Home / Knowledge / News / Fashion / Couture Council of Museum's BoD has four new members
Couture Council of Museum's BoD has four new members
19
Nov '12
The Couture Council of The Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology, a membership group dedicated to supporting the museum, has elected four new members to its board of directors. 

Julie Macklowe is an American investor and founder of vbeauté, a luxury, travel-friendly skincare line. Ms. Macklowe in involved with a variety of organizations, including New Yorkers for Children and The Costume Institute of The Metropolitan Museum of Art. She is a founding advisory board member for Fashion Week at Lincoln Center.  
 
Elizabeth Musmanno is founder of The Musmanno Group and president of the Fragrance Foundation. Ms. Musmanno brings more than 20 years of experience as a senior communications and marketing executive in the fashion, beauty, and consumer goods industries. Ms. Musmanno has held positions at Christian Dior Couture, Vera Wang, and Unilever Cosmetics International.
 
Valerie Salembier recently founded The Salembier Group, a consulting agency in New York. A former publisher at the Hearst Corporation, she has served as senior vice president and publisher of Town & Country magazine and, for many years, publisher of Harper’s Bazaar. 
 
Michelle Smith, an FIT alumna, is a designer and owner of Milly by Michelle Smith. Milly defines youthful, luxurious style through timeless silhouettes, iconic prints, luxurious fabrics, and attention to detail. The brand includes ready-to-wear, accessories, jewelry, and children’s clothing. The collection is carried at specialty and department stores and has its own flagship boutique on Madison Avenue. 
 
“We are thrilled to have such prominent figures in fashion join our board,” says Liz Peek, chair of the nominating committee of the Couture Council. “These women have shaped our industry tremendously. Bringing their experience and passion to our group is paramount.” 
 
The officers of the Couture Council’s board of directors are Yaz Hernández, chair; Alexandra Lebenthal, president; Joele Frank, secretary; and Laura Lofaro Freeman, treasurer. The new board members join Anne Goldrach, Carole Divet Harting, Celia Hegyi, Chiu-Ti Jansen, Eleanora Kennedy, Michèle Gerber Klein, Kamie Lightburn, Charlotte Moss, Nancy Raquet, Darcy Rigas, Peter G. Scotese, Jean Shafiroff, Jieun Wax, and Sarah G. Wolfe. 

Fashion Institute of Technology

Must ReadView All

Courtesy: World Bank/ Harshad Marathe

Apparel/Garments | On 23rd Jul 2016

Rising wages in China to create 1.5 million jobs in S Asia

As wages in China continue to rise, global apparel production and...

Courtesy: 3ders.org

Apparel/Garments | On 23rd Jul 2016

Disney research creates 3D compiler for machine knitting

Introducing 3D technology to machine knitting, Disney Researchers...

Textiles | On 23rd Jul 2016

Telangana to frame new policy for textile industry

The Telangana state government will frame a new policy aimed at...

Interviews View All

Abhishek Ganguly
Puma India

‘As a brand, Puma is always looking for new and innovative ways to inspire ...

Amit Jain
Shingora Textiles Ltd

‘In terms of fabric, the fastest growing category for us is a blend of...

Shawn Honeycutt
Bolger & O'Hearn

‘The Indian market is interesting and rather persistent in seeking new...

Kai Poehler
Voith Paper GmbH & Co. KG

The glass mat industry is growing by five to eight per cent annually. Kai...

Marcel Alberts
Eurofibers

Coating at a fibre level is a practice not usually seen in the...

Giorgio Mantovani
Corman S.p.A

Giorgio Mantovani, MD of Corman, with a presence in both Milano and New...

Judy Frater
Somaiya Kala Vidya

Among the many honours showered on Frater, including Fulbright and Ford...

Karan Arora
Karan Arora

Bridal couture created with rich Indian heritage, exquisite craftsmanship...

Igor Chapurin
Chapurin

"Now we can see the Russian trend in international fashion. And Russian...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH
june 2016

F2F Magazine

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


Advanced Search