The Innovators

Peter Fitzpatrick | Founder, Swipecast

Peter Fitzpatrick, Founder, Swipecast Interview BY KENNETH RICHARD Swipecast, an online platform for the fashion world, has quickly become the place where...
Andrew Rosen, Theory CEO Interview Part 2

Andrew Rosen | CEO, Theory Part 2

Andrew Rosen, Theory CEO Interview Part 2, of our conversation with Andrew Rosen, owner of Theory and fashion investor BY CONSTANCE C.R. WHITE Rosen has ...
Stefan Beckman, Set Designer Interview

Stefan Beckman | Set Designer

Stefan Beckman, Set Designer Interview BY OBI ANYANWU On the final day of New York Fashion Week: Women’s, designer Marc Jacobs does what he always does ...
Andrew Rosen, Theory CEO Interview

Andrew Rosen | CEO, Theory Part 1

Andrew Rosen, Theory CEO Interview Part 1 BY CONSTANCE C.R. WHITE Andrew Rosen sits in a comfy swivel chair at the modernly sparse New York headquarters o...
Rodrigo Bazan Our Interview with CEO of Thom Browne

Rodrigo Bazan | CEO, Thom Browne

Rodrigo Bazan Our Interview with CEO of Thom Browne BY MARC KARIMZADEH - Editorial Director, CFDA Rodrigo Bazan has lived and worked around the world – ...

Nicole Phelps | Director, Vogue.com

Our talk with Vogue.com's Director NICOLE PHELPS BY KENNETH RICHARD Nicole, thanks for chatting ahead of fashion month. So, how did you become a fashion c...

Bridget Foley | Executive Director, WWD

Our talk with WWD's Executive Director BRIDGET FOLEY BY KENNETH RICHARD So Bridget, how did you become a fashion critic? Etta Froio hired me as WWD’s Fas...

Mark Lee | CEO, Barneys New York

Staying ahead of the fast world of retailing requires vision, drive, team building, trust, and a healthy dose of risk. Fortunately for Barneys New York, these a...

The Industrialists

Our Look at the People Behind American Men's Fashion For our July print issue of THE IMPRESSION/CFDA magazine, we gathered some of America's leading men's play...

Ed Filipowski & Julie Mannion | KCD

Our conversation with Ed Filipowski | KCD Worldwide President and Chief Strategist, & Julie Mannion | KCD President of Creative Services By Kenneth Richa...

Imran Amed | Founder, Business of Fashion

With a keen sense of observation, curiosity, analytical thinking and a passion for aesthetics, BUSINESS OF FASHION founder IMRAN AMED has reshaped the fashion c...

Hamilton South & Lynn Tesoro | HL Group

When it comes to navigating the ever-changing landscape of PR both in and around the fashion space, HL GROUP has become fashion’s go-to for the big picture. We ...

Nian Fish | President, Nian Fish

Our talk with NIAN FISH of Nian Fish BY KENNETH RICHARD Nian, you were at the forefront of fashion show production. How did your career begin? You won’t ...

Keith Baptista | Partner, Prodject

Our talk with Prodject's Partner KEITH BAPTISTA BY MARC KARIMZADEH How did you become a fashion show producer? I started my career at Interview magazin...

Ivan Bart | President, IMG Models

Our talk with IMG Models' President IVAN BART on having a vision for the business, bringing diversity to the industry, and how Milla Jovovich's red carpet momen...

Jay Bell | Senior Vice President, Barneys

Our talk with Barneys New York SVP/DMM Men's Designer JAY BELL on newness, living in Singapore, thinking global and acting local, and changing rules. BY KENNET...

Jim Moore | Creative Director, GQ

Our talk with GQ's Creative Director JIM MOORE on 36 years at GQ, Joe Theismann and Gronk, and making print 'printier.' BY KENNETH RICHARD Thanks for catc...

Nick Sullivan | Fashion Director, Esquire

Our talk with Esquire's Fashion Director NICK SULLIVAN on how his affinity for languages, Hemingway, knowing his audience, and the new American male. BY KENNET...

Jay Fielden | Editor in Chief, Esquire

Our talk with Esquire's Editor in Chief JAY FIELDEN on how his passion for publishing, typing test, building multi-platform media, and jumping back into men's. ...

Jim Nelson | Editor in Chief, GQ

Our talk with GQ's Editor in Chief JIM NELSON on how he got his start, Art Cooper, running a magazine, and The Last True Hermit. BY KENNETH RICHARD Jim, t...

Susan Duffy | CMO, Stuart Weitzman

In a world of constant sensory bombardment, cutting through the clutter with a visual narrative isn’t easy. And if your story starts at the toes and ends just a...

Laurent Claquin | Head of Kering Americas

True artists understand how each brushstroke helps to support the final picture. LAURENT CLAQUIN is KERING’S master of the palette for the American canvas. Sinc...

Steven Kolb | President, CFDA

In a decade at the helm of fashion's pre-eminent organization, STEVEN KOLB, President and CEO of the CFDA, has treated it more like a corporation than a trade g...

Anne Landy | Partner, AO Production

Our talk with AO Production's Partner ANNE LANDY BY KENNETH RICHARD Anne, thanks for being a part of this. So, how did you become a fashion show producer?...

Federica Marchionni | CEO, Lands’ End

OUR CHAT WITH LANDS' END CEO AND BRANDER FEDERICA MARCHIONNI BY KENNETH RICHARD It isn't often that one runs across an entrepreneurial CEO with a head for...

Paula Schneider | CEO, American Apparel

The Impression speaks with CEO of American Apparel, Paula Schneider. BY KENNETH RICHARD If there is one common thread that runs through American ideology,...

Fern Mallis

By Kenneth Richard | The Impressionist Fashion has its fair share of influencers, but it is difficult to find one who has profoundly impacted and help mold t...

Hugo & Marie | The Digital Artists

The age of internet has taken many forms as well as helped to form many new generation businesses. Digital founder's JENNIFER MARIE & MARIO HUGO GONZALEZ of...

Ercole Botto Poala | CEO REDA

Behind every collection that takes to the runway is a team of craftsmen and industrialists that provide designers the support to create their vision. More often...

Aliza Licht | ‘DKNY PR Girl’

BY KENNETH RICHARD While many of us like to think of fashion as being forward, its marketing tends to take a wait-and-see approach to new technologies ju...

Jimmy Sommers | CEO Wildfox

BY KENNETH RICHARD Los Angeles has been home to plenty of brands for last the 30 years from Guess to BCBG Max Azria, but none with a founder quite like that ...

Tina Outen | Hair Stylist

BY KENNETH RICHARD  While Hair Stylist Tina Outen may have known her life's calling at the early age of 14, her path to success wasn't overnight. Tina's paid...

Pip Jamieson | Founder The Dots

BY KENNETH RICHARD An exciting new networking site for creatives, The Dots, launched last week in the UK on boarding such great firms as Net-a-Porter, Wednes...
Christine De Lassus, Fashion Stylist Interview

Christine De Lassus | Fashion Stylist

Christine De Lassus, Fashion Stylist Interview Fewer industries offer a broader arrange of career opportunities than fashion. In our ongoing series, The Impres...
Zhenya Xia - Emerging Chinese Art Star Interview

Zhenya Xia | Emerging Chinese Art Star

Zhenya Xia - Emerging Chinese Art Star Interview BY GEORGE WAYNE The acrylic on canvas medium takes on a thoroughly new form here! That was my first...
June Nakamoto, Fashion Stylist Interview

June Nakamoto | Fashion Stylist

June Nakamoto, Fashion Stylist Interview Fewer industries offer a broader arrange of career opportunities than fashion. In our ongoing series, The Impression h...
Menelaos Alevras, Hair Stylist Interview

Menelaos Alevras | Hair Stylist

Menelaos Alevras, Hair Stylist Interview Fewer industries offer a broader arrange of career opportunities than fashion. In our ongoing series, The Impression h...
Raul Guerrero, Fashion Stylist Interview

Raul Guerrero | Fashion Stylist

Raul Guerrero, Fashion Stylist Interview Fewer industries offer a broader arrange of career opportunities than fashion. In our ongoing series, The Impression h...
Paco Blancas, Makeup Artist Interiew

Paco Blancas | Makeup Artist

Paco Blancas, Makeup Artist Interiew Fewer industries offer a broader arrange of career opportunities than fashion. In our ongoing series, The Impression highl...
Jaime Kay Waxman, Fashion Stylist Interview

Jaime Kay Waxman | Fashion Stylist

Jaime Kay Waxman, Fashion Stylist Interview Fewer industries offer a broader arrange of career opportunities than fashion. In our ongoing series, The Impressio...
Georges Bergès - The Next Leo Castelli Interview by George Wayne

Georges Bergès | The Next Leo Castelli

Georges Bergès - The Next Leo Castelli Interview BY GEORGE WAYNE It's time to meet Georges Bergès - the increasingly influential downtown gallerist ...

Rachel Gilman | Fashion Stylist

Rachel Gilman, Fashion Stylist Interview Fewer industries offer a broader arrange of career opportunities than fashion. In our ongoing series, The Impression h...
Renata Gar, Fashion Stylist Interview

Renata Gar | Fashion Stylist

Renata Gar, Fashion Stylist Interview Fewer industries offer a broader arrange of career opportunities than fashion. In our ongoing series, The Impression high...
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