Program Overview

Where Business Meets Fashion & Luxury

The Fashion & Luxury MBA gives the tools of business to those pursuing careers in the fashion industry and luxury sector. A specialized core and elective courses complement built-in immersive opportunities.

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Stern Solutions

Designed to Deliver

Throughout the specialized program, Fashion & Luxury MBA students create a diverse portfolio of experiences by participating in built-in industry projects.

Experiential Learning

Why did you choose Stern?

Alumni from the Fashion & Luxury MBA program reflect on their experience in the program and discuss why they chose Stern for their MBA.

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NYU Stern Fashion & Luxury Council

The NYU Stern Fashion & Luxury Council, currently in development, will engage industry experts from top companies in fashion and luxury, such as:

  • Kirat Anand, BS '00
    Founder & CEO, KAS New York
  • Shamin Abas 
    Owner, Shamin Abas Ultra Luxury Brand Marketing
  • Jeffry Aronsson, LLM '79
    Founder & Chairman, Aronsson Group; Former CEO, Donna Karan, Marc Jacobs, Oscar de la Renta
  • Nigel Barker
    Fashion Photographer
  • Marc Beckman
    CEO, Founding Partner, DMA United
  • Victoria Berger-Gross, PhD NYU GSAS
    Former Senior Vice President, Global HR, Tiffany & Co.
  • Jeffrey Berman
    Vice President, Berman Enterprises; General Partner at Camber Creek
  • Massimiliano Benedetti
    Board Director, Yoox, Net a Porter Corp.
  • Simon Collins
    Former Dean, School of Fashion, Parsons School of Design; Founder, Fashion Culture Design Unconference
  • Ken Downing
    Chief Creative Officer, Triple Five Group
  • Elana Drell-Szyfer, MBA '98
    CEO, ReVive Skincare
  • NJ Falk, MBA '79
    Managing Partner, Athletic Propulsion Labs, LLC
  • Joseph Ferrara, BS '86
    Founder and CEO, Resonance Companies; Adjunct Assistant Professor of Marketing
  • Jack Gaffaney
    Vice President, Dior Mens
  • Robert Galvin
    CEO, Iconix Brand Group
  • Raymond Gindi, BS '89
    Former Co-CEO, Century 21
  • Issac Gindi
    Former Co-CEO, Century 21
  • David Goodman
    Executive Vice President, Digital Development and Marketing, Sotheby's
  • Douglas Hand, MBA '97
    Attorney; Founding partner, Hand Baldachin & Associates
  • Jayne Harkness
    President, JHG & Partners
  • Bari Harlam
    Founder, formerly Hudson's Bay Company, now Trouble
  • Stephanie Horton
    Global Consumer Marketing Director, Google
  • Berly Isaak
    Vice President, Consumer Engagement Marketing, Tommy Hilfiger
  • Eric Jennings
    Vice President/Creative Director, Peerless Clothing
  • Lisa Piken Koper
    Senior Vice President, Global Partnerships at National Basketball Assocation (NBA)
  • Kenneth H. Landis
    CEO, LandisCapital LLC
  • Debra Malbin
    Executive Recruiter, Fashion and Luxury
  • Lisa Metcalfe
    Founder, Ten Yards; Former COO, Pam & Gela
  • Tomm Miller
    SVP, Marketing Barney's
  • Elana Nathan
    Former CEO, Peter Som
  • Emilie Rubinfeld
    President, Carolina Herrera
  • Stephanie Sandler
    President, Ifop Inc.
  • David Meir Sasson, MBA '07
    CFO, Bonobos
  • Riccardo Sciutto
    CEO, Sergio Rossi
  • Gary Sheinbaum
    CEO, Ashley Stewart
  • Stanley P. Silverstein
    CCO, WHP Global
  • Theo Spilka
    Global Vice President, Strategic Licensing and Business Development, Firmenich
  • Nicolas Topiol
    CEO, Christian Lacroix
  • Stacy Van Praagh
    President-Americas, Alexander McQueen
  • Lanchi Venator, MBA '00
    Senior Vice President, Global Finance Strategy & Operations
    Pricing & Commercial Investments, Strategic Initiatives
    Chief of Staff to the CFO, The Estee Lauder Companies
  • Jeff Wang
    Director, Secoo Holdings
    Partner, Z-Park River Capital
  • Constance C.R. White, BA '88 Journalism
    Author, Fashion Influencer



The one-year, full-time MBA program runs from May to May, maximizing your time and financial investment.


Gain practical experience and forge industry connections across global fashion capitals.


Business core + specialized courses will sharpen your business skills.


The Stern Community

Our Collaborative Community

Amidst the hustle and bustle of downtown New York, join a collaborative group of MBA students at NYU Stern. Learn more about our community and ways to get involved.

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