Get the opportunity to sit down with 'Fashion's First Lady' Jenna Lyons over lunch and discuss ideas, creative direction and upcoming trends in the fashion industry.
Jenna Lyons is the former President and Executive Creative Director of J.Crew Group, Inc. where she oversaw design for all J.Crew apparel and accessories, as well as creative direction for stores, jcrew.com and the J.Crew catalog. She also headed design and creative direction for J.Crew Factory and Madewell.
After graduating from Parsons School of Design in New York City, Jenna began her 26-year career at the company in 1990 as an assistant menswear designer. From 2002, she worked in partnership with CEO Millard “Mickey” Drexler to grow and evolve the brand.
She currently serves on the Board of Directors for both Shake Shack and the CFDA and as a judge for the annual CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Award. She was named one of Glamour's Women of the Year in 2012 and one of Time Magazine's 100 Most Influential People in 2013. Raised in Palos Verdes, California, Jenna now lives in Manhattan with her family.