On Wednesday, October 2nd, Chicrets blog founder Kyra Hunter presented "Fashion Exclusive: Inside Discussion with Stylish Execs."
The event included a mingling portion, proceeded by a panel discussion featuring Barbie Beach, Store and Studio Service Manager of Patricia Field, and Joshua Johnson, Lifestyle and Style Director of XXL Magazine, and moderated by Emily Banis-Stoehrer, Co-author of Fashion Design, Referenced.
Attendees benefited from hearing from panelists who, through persistence and determination, succeeded in residing in New York City and continuing to pursue their respective passions. Beach for example, spoke about how she struggled to keep an apartment and Johnson spoke about traveling to New York in the mornings and returning to Boston at night, just to be able to network in the City. Both attest that their struggles have been rewarded by their the current felicity they feel in their respective careers.
The event concluded with mingling among guests and vendors.