Ellen Goldstein interview, 1994 December 15

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Ellen Goldstein interview, 1994 December 15

Description

Ellen Goldstein, the Chair of the Accessories Design and Millinery Department, started with FIT’s Fashion Design Department as a part-time instructor. In 1981, the school received a federal grant for industries affected by imports and was able to start an accessories department. With additional support from the industry, the department has taken off. Goldstein explains her beginnings as a tapestry weaver and how she got into handbag design. She then describes the demographics of her department’s diverse student body. She discusses how both the 1-year and 2-year program are feeding the accessories industry and how FIT’s millinery program has revitalized an industry thought to be dead.

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FIT Special Collections and College Archives

Date Created

1994-12-14

Date Copyrighted

1994

Date Issued

2020

Length

24:09

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