Citadel Security Agency has worked with the CFDA and is responsible for the security at the New York fashion week combined shows for the past 19 years. Founded in 1981 by a retired NYPD Detective Ty Yorio (read our interview with him) to provide Special Event Security, Trade Show Security, and Security Guards, Citadel has built a reputation as the go-to provider for security guard services in New York City. From private functions to fashion shows, escorts to doormen, Citadel Security provides its clients with professionalism, and reliability.
In 2006, CEO Eddie Mullon, then a technology consultant to KCD PR New York, created Fashion GPS to help the company keep track of their samples. Now, with offices in New York, London, Paris, Los Angeles and Sydney, Fashion GPS has grown to become the premier enterprise software solution for the global fashion industry. Fashion GPS is an integral part of Mercedes Benz Fashion Weeks handling the invitations, rsvps snd seatings to the designers' shows via their customized online software applications.
Lookonline.com is the longest publishing online fashion site in the world. It was launched first as a BBS service in 1993 and has been on the Internet since December 1994. The DFR: Daily Fashion report is also the first fashion blog and was started in early 2002 as the site's main news page. Before launching the site, I was for many years a New York fashion photographer.