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Saturday, December 2 • 11:35am - 12:40pm
MENTOR SESSION | On Redefining Failure, with Aurora James FILLING

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Mentor Sessions are small group sessions that allow you the time to ask questions and pick the brain of a dynamic leader from a field you're interested in. 

Few people know that CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Award-winner Aurora James’ path to fashion success story also includes: dropping out of high school, non-committally studying topics from advertising to journalism, and working briefly at an arts nonprofit before leaving it all behind to reconnect with herself. In today’s world, some may view Aurora’s path as filled with a series of failed starts, but she’s here to change your mind about that. Bring your questions for Aurora on redefining failure, coping with the pressure to succeed, and more.

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Aurora James

Creative Director, Brother Vellies
A Toronto-native and New York transplant after a time in Los Angeles, Aurora James has amassed an impressive resume of fashion industry experience. From model agent to curator and now Creative Director of Brother Vellies, James’ years of experience have resulted in a broad knowledge of the industry from all sides. Currently based in Brooklyn, James finds herself traveling to and throughout... Read More →


Saturday December 2, 2017 11:35am - 12:40pm
Lounge C

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