the academy story

Our mission

is to teach, encourage + mentor 

the next generation of entrepreneurs,

creative leaders/thinkers & collaborators.


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We encourage + support

our Creative Scholars' dreams of becoming

dynamic designers, artists &/or creatives

while showing them how to navigate

the business side of the industry through experiential

and engaging workshops with a core focus on:

peer collaboration
creative critical

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fwfa founder profile

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A Brooklyn born Guyanese-American with an affinity for metal work, entrepreneurship and education, Annicia Friday Lynton founded the Fashion With Friday Academy to provide workshops for Creative Scholars around the world. 

Career + Leadership Roles :
*Adjunct Professor at LIM College

*Alum, Mentor + Program Advisor for the Black Retail 
Action Group’s (BRAG) LIM College Student Chapter

*Employment at Yves Saint Laurent, Kimora Lee Simmons (KLS) Brand & European Retailer Comptoir Des Cotonniers

*Experience within the fields of Entrepreneurship, 
Metal Work, Creative + Art Direction, Fashion Show Production, Cosmetology, Event Production, 
Photoshoot Production, Wardrobe Styling + more

With entrepreneurship being at the core

of her career’s focus,

Friday has accumulated over

9 years of business ownership with

her most important positions to date:

Founder & Creative Director: 
FBF Metal Atelier (@fbfmetalatelier), 
a Design House for Metal Based Artistry

Founder & Director of Operations 
+ Workshop Production: 

Fashion With Friday Academy (@fwfacademy)

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To our families + partners + supporters + sponsors:


Thank you for your support,

mentorship + experiences 

words of knowledge + encouragement

& experimental tours

over the past 5 the years!

Our journey wouldn't be the same w/o you.

Click on the logos to find out more about our support system!

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