FIT's Graduate Program, Global Fashion Management, in collaboration with the New York Fashion and Retail Association, continues its lecture series featuring industry thought leaders, executives, and entrepreneurs.
Erica Russo is Operating Vice President/Fashion Director of Accessories and Cosmetics at Bloomingdales. Overseeing handbags, shoes, jewelry, watches, intimate apparel, hosiery, and cosmetics, Russo is responsible for discovering and setting the trends, recognizing emerging designers, and ultimately bringing the top and most stylish merchandise to Bloomingdale’s. From the city streets of New York, to the international runways of Milan and Paris, Russo travels the globe to find the latest in accessories and cosmetics. Russo started her career at Bloomingdale’s as an intern, followed by the Executive Training Program. She progressed through the merchant career path and was promoted to Buyer, Women's Sleepwear in 2003 and later promoted to Daywear Buyer. In 2007, Erica was named Buyer, Women's Trend Jewelry where she remained until being promoted to Operating Vice President/Fashion Director of Accessories and Cosmetics in 2013.
June 17th, FIT Feldman Center Board Room | 6:30pm | $10
Coffee and tea will be served