Author Event: Lyn Slater!
in conversation with Eugene Rabkin. Free.
When Lyn Slater started her fashion blog, Accidental Icon, at age 61, she discovered that followers were flocking to her account for more than just her A-list style. They found in her an alternative model of older life: someone who defied the stereotypes, refused to become invisible, and showed that all women have the opportunity to be relevant and do something new at any stage of their lives. In her new memoir, Slater demonstrates that despite its unique challenges, being old is just like any new beginning—and can be the best and most invigorating of life’s phases.
is a cultural influencer, model, writer, content creator, and former professor. She started Accidental Icon in September of 2014 and has since garnered a loyal fan base of almost a million followers across platforms.
was born in the USSR. At the age of fifteen he came to New York, where he still lives, to pursue the American dream.
It took ten years of soulless Wall St. existence for him to realize that the dream sucks. He said goodbye to all that and found his passion in writing about fashion and culture.
He has contributed articles to the New York Times, T Magazine China, Air Mail, the Business of Fashion, 032c, Highsnobiety, Vogue Russia, GQ Style Russia, Them magazine in Japan, and the Haaretz Daily Newspaper in Israel. He has also edited several books, Stone Island: Storia with Rizzoli and Deborah Turbeville: Comme des Garçons with IDEA, and have contributed to a few others. He has taught criticism and fashion writing at Parsons The New School for Design and has participated in fashion conferences around the world.