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Look through our galleries to see some of the great guest speakers who've been at LIM College. You can also check out what our students are up to -- whether it's putting together a fashion show, getting experience in the industry, or studying abroad.

2014 Saks Window Challenge

Six LIM College Visual Merchandising students created stunning displays for Saks Fifth Avenue's flagship store as part of the design:retail Student Window Challenge (photos by Philip Mauro)
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LIM College Commencement Ceremony 2014

Our annual Commencement ceremony provides an opportunity for LIM College to pay special tribute to students for their outstanding efforts towards earning their degrees.
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LIM College Fashion Show 2014

LIM College’s Fashion Show is produced and run entirely by students. This theme of this year’s show was “Confectory: A Sweet Story of Fashion.”
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Visual Merchandising Students Create Mannequins for PAVE Gala

LIM students created original punk style-inspired mannequins for the Student Gallery Project at The Planning and Visual Education Partnership’s (PAVE) annual gala at Cipriani Wall Street.
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Bunka Fashion Graduate University Presentations

LIM College hosted a group of 25 graduate students and faculty members from Japan’s Bunka Fashion Graduate University as part of our participation in the KAKEHASHI Project, an international educational exchange.
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Under the Eiffel Tower

Cross-Cultural Analysis Trip to Amsterdam & Paris

In January of 2014, a group of 30 LIM College students, alumni, faculty and staff traveled to Amsterdam and Paris to explore world-famous fashion and cultural sites.
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LIM College residence hall move-in 2013

Residence Hall Move-In 2013

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China Trip - 2013

LIM College offers a two-week summer travel experience in China each June. Undergraduate, MBA and MPS students join faculty members to explore the fashion business in China, along with some of the country’s major cultural and historical sites.
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Visual Merchandising Students DDI Window Challenge at Saks Fifth Avenue

Six LIM College Visual Merchandising students took part in the DDI/Saks Student Window Challenge on June 6. Their displays were featured in three of Saks Fifth Avenue's famed windows for an entire week.
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Visual Merchandising Students’ Display for the National Stationery Show

The work of LIM College Visual Merchandising students was displayed at the 2013 National Stationery at the Jacob Javits Convention Center. Their colorful exhibit included a 16-foot origami dragon and paper fashions inspired by Harajuku street style.
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Maxwell Hall New Addition

LIM College has expanded its space in the Maxwell Hall building (216 East 45th St.) The new Student Center area includes more seating, docking stations, computers and a Good to Go Organics café.
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Fashion Show 2013

LIM College's Fashion Show Production Club put on their annual fashion show on April 12 at Roseland Ballroom. This year's show was called Rebelution and it featured more than 30 models in a rock-n-roll theme.
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Alumni Masquerade Ball 2013

LIM College Alumni came together on March 15, 2013 for a Masquerade Ball hosted by the LIM College Alumni Association. The evening featured hors d'oeuvres, an open bar, a dj, a best mask contest, and our very own fire eater!
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High School Fashion Lab 2013

High school students got an up-close look at the fashion world in NYC during Spring 2013 Fashion Lab classes. The Fashion Show Production class finished the semester with their own on-campus fashion show!
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Alumni Holiday Shopping Event

A Holiday Experience to Remember

On Thursday, December 6, 2012, LIM College hosted “A Holiday Experience to Remember”. The event supported LIM College student and alumni entrepreneurs. Alumni enjoyed a chocolate bar, mini makeovers and specialty cocktails!
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LIM College's 5th Annual Drag Show

LIM College's 5th Annual Drag Show

The 2012 LIM College Annual Drag Show was held on October 25, at XL Lounge in NYC. The night was filled with amazing talent and a performance from the LIM Dance Team. Congratulations to all of the participants especially Miss LIM College 2012 "Thin Mint"!
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Fashion: Now & Then 2012

On Oct. 19 and 20, professionals and scholars from around the world gathered at LIM College for Fashion: Now & Then, a conference on fashion information.
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Fashion Insider Series: Rachelle Bergstein

Fashion Insider Series: Rachelle Bergstein

On October 11, author Rachelle Bergstein kicked off the LIM College Fashion Insider Series by discussing and signing copies of Women from the Ankle Down: The Story of Shoes and How They Define Us (Harper Collins, 2012).
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Friends and Family Weekend 2012

Friends and Family Weekend 2012

From Fri. Oct. 12 to Sun. Oct. 14 the LIM College community attended LIM's 2nd Annual Friends & Family Weekend. Students, alumni, friends and family enjoyed events from Casino Night to an Iron Merchant Competition to Brunch with LIM's President Marcuse.
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Summer Fashion Lab

LIM College's High School Summer & Saturday Fashion Lab

Summer & Saturday Fashion Labs at LIM College introduce high school students to the many facets of the fashion industry. These photos are from Summer Fashion Lab 2012’s Fashion Styling course. For more info on Fashion Labs- www.limcollege.edu/fashionlab
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LIM College Street Fair 2012

LIM College Street Fair 2012

Sunday, August 26, 2012, LIM College had its 4th Annual Street Fair. 53rd Street in front of our very own Townhouse is closed for the days activities including a rock wall, mechanical bull, and a variety of NYC food trucks for our students to enjoy!
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New Student Convocation and Parent Orientation 2012

New Student Convocation and Parent Orientation 2012

On Wednesday, August 22, 2012, new parents and students gathered at The Hilton in New York City for New Student Convocation and Parent Orientation. They were welcomed into the LIM College family and were able to mingle with some faculty and staff.
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China Trip 2012

China Trip 2012

LIM College offers a two-week summer travel experience in China each June. Get a first-hand perspective from the LIM College students that were lucky enough to take the trip! These are photos from the sights they visited and the experiences they shared.
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LIM College's 2012 Commencement Ceremony

LIM College's 2012 Commencement Ceremony

LIM College's 73rd annual Commencement exercises on May 31 at Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center in Manhattan. More than 300 undergraduate and MBA students receive diplomas.
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Fashion Designer John Bartlett visits LIM College

Fashion Designer John Bartlett visits LIM College

CFDA & AAFA award-winning designer John Bartlett made a special trip to the LIM College Sustainable Style class on May 2, 2012. He spoke about his experience as a designer, a CFDA member, and about his latest endeavors.
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Sigma Beta Delta Induction Ceremony 2012

Sigma Beta Delta Induction Ceremony 2012

On April 18, 2012, LIM College students were selected based on academic standing, to be inducted into Sigma Beta Delta Business Honor Society.
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LIM College's 2012 Fashion Show: Temporis

LIM College's 2012 Fashion Show: Temporis

On Friday April 13th 2012, LIM College's Fashion Show Production Club produced the annual fashion show Temporis: To The End of Time. The event was hosted by celebrity stylist Phillip Bloch.
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Global Speak: Walter J. Dillingham, JR.

Global Speak: Walter J. Dillingham, JR.

Walter J. Dillingham, Jr. was a guest speaker in the GlobalSpeak series at LIM College. His presentation was titled "Where Philanthropy Meets Fashion: A Snapshot of Philanthropy in the U.S."
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Fashion Insiders: Aliza Licht

Fashion Insiders: Aliza Licht

Aliza Licht, Senior Vice President of Global Communications at Donna Karan International was a guest speaker for LIM College's Fashion Insiders series. She was recently profiled in the NY Times, as the woman behind the Twitter handle "DKNY PR girl."
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Lord & Taylor Student Styling Competition 2012

Lord & Taylor Student Styling Competition 2012

LIM College student Grace Hinds has won the $10,000 grand prize in Lord & Taylor’s “You’ve Got the Look” Student Stylist Competition. The other 3 LIM College finalists were Ayanna Zaire Cotton, Karen Hodgin and Alyssa Spirito. All did an amazing job.
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Global Speak: Simon Graj

Global Speak: Simon Graj

Simon Graj kicked off our Spring 2012 Global Speak series. Simon Graj founded Graj + Gustavsen in 1989, along with Eric Gustavsen and Ray Graj, after years in the wholesale and retail industry. They Specialize in brand development, positioning and image.
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Fashion Insiders: Susan Ashbrook

Fashion Insiders: Susan Ashbrook

Susan J. Ashbrook, author of Will Work for Shoes, was the next guest speaker in LIM College's Fashion Insiders guest speaker series on Feb. 23, 2012. Will Work for Shoes, published in September 2011, details the art and business of red carpet marketing.
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Nigel Barker Speaks at LIM College

Nigel Barker Speaks at LIM College

Nigel Barker -- photographer, author, filmmaker and judge on America’s Next Top Model -- was at LIM College to speak in Prof. Joshua Katcher’s Sustainable Style class on Feb. 8. Barker highlighted the philanthropic work he is engaged in around the globe.
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Fashion Insiders: Ultrasuede

Fashion Insiders: Ultrasuede

The first Spring 2012 LIM College Fashion Insiders speaker series event featured a screening of the documentary "Ultrasuede: In Search of Halston" and a panel with the director Whitney Smith, model Pat Cleveland, and fashion stylist Phillip Bloch.
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Spring 2012 Welcome Back Party

Spring 2012 Welcome Back Party

LIM College's Spring 2012 Welcome Week "The LIM Underground: Transporting You to Your Next Stop" launched on Monday, January 23, 2012 with a welcome back lunch party for all students at LIM's 5th Avenue building.
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Spring 2012 New Student Orientation

Spring 2012 New Student Orientation

On Friday, January 20, 2012 new students and parents gathered at LIM College's Townhouse to kick off their first semester at LIM. They met with faculty, staff, alumni and student orientation leaders.
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2011 Alumni Holiday Party

2011 Alumni Holiday Party

Nearly 200 LIM College graduates gathered at Maxwell Hall to enjoy the 2011 Alumni Holiday Party. The "burlesque" themed evening featured drinks, food, and a special polesque performance. Alumni took away their own personal photos from the photo booth!
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Breakfast at Bendel's 2011

Breakfast at Bendel's 2011

LIM College alumni, parents, students, faculty, staff, and friends got into the holiday spirit with a private shopping event at Henri Bendel on 5th Ave. The morning featured a breakfast and a presentation on gift ideas and everyone received a gift bag!
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LIM College 2011 Fashion Show

LIM College’s Fashion Club produced a professional-level fashion show, giving students valuable hands-on experience in fashion show production. This year’s show was titled “Kemet” and had an ancient Egyptian theme. It was held at Roseland Ballroom.
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LIM College New Student Orientation 2011

New Student Orientation Week - 2011

New students set sail along the Hudson River and danced the night away while enjoying the sights. The LIM College Street Fair featured a fashion show tribute to Alexander McQueen, a rock climbing wall, and lots of tasty treats.
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Drag Show 2011

LIM College's 4th Annual Drag Show took place at Bowlmor Lanes Times Square during Friends and Family Weekend.
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LIM College Fashion Show 2011

Preview Party for LIM College's Annual Fashion Show

The Fashion Show Production Club hosted the first ever preview party for LIM's annual fashion show. The party revealed the theme and launched the show's social media sites. The 2012 fashion show is titled Temporis and the theme is the future of fashion.
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1760 Move-In/Parent Orientation - 2011

New LIM College students moved into our residence hall on Aug. 16. On Aug. 17, parents and families of new students attended their own "Orientation" at the McGraw-Hill Building.
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The 1760 Residence Hall

LIM College’s 1760 Residence Hall is a brand-new, all-green living space that can feel more like a hotel than a dormitory. Every room has a private bathroom and comes with a 26” flat-screen TV with a built-in DVD player.
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LIM College Students and Famous Faces in Fashion

As an LIM College student you may have the opportunity to meet some big names in the fashion business. It could happen via our internships, field trips, volunteer opportunities, guest speakers, or special events.
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Friends & Family Weekend 2011

From Fri. Oct. 21 to Sun. Oct. 23 over 100 LIM College families attended LIM's inaugural Friends & Family Weekend. Parents, students, alumni, friends and family enjoyed events from Casino Night to a Fashion Show to Brunch with LIM's President Marcuse.
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Welcome Week August 2011

This year's Welcome Week included a trip to Madame Tussauds Wax Museum in Times Square and a fun night of bowling for students, faculty, and staff.
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Keanan Duffty - Fashion Insiders Fall 2011

Fashion designer, TV host and author Keanan Duffty was the first guest for the Fall 2011 edition of LIM College's Fashion Insiders speaker series. The author of Rebel Rebel Anti-Style talked about how anti-fashion icons have inspired fashion.
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Fashion Insiders: Joe Zee

JoeZee, Creative Director of Elle Magazine, spoke at the 3rd installment of LIM's Fashion Insiders Speakers Series. Zee gave students advice on how to be successful in the fashion industry
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Cross Cultural Analysis - January 2011

In January 2011, students, along with Professor Susan Kavy, took part in the Cross Cultural Analysis trip. They traveled to London, England and then Paris, France, studying cultural and fashion sites.
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Carmen Marc Valvo Book Signing - February 2011

Famed fashion designer Carmen Marc Valvo visited LIM College on Feb. 24 to speak to students, faculty, staff and alumni and sign copies of his new book, "Dressed to Perfection: The Art of Dressing for Your Red Carpet Moments."
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Summer Fashion Lab 2011

Fashion Lab is LIM College's summer program for high school students. Participants learn about various exciting fashion fields and get a taste of college life in NYC. Over 300 students attended this year's Fashion Lab classes.
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Commencement 2011

LIM College's 2011 commencement ceremony was held on May 26 at Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center. More than 350 students received diplomas.
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2011 TAP Advocacy Trip to Albany

On March 7-8 2011, a group of LIM College students, alumni, and staff traveled to the State Capitol in Albany, NY to meet with legislators and advocate for Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) funding support.
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Fashion Insiders: Patricia Field

Costume designer Patricia Field concluded LIM's Fashion Insider Speaker Series. Field spoke to students about her experience in the fashion industry.
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Fashion Insiders: Jason Ross and Zandile Blay

Jason Ross, Founder & CEO jackthreads.com, and Zandile Blay, who blogs about style for the Huffington Post, spoke with students during the second installment of the Fashion Insiders speaker series on Oct. 6.
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Globalspeak Series: Muriel Glasgow

United Nations Mentor Muriel Glasgow was the first speaker for LIM's new speaker series Globalspeak, which focuses on global issues. Glasgow discussed her experience at the Clinton Global Initiative and the First Ladies Summit.
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Flaunting Fearlessly Fashion Show and Auction

Applied Fashion Styling and Event Planning I classes presented “Flaunting Fearlessly,” a fashion show and auction which raised money for LIM Fashion Education Foundation. Designer Sylvia Heisel donated the t-shirts that were modeled and auctioned.
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2010 Alumni Holiday Party

Nearly 200 LIM College graduates gathered at Maxwell Hall to enjoy the 2010 Alumni Holiday Party. The “Studio 45”-themed evening featured drinks, hors d’oeuvres, and a special disco dancing performance.
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Drag Show 2010

Drag Show took place at Providence Nightclub on West 57th St. (between 8th & 9th Aves.)
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Parent Orientation 2010

This year's parent orientation took place on Wednesday August 18, 2010 at the Time & Life Building. Parents sat through important presentations and then were able to enjoy either lunch or breakfast (depending on which orientation they attended).
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Commencement 2010

Mindy Grossman, Chief Executive Officer of HSN, gave the keynote address at LIM College's 2010 Commencement, which was held at Jazz at Lincoln Center.
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LIM College’s 2010 Fashion Show

Every year the LIM College Fashion Club Fashion Show gives students the thrill of putting together a professional-level event as they gain valuable hands-on experience in fashion show production. “Mirage” was the theme for the 2010 show.
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Spring 2010 Senior Career Day

The Spring Career Fair is The Center for Career Development's biggest event of the year. In April 2010, 36 companies with positions available to be filled, attended the fair to meet with graduating seniors and alumni.
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Commencement 2010 Video

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Dress Up Day - Cultural Connections to Fashion Spring 2010

Students in Professor Amanda Hallay’s Cultural Connections to Fashion class wear outfits inspired by the eras studied in class. See the outfits and the eras that inspired them side by side in this photo gallery.
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Cotton Incorporated Poll - 2010

Cotton Incorporated has provided LIM College with a grant so that students in the CAD classes this semester could develop the work you see here. A committee has selected these patterns from over 100 submissions.
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Student Recognition Awards 2010

The first Student Recognition Awards recognized student leaders for their co‐curricular contributions to the College community. Their leadership exemplifies the LIM College tradition of excellence in education through co-curricular life and learning.
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Mad Hatter Tea - March 11, 2010

A themed event around the launch of Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland movie. Students and staff came dressed as characters from the famous story.
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Sidewalk Catwalk Exhibit

The Sidewalk Catwalk was a public art installation celebrating New York's fashion industry. The exhibit started on June 24. 2010 and ran through Labor Day. A group of LIM students helped unveil the 32 custom-crafted mannequins.
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LIM Fashion Lab 2009

LIM College Fashion Lab is a summer program for high school students interested in a career in fashion. Why wait until college to get started on your dreams? Get started now!
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Italy 2009 - Study Abroad

The study abroad program in Italy consists of one month of study at the American University of Rome, supplemented with visits to historic and tourist sites, as well as visits to important fashion businesses.
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Fashion Merchandising Fashion Show 2009

Prof. Ionia Dunn Lee's Fashion Merchandising students put on a fashion show with a three-part theme: "Hot Mess" inspired by the homeless, "Mesmerizing Mischief" inspired by fairy tales, and "Moon Walk," inspired by Michael Jackson.
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China Trip - June 2009

Led by Professors Derek Cockle and Paula Wang, a group of LIM College students visited China to learn about that country's culture and role in the global fashion industry.
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Fashion Fest 2009

It was 90 degrees in the shade on Sunday, August 16 as the LIM College community gathered on East 53rd Street for a fun-filled afternoon of games, food and music.
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LIM College Fashion Show 2009

LIM College’s 2009 Fashion Show

Every year the LIM College Fashion Club Fashion Show gives students the thrill of putting together a professional-level event as they gain valuable hands-on experience in fashion show production. “Dare to be Wild” was the theme for the 2009 show.
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LIM College 2009 Fashion Show video New York City

LIM College 2009 Fashion Show - Video

LIM College students strut their stuff on the catwalk in the annual Fashion Show
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Visual Merchandising class' "Be Dazzling" display

In December 2009, students in Professor Paul Olszewski’s Product Presentation II class unveiled the "Be Dazzling" display, their interpretation of an in-store presentation based on shiny and eye-catching holiday fashions.
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Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Celebrates Expansion of Maxwell Hall

NY State Assemblyman Jonathan Bing cut the ribbon alongside LIM College President Elizabeth S. Marcuse & President Emeritus Adrian G. Marcuse at a ceremony to celebrate the expansion of Maxwell Hall.
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LIM College Vanessa Williams

LIM Fashion Education Foundation honors Vanessa Williams

The LIM Fashion Education Foundation honored Vanessa Williams at its 2nd annual event. This year's event was held on Saturday, October 17 at Ports 1961 in Chelsea. All ticket sales and proceeds from the silent auction went to benefit the LIM FEF.
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LIM College Amy Astley Teen Vogue

Editor of Teen Vogue Visits LIM College

Amy Astley, Editor of Teen Vogue and author of The Teen Vogue Handbook: An Insider's Guide to Careers in Fashion, visited LIM College to promote her new book and talk to students about working in the fashion industry.
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LIM College Study Abroad Program 2009 Italy

Cross-Cultural Analysis Trip to Italy

LIM College’s Cross-Cultural Analysis trip to Italy was a tremendous success. A group of students, faculty and family members traveled to Florence and Rome in January 2009 and learned about the European fashion industry.
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LIM College Henri Bendel

Breakfast at Bendel's

LIM College alumni & friends got into the holiday spirit with a breakfast & shopping event at Henri Bendel on 5th Avenue in December. The morning featured a presentation on gift ideas & free mini-makeovers -- and everyone went home with a goody bag!
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LIM College Summer Fashion Lab High School Program in Fashion

Summer Program for High School Students

Wondering what it's like to be in the fashion business? If you're a high school student, you don't have to wait until college to find out. Get an up-close view of some of today's hottest fashion careers by taking summer or Saturday classes at LIM College.
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