FSF Panel Topic 5: Reaching Success

At what point in your career did you know you had succeeded? For each panelist, success took on a different meaning. Panelists Amy Levin, Jeni Rose, Annabel Tollman, Nary Manivong, Alexandria Hilfiger and Malcolm Carfrae discuss. Moderated by fashion writer Lisa Marsh.

FSF Panel Topic 4: Overcoming Self-Doubt

Was there ever a point in your career when you thought you weren’t cut out for it? Rising from homelessness and without a business background, Nary Manivong overcame all odds and his own self-doubt to launch himself as a contemporary women’s designer. “I’ve been to a point where I wanted to walk away, but not … Continue reading

FSF Panel Topic 3: Taking a Risk in the Fashion Business

Are there any recent examples of when you took a risk in the business and it paid off? Panelists Amy Levin, Jeni Rose, Annabel Tollman, Nary Manivong, Alexandria Hilfiger and Malcolm Carfrae discuss. Moderated by fashion writer Lisa Marsh.

FSF Panel Topic 2: Biggest Driving Force of Fashion in the Future

As the borders of fashion dissolve between celebrity, music, advertising, art, bloggers, consumers and even the everyday enthusiast, what do you foresee as being the biggest driving force of fashion in the future? Panelists Amy Levin, Jeni Rose, Annabel Tollman, Nary Manivong, Alexandria Hilfiger and Malcolm Carfrae discuss. Moderated by fashion writer Lisa Marsh.

FSF Panel Topic 1: Entering the Fashion Industry in a Digital World

Panelists Amy Levin, Jeni Rose, Annabel Tollman, Nary Manivong, Alexandria Hilfiger and Malcolm Carfrae advise FSF scholars on entering the fashion industry in this new digital world. Moderated by fashion writer Lisa Marsh.

YMA FSF Industry Panel Preview

Here’s a sneak peak of the fashion industry panel discussion we hosted this summer for our interns in NYC with NAHM’s Nary Manivong and Alexandria Hilfiger, Calvin Klein’s Executive Vice President of Global Communications Malcolm Carfrae, IMG’s VP Jeni Rose, College Fashionista’s Founder/Creative Director Amy Levin and fashion stylist and journalist Annabel Tollman. Stay tuned … Continue reading

Photo Gallery: 2011 YMA FSF Intern Social & Fashion Industry Panel Discussion

Ralph Lauren Showroom Tour, July 25

Monday evening, an enthusiastic group of over thirty YMA FSF Scholars participated in an exclusive tour of the Ralph Lauren Menswear showroom at the RL headquarters in NYC.  Representatives of a diversity of departments, including Buying/Wholesale, Public Relations, Design and Merchandising presented their role within the company and discussed what excites them about their work.  … Continue reading

Just call it PVH

“Just call it PVH”–or at least that is what WWD is saying since Thursday when shareholders of Phillips-Van Heusen voted to shorten the name of the company to the acronym PVH Corp. According to WWD, “the aim of the change is to reflect the importance of its newer Tommy Hilfiger and Calvin Klein businesses–and its … Continue reading

Breakfast with the Boss

Jim Rosenfeld, President of Fishman & Tobin and The YMA FSF, hosted the first Breakfast with the Boss series on June 13. YMA FSF Summer Interns working at a diversity of companies in New York met with Jim to discuss career building and how theorganization has brought them one step closer to their goals.

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