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Fern Mallis, Creator of New York Fashion Week, Speaks at Art Institute of Atlanta

By: Anne Dean

August 23, 2016

On August 3, 2016, Fern Mallis spoke to a standing room only audience at The Art Institute of Atlanta. Mallis discussed her early years at the Council of Fashion Designers of America and how she went on to create New York Fashion Week. Before the discussion, Mallis spent over an hour greeting guests and taking photos. 

 

During the lecture, Mallis shared details about herself and her career, and offered advice to students. She humbly discussed her many accomplishments and her belief in giving back to the community. Mallis also told stories about her famous designer friends, including Calvin Klein and Michael Kors.

 

Additionally, Mallis spoke about her book Fashion Lives, a hardcover coffee table book featuring some of the greatest American fashion designers.

By: Anne Dean

August 23, 2016