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FASHION WEEK

THIS WEEK'S CHECKLIST

01. Visit Elizabeth Arden's renovated salon and spa – the infamous Red Door has moved upstairs in the Ferragamo building. Relax, Revive, Refresh! 02. YOUAREONTHELIST.com knows the highly anticipated collaboration of Marni for H&M was sold out in an hour … Continue reading

On Tuesday, March 12th, Joe Zee came to speak to students at the Fashion Institute of Technology. Joe Zee, creative director at ELLE Magazine, and FIT Alum, is one of the most inspiring people to hear speak. He talked about getting to where he is today and how he is excited to see what the unplanned future will bring him. When he was a student and now in his professional career did not and will not take no as answer. When asked what motivates Joe everyday, he replied,”When I am driven by the things I love and am excited about it really makes me get going. There are time I don't slee

p so much but that is okay because I love what I do.” Joe's love for his job definitely is evident when he speaks or answers the questions of students. He genuinely wants to give as much guidance and advice he can to students as well as people people trying to make it in the fashion business. He even manages to help aspiring designers on his new show All on the Line on Sundance channel. Whats next for Joe Zee? “I dont know if I said what I wanted to do next it probably wouldnt happen that way. I am most excited about technology and see what it will do for this business.”

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Joe Zee, creative director at ELLE Magazine

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LAUNCH OF THE AKRIS PUNTO SHOP

Akris Punto shop

On Thursday night, Bloomingdales 59th street celebrated the launch of the Akris Punto shop. There was a fashion show as well as panel discussion presenting the Spring/Summer 2012 collection. Joyann King, Haper’s Bazaar Senior Wed Editor, Gigi Stone, Bloomberg News … Continue reading