L-R: Gabriela Hearst, Linda Evangelista, Martha Stewart, Fern Mallis
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“Inspired by the Past, Transforming the Future” 92NY Celebrates its 150th Season
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Fashion Icons with Fern Mallis | GABRIELA HEARST
Thu, Sep 7, 7:30 pm ET, from $20
As The 92nd Street Y, New York embarks on its 150th season, Fern Mallis returns for her 12th year of talks on our stages, in person and online. First up, designer Gabriela Hearst: she grew up on her family’s ranch in Uruguay, where the notion of luxury meant things were beautifully crafted and made to last which inspired the launch of her eponymous label in Fall 2015. Hearst wanted a brand that reflected purpose in every piece — – luxury collections with a conscience, or “honest luxury.” Gabriela’s runway shows have been an eminent example of sustainability, using deadstock fabrics, and eliminating plastic use. Her Spring Season 2020 collection marked the first ever carbon neutral runway show. She was the winner of the 2016/17 International Woolmark Prize for Womenswear, the 2020 CFDA American Womenswear Designer of the Year, 2022 recipient of the Infinity Trustees Award by the International Center of Photography, and was selected as one of the five Honorees in the Environment category among the fifteen Leaders of Change at the British Fashion Council’s 2020, 2021 and 2022 Fashion Awards. In December 2020, she was named Creative Director at Chloé, and most recently, she was named 1 of the 25 most Influential Women of 2021 by the Financial Times.
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Fashion Icons with Fern Mallis |LINDA EVANGELISTA
Wed, Sep 27, 7:30 pm ET, from $20
On the occasion of the publication of her first book, Linda Evangelista Photographed by Steven Meisel , the iconic model shares the stories behind one of fashion’s most iconic and enduring collaborations that has produced some of fashion history’s most memorable images. Evident from their first photoshoot in 1987, legendary photographer Steven Meisel’s images of Evangelista, one of the world’s most recognizable and photographed models of all-time and one of the original ‘supermodels’ of the 1980s- are the result of a remarkable creative symbiosis between photographer and muse. Join us as Evangelista shares her experience of one of the most legendary partnerships in the world of style and image making — including her love of fashion, dedication to her craft, and enduring impact on the worlds of photography, fashion, and advertising.
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Fashion Icons with Fern Mallis | MARTHA STEWART
Wed, Oct 4, Time 7:30 pm ET, from $20
Join Emmy-winning television host, bestselling author, and entrepreneur Martha Stewart with Fern Mallis on her transformative approach to style and homemaking. Reaching over 100 million fans every month through magazines, TV, books, and more, Martha Stewart has done more than change the way we think about the home — her blend of practical advice and approachable elegance for cooking, interior design, and healthy living has become firmly embedded in American popular culture, profoundly influencing how we fashion our lives. And at 81, she’s more relevant than ever — expanding her cultural reach, modeling for the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue, and continuing to find varied and innovative ways to defy sexist stereotypes and ageist tropes. Hear her discuss her decades-long career, how she developed her aesthetic, her novel and holistic approach to homemaking and design, and much more.
About The 92nd Street Y, New York: The 92nd Street Y, New York (92NY) is a world-class center for the arts and innovation, a convener of ideas, and an incubator for creativity. Now celebrating its 150th anniversary, 92NY offers extensive classes, courses and events online including live concerts, talks and master classes; fitness classes for all ages; 250+ art classes, and parenting workshops for new moms and dads. The 92nd Street Y, New York is transforming the way people share ideas and translate them into action all over the world. All of 92NY’s programming is built on a foundation of Jewish values, including the capacity of civil dialogue to change minds; the potential of education and the arts to change lives; and a commitment to welcoming and serving people of all ages, races, religions, and ethnicities. For more information, visit www.92NY.org.