Photo Coverage: See Patti Smith at the FEARLESS WOMEN SPEAKER SERIES
On Wednesday, September 26, SAKS FIFTH AVENUE hosted a performance and book signing with author and singer-songwriter PATTI SMITH as part of Saks' 'FEARLESS WOMEN' SPEAKER SERIES, a weekly showcase of game changing women in fashion, entertainment and beyond. Smith's hour-long performance included songs, personal stories and readings from her newest book, Devotion - the national bestseller, exploring the nature of creative invention.
"Through our Fearless Women Speaker series, Saks is shining a spotlight on women doing incredible things across a variety of fields and bringing their messages to the public. We continue to make Saks the destination for one-of-a-kind experiences that not only reflect our customer's interests, but also mirror the times in which we live." -Emily Essner, SVP marketing and digital, Saks Fifth Avenue
Saks' 'Fearless Women' Speaker Series officially kicked-off on Wednesday, September 12 with model and health activist LAUREN WASSER, during which she spoke about her return to the NYFW runway after tragically losing both legs due to complications related to Toxic Shock Syndrome. Last week, artist and actress JEMIMA KIRKE joined East Side Gallerist ALLEGRA LAVIOLA at Saks to discuss the intersection of feminism and art, and Kirke's life after 'Girls.'
Photo Credit: Getty for Saks Fifth Avenue