In a feature story on Stern's Fashion & Luxury MBA program, NYU Stern Fashion & Luxury Council member Nicolas Topiol, chief executive of Christian Lacroix, and MBA students Gina Dai and Christian Trautwein are quoted about the program's benefits; Professo
— April 4, 2019
Excerpt from Vogue Business -- "In addition to teaching a course on licensing, Topiol has advised his mentee about job interviews and her potential career trajectory. ... employers have shifted from relying on homegrown talent to requiring graduate expertise, says candidate Christian Trautwein. ... Gina Dai, who worked for two years in the consumer beauty finance division of Coty, says that she doesn’t think she would have been able to switch to the marketing role she’s now targeting without going to Stern and benefiting from the expertise of professors."