fashion institute of technology

Deirdre Quinn, the Co-Founder and CEO/President of Lafayette 148 New York, is a Trustee of New York’s Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) and active member of their Strategic Planning Committee.


As part of Lafayette 148 New York's commitment to education, the company makes an annual donation to FIT. Our contribution helps cultivate emerging leaders who will ultimately impact the fashion landscape.


The Fashion Institute of Technology is internationally recognized for its commitment to teaching and inspiring creativity in individuals who are passionate about design, fashion, and business. With a campus immersed in New York City's rich culture and a world-wide network of alumni, FIT provides an extraordinary environment for learning. We are so proud to support the school and its remarkable students.