Fashion consultant Fern Mallis to discuss book ‘Fashion Lives’ March 14

As part of the Jewish Community Center Without Walls Bookfest (JCC WOW), the legendary Fern Mallis, internationally known fashion consultant, creator of New York Fashion Week, lead judge at Charleston Fashion Week and author will discuss her book, Fashion Lives: Fashion Icons with Fern Mallis.

The event will take place at the Charleston Library Society, 164 King Street at 6 pm March 14. The book is a compilation of interviews with some of the greatest movers and shakers in the fashion industry. These sit-downs, with some of the fashion industry’s biggest names, became must-sees amongst the fashion set. From Oscar de la Renta to Marc Jacobs to Bill Cunningham, the most well-known figures in the business have taken the stage with Mallis.

Her book contains full interview transcripts along with tons of stunning images. Books will be sold and signed by Fern Mallis at the event. Tickets are $30 online, $35 at the door. To purchase tickets online, go to It is advised to reserve early. Sponsorships for local fashion/retail businesses are also being accepted. For more information, contact Marylyn Haspel at or 843-571-6565. For questions, or additional information, contact Marylyn Haspel, Bookfest Director, at or 703-927-8665.