A fixture on the fashion scene since the ’70s, Norma is a New York-based fashion legend and wellness guru, renowned for her inventive designs such as her sleeping bag coat, high-heeled sneaker, and Parachute Collection. Her influential swimwear – made famous by Farrah Fawcett’s poster – remains a global phenomenon, and her innovative Sweats Collection from 1980 was the early inspiration for what is today known as “athleisure.”
Cresset Executive Vice President Jessica Malkin leads this inspirational, multi-generational discussion as we delve into Norma’s memoir and guidebook, I Am Invincible. During the conversation, Norma shares her secrets to aging with both grace and purpose through each decade of life. As she shares worldly insight and her own path to building a business and brand, she talks about how her focus on health and wellness ultimately enabled her to find fulfilment both professionally and personally. As she reflects on the twists, turns and pitfalls of her 50-year entrepreneurial career and life, she imparts us with timeless lessons on authentic beauty, style, luxury, leadership, fitness, and health – providing actionable advice designed to help find our own paths to health and happiness.