• Leslie Dahlgren

    Faculty, Strategic Design & Management

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    Leslie Dahlgren received her BFA from the University of Colorado in Boulder and her MFA from Northwestern University.

    An American who has lived and worked between New York City and Paris for over 30 years, Dahlgren promoted the work of leading fashion designers while holding executive positions in wholesale, retail, public relations, and communications at Comme des Garçons, Barneys New York, Prada, and Givenchy. She later became a brand consultant for companies including Céline, Marni, and the YOOX Group.

    Dahlgren likes to share her extensive professional experience with her students, encouraging them to explore global strategic collaborations and initiatives that lead to benchmark success stories in today’s luxury and fashion industries, as well as the applied arts. Dahlgren is a practicing artist and lives in a 17th-century chapel in Mayenne, in northwest France.

    Current Courses:

    Collab Strategies: Fash & Art

    Collab Strategies: Fash & Art (Fall 2019)