ravenwood in Raiders of the Lost Ark and Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull. Allen has also had roles in films such as ...more

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John Varvatos is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Fashion Institute Of Technology Alumni
Fashion designer, Designer John Varvatos is an American contemporary menswear designer.

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Nima Behnoud is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Fashion Institute Of Technology Alumni
Fashion designer Nima Behnoud is an Iranian-American fashion designer based in New York City. He is the first fashion designer who implemented Persian calligraphy in a form of clothing.

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Tarun Tahiliani is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Fashion Institute Of Technology Alumni
Fashion designer, Designer Tarun Tahiliani is a noted Indian fashion designer. With his wife Sailaja 'Sal' Tahiliani, he co-founded Ensemble, India’s first multi-designer boutique in 1987, followed by Tahiliani Design ...more

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Alicia Calaway is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Fashion Institute Of Technology Alumni
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Reem Acra is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Fashion Institute Of Technology Alumni
Fashion designer, Designer Reem Acra is a fashion designer born in Beirut, Lebanon, known for her eponymous bridal gown line and her ready-to-wear collection. Acra came to fame in 1999 for her bridal gowns. As a designer, ...more

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Fonzworth Bentley is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Fashion Institute Of Technology Alumni
Record producer, Rapper, Television producer Derrick Watkins, better known as Fonzworth Bentley or Farnsworth Bentley, is a musician and author. He is perhaps best known for being Sean Combs' former personal valet and assistant, as first ...more

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Nanette Lepore is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Fashion Institute Of Technology Alumni
Fashion designer, Designer Nanette Lepore is an American fashion designer based in New York City. New York magazine has said that "her gypsy-influenced designs are feminine and youthful. The looks are full of bold ...more

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Chloe Dao is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Fashion Institute Of Technology Alumni
Fashion designer, Designer Chloe Dao is an American fashion designer of Vietnamese descent who lives and works in Houston, US. She was the winner of the second season of the reality show Project Runway with a collection ...more

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Guru is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Fashion Institute Of Technology Alumni
Rapper, Musician, Actor Keith Edward Elam, better known by his stage name Guru, was an American rapper, producer and actor best known as a member of the hip-hop duo Gang Starr, along with DJ Premier. He was born in ...more

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Ivy Supersonic is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Fashion Institute Of Technology Alumni
Ivy Supersonic Ivy Supersonic is a New York fashion designer, self-promoter, event planner, and animated character designer. She is the daughter of Jerome Silberstein, co-founder of Silberstein, Awad &

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Oscar Nunez is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Fashion Institute Of Technology Alumni
Television director, Comedian, Dental technician Oscar Nunez, sometimes credited as Oscar Núñez, is a Cuban American actor and comedian. He was a member of The Groundlings and later portrayed Dunder Mifflin's paper supply ...more

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Laura Dahl is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Fashion Institute Of Technology Alumni
Fashion designer Laura Dahl is an American fashion designer. A native of Las Vegas, NV, she attended the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona and continued her studies at the Fashion Institute of Technology ...more

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Gulnara Karimova is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Fashion Institute Of Technology Alumni
Politician Gulnora Islomovna Karimova is the elder daughter of Islam Karimov, the president of Uzbekistan. She is also notable as a diplomat, professor, and businessperson. She is the founder and ...more

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Akara Amarttayakul is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Fashion Institute Of Technology Alumni
Graphic Designer, Actor, Singer Akara Amarttayakul is a Thai film and television actor. His films include Jom kha mung wej and Muay Thai Chaiya. His nickname is "Gof" or "Golf".

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Austin Scarlett is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Fashion Institute Of Technology Alumni
Designer Austin Scarlett is an American fashion designer and artist best known for his appearances on the first season of Project Runway, the 2012 "Project Runway: All-Stars", and his own ...more

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Donald Brooks is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Fashion Institute Of Technology Alumni
Fashion designer, Costume Designer Donald Brooks was an American fashion designer. Though he was very successful, if not as famous as some of his contemporaries, his passion was his work for the stage and film, designing over ...more

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Francisco Costa is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Fashion Institute Of Technology Alumni
Tennis player, Designer Francisco Costa is the Women's Creative Director of Calvin Klein Collection. Costa won the Council of Fashion Designers America award for Womenswear Designer of the Year in June 2006 as well as ...more

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Nikki S. Lee is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Fashion Institute Of Technology Alumni
Nikki S. Lee Artist Nikki Seung-hee Lee is a Korean photographer and filmmaker formerly based in New York City, now living and working in Seoul.

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Cathy Hobbs is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Fashion Institute Of Technology Alumni
Journalist, TV Journalist Cathy Hobbs is an American television host, interior designer and lifestyle expert based in New York City.

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Daniel Vosovic is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Fashion Institute Of Technology Alumni
Fashion designer Daniel Vosovic is a fashion designer and a finalist in season 2 of the reality show Project Runway.

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Agot Isidro is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Fashion Institute Of Technology Alumni
Actor, Singer, Presenter Agot Isidro is a recording artist, actress, host, and TV personality in the Philippines.

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Estelle Bennett is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Fashion Institute Of Technology Alumni
Estelle Bennett Actor, Singer Estelle Bennett was a member of the girl group The Ronettes, along with her sister Ronnie Spector and cousin Nedra Talley. Estelle and her sister, Veronica, grew up New York. Children of a white ...more

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Gregory Gale is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Fashion Institute Of Technology Alumni
Costume Designer Gregory Gale is a New York-based costume designer.

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Nina Garcia is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Fashion Institute Of Technology Alumni
Journalist, Author, Actor Nina García, is a Colombian fashion journalist and critic who has held the post of Fashion Director at Elle and Marie Claire magazines, and has been a judge on the Lifetime reality ...more

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Patricia Zipprodt is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Fashion Institute Of Technology Alumni
Costume Designer Patricia Zipprodt was an American costume designer. She was known for her technique of painting fabrics and thoroughly researching a project's subject matter, especially when it was a period ...more

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Peter Emmerich is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Fashion Institute Of Technology Alumni
Peter Emmerich Peter Emmerich an acclaimed illustrator having an extensive relationship with The Walt Disney Co. Born in New York City, he was raised in Brooklyn and attended Xaverian High School, and then The ...more

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Darlene Vogel is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Fashion Institute Of Technology Alumni
Model, Actor Darlene Vogel, is an American actress who was a model and did commercials before getting into acting.

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David Chu is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Fashion Institute Of Technology Alumni
David Chu David Chu, born Chu Hsin-chi in 1955, is a Taiwanese American fashion designer best known as the founder of Nautica, a men's designer outerwear company.

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Kathryn Gustafson is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Fashion Institute Of Technology Alumni
Architect, Landscape architect, Artist Kathryn Gustafson is an American landscape architect. Her work includes the Gardens of the Imagination in Terrasson, France; a city square in Évry France; and the Diana, Princess of Wales ...more

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Kier Kirby is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Fashion Institute Of Technology Alumni
Record producer, Singer-songwriter, Disc jockey Kierin Magenta Kirby, better known as Lady Miss Kier, is an American singer and DJ.

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Elena Goode is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Fashion Institute Of Technology Alumni
Model, Actor Elena Goode is an American actress and Ford model. She is known for her role as Jade Taylor on As the World Turns and her role as Ma in the film Elliot Love.

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Elizabeth Crowley is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Fashion Institute Of Technology Alumni
Elizabeth Crowley is a member of the New York City Council and a Democratic Party politician in New York. Crowley was first elected in November 2008, defeating the incumbent Republican, Anthony ...more

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Coreen Simpson is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Fashion Institute Of Technology Alumni
Coreen Simpson Photographer Coreen Simpson is a noted African-American photographer and jewelry designer, whose work has an African-American theme. She was born and resides in New York City. Simpson's photographic career ...more

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Isabel Toledo is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Fashion Institute Of Technology Alumni
Fashion designer, Designer Isabel Toledo is a Cuban-American fashion designer based in New York.

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Robert Verdi is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Fashion Institute Of Technology Alumni
Actor Robert Verdi is an American TV personality and style expert. He is most noted for hosting a variety of TV programs featuring fashion and interior design.

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Deborah Gregory is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Fashion Institute Of Technology Alumni
Film Producer, Writer Deborah Gregory is the author of the popular book series The Cheetah Girls. She was also the co-producer of the Disney Channel Original Movies The Cheetah Girls and The Cheetah Girls 2, as well ...more

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Sydney Biddle Barrows is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Fashion Institute Of Technology Alumni
Sydney Biddle Barrows Writer Sydney Biddle Barrows is an American businesswoman who became known as an escort agency owner while using the nom de guerre Sheila Devin and later became known as the 'Mayflower Madam'. She has ...more

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Kim Coco Iwamoto is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Fashion Institute Of Technology Alumni
Kim Coco Iwamoto Kim Coco Iwamoto is a commissioner on the Hawaii Civil Rights Commission, appointed by Governor Neil Abercrombie to serve the four year term from 2012 to 2016. Iwamoto previously served two ...more

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Roxanne Lowit is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Fashion Institute Of Technology Alumni
Roxanne Lowit Photographer Roxanne Lowit is a New York-based fashion and celebrity photographer who is said to have "become as much a celebrity as those she photographed."

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Norma Kamali is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Fashion Institute Of Technology Alumni
Norma Kamali Norma Kamali is an American fashion designer based in New York City of Lebanese and Basque Spanish descent. She is best known for the "sleeping bag" coat, garments made from silk ...more

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Ralph Rucci is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Fashion Institute Of Technology Alumni
Designer Ralph Rucci is an American fashion designer and artist. He is known in particular for Chado Ralph Rucci, a luxury clothing and accessories line. Rucci's clothing designs have appeared in a ...more