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Faces and Places in Fashion: William L. McComb
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.
CEO of Liz Claiborne since 2006, William McComb describes his early career in pharmaceutical and medical device merchandising and his transition to apparel merchandising at LIz Claiborne at a time of great change. He explains how his job was to refocus the company, shed 20 brands and develop Juicy, Lucky, and Liz Claiborne. design. His career advice is that success requires a complete understanding, respect for all parts of a business, and a merchant-led and design-driven approach.
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