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Founder of the Fashion Psychology Field™, Founder of the Fashion Psychology Institute™ and CEO of Fashion Psychology Success

The Fashion Psychology Field™ is a newly applied academic discipline focused on the study and treatment of color, beauty, style, image and shape and its affect on human behavior while addressing cultural sensitivities and cultural norms. Ms. Dawnn Karen  is the pioneering mind behind this global field, paving the way forward in fashion academia. She has written for several international publications, has spoken at many international engagements and has contributed to major networks as an International Media Expert in more than 19 countries. Her most recent interviews include the Wall Street Journal, Huffington Post, Style Caster, Careers in Psychology, Talkspace, Australia, MTV News, Glamour Italia Magazine, and Harvey Nichols Dubai Magazine.

Dawnn Karen holds a Master of Arts degree in counseling psychology from Columbia University and is also a candidate for a Masters in Education from Columbia University. She is a former model, fashion public relations representative and designer. She recently travelled to the Middle East and Asia to extend the research on her theory about Fashion Psychology Field™ and she worked extensively with clients and expanded her field. She decided to turn her focus towards lecturing and speaking engagements since returning to the United States. She has become one of the youngest professors at the Fashion Institute of Technology and founded the online institute Fashion Psychology Institute.

Dawnn Karen specializes in “styling from the inside out and by bridging the gap between perception and reality.” Her services can be customized to meet the needs of professionals in any industry. Services addressed, but not limited to, are dating, career, family, home design, psychological dress, etc.