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Date: March 20, 2013
Location: New York, NY

A perfect storm of economic factors, technological advancements and cultural phenomena has created a new breed of man: smart, strategic, stylish and driven. His presence has changed the men���s wear market, and in response successful brands—from the independent to the iconic���are transforming business to meet this powerful consumer at his level. Mission critical is rethinking the traditional to better utilize multiple sales channels and reinforce an authentic consumer experience at every touch point.

Is your brand rising to the challenge of today���s men���s wear market? Featuring invaluable insight from and about the industry���s most innovative people, products, brands and strategies, the Fairchild Fashion Media Men���s Wear Summit offers tools for adapting—and succeeding—right now.


The Men���s Wearhouse Inc.
Doug Ewert
President & Chief Executive Officer
Saks Fifth Avenue
Eric Jennings
Men's, Vice President & Fashion Director
The Sartorialist
Scott Schuman
Founder, Blogger & Photographer
Durand Guion
Vice President & Men's Fashion Director
Calvin Klein Inc.
Kevin Carrigan
Global Creative Director, ck Calvin Klein, Calvin Klein Jeans, and Calvin Klein
J.C. Penney Company Inc.
Nick Wooster
Senior Vice President, Product Development & Design

A Continuous Lean

Michael Williams
Founder & Editor
Bedrock Creative Office
Maurizio Donadi
Chief Creative Officer, Filson & President, Bedrock Creative Office, Filson & Bedrock Creative Office
Billy Reid
Billy Reid
Thom Browne New York
Thom Browne
President, Chief Executive & Creative Officer
Kenzo & Opening Ceremony
Carol Lim
Co-Owner & Chief Executive Officer,Opening Ceremony & Co-Creative Director, Kenzo
Kenzo & Opening Ceremony
Humberto Leon
Co-Owner & Chief Executive Officer,Opening Ceremony & Co-Creative Director, Kenzo
Freeman's Sporting Club
Kent Kilroe
Managing Director
Courtney Colavita
Worldwide Director, Social Media
Note: We are confirming speakers for this event on an ongoing basis. Please check back often for an up-to-date list of speakers.
americana essential global network herbert katten
jonas westfield

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Wednesday, March 20
  • 7:15am���8:00am // Registration & Breakfast

  • 8:00am���10:30am // Session One

  • 10:30am-11:00am // Networking Break

  • 11:00am ���12:45pm // Session Two

  • 12:45pm���1:45pm // Lunch

  • 1:45pm���3:30pm // Session Three

  • *Subject to change

Attendance at the Fairchild Fashion Media Men���s Wear Summit includes CEOs, presidents, and senior retail and men's wear brand executives representing all aspects of the men's wear business — mass to luxury, domestic to international, manufacturing to retail. Offering industry leaders the latest and most strategic business intelligence, the event is an extraordinary networking experience, ideal for the exchange of ideas and establishment of partnerships.


Past attendees include executives from:

  • Alfred Dunhill Ltd.
  • Allen-Edmonds Shoe Corporation
  • Barneys New York
  • Ben Sherman
  • Bergdorf Goodman
  • Casual Male Retail Group, Inc.
  • Coach
  • Corneliani USA
  • Diesel USA Inc.
  • Dillard's Inc.
  • Ermenegildo Zegna Group
  • Faconnable
  • Gilt Groupe Inc.
  • Giorgio Armani Corporation
  • Holt Renfrew & Co. Ltd.
  • Hugo Boss AG
  • Ike Behar
  • JA Apparel Corp.
  • John Varvatos
  • Lacoste
  • LF USA
  • Marc by Marc Jacobs
  • Nautica
  • Nordstrom
  • Paul Fredrick
  • Ralph Lauren Corporation
  • Redcats USA
  • Saks Fifth Avenue
  • Salvatore Ferragamo
  • Target
  • Ted Baker of London
  • The Neiman Marcus Group
  • Tommy Hilfiger Group
  • VF Corporation


"The summit allowed some of the brightest executives in the men's wear industry to collaborate. The energy from both the wholesalers and retailers exceeded my expectations."
"I really enjoyed the diversity of topics and the quality of the speakers. New to the industry, I not only found them insightful but inspiring and informative."
"Great event, well orchestrated with excellent panel members."

Sponsorship opportunities at the Fairchild Fashion Media Men���s Wear Summit provides direct access to influential executives steering the men's wear industry. Sponsors benefit from high-profile brand visibility and targeted networking with current and prospective clients. Limited sponsorship opportunities are available and can be highly customized to meet your marketing objectives.

For information on sponsoring, please contact Kristin McFadden at 212.630.4425 or

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Fairchild Summits connects the titans of industry at focused gatherings designed to inform and inspire through content curated by Fairchild Fashion Media's renowned editorial team. Attended by senior executives in the global fashion, beauty and retail industries, each event offers unique perspectives from those who are successfully navigating the ever-changing landscape.

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