Faces and Places in Fashion: Joseph Barrato

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Faces and Places in Fashion: Joseph Barrato
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Papazian, Alice
Barrato, Joseph
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Part presentation, part Q&A, FIT's "Faces & Places in Fashion" lecture series is an opportunity to connect students and the public alike to the pulse of the fashion industry in an open and conversational setting.
After showing a video about Ralph Lauren's career, Mr. Barrato speaks about his own career in retailing and current responsibilities as CEO of the Italian luxury menswear firm Brioni. Mr. Barrato describes his early years as a partner with Ralph Lauren and assignments at Brooks Brothers and Bergdorf's, Barrato explains the attraction of working for a firm like Brioni that is committed to hand tailoring, luxurious fabrics and expert finishing for a clientele that includes royalty and Hollywood stars such as Pierce Brosnan and Richard Gere.
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Barrato, Joseph
Lauren, Ralph
Brioni (Firm)
Clothing trade
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Fashion Institute of Technology. (2006, October 23). Faces and Places in Fashion: Joseph Barrato [Video]. Archive on Demand. https://archiveondemand.fitnyc.edu/item/24127
Fashion Institute of Technology. "Faces and Places in Fashion: Joseph Barrato." Archive on Demand, 23 Oct. 2006, https://archiveondemand.fitnyc.edu/item/24127
Fashion Institute of Technology, "Faces and Places in Fashion: Joseph Barrato," Archive on Demand, October 23, 2006, video, https://archiveondemand.fitnyc.edu/item/24127