Living: East Village Stars and Stripes

A new exhibit shows off some hot young talent

There's a riot going on. Three rooms full. Free admission. Open five days a week (closed Sundays and Mondays). Come on down.

The place is the museum space at New York City's Fashion Institute of Technology, alma mater of Calvin Klein and other top American design talent. FIT is just in the throes of giving the green trees of academe a good shaking. The institute has devoted much of its gallery space to a show called "The East Village," which offers an eye-scalding, rambunctious and appropriately free-spirited tour of boho fashion, Manhattan style. There is a lot of fun- house art...

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