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WWD: Barney’s Daniella Vitale Talks to the Future

On 7/19, 2013 Scholars met with Barney’s COO Daniella Vitale at her office for a Breakfast with the Boss. Click the link to read the full PDF as shown on WWD online: WWD July 23 2013 online Advertisements

Breakfast with the Boss: Tom Kingsbury, President and CEO Burlington Coat Factory

On Thursday July 18th, FSF scholars interning in NYC had the rare opportunity to meet with Tom Kingsbury, President and CEO of Burlington Coat Factory. Students learned more about the off-price sector of retail and received valuable career advice. To read full synopsis of breakfast: https://thefutureoffashion.files.wordpress.com/2013/07/bwb-kingsbury-7-18.pdf

Breakfast with the Boss: Judy Larch, Div. Planning Manager GVP for Macy’s , Men’s Tailored Clothing and Shoes

On June 20th, students met with Judy Larch, Divisional Planning Manager Group Vice President for Men’s Tailored Clothing at Macy’s Department stores. Judy spoke about her extensive career in retail and her numerous accomplishments including leading the conversion of Liberty House to Macy’s and launching the successful – and now iconic – INC brand.  Judy also … Continue reading

Breakfast with the Boss: Week of June 10th, 2013

The Breakfast with the Boss summer event series kicked off last week on Tuesday, June 11th. Ten excited students had the opportunity to meet Kevin Burke, President and CEO of the American Apparel and Footwear Association (AAFA) to learn more about the organization and Kevin’s experience in advocacy. The next day, ten more students eagerly … Continue reading

The new old JCPenney

When Ron Johnson took over as CEO of JCPenney, he laid off thousands. And then Johnson fired his customers. Original Article posted 4/9 By Fred Rosenfeld on MRketplace To be successful in our business one must have passion and emotion. From a business level it is important to control that emotion. How many times have … Continue reading

Cornell University: Eight Fashion Students Honored in National Competition

Original Article from Cornell University Chronicle Online, by Dani Corona published Feb 4, 2012 Scholarship winners at the Waldorf Astoria gala (from left) Katelyn Ridgeway ’13, Justine Lee ’14, Brandon Wen ’15, Matilda Ceesay ’13, Susan Freeman ’13 and Caroline Delson ’13. (Not pictured are Rebecca Dugal ’14 and Emily Fippen ’14.)   Eight undergraduates … Continue reading

YMA FSF 2013 Awards Dinner Press Release

YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund Announces Program for the 2013 YMA FSF Geoffrey Beene National Scholarship Awards Dinner Alber Elbaz, recipient of the 50th Anniversary Geoffrey Beene Fashion Impact Award CNN’s Alina Cho, MC as YMA FSF honors Allen Sirkin and Ross Stores Date set for January 8, 2013 at Waldorf Astoria [New York] — The … Continue reading

Fashion Scholarship Fund A Look Back: 2012 Year in Review

As we enter the first days of 2013 and near even closer to our annual gala and awards dinner next week, we wanted to look back at our 2012 events and sucesses.

Alina Cho: Master of Ceremonies Bio

Alina Cho is a national correspondent for CNN as well as a contributor to morning shows Starting Point and Early Start on CNN/U.S. Cho joined the network in February 2004. Cho is one of only a handful of journalists to be invited to report live from inside North Korea. In October 2010, she traveled a … Continue reading

Geoffrey Beene Press Reslease for Rock Stars of Science 11/20

Release November 20,2012 AEROSMITH’S JOE PERRY CENTER STAGE WITH GEOFFREY BEENE’S 2012 ROCK STARS OF SCIENCE™ FROM THE GEOFFREY BEENE CANCER RESEARCH CENTER AT MSKCC FEATURED IN DECEMBER’S GQ’S “MEN OF THE YEAR” EDITION The Geoffrey Beene Foundation proudly launches its 2012 Rock Stars of Science™ campaign to honor leading scientists and next generation researchers … Continue reading


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