Fashion industry legend Fern Mallis (she created Fashion Week in New York City in 1993) is the commencement speaker and recipient of the President’s Award for Lifetime Achievement at the Fashion Institute of Technology today. You can watch the live stream here.
Fern is family to us as the moderator for 92Y’s Fashion Icons with Fern Mallis series, featuring in-depth interviews with Calvin Klein, Norma Kamali, Donna Karan, Tommy Hilfiger, Tom Ford, Michael Kors, Diane von Furstenberg, Polly Mellen, Marc Jacobs, Betsey Johnson, Vera Wang, and Suzy Menkes. Here’s a YouTube playlist of highlights. On June 6, she’ll interview Oscar de la Renta at 92Y.