2021 Seminar: Frontiers of Fashion

Event Title

Brooks Brothers

Presenter Information

Kimberly Lesslie

Start Date

7-4-2021 4:00 PM

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Brooks Brothers is the oldest clothing retailer and the first men’s ready-to-wear company in the United States, dating back to the early 19th century. The company has overcome various economic challenges throughout its existence such as the Great Depression, the market collapse of 2008, and the current Covid-19 pandemic. Brooks Brothers’ consumers value the quality of the apparel. Kimberly Lesslie, Assistant Manager at Brooks Brothers at Wrentham Village Premium Outlet, spoke about her career in fashion retailing and provided advice to students about to enter the job market.

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Apr 7th, 4:00 PM

Brooks Brothers

Brooks Brothers is the oldest clothing retailer and the first men’s ready-to-wear company in the United States, dating back to the early 19th century. The company has overcome various economic challenges throughout its existence such as the Great Depression, the market collapse of 2008, and the current Covid-19 pandemic. Brooks Brothers’ consumers value the quality of the apparel. Kimberly Lesslie, Assistant Manager at Brooks Brothers at Wrentham Village Premium Outlet, spoke about her career in fashion retailing and provided advice to students about to enter the job market.