the academy story
is to teach, encourage + mentor
the next generation of entrepreneurs,
creative leaders/thinkers & collaborators.
A panel discussion during our Photoshoot Production Workshop, Sponsored by Holyrad Studio
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:
fwfa parent testimonials
fwfa founder profile
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)
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.
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