About Us


Welcome to Fashion Week Online

Fashion month’s top influencer. #1 of all media outlets for New York Fashion Week views and engagement, since 2012.

Founded in 2012 (2011 as Fashion Week Dates), FashionWeekOnline.com was the first website wholly dedicated to organizing the international fashion week calendar, hosting live streams from the “Big 4,” and helping promote and demystify fashion week for the press and general public.

Our goal has always been the same: to promote fashion, popularize and promote fashion week in the form of news, calendars, and live streams, and give emerging designers the ability to be seen and discovered.

(Photo: Horst P. Horst, 1979)
(Photo: Horst P. Horst, 1979)

“There’s only one very good life, and that’s the life you know you want, and you make it yourself.” – Diana Vreeland

About Us

Pablo Starr

Owner of FWO and RNWY, and author of RNWY: A Novel. (more)

Clara Meyer, Fashion Director

Clara resides on the Upper East Side in Manhattan, coming a long way from growing up in the Midwest and Italian roots. You can find Clara at @savento_. (more)

Lisa Panke, Digital Director

New York, London, Paris, Milan … Lisa calls the Big 4 her home. After 4 years writing and leading the international office for Fashiola, the Netherlands’ biggest fashion search engine, she now covers the shows and latest must-haves from fashion weeks worldwide. (more)


Chris Lavish, Social Media Director / Brand Liaison

Never Under The Influence. Always Influencing.© Chris’ hobbies include vegan food blogging and designing clothes for personal use. (more)

Chris Collie, Senior Editor-at-Large / New York

Chris Collie was named one of the “Best Dressed Men” at New York Fashion Week by Esquire. (more)

Melanie Sutrathada, Brand Manager

Melanie Sutrathada believes in eating dessert first, always looking for the silver lining, and that you can never be overdressed or overeducated. Say hello at @melaniesutra. (more)

Julia Zeldin, Associate Editor / New York

Julia Zeldin, FWO Associate Editor, moved all the way from Chicago to New York so she could freeze in a new city. She’s interviewed Vivienne Tam and Lubov Azria, among others. (more)

Eila Mell, Associate Editor / New York

Eila is one of the book industry’s “go-to” fashion authors. She recently worked with Heidi Klum and Harvey Weinstein on the official book of the hit TV series Project Runway. She also wrote the book New York Fashion Week: The Designers, the Models, the Fashions of the Bryant Park Era. (more)

Claire Stemen, Associate Editor / New York

Claire Stemen, a writer studying at Miami University, loses control at the sight of a dog, drinks far too much coffee, and loves to dress up to get groceries. Follow her on Instagram @claire_stemen. (more)

Gabriela Billini, Associate Editor / Paris

Gabriela Billini is a non-native New Yorker who travels the world to understand why people wear what they wear and how. She is an independent fashion reporter, trend chaser, and self-proclaimed beatnik. (more)

Laura De Rochas, Milan Editor-at-Large

Laura De Rochas, FWO Senior Editorial Director and Menswear Editor, knows twice as much about menswear as most men. Which means she knows four times as much as our publisher. (more)

Hannah Leverson, Paris Editor-at-Large

Our resident Harvard student and Paris correspondent enjoys rainy days, Sundays, and not being pestered during finals. (more)

Beauty, Editor of Special Projects

In addition to supervising live-streaming runway shows, Beauty is known for her uncanny ability to entertain both happy and angry emotions simultaneously, resulting in the original version of “hangry.” She’s allergic to chicken and drools when happy.


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