Saturday, February 11, 2012

Event Recap: AmberMag's Survival Secrets of Game Changers

Although New York Fashion Week didn't officially start until two days after AmberMag's Survival Secrets of Game Changers event with stylist to the stars Rachel Johnson and style expert and author Daisy Lewellyn, it was a great way to kick off the fashionable festivities.

Hosted by Marcia Cole, founder of AmberMag, the event was packed with over 100 beautiful and like-minded women eager to learn the secrets from the night's industry pros: Johnson and Lewellyn. Held at the UniWorld offices here in New York City, Johnson and Lewellyn dished about the do's and the don'ts of making it in the fickle fashion business.

Daisy Lewellyn and Rachel Johnson

Having helped transform athletes such as Amar'e Stoudemire and Carmelo Anthony into rising fashion figures, Johnson was completely candid and transparent in divulging what it took for her to become the authority on styling some of the most prominent professional athletes in sports.

Attendees enjoying delicious nibbles.

While Lewellyn who has worked at various fashion glossies served as the moderator throughout the evening,  she also shared personal stories and informational tidbits on how to make it in fashion journalism.

Super stylish attendees

From how to land a coveted internship to how to act professionally at industry fetes to the importance of staying humble, they spilled the beans on everything that any aspiring celebrity fashion stylist or editor would need to know to make it in the oftentimes cut-throat industry.

If you'd like to learn from seasoned pros in the beauty, fashion, media, and non-profit sectors, AmberMag's Survival Secret speaker series is an event that you won't want to miss.

*Photos by Cali York Photograph

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hiphopmuse said...

That sounds like a great event! I used to attend networking mixers and events pretty frequently, but i've fallen off in the past few years. This event recap reminds me of the benefits of going - chatting and learning from people who've made it to where you want to be. If the AmberMag series makes its way to Los Angeles I will check it out.

Brown Girl Gumbo said...

@hiphopmuse - I think there is going to be one there at the end of the month with Beverly Johnson. Be sure to check out for details.