001 – Steven Kolb – CFDA

Steven Kolb is the President and CEO Council of Fashion Designers of America. As Chief Executive of the CFDA (the trade association for the American fashion industry), including overseeing the implementation of some of their most important initiatives such as the Geoffrey Beene Design Scholar Award and the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund — all this with no fashion background. This interview covers the changing role of designer, the impact of the online shopper, the phenomena “see now, buy now”, being noticed above the clutter, and why companies fail.

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