Virtual Portfolio Preparation
Our school receives applications from all 5 boroughs of New York ONLY NYC residents that are 8th and first time 9th grade students are eligible to apply and have the opportunity to audition
If you are a highly interested 7th grader, you have the possibility of auditioning EARLY by participating in our VIRTUAL HSFI NOW Portfolio Prep Live June 30th and taking the ONLINE EXAM - NOW LIVE
All students can audition for the High School of Fashion Industries in 1 of 2 ways:
Choice #1 - ONLINE
Submit an online audition
Choice #2 - IN PERSON
Audition dates for FALL 2020 will be announced by the end of school year. Due to the pandemic, we will be following in-person protocol dictated by the NYC DOE
Assistant Principal of Admissions
and Parent Engagement
212-255-1235 ext. 1251
Rosa Isabel Chavez
Fashion Design Instructor
212-255-1235 ext. 1256
Admissions Associate |
Creative Marketing Director
212-255-1235 ext. 8193
Angeline Z. | Curvy Lab Junior | Class of 2021
All students applying to the High School of Fashion Industries must take the entrance examination and prepare a portfolio to be presented during the admissions exam.
Complete an Art, Business Marketing and Visual Merchandising or Fashion Design portfolio depending on which program you would like to major in at the High School of Fashion Industries. You may create more than one portfolio.
All work should be neat, clean and unwrinkled.
Drawings should be done on unlined paper and mounted on construction paper (preferably black so your illustrations stand out).
Place all work into an appropriately sized envelope, folder or case.
Put forth your best effort. Remember that a neat, well-organized and complete portfolio will without a doubt be recognized