WELCOME TO FWFA!
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 Scholar's 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 creative NYC native with a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Degree in Fashion Merchandising & over 13 years of consistent involvement in the fashion industry (through the avenues of academic, internship/employment and early career experiences) under her belt, Annicia Friday Lynton founded the Fashion With Friday Academy to combine all of her accumulated knowledge to provide experiential + educational workshops for Creative Scholars who display a high potential for creative excellence with a deep curiosity for the world of entrepreneurship.
Friday has held numerous career and leadership roles that have equipped her for the exciting role as Founder + Workshop Director for the FWF Academy including:
Adjunct Professor at LIM College
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 Conceptualization, Photoshoot Production, Wardrobe Styling + more
With entrepreneurship being at the core of her career’s focus, Friday has accumulated over 8 years of business ownership with her most important positions to date:
Founder & Creative Director for FBF Metal Atelier (@fbfmetalatelier), a Design House for Metal Based Artistry
Founder + NYC Project Director for Friends Who Volunteer (@friendswhovolunteer), an NYC community service collective
Founder + Workshop Director for the Fashion With Friday Academy (@fwfacademy)
To our parents + partners + supporters:
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.