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The Scenes Behind the Scenes at NYFW

Julie Mannion, president of KCD, works as a producer and creative consultant during New York Fashion Week. Her clients include Tommy Hilfiger, Marc Jacobs, Tory Burch, Vera Wang, Marc by Marc Jacobs, Narciso Rodriguez, Reed Krakoff, Anna Sui, Ralph Lauren and Calvin Klein.

How many shows are you working on this season?
“Our agency handles 40 shows worldwide. I am more personally involved in 16.”

What are you most looking forward to this season?
“I genuinely get excited every time I see a new collection — I love the creative process. I love the planning, logistics and problem solving. I love the team effort and the shared feeling of pride with all for the designer on a great show. A great high…”  For More

[above: top: Behind the scenes with Julie Mannion preparing for Tory Burch. bottom: An 8 a.m. pacing for the Tommy Hilfiger show on the High Line.]