The Guest Experts

Fashionopa, Building a Brand

Kim Alexis...

one of the original eight supermodels, has appeared on over 500 magazine covers including Vogue & Cosmopolitan. Walked the runway for top fashion designers in New York and Milan. Was the Fashion Editor for Good Morning America TV series.

Brian Smith...

Founder and Creator of UGG footwear, one of the most recognized brands in the world. Now a billion dollar a year company, Brian is also the author of The Birth Of A Brand book and a sought after business speaker.

Eden Sassoon...

Beauty, wellness and salon entrepreneur, star of Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, daughter of hair stylist to the stars, Vidal Sassoon

Andrew Burnstine PHD... (Dr. Fashion)

Taught and chaired Fashion Marketing and Design programs for several universities. Experienced national on-air fashion commentator. Was VP of Merchandising for women’s clothing store chain.

Jillian Borde

Jillian has over 12 years experience in the fashion industry, launching global campaigns in key marketing and brand management positions with fashion companies such as Michael Kors, Tommy Hilfiger, J.Crew and Tory Burch. She also sits on fashion panels and was a judge for the 2023 Glossy Fashion Awards.

Ken Gora...

Producer, Director, and Creator of the Fashionopa TV series. His reality TV series and films have been nominated for many awards including Best Reality TV Award. As the Host of Fashionopa, he takes the Designers and Guest Experts through their journey.