Monday, October 19, 2015

Event : How To Make It In Fashion

It's always exciting to hear about events that are actually informative, fun, and a learning experience. If you're wanting to know a little bit more about the fashion industry and interested in meeting/listening to some of these extremely talented event, then this is definitely something to check out if you're in the LA area!

Fashionista.Com presents "How To Make It In Fashion" (an all-day event) on Friday, November 20th in Los Angeles, California. 

WHAT: "FashionistaCON is a full day event geared toward those who aspire to make it in the fashion industry- whether it's launching your own website, starting a fashion line or climbing the ladder on your current career track. Our keynote and panel sessions with famed industry personalities are a chance for you to hear their personal tales of the conquests (and shortfalls!) that got them to the top. Our popular mentoring sessions are back, where you'll get personal one-on-one meeting time with someone who has "made it" in your field. This year we're also hosting a career fair with the opportunity to leave your resume with recruiters looking for interns and job candidates".

AGENDA:
8:45 AM - Check-In / Registration
9:10 AM - Welcome Remarks

9:15 AM - Keynote: Claire Vivier 
[Designer of her own handbag and accessory line of classic shapes, modern detail and Parisian charm. She was recognized for her contributions as a new member of the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) in 2014. Her brand has grown tremendously and she has done many designer collaborations. She opened her first flagship store in the Silverlake neighborhood of Los Angeles in 2012 and has expanded to three other locations since then.]

10:30 AM - Panel: Behind The Red Carpet with Ashlie Johnson (Nail Artist), Jenn, Kristie, and Ashley Streicher (Founders of Striiike), and Molly Stern (Makeup Artist).

11:15 AM - Break & Networking

11:35 AM - Panel: Making It In Blogging with Carly Cristman (Blogger), Jenny Tsangtastic (Blogger), Rachel Nguyen (Founder of That's Chic), and Stephanie Liu (Founder of Honey & Silk)

12:15 PM - Lunch Reception 

1:15 PM - Keynote: Sarah Gibson Tuttle
[Founder of Olive & June, the nail salon she named after her grandma. This is a one-of-a-kind nail salon that keeps your preferences on file whether you drink coffee or tea, which colors are your're favorite, and stores everything for a more personal nail experience.]

2:00 PM - Break & Networking 

2:20 PM - Panel: The Business of Swimwear with Carrie Jardine and Lisa Priolo (Founders of Cali Dreaming), Jude Al-Khalil (Bikyni), Mandy Fry (Co-Founder and President of Amuse Society), and Marysia Reeves (Founder of Marysia Swim) 

3:05 PM - Break & Networking

3:25 PM - Panel: LA's Moment with Amanda Blake (Designer and Founder of Calder Blake), Ezra Woods and Alia Raza (Founders of Regime des Fleurs), Haley Boyd (Designer and Owner of Marais USA), and Jasmin Shokrian (Designer and Founder of Jasmin Shokrian)

4:10 PM  - Break & Networking

4:15 PM - Keynote: Wende Zomnir
[Founder of Urban Decay Cosmetics, creative business woman, and makeup-addict since birth.]

5:00 PM - Closing Remarks / Wrap-Up

VENUE:

W Hollywood
6250 Hollywood Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90028

W Hollywood brings glamour and excitement back to the neighborhood that invented celebrity. W Hollywood is located at the intersection of Hollywood and Vine, in the shadow of the iconic Hollywood sign.

TICKETS: $242.59

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