ABOUT THE ATHLEISURE MAG TEAM
As a Celebrity Fashion Stylist and Style Director of Athleisure Mag, co-founder Kimmie Smith's focus in optimizing the athleisure girl in whatever she is set on doing at the office, brunch, running errands, working out and jetsetting. Her primary goal is ensuring that they are at their best in every way, be it looking naturally on point, sharing the latest and stylish brunch style trends, workout looks and moves from specific fitness methods, desk to dinner looks and must-haves to in her bag.
Kimmie is a Celebrity Fashion Stylist and Accessory Expert, and also Fashion Editor of DJ Mag, contributor to Vogue Italia, MIMI (Time Inc beauty platform) and Luxury Daily. Her work has appeared in Esquire, The Fashionisto, Ellements Magazine, and Velvet Magazine (Dubai) to name a few. She has appeared on a range of style segments, including ABC, Arise 360, Better TV, CBS, FOX, Meredith Vieira Show, NBC, Style Code Live/Amazon and regularly on HSN for her artisan collaboration line with Sebago footwear. Kimmie is a spokesperson/ambassador for several brands across fashion, accessories, beauty and technology, including Crest 3D White, Dryel, Intel, Microsoft, Tweezerman and Diageo.
Co-Founder and CEO, Paul Farkas is a lifestyle technology and cross media thought-leader, based in NYC. Together with Kimmie, he also co-founded fashion and lifestyle tech creative house and consultancy, Accessory2.
Active in the wearable tech scene. Paul co-founded Wearable Wednesday NYC and speaks regularly on connected life and entertainment, including at AWE, CLSA, FIT, Flash Fwd. IWNY, S3, #SHIFT, SMW, Sound Ctrl, and SVG League Tech Summit. Previously, he created and organized, SoCin, the first US Social TV conference and served as an advisory board member of 2nd Screen Society trade association. He is regular contributor to Luxury Daily on new media best practices by luxury brands.
He graduated from Hofstra University School of Law and is admitted to the NYS bar.
ABOUT ATHLEISURE MAG
Athleisure Mag is for passionate, affluential and millennial members with keen taste for active life/style. We are the first to identify and define Athleisure Culture as it pertains to fashion, fitness, sports, wellness, beauty, culinary, music and entertainment. Original editorial features, trend segments, tips, and reviews guide modern, balanced lifestyle. Through digital issues, social media and signature events (such as Athleisure House, our first NYFW showcase and our ATHLEISURE LIST LIVE events starting this fall), and entertaining inspiration offered as an authoritative voice from a new mix of industry creative experts and influencers in athleisure lifestyle and culture.
Since our launch in January, our 11 issues have included shoots and inside spotlights that serve up acclaimed designers, athletes, celebrities, trainers, and creative executive thought-leadership alongside a steady backdrop of heritage houses, notable studios, trendy salons, nightlife, resort and city destinations. Reaching and resonating well with both women and men (65/35%) across major US cities and internationally, our community lives a smart, purposeful and fun life, being mindful in the moment and balancing what's next. Our celebrity covers have included Emily Tyra/STARZ Network's - Flesh & Bone and Code Black, Layla Luciano/BRAVO - Work Out New York, Vicky Jeudy - Netflix/Orange is the New Black, and Craig Smith, Madonna's personal celebrity trainer and head master trainer, Hard Candy Fitness.
We have consistently featured high profile interviews across fashion, fitness, sports and technology including: Jillian Michaels, Michael Strahan, Tory Burch, Kate Ross, Alyson Felix, Kerri Walsh - Jennings, Carmelita Jeter, Ellie Goulding, Tony Horton, Stratis Morfogen, Monica Botkier, Alex Lightman, Jane Iredale, Deborah Lippmann, and Mike Dunn.
Fashion and wearables pulled and placed in our editorial shoots have included Alala, Alo Activewear, Amen Papa, Andrew Marc, Bravado, Calvin Klein, Chi Chi Active, Diana Rosh, DSTLD Denim, Fitbit, Fossil, Frigo (50 Cent), Garmin, Hanro of Switzerland, Helly Hansen, Jawbone, JBL, Kenneth Cole Connect, Kira Grace, Lucy Activewear, Lululemon, Maaji Swimwear, Maison de Papillon, Marc New York, Misfit, New Balance, Nike, Oysby London, Pikolinos, Reebok, Sequin Jewelry, Timex, Tommy Hilfiger, Victorinox, White Mountain Summit, Withings, and WOW Couture - to name a few.