Jenna Lyons, American fashion designer and Parsons Alumna, delivers an honorary speech at the 2017 Recognition Ceremony for the AAS Fashion Design (http://newschool.edu/parsons/aas-fashion-design-programs) and Fashion Marketing (http://newschool.edu/parsons/aas-fashion-marketing-programs) programs at Parsons’ School of Fashion (http://newschool.edu/parsons/fashion).
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Location: First Presbyterian Church, New York, NY 10011
Thursday, May 18, 2017
What does the Creative Director of J.Crew carry inside her bag? In this episode, Jenna Lyons takes us through her essentials; from kiss patches and Pikachu, to vitamins and a lot of pink – What would she bring with her on a desert Island? We get the ultimate insight
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Jenna Lyons began her career at J.Crew and over the course of the past two decades, has played an essential role in shaping the creative direction of one of the most recognizable fashion brands in the United States.
What propels a person to the upper levels of an organization? According to Lyons, the speed at which you ascend has nothing to do with your skillset as an individual contributor. Your potential is inextricably linked to your skills as a manager. How do you give feedback? How do you listen, encourage, and respond? Lyons believes that the only way to keep a pulse on the organization is to remain approachable, to be a manager that encourages open communication.
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Jenna Lyons is one of the most influential women in fashion. As creative director at J.Crew, she is credited with giving the brand her unique style, catering to everyone from celebrities to students. But as the company struggles with falling profits and tries to expand abroad, Lyons has her work cut out for her. Norah O’Donnell reports.