Contributor biographical information for The Fairchild encyclopedia of menswear / Mary Lisa Gavenas.


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Mary Lisa Gavenas covered the menswear industry as a reporter and editor at Fairchild Publications, then segued to work as a senior editor at Glamour, In Style, and Mirabella. Her freelance coverage of the fashion industry has appeared in Elle, Forbes' FYI, Harper's Bazaar, The Hollywood Reporter, The New York Times Magazine, and an assortment of other publications. She is also the author of Color Stories: Behind the Scenes in America's Billion-Dollar Beauty Industry (Simon & Schuster), holds a master's degree in costume history from New York University, and has been quoted as an expert source in media ranging from The New York Times and U.S. News & World Report to WNYC and BBC-4.



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Men's clothing -- Encyclopedias.