The Buffalo Connection: Fern Mallis

Jan 22, 2018

Fern Mallis poses for a photo with singer Paula Abdul before heading backstage at Naeem Khan's runway show at New York Fashion Week.
Credit David Handschuh

Tim O’Shei of the Buffalo News has been traveling around the country visiting Western New Yorkers who’ve had a big impact on pop culture. His latest feature in The Buffalo Connection series – which hit print yesterday – is a profile on University at Buffalo graduate and Fashion Week co-founder Fern Mallis. Mallis has been working hard in the fashion industry for much of her life, and now she’s looking for a change of pace.

This story was produced by WBFO's Avery Schneider.