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Faces and Places in Fashion

The "Faces & Places in Fashion" lecture series provides an opportunity for students, as well as the general public, to connect with the pulse of the fashion industry in an open and conversational setting.

FIT's School of Art and Design is proud to offer CL-112 "Faces & Places in Fashion".  This lecture series is a forum for prominent fashion professionals to discuss their trade, experience, and perspective on the business.  The series is open to the general public and is held from 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. in the Katie Murphy Amphitheater (corner of 27th Street and 7th Avenue).  This course is taught by Joshua Williams who holds a master's degree in Global Fashion Management from FIT, and has over ten years' experience as a creative director, stylist, and producer.

August 29 - Course Introduction – Joshua Williams
September 5 - No Classes – Labor Day
September 12 - Céline Semaan, CEO, Slow Factory
September 19 - Matthew Zale, shoe expert & headhunter
September 26 - Natalie Zfat, social media expert
October 3 - No Classes – Rosh Hashanah
October 10 - Nancy Johnston – CEO/Founder, Tengri Yakwear
October 17 - Alexander Vreeland
October 24 - Jussara Lee, Sustainable Small Luxury Business Model
October 31 - Seth Friedermann, The American Fashion podcast
November 7 - Julie Conroy – Managing/Creative Director, HANIA by Anya Cole
November 14 -  Moss Lipow, eyewear designer
November 21 -  Gilles Montezin, haute couture designer
November 28 -  Mindy Scheier, founder, Runway of Dreams
December 5 - Shaya Reiter, Co-Founder, Noir Jewelry
December 12 - Fashion Service Network panel discussion
December 19 - Final Exams (online) – no speaker

Schedule is subject to change.  Guests are welcome and reservations are not necessary.

Find out more information about the speakers and join in the conversation at www.facebook.com/facesandplacesinfashion