Elliot Carlyle: Mingle Mentor

How a Personal Project Became “The Influence Workbook” by Elliot Carlyle, The Architect of Influence & Mingle Mentor

In Fashion Features, Fashion Marketing Tips, Fashion Philanthropy, Icons and Newsmakers, Marketing & Social Media, Network, New Yorkby Melissa Shea

Fashion Mingle throws the party of the season during NYFW, and we were thrilled to welcome Elliot Carlyle as one of our Mingle Mentors this year. Elliot Carlyle is a branding expert, Creative Director, public speaker and author. All of our attendees agreed that NYFW was a lot of hard work. No one knows hard work better than Elliot!

Interview with Elliot Carlyle


Thanks so much to our red carpet host Will Abi Rafeh. Make sure to head to our YouTube playlist to see all of our Mingle Mentor interviews.

About The Architect of Influence

NYFW is a busy season for any fashion pro, but you’ll have a hard time finding anyone with a schedule as full as Elliot’s. In addition to his public relations and event production experience, Elliot is a sought-after host, panelist, keynote speaker, a workshop clinician, and professional panelist for many platforms and events around the globe. One of his latest projects is his book, The Influence Workbook. In its pages are a blueprint for engagement for anyone who’s looking to grow their brand online. 

We’re huge fans of all of the work that Elliot does, and always excited to see what he’ll do next. As any of the attendees of our NYFW networking party who networked with him can tell you, Elliot Carlyle never slows down. Thanks so much to Elliot for taking the time to be one of our Mingle Mentors.

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About Melissa Shea

Melissa Shea is the co-founder of Fashion Mingle and has spent over 20 years in the creative industry fueled by a love of learning about the “next new thing”. Melissa has used her entrepreneurial passion and technology skills to develop an online platform for fashion professionals that will transform the future for local fashion communities.

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