Eventide Oyster Co Pop-Up at Uni
May 15 @ 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Fresh off their award and before they open their Boston restaurant, the Eventide team will pop up at Uni during regular dinner hours (5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.), serving up a number of a la carte specials alongside Uni’s usual menu.


Yes, the famous brown butter lobster roll will be available, as well as chowder ramen (pork and clam skewer, potato, celery), buttered ramen (yellow chive, maitake, daikon bushi), smoked sablefish (ramen cracker, umeboshi, tofu), and brandade (potato, cod, cauliflower romesco, ramp).

Call Uni for reservations (617-536-7200), book online, or just show up; there will be limited walk-in availability.

School of Fashion Design Open House
Oct 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Your Fashion Education Begins Today

Join the School of Fashion Design on October 21 for an Open House!  Explore the Newbury Street location, tour work rooms, and meet the professional teaching faculty.  You can also enjoy demos in sketching, fabric draping, pattern making, and more.

Meet & Greet with School of Fashion Design Executive Director
Sep 11 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Meet & Greet with School of Fashion Design Executive Director @ School of Fashion Design | Boston | Massachusetts | United States

Join the School of Fashion Design to welcome their new Executive Director Michelle Simpson, and kickoff their 85th academic school year!

Light refreshments, good company, SFD fashion in their galleries, and students ready for another great school year!

Free and open to the public, but please RSVP to help us plan enough food and beverages.

About the School of Fashion Design

Founded in 1934, The School of Fashion Design is the only educational institution in Massachusetts dedicated exclusively to the study of fashion design. We provide students with a solid foundation in apparel design and construction that you won’t find anywhere else. We offer small, hands-on classes taught by expert faculty in professional studio workrooms, and our Newbury Street location is the heart of the Boston fashion district.

About Michelle Simpson

An education leader, innovator and brand strategist, Michelle has more than 20 years of experience in public and independent classrooms and has consulted with schools and learning centers in the U.S., China, Dubai and India. 

Previously, Michelle served as the director of environmental education at Northfield Mount Hermon School and the executive director at Oak Meadow, a progressive K-12 school in Brattleboro, VT. She also founded the Intentional Classroom, which creates learning spaces to cultivate 21st-century skills, meet programmatic goals and foster a sense of stewardship among school communities. She has provided leadership in the progressive, experiential education sector for the past decade, presenting on tradition and innovation in K-16 education at conferences such as SxSWedu, National Association of Independent Schools, National Partnership for Educational Access, and Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility. Her writing has appeared in Independent Ideas, Living Education and She earned her bachelor’s degree in education and English at the University of Rhode Island and her master’s in environmental studies at Antioch University New England, and attended Harvard’s Women in Education Leadership program. 

Michelle assumed leadership of the School of Fashion Design on Aug. 1 and believes fashion is a driving force in human history that can be a tool for cultural, economic and ecological good. “I am delighted to serve an institution with such distinctive history and lasting relevancy,” she says, “and excited to be part of a talented team developing innovative programs to prepare SFD students for the fashion industry of the future.”

Shop Lilly Pulitzer to Support the School of Fashion Design
Oct 5 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Stock up on fun, festive prints and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to the School of Fashion Design.

School of Fashion Design Open House
Oct 20 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
School of Fashion Design Open House @ School of Fashion Design | Boston | Massachusetts | United States

Learn Why Your Fashion Education Begins at School of Fashion Design!


Explore School of Fashion Design’s Newbury Street location, tour studio workrooms, meet their professional teaching faculty, and see demos in sketching, garment construction, pattern making, and fabric draping.

Now accepting applications for January 2019.
Days, evenings, and weekend classes
Full time, part time, or continuing education
Beginner and advanced classes

Email for more info and to RSVP.
(617) 536-9343

Style Your Threads at the School of Fashion Design
Mar 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Join Style Your Threads and the School of Fashion Design to learn how to refresh your wardrobe for Spring.

“Best of Boston” stylist Geraldine Cole will provide expert tips and advice on which basics should be in every closet, and how to style your existing favorite pieces in your wardrobe.

Do you have that one piece you love but can’t figure out how to style it?
Bring it along and get Geraldine’s personal advice to make it work!

To help you get your threads refreshed right away, Denise Hajjar Boutique will also be on-site with great wardrobe and accessories available for sale.

Complementary light refreshments provided.

The School of Fashion Design is a 501c3 nonprofit organization. Your donation helps us continue to provide mastery level fashion education to our students, as well as bring outstanding fashion related program and events to you!

About the School of Fashion Design:

Celebrating 85 years of leading fashion education! The School of Fashion Design is the only educational institution in New England dedicated exclusively to the study of fashion design. We provide students with a solid foundation in apparel design and construction, and the skills required for a successful career in fashion. Come meet our expert faculty, check out our studio workrooms, and experience our hands-on classes, all right on Newbury Street, at the heart of Boston fashion.
Your fashion education begins here!
Courses are offered days, evenings, and Saturdays. Next semester begins in June.
Find us on facebook.

Ivan Ramen Pop-Up at UNI Boston
Mar 28 @ 5:30 pm

Cult favorite Ivan Ramen is making a return to UNI Boston for one night only.

Ivan Orkin, owner of the famed NYC hot spot Ivan Ramen, is returning to UNI Boston for the third time for a one-night-only.  Orkin will present some of Ivan Ramen’s specialties like pickled daikon XO, Tokyo shio ramen, and spicy lamb dan dan noodles — UNI’s à la carte menu offering sushi, sashimi, and street food also will be available.

Reservations are available here.

Open House at School of Fashion Design
Mar 30 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Learn more about the School of Fashion Design’s opportunities to continue your fashion education.

Meet faculty the School of Fashion Design, tour their studio classrooms, and see sketching, pattern making, sewing, and draping in action!  This open house can serve as a guided journey through the fashion design learning process from concept to finished garment!

Please note that the program begins promptly.
10 a.m. Welcome | 10:20 a.m. Tour and demos

Sweet & Savory Travel Cake Class @ Grill 23
Aug 10 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Learn how to make your very own sweet and savory travel cakes, cakes that stay moist and travel well, with Executive Pastry Chef Valerie Nin!

Join Grill 23 for an intimate two hour class where you’ll prep, bake and decorate vanilla buttercake and cornbread. Optional additions of fruit, sweets, jalapenos and cheese will be available for that extra touch. Also learn how to make lemon royal glaze and chcocolate glaze. Finally, enjoy your creations with tea and coffee (or take them home) during their fun Q&A .

Alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase.

Tickets are limited.

From the Vault – Vintage Fashion Show @ School of Fashion Design
Sep 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join School of Fashion Design to celebrate 85 years in fashion education!

SFD has dug deep into their closets and dusted off dozens of collectible donated garments spanning several decades of great fashion and they’re delighted to share them with you at a live fashion show of collectible vintage fashions donated to SFD over the decades.

The evening will also include a gallery talk with Ren Antonowicz, Historic Costume & Textiles expert, a display of donated works by acclaimed Boston designer Francesco “Ches” DiRusso, a gallery of vintage SFD photos from the 30s, 60s, and 90s, and an exciting announcement from SFD.

General admission is $34, celebrating their 1934 founding

SFD is a private, nonprofit studio school. Your ticket purchase helps support scholarships, programs, and student resources. Thank you! This event is supported in part by Dependable Cleaners.