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Masterclass with Mickey Boardman

FAD Mumbai Campus hosts a session with the Editor-at-Large of Paper Magazine NY - Mickey Boardman.

Image : Mickey Boardman in conversation with HOD, Fashion Styling - Andy Barve.

Conversations with the industry insiders and mentors, play a tremendous role in shaping the carrier graph of the students. It not only motivates the students but also guide them through the ever evolving fashion industry.

FAD Mumbai campus recently organized a session with the dynamic Mickey Boardman, Editor-at-Large, PAPER Magazine. Students from across departments attended the session, co-hosted by HOD, Fashion Styling - Andy Barve.

The iconic Paper Magazine emanated in 1984 and is based out of New York. The magazine revolves around fashion, art, music, pop culture, night life, films & more. With a mission to bring ground breaking ideation and people that will influence the trends of the future, the publication has put out some marvelous covers with Lindsay Lohan, Rihanna, Jonas Brothers, Travis Scott while also raising temperature with the controversial ones with Ranveer Singh, Kim Kardashian & Miley Cyrus.

The conversation began with Mickey’s early life in the industry where he spoke about how he studied fashion design at Parson's meanwhile juggling with the internship at PAPER wherein he was willing to do menial tasks and how he was open to learning and being amongst the fashion mix and fashion disruptors.

Further delving into his career graph from the late 80s up until now at PAPER. The session progressed with how PAPER Magazine has evolved since their inception, adapting to the on-going digital scenario, keeping up with the advancement of editorial content and image creation.

Analyzing some of the iconic covers from Christina Aguilera's cover where PAPER transformed her into a raw and simple girl next door as opposed to her diva image to the controversial Ranveer Singh cover styled by Kshitij Kankaria.

Mickey Boardman further encouraged the students, “No job is big or small if you are passionate about it, network as much as possible. Moreover creativity doesn't need big budgets, you can work wonders in shoe string budgets as well and the hard work will eventually pay off.” He signed off by motivating the students to not always wait for an opportunity but to create your own!

Image : Mickey Boardman at FAD Mumbai Campus.



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