The inaugural WWD Fashion Forum, scheduled the day before MAGIC opens, will bring together 200+ senior level executives across retail, women’s and men’s apparel, footwear and accessories to discuss the issues and trends reshaping today’s fashion landscape.

Get practical intelligence and actionable ideas from the industry’s established and up-and-coming brands. Hosted by the editors of WWD, this interactive half-day of programming will provide valuable thought leadership and networking that will help move your business forward.

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Who Is Speaking?

  • Joyce AzriaBCBGeneration
  • Janie BryantMad Men
  • Tony
  • Mike KaranikolasRevolve
  • Linda KearnsMatchbook Company
  • Susan MarascoBloomingdale's
  • Michael MenteRevolve
  • Rebecca MinkoffRebecca Minkoff
  • Uri MinkoffRebecca Minkoff
  • MaryAnne MorinHudson's Bay Company
  • Nelson MuiHudson's Bay Company
  • Lyn PaoloScandal
  • Salvador PerezThe Mindy Project and Pitch Perfect 2
  • Greg PetroFirst Insight Inc.
  • Brian SugarPOPSUGAR
  • Trina TurkTrina Turk
  • Cynthia VincentTwelfth Street by Cynthia Vincent

Past Attendees

Past Editorial Coverage

  • Zappos' Tony Hsieh on Building Community

    u201cA great brand is a story that never stops unfolding,u201d he said. u201cBut we wanted to evolve our brand at Zappos, so we added a fourth u2018Cu2019: community.u201d

  • Rebecca and Uri Minkoff Talk Digital Dominance

    Minkoff has always believed in the power of digital and social media, but she remembers a time when most of the fashion industry wasnu2019t buying it.

  • Joyce Azria, Trina Turk and Cynthia Vincent on Cali Style

    The longtime denizens of the Golden State highlighted the virtues of living and working on the West Coast, which helped shape their growing businesses in ways being based in New York wouldnu2019t have.

  • Costume Designers Discuss Opportunities for Retailers, Brands

    As Janie Bryant, Lyn Paolo and Salvador Perez can attest, landing a gig on a show that strikes a chord in popular culture can lead to books deals and department store collaborations.

  • Insight Into Consumer Purchasing Choices Can Boost Sales

    Using an analytical approach to predict customer behavior is the most effective path to success.

  • Revolveu2019s Michael Mente and Mike Karanikolas on Growing an E-commerce Site

    Cofounders Michael Mente and Mike Karanikolas, who said the company is set to post $400 million in sales this year, detailed that formula on Sunday at the inaugural WWD Fashion Forum in Downtown Las Vegas at The Venue.

  • Bloomingdaleu2019s, Hudsonu2019s Bay Focus on Millennials

    The Millennial customer is a primary focus for Bloomingdaleu2019s, Hudsonu2019s Bay and Lord & Taylor stores, and the way they gather and digest information is dramatically changing the retail landscape.


Event Sponsors

Sponsorship opportunities provide direct access to the most influential executives in the industry through high-profile brand visibility and interaction, plus targeted networking. Sponsorship opportunities are limited and can be highly customized to meet your marketing objectives.   For more information on sponsoring, please contact Amanda Smith at

What People Are Saying

  • Loved the event! Great way to connect with others in the industry, learn what they are working on, and hear brands’ digital strategic priorities.


  • As a first time attendee, I was very impressed and took away a lot of great information while being able to network with potential future partners. I’m looking forward to other great events from WWD.

  • This was my first time attending a WWD Summit. Although we are a small company, I gained invaluable knowledge and some new ideas that can be applied to us.

    Pamela Grace Jewelry

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