Marvin Traub’s schedule is always tight, and fashion week couldn’t be much tighter. In between morning workouts and business meetings throughout the day, the executive crammed in several fashion shows, and at night there were dinners at four-star restaurants, concerts and theater. “That’s the way I like it — busy,” Traub said. Here’s how his calendar unfolded from Feb. 13 to 17. RELATED CONTENT: WWD In Person: Marvin Traub >>
MONDAY 8 a.m.: Breakfast at the Regency with close friend Larry Leeds, chairman of Buckingham Capital Management. 9 a.m.: Weekly meeting with the Marvin Traub Associates team to review the two dozen projects in the works. 10:30 a.m.: Rachel Roy show at Lincoln Center. MTA has an investment in Rachel Roy. 12 noon: Lunch at The Four Seasons with David Patrick Columbia of New York Social Diary for Quest magazine; Janet Eilber, artist director of Martha Graham Dance Co., and Lee Traub. 2:30 p.m.: Meeting at 650 Madison with Tony Marx, president, New York Public Library; Scott Malkin, chairman, Value Retail outlets and NYPL board member, and David Lauren to discuss the library’s future in the digital world. 6 p.m.: Meeting with MTA president Morty Singer to discuss internal issues. 7 p.m.: Dinner at Sette Mezzo with Philippe Mayer, friend and ceo of Grange Furniture, and Lee.
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