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.

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

Check it out! Meredith Wing on College Fashionista

Hey all! Check out Meredith Wing, the Marketing Coordinator for FSF, on College Fashionista.

FSF Scholar Ninh Nguyen : Contestant in Styleta.com Designer Challenge!

“My Style: confident, unique, sophisticated” About my design: “I wanted to create a design that was very avant-garde, tailored with luxurious intricate details and a playful Victorian atmosphere.” VOTE for Ninh! : http://www.styleta.org/challenge/

Tony Wang, entrepreneur & FSF Scholar, is busy visiting major fashion headquarters in Europe this summer. Check out postfashionism.com for his latest entries, including this recap of a visit to Ralph Lauren:

“Tucked within the rather un-adorned walls of a stone edifice, the Ralph Lauren European headquarters is a villa within the city of Milan. From the outside, you would never know that the building was a host to a wonderfully splendid and beautiful space. From the courtyard in the middle with the polo statue and benches … Continue reading

“FALL 2011 Trend: Business is Looming” WWD

“Iconic batik and ikat prints are more popular than ever. For fall, they appear on everything from sportswear-inspired silhouettes to home decor.” (Source: wwd.com)

Brains Behind the FSF’s Logo Identity Finds a Second Home at W Magazine

AR New York, the creative team responsible for the FSF logo, shared on their blog today that AR’s co-founder and executive creative director, Alex Gonzalez, will also fill the coveted role of consulting creative director of W magazine. Gonzalez served on the panel at the FSF Roundtable event in 2009, and shared his insight on … Continue reading

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