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PatBO and the Couture Council Young Patrons Host Honor the Museum at the FIT’s New ¡Moda Hoy! Exhibition

Amidst Casamigos and cubano sandwiches, influencers, fashion royalty,

up and coming designers, and philanthropists with a passion for style flocked to Cafe Habana to celebrate the Museum at FIT’s

newest exhibition showcasing Latin designers

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PatBo and the Couture Council Young Patrons (CCYP) at the Museum of the Fashion Institute of Technology, hosted a dinner to officially launch the CCYP initiative and to honor the opening of the ¡Moda Hoy! exhibition at the Museum at FIT. The dinner took place at the iconic Lower East Side restaurant, Cafe Habana.

The evening was filled with designers included in the exhibition like PatBo and Jonathan Cohen; fashion royalty like Nina Garcia and Valerie Steele, the Executive Director and Chief Curator of the Museum at FIT; New York City icons likeCandace Bushnell; social media influencers like Kimberly Drew and Stephanie Nass; and the founding steering committee members of the CCYP Lizzie Asher and Adrien Lesser.

Sarah HooverAdrien LesserStephanie SubervilleMelvin LawoviCandace BushnellNikki KynardStephanie Nass, Lizzie Asher, Casey Kohlberg, Laura Daywebb, Adrien LesserSydney Silverman, Christina Elezaj

Notable attended included: Candace Bushnell, Kimberli Gant, Sarah Hoover, Kimberly Drew, Melvin Lawovi, Sandrine Charles, Nolan Meader, Sydney Silverman, Gabby Prescod, Alexander Hankin, Stephanie Nass, Lizzie Asher, Casey Kohlberg, Laura Day Webb, Adrien Webber, Christina Elezaj, Nikki Kynard, Stephanie Suberville

The Couture Council Young Patrons, a group of fashion industry leaders and fashion insiders, work to amplify the mission of The Museum at FIT and to promote its CCYP agenda of sustainability and inclusion in the world of fashion.

Together with the Couture Council, the CCYP helps provide a secure financial foundation for The Museum at FIT, which aims to “promote creativity and lifelong learning among diverse audiences with innovative exhibitions and public programs.”

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