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Kenneth Richard

Dior Cruise 2019 Fashion Show

Dior | Cruise 2019

Dior Cruise 2019 Fashion Show Mother Nature is naturally wise and full of gifts that at first can be met with resistance until one recognize the beauty of ...
Maria Grazia Chiuri Interview

Maria Grazia Chiuri

In just under two years as the first female Creative Director of Dior, Maria Grazia Chiuri has transcended the role of designer to become a fashion champion...
Gucci Wooster NYC Store

Gucci | Wooster NYC

The house of Gucci is expanded its presence again, opening its first store in SoHo New York his week at 63 Wooster Street. The store follow on the heels of ...
Prada Resort 2019 Fashion Show
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Prada | Resort 2019

Prada Resort 2019 Fashion Show New York in the 90's was home to the minimalist/maximalist that many a European designer elevated, so it was only fitting th...

Inez & Vinoodh

  After meeting 30 years ago as a fledgling fashion photographer and designer, INEZ VAN LAMSWEERDE & VINOODH MATADIN have transformed themselves i...
Riccardo Ruini, Founder & Creative Director of REM - Ruini e Mariotti, Interview

Riccardo Ruini

Riccardo Ruini, Founder & Creative Director of Ruini Studio BY KENNETH RICHARD   Riccardo, thanks for taking the time to talk and congratulatio...
Rodarte, Kate & Laura Mulleavy - Designer Interview - The Impression Magazine

Rodarte

Just over a decade since fashion’s favorite sisters landed in NYC toting their celebrated homespun 10-piece collection, Laura and Kate Mulleavy have been mani...

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...

Alexander Wang

A decade has passed since designer ALEXANDER WANG launched his namesake collection with six sweaters, vision, and a ton of determination. Since then, the fashio...

John Varvatos

While many seek to own a look, designer JOHN VARVATOS has transcended the fashion genre to do something more . . . capture a spirit. That catch was a byproduct ...
The Best Media Buy of 2016 | The Impression Awards

Best Media Buy of 2016

Best Media Buy of 2016 | The Impression Awards BY KENNETH RICHARD The changes that took place when designer Demna Gvasalia took over the house of Balencia...

Top Fashion Films of 2016

THE TOP FASHION FILMS OF 2016 | THE IMPRESSIONS AWARDS BY KENNETH RICHARD Despite the means of distribution, the overall volume of fashion films in 2016 r...

Fabien Baron

  Fashion has its fair share of 'icons,' but few with as much originality, influence, and staying power as creative director FABIEN BARON.  His pio...

Trey Laird

It takes creative vision, perseverance, and business acumen to lead a creative agency in today’s ever-changing climate. TREY LAIRD, founder, CEO and Chief Creat...

Giovanni Bianco

For over the last 15 years Creative Director extraordinaire, Giovanni Bianco founder of namesake agency Giovanni Bianco Studio 65, has taken on a who's who rost...

Doug Lloyd

It is easy to assume that the most valuable skills necessary to become a great creative director are vision, perseverance, and esthetic taste. And while all the...
Jacob Wildschiodtz creative director interview NR2154

Jacob Wildschiødtz

The truth is we are all paid to think. And even the best of design houses need some outside thinkers every once in a while to either get back on track or ca...

Richard Christiansen

When it come to building fashion narratives, fashion's go-to man for wit and wink is RICHARD CHRISTIANSEN, founder and creative director of CHANDELIER CREATIVE....
Interview - Franck Durand, Founder Agency Atelier Franck Durand

Franck Durand

Our interview with FRANCK DURAND, Founder Agency Atelier Franck Durand Franck Durand is that rare breed of a refined Creative Director with bespoke manne...

Julien Gallico

Up-and-coming Parisian based creative director JULIEN GALLICO is becoming the go-to man for luxury fashion brands like Carven, Vionnet and Iceberg for everythin...

Kevin Kollenda

Kevin Kollenda, along with partner Nicola Formichetti, is co-founder and CEO of innovation lab Two Hustlers, a pioneering collective intent on disrupting, inspi...
Interview - Tony King, King & Partners Creative Director

Tony King

Our Talk with the King of Fashion Digital, TONY KING Over the course of the last 10 years, digital has crossed the divide from being a fringe idea to t...
Interview - Lee Swillingham, Suburbia Creative Director

Lee Swillingham

While many claim to have'finger on the pulse' it is a rare breed that is so in tune with them times that they striking lighting not once, twice but th...
Markus Kiersztan, Creative Director & Founder of MP Creative

Markus Kiersztan

Things have gotten fast over the last ten years: fast information, fast media, fast production. And behind one of the most popular brands in the world, Uniq...

Alan Aboud

Our talk with The Creative Irish Gentleman, Alan Aboud BY KENNETH RICHARD No man, or brand, is an island. And while plenty of brands position themselves a...

Sara Rotman

Our talk with Creative's Leading Lady Sara Rotman BY KENNETH RICHARD While menswear certainly has come a long way of late, the foundation of our industry ...

Claudia Bruno

BY KENNETH RICHARD After years of championing creative for brands such as Kate Spade, Banana Republic and Tommy Hilfiger, Creative Director Claudia Bruno r...

Top Creatives of 2015

They are the image makers. The ones behind the scenes whose handiwork helps shape something bigger than an outfit . . . the brand. These creative leaders shape ...

Top 12 Ads of Spring 2015

By Kenneth Richard | The Impressionist As a whole there are over 6,852 brands that develop print advertising campaigns between Europe, Asia, and the Americas...

The Top 10 Ads of 2014

By Kenneth Richard | The Impressionist As a whole there are over 6,852 brands that develop print advertising campaigns between Europe, Asia, and the America...

Top 10 Beauty Ads of 2014

By Kenneth Richard | The Impressionist Beauty may be in the eye of the beholder but let's face it, some beauty ads are simply more stunning than others and 2...

Kenneth Richard

Chief Impressionist

Kenneth Richard is a creative with 25 years of industry experience in art direction, editorial, and creating ad campaigns. He founded TheImpression.com in 2015 quickly growing it to be the definitive global leading voice on fashion marketing covering ad campaigns, creative agencies, creative strategies, fashion films, and runway shows. In the fall of 2016 he launched The Impression global biannual magazine showcasing work from artist such as Fabien Baron, Pascal Dangin, David Lipman, The Style Council, Rankin, and others. He has also published a dozen co-branded journals in partnership with the CFDA, entitled The Impression/CFDA. Kenneth is particularly known for his interviews and has conducted written and video conversations with the likes of Inez & Vinoodh, Mario Testino, Nick Knight, Giovanni Bianco, Fabien Baron, Trey Laird, Pascal Dangin, Riccardo Ruini, Doug Lloyd, Mark Lee, Alex de Betak, Alexander Wang, and Rick Owens, amongst many others. Kenneth also teaches Creative Direction and Photography at the Mastered Program in the U.K.. In addition, he consults for various luxury fashion houses and is a sought-out speaker regarding the future of fashion marketing and creative. He began his career as CEO, Chief Creative Officer of Kenneth Richard Inc., a designer brand sold in Barneys New York, Charivari, and his own freestanding store in Soho, and a showroom in Paris. Mounting 3 runway shows per year, Kenneth was the first American designer invited to show at the Paris Tranoi as well as 7th on 6th in Bryant Park. He was at the time, the youngest member asked to join the CFDA.