Stephanie Lake has a PhD in Decorative Arts, Design History, and
Material Culture from Bard Graduate Center, where she wrote her
doctoral dissertation on Cashin. Lake maintains the largest Cashin
archive in existence, including thousands of designs, a digital
archive of photography, and many of the designer's personal papers.
Lake has founded the private Bonnie Cashin Foundation, the Bonnie
Cashin Fund for Study Abroad at her alma mater, and the Bonnie
Cashin Lecture Series at UCLA, where she served as
curator-in-charge of their collection of Cashin's works on paper.
In 2000, Lake curated a retrospective of Cashin's work at FIT. A
jewelry designer and consultant and commentator on fashion and
design, Lake's work has been featured in Vogue, W, WWD, Harper's
Bazaar, Elle, the New York Times, and New York
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Celebrate the revolutionary thinking of artist and designer Bonnie
Cashin, who changed the world of fashion by designing for
the woman 'on the go' with a timeless essence and elegance.
-THE SOCIETY DIARIES Bonnie Cashin's lasting influence on American sportswear is evident from one season to the next, and Stephanie Lake's new book will only give further definition to that legacy.
-WOMEN'S WEAR DAILY Bonnie Cashin: Chic is Where You Find It is a rewarding and inspiring journey through the mind of one of fashion's greatest inventors and iconoclasts. Filled with never-before-seen archival material it illuminates the poignancy and scope of a long neglected talent.
-i-D Magazine Fashion independent, American Modernist, Cashin was a true Original. Page after page of Bonnie Cashin: Chic is Where You Find It attests to all that. . . [Cashin's] sketches are wonderfully modern, her handwritten notes, scattered throughout the book, reveal the depth of her thoughtful design process. . . Lake's book immerses readers into Cashin's world, in-depth, and it is infinitely satisfying.
-LITTLE AUGURY BLOG