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A day in the FIT

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It is Saturday morning; I wake up and need to go to Manhattan. I arrive to Penn Station; it is in Midtown between 34th and 7 avenue. I start  walking  around with the people. Everybody has a different style and a concept about what is fashion. There is a mix between  tourists,  locals and people like me.. that we aren’t from here but that we live here. Everything converges perfectly in New York.

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I’m in the 26th street and there is a building with big windows. Also it has some colorful and nice advertisings. It is the FIT(Fashion Institue of Tecnology). The FIT is a center of fashion, a college, a museum and a place to celebrate events. I can’t resist to get in, there are Christmas decorations around, everything is beautiful. In the hall there is a Christmas pop up store, where designers that studied there can show their creations.

I walk inside, there are two exhibitions; the first one Faking It: Originals, Copies, and Counterfeits and Dance and Fashion. I get inside and I can see amazing and important pieces of fashion as Valentino, Chanel or Oscar de la Renta, next to them I can see the fake piece.

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After that there are accessories and bags and screens where see how to detect a fake one. It is incredible the quantity of details that you can learn. At the end of the exhibition are brands as Homies, a funny way base don Hermes inspiration.

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Sometimes you should get inside the FIT, it doesn’t matter if is just five minutes. You can learn and see how the culture and the fashion are in the air.

 

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