Brandeis Now: YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund Launches Careers

Internships and scholarships available in design, retail, journalism, computer science and business 2012 YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund recipients Lee Nisson ’14, Liya Kahan ’12, Ari Tretin ’12 and Amy Melser ’12 with 2011 winner Danielle Schivek ’11 and Paul Rosengard ’80, president of men’s apparel for LF US and chairman of FSF. By David Nathan … Continue reading

Collection XIIX Pays It Forward

Interview courtesy of Ron D’Angelo, VP of Sales Collection XIIX On August 14th, Collection XIIX graciously hosted a successful fundraiser in support of the Fashion Scholarship Fund. We sat down with Ron D’Angelo, Vice President of Sales at Collection XIIX, to understand how the culture at this privately-held company has contributed to its success as … Continue reading

Through the Looking Glass: A Day in the Life of Diane Von Furstenburg

“Celebrated fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg tried on Glass for the first time a few months ago at a conference that she attended with Sergey Brin. She immediately loved it and they agreed to bring Glass to New York Fashion Week. Diane is a champion for innovation and effortless design, so it’s unsurprising that Glass … Continue reading

HOT OFF THE PRESS – THE YMA FSF SUMMER NEWSLETTER IS HERE!

You’ve been waiting all summer, and now the FSF is pleased to share the highly anticipated summer newsletter with you! In this issue below, you will find coverage of our highly successful summer events such as the Breakfast with the Boss Series and Summer Kick Off Social Event. Don’t forget to mark your calendars for … Continue reading

The Daily Front Row and The FSF Panel Discussion

We are excited to share coverage of the YMA FSF on The Daily Front Row. The Panel Discussion is featured in a story titled “Musing on Internships! With Paper Magazine’s Mickey Boardman.” http://www.fashionweekdaily.com/chic-report/article/musing-on-internships-with-paper  

Exclusive Access: Polo Showroom Tour

RALPH LAUREN SHOWROOM TOUR Thurs Aug 2 – As the FSF summer activity programming came to a close, students had an incredible opportunity to tour the Polo Showroom to witness the garment lifecycle from conception to the end customer. We are happy to share a few notes from the event: Key Messages from Joy Herfel … Continue reading

BREAKFAST WITH THE BOSS: THE DONEGER GROUP

Abbey Doneger – President, The Doneger Group Thurs Aug 2, 2012 We are Pleased to share Key Messages and Notes from Our Breakfast with Abbey Doneger: • Sometimes you need discipline to continue doing something you think you don’t like doing. There will be times when it’s easier to bail, but you don’t want to … Continue reading

BREAKFAST WITH THE BOSS: ROCAWEAR

Ronnie DeMichael – COO, Rocawear Tues July 24, 2012 Key Messages and Notes from Breakfast with Ronnie: • In its heyday, Rocawear led the urban culture movement and took business away from Tommy Hilfiger and Ralph Lauren. With Jay-Z behind the brand, the company made $6 million, then $60 million, then $120 million in its … Continue reading

BREAKFAST WITH THE BOSS: LF USA

Ron Ventricelli – COO, LF USA Tues July 31, 2012 Key Messages and Notes from Our Breakfast with Ron Ventricelli: • LF USA is not a traditional wholesaler, with the strength of Li & Fung Ltd. – a company in 40 different countries – behind it. Its goal is to create a front-end business, with … Continue reading

BREAKFAST WITH THE BOSS: POLO RALPH LAUREN CORP

Olin Lancaster – President, Polo Brands, Polo Ralph Lauren Corp Wed July 11, 2012 Key Messages: • Sometimes opportunity knocks when you least expect it. Olin got his first job in retail while Christmas shopping at the Georgetown Polo store. • A few years ago, 18 out of 20 Ralph Lauren stores were franchised – … Continue reading

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