Inspirational designer Elie Tahari spoke at Manhattan’s Fashion Institute of Technology, providing motivational advice for students with similar career goals and answering questions about how he made his way in the fashion industry.

Designer Elie Tahari has excelled at creating stylish, desirable clothes, and has built one of the most successful fashion brands in the world. With his unique talent for dressing modern, sexy, sophisticated women, Tahari runs a $500 million business with a global presence in more than 40 countries, including 600 stores and free-standing boutiques in the USA. 2014 marks forty years at the helm of his eponymous label and clearly, he is ready for another 40 at least.

Read here how he started, and the advice he has to share: FULL ARTICLE ON RACKED.COM.

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