FIT names honorees for Feb. 12 breakfast   

New York – Anne Appel, chair of The Fashion Institute of Technology Home Products Development department, has announced this year’s 12th Annual Home Products Development Fundraising Breakfast details.

Honorees this year will be:

 * Neil Cole, president, ceo and chairman of Iconix Brand Group: Industry Leader of the Year Award;

 * Arthur Tauber, chairman, Avanti Linens: Outstanding Achievement Award;

 * Fred Richman, president emeritus, and James Richman, president, Richloom Fabrics: Lifetime Achievement Award.

This year’s event will be held at Cipriani 42nd Street, 7-9am, on Feb. 12, 2008.

Warren Shoulberg, editor-in-chief and publisher of HFN, will emcee.

For tickets and information contact Vicki Guranowski at the Educational Foundation for the Fashion Industries at or (212) 217-7820.

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