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Watch: The Impact of Cindy Crawford and Naomi Campbell on the Industry [theFashionDish]

On the final evening of New York Fashion Week Spring 2015, we brought together seven fashion industry experts for dinner, drinks and raucous conversation for our second season of theFashionDish. In this episode, our Dishers talk about model legends Cindy Crawford and Naomi Campbell and their longevity in the industry. In reference to 44-year-old Naomi, Robert Verdi says, “There is not a scratch or dent on her, she’s right out of the showroom.” Find out what else they had to say in the clip above. 

Previously on theFashionDish: The Nicest People in Fashion Are… 

About theFashionDish experts:

  • Robert Verdi – Celebrity stylist, television personality and second-time theFashionDish panelist.
  • J Alexander (aka Miss J) – Television personality, Teen Choice Award-­winning author and runway coach on America’s Next Top Model.
  • Phillip Bloch – Designer, author, former model and Hollywood’s premier stylist.
  • Elsa Hosk – Victoria’s Secret Angel and IMG supermodel.
  • Lisa Benson – Senior manager at IMG Models, responsible for the careers of Lily Aldridge, Chrissy Teigen, Chanel Iman and more.
  • Jaclyn Jones – Senior womenswear editor for WGSN, the leading global trend forecaster and second-time theFashionDish panelist.
  • Teri Agins – Acclaimed fashion writer, The Wall Street Journal columnist (“Ask Teri”) and author of The End of Fashion and the recently ­released Hijacking the Runway.

Julie Bensman, theFashionSpot’s editor-at-large, moderated the discussion, which was filmed at The Lion in New York City, September 2014.