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A series of public programs, workshops, and events hosted by Parsons School of Design to explore current and future notions of luxury.






Managing Director, Luxury & Fashion
Coresight Research, Inc.


Marie Driscoll is a highly experienced and respected industry analyst focusing on apparel brands, apparel retailers, and luxury goods.  She has served in key analytical and business development roles in leading financial research firms. Marie was recognized three times in The Wall Street Journal’s “Best on the Street” analyst survey, including first place ranking for stock selection in the Clothing & Accessories industry in 2009.  

Marie has been a part of Coresight Research since 2014 as a consultant to the firm and recently joined on a permanent basis as Managing Director, Luxury & Fashion. Marie is a noted subject matter expert and researcher in fashion, in particular luxury goods, and works directly with Coresight’s retail and brand clients.

This fall she is teaching Funding Beauty and Fashion at Parsons, The New School. Marie started Driscoll Advisors late in 2011 to provide consulting services to academia, industry, investors and non-profits. She has contributed content to The Robin Report, Sourcing Journal and ICSC publications and consults with Shoptalk. As a thought leader, her contributions include white papers for CohnReznick, Luxury Daily and Deloitte’s Global Powers of Luxury Goods 2014, and content development at LIM College. She joined the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) in New York in 2016 to teach International Marketing Research in the International Trade and Marketing department and Global Fashion Marketing and Omnichannel Retailing in the Center for Continuing and Professional Studies.  As well, she is an adjust instructor teaching Equity Analysis at CUNY’s Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College.

Previously (2003-2011) she was with Standard & Poor’s equity research department as Director of Consumer Discretionary Retail, leading a team of five analysts responsible for about 140 equities spanning department and specialty stores, discounters and mass merchants as well as restaurants, housing and furniture stocks.


October 5, 2018 (Friday)

Kellen Auditorium (N101)

Opening Remarks                                   10:00am -10:30am
Panel: Luxury Now x Future                  10:45am – 12:00pm
Networking/Lunch                                   12:00pm – 1:00pm
Panel B: Luxury A Force for Good?       1:00pm – 2:30pm
Networking/ Coffee break                        2:30pm – 3:00pm
Keynote: Mark Fina                               3:00pm – 4:00pm
Networking/ Happy Hour                         4:00pm – 5:00pm



Eventbrite –

*Free lunch will be provided to the first 50 registered attendees.

Presented by Parsons School of Design Strategies and Parsons School of Fashion