"Sustainability is definitely integral to every part of my process."
"Just because I did go through all of that, I was in more of this determined state of mind of: I'm gonna finish what I want to do."
So Jung (Hailey) Kim, who graduates in 2020, traveled from San Francisco to New York City for the final round of Joe's Blackbook Foundation's annual competition for fashion students.
Fashion Institute of Technology senior Gwen Hine took on the challenge of designing outside of her comfort zone to create an award-winning, sports-inspired evening gown.
"I was so inspired by so many things and I just had to do it," says class of 2018 student Jinny Song ahead of her senior runway show.
Soon-to-graduate design student Kaitlin Barton told us all about creating her winning looks and preparing for the Fashion Institute of Technology's 2018 Future of Fashion runway show.