Education and Careers

Patrick Mays

Retail

Want to Succeed in Fashion? Know the Customer, Lean Into Challenges

Patrick Mays, senior director of merchandising for Lucky Brand, shares insights about his career path after graduating LIM College.

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Sonia Ben Maaouia

Human Resources

Sonia Ben Maaouia Joins Istituto Marangoni Paris

The executive had spent eight years in public relations at Karla Otto.

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Fashion, Change, sustainability, nonprofit, social impact

Social Impact

Can ‘Fashion Makes Change,’ Change Fashion?

New brand-led community promises solutions for “equalizing” status of garment workers while tackling the climate crisis with collaboration.

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Christina Hammond

Business Features

Leveraging Connections — and Knowledge — to Succeed

From “multi-preneur” to “mom-preneur,” Christina Hammond’s career path is one that continues to evolve.

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GCNYC graduates.

Business Features

GCNYC Introduces Master’s Program in Sustainable Fashion

A sustainability curriculum will replace its International Fashion Marketing M.S. program.

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United we Mask, ppe, masks, DIY, sustainability, diversity, inclusion, kids, craft

Social Impact

DIY Mask-making Kits Teach Hijab Styling, Zero-waste to Kids

The United We Mask initiative utilizes deadstock fabric with a focus on inclusivity and skill-sharing for kids and youth.

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Jennifer Foyle, chief creative officer of American Eagle Outfitters Inc. and global brand president for Aerie.

Business Features

LIM College Streams Virtual Commencement, Honors Aerie Executive, DVF

Diane von Furstenberg received an honorary doctor of humane letters degree.

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The Blushington storefront at Columbus Circle, New York.

Beauty Features

Blushington Debuts Academy for Artist Advancement

The 25-hour program even offers 20 full scholarships for Black makeup artists.

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LIM College

Business Features

LIM College, MOTIF Partner for Fashion Industry Online Education

LIM College and MOTIF will offer a series of online courses for the fashion industry.

clock September 28, 2020Tracey Meyers

A fashion student at IED.

Fashion Scoops

Istituto Europeo di Design Establishes 100 Scholarships

The scholarships will aid financially troubled applicants to cover part of the tuition fee for the school’s three- and five-year courses.

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LEF_Ketty Maisonrouge, President of LEF

Business Features

Luxury Education Foundation Discusses Leadership, Scouting Talent

LEF discusses its unique curriculum that fosters talent and leadership development in the luxury industry.

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sick male business owner keep working and wear face masks

Technology

Salesfloor Launches ‘Associates of the Year’ Awards

The program recognizes retail professionals who work to improve the customer experience.

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Alexandra Rodrigues

Business Features

A Career Path Paved With Learned Skill Sets, and Strategic Thinking

Alexandra Rodrigues, a 2012 LIM College graduate, shares insights into an “unconventional” career.

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Custom Collaborative Celebrates Virtual Graduation of Newest Cohort

Business Features

A Look at Fashion’s Most Enduring, Creative and Overlooked New Graduates

New York-based Custom Collaborative saw its eighth cohort graduate this past weekend; Ngozi Okaro shares more on the challenges they are overcoming.

clock July 1, 2020Kaley Roshitsh

Poured app

Business Features

Meeting the Ever-Changing Talent Needs of Retailers and Brands

Poured founders discuss the genesis of their company and the dynamics of talent acquisition.

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