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, champion diversity, and give emerging designers the ability to be seen and discovered.
“There’s only one very good life, and that’s the life you know you want, and you make it yourself.” – Diana Vreeland
Director of Events and Brand Partnerships
Lori Riviere is the owner of one of the top event production, experience, and PR agencies, with offices in New York, Miami, and LA. She has worked on shows for New York Fashion Week, Paris Fashion Week, and Miami Swim Week, among others, and is the go-to source for fashion weeks and government agencies all over the world looking to up their game and get on the global stage. An expert source for fashion and beauty brands looking to grow their presence in the US market, she has joined the Fashion Week Online team to help brands find the perfect way to make a splash using Fashion Week Online’s unique and popular platform. When she is not mapping out amazing plans for brands to grow market share, she is sharing recipes, outtakes from her life in NYC and #momfails with her toddler on Instagram @loririviere.
Travis Hamilton, the designer of Negris LeBrum, has been on the New York Fashion Week schedule since 2012, and has appeared in Teen Vogue, Essence, Cosmopolitan, Elle Hong Kong, Glamour Paris, Marie Claire Spain, and Glamour Brazil, among others.
Chris Lavish, RNWY USA / FWO Global Digital Director
Never Under The Influence. Always Influencing.© Monsier Lavish resides in downtown Manhattan, blogging vegan food, street style, and designing clothes for personal use. (more)
Lisa Panke, European 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)
Claire Stemen, Beauty Editor
Claire Stemen likes to think and write about fashion as a vital form of communication. She loves clothing and the way we style ourselves, despite always buying the same black turtleneck over and over again. You can find her on Instagram @claire_stemen, or or at clairestemen.com. (more)
Julia Roberts, Communications Manager
A journalism student at The King’s College in NYC, Julia enjoys watching fashion shows, writing, and adventuring. You can find her on Instagram at @julialroberts14.
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)
Carolyn Hakansson, Associate Editor / New York
Carolyn Hakansson is a graphic designer and freelance lifestyle writer. Her work focuses on the intersection of fashion, trends, and communication, largely informed by her experiences in the visual departments of new wave media (The New Potato), traditional publications (GQ), and local NY startups (W&P). She holds a BA in graphic design from The Fashion Institute of Technology. (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)
Gabriela Billini, Paris Editor
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
Laura De Rochas, FWO Senior Editorial Director and Menswear Editor, is obsessed with Italian style and has interviewed designers and icons such as Dean and Dan Caten of DSquared2, Daizy Shely, Rosella Jardini, Gianni Fontana, and many more. (more)
Ilina Luthra, India Editor
Born and brought up in Delhi, Ilina Luthra has her eyes on runways across the world and prefers spending her spare time buried in fashion books. She spent a large part of her young life working in the Indian fashion industry and promises to present critiques as honest as the day is long. (more)
World's Best Interns
Kasey Buchsbaum is currently a student at the Fashion Institute of Technology studying Advertising and Marketing Communications. Born and raised in Clearwater, Florida, she is loving the city life and exploring all it has to offer. You can find Kasey at @kasey_claire.
Katelyn Conroy is a Fashion Business Management student currently at the Fashion Institute of Technology. Originally from Chicago, Illinois, she is enjoying her adjustment to becoming an honorary New Yorker. Katelyn has an obsession with coffee, reality TV, and all things fashion. You can find Katelyn @katelyn.conroy.
Lareina is a Global Business student at Fordham University with a minor in Fashion Studies. Although currently residing in Manhattan, she was proudly made in China and spent most of her years in Qingdao, the city she calls home. Besides fashion, Lareina loves taking random pictures with her point-and-shoot camera, going to indie concerts alone, and hanging out at vintage stores. Find her on Instagram @lareina_sun.
Samantha Bergeson is currently a student at New York University studying Journalism and Cinema Studies. A San Francisco native, Samantha is embracing the New York life. Find Samantha at @samberglou.
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. A Los Angeles transplant, she resides in the West Village of New York, is allergic to chicken, and drools when happy.
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