All Posts by Maria Pesin


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Maria Pesin knows fashion, especially the business side of the fashion industry. Do you know how Manolo Blahnik got his start in the industry? How he leveraged a paltry 3 grand into one of the world’s most famous luxury brands? While she doesn’t take credit for Manolo’s success, Maria has walked a similar path on numerous occasions. The world of fashion is not silicon valley, and it has nothing to do with Madison Avenue marketing. In this industry there is ALWAYS room for something new and exciting, but you have to have your ducks in a row. If that’s what you need, believe me, Maria is the General Patton of fashion ducks!

NYFW 2019: Ford in Charge

By Maria Pesin | Vibe Consulting

It’s officially the first week of September, so you know what that means: Fashion Week! As New York Fashion Week (NYFW) is quickly approaching, there are many changes to expect this year. Diane Von Furstenberg stepped down as CFDA chairman after 13 years, which left big shoes to fill. And with Tom Ford being appointed […]

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Leadership Beyond Borders

By Maria Pesin | Vibe Consulting

  Success in the fashion industry can seem like a winding road where you may not know where to begin or could be at a standstill. In my latest podcast with Kimberli J. Lewis, I discuss my fashion success journey and delve into the business end of the fashion industry. “Here is a woman today who […]

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