Patricia Field to Kick Off FN Summit

Patricia Field to Kick Off FN
Patricia Field

NEW YORK ­— Stylist Patricia Field will open the upcoming Footwear News CEO Summit, slated for May 6-8 at the Four Seasons in Palm Beach, Fla.

The “Sex and the City” stylist joins an impressive roster of big footwear names already slated to appear at the bi-annual event.

Other new additions include designers Nicholas Kirkwood and Mary Norton, who will participate in the “New Fashion Equation” panel, which will examine how consumers are reshaping today’s fashion market.

Jim Gabel, president of Reebok North America, will be among the top executives on the “Business Opportunities — What’s Working Now” panel, and Rick Graham, VP at Skechers, will participate on the “Footwear Fundamentals — Getting It Right” panel.

Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh will reflect on the e-tailer’s rise over the past 10 years and opportunities for the future during a speech on the second night of the summit.

For more information or to register, please call Jennifer Macaluso at 212.630.4947, or e-mail her at

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