BIO

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ALLISON RICH

FASHION DESIGNER

BASED IN NYC 

I am a fashion designer and graphic artist based in New York.  I am a graduate of the Fashion Institute of Technology with a BFA in knitwear.  I have also studied eveningwear at The School of Fashion Design in Boston and International Fashion Design at POLIMODA in Florence, Italy.  As a designer I am inspired by process and drawn to traditional artisan crafts as I aim to fuse old-world techniques with modern, innovative, and ethical practices. As an artist I am heavily influenced by the Surrealist Informe. Follow me here on my journey through art and fashion. 

Education

2019-2021

Fashion Institute of Technology

2017-2019

Fashion Institute of Technology

2014-2016

School of Fashion Design 

Graduated Summa Cum Laude with a BFA in Fashion Design specializing in knitwear.  Accomplished in Kaledo suite, Stoll M1, and CLO 3D.  Skilled in Photoshop, Illustrator, and Microsoft Office Programs. Mastery of knit constructions, pattern making and graphing, as well as hand and machine knitting. 

Graduated Summa Cum Laude with an AAS in Fashion Design. Participated in one year study abroad program in International Fashion Design at Polimoda in Florence, Italy.  Skilled in fashion illustration, draping, pattern making, tailoring, hand and industrial sewing techniques, and garment fitting. 

Graduated with a certificate in Fashion Design with intensive focus on technical aspects of pattern drafting, garment draping, and material construction.  Explored handbag design, millinery, children's wear, evening wear, and tailoring for women. 

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