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Fashionistacon is a 1-day event featuring career-focused panels, keynote speakers, mentoring sessions and great networking.
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8:15 AM Check-in / Registration
9:00 AM Welcome Remarks
9:15 – 10:00 AM Q&A: Cathy Horyn, Fashion Critic
A conversation with fashion’s most esteemed critic about the state of the industry and the evolving role of the journalists who cover it.
10:00 – 10:15 AM Break + Networking
10:15 – 11:00 AM How to Get Your Fashion Label Off the Ground
Starting a fashion brand is one thing — keeping it alive is a whole different challenge. Designers including Rachel Roy, Monse’s Fernando Garcia and Laura Kim, tell you what you need to know before launching your own label.
11:00 – 11:30 AM Break + Networking
11:30 – 12:15 PM Why Menswear Is Having a Moment
Men are upping their spending on fashion like never before, spurring new growth in the category and the launch of New York Fashion Week: Men’s. At the same time, many designers are combining their men’s and women’s shows as ideas about gender-specific clothing evolve. What’s next for this sector?
12:15 – 1:30 PM Lunch & Keynote: Patricia Field
Heralded for single-handedly changing the way women dress through HBO’s “Sex and the City” series – and making Manolo Blahnik and Jimmy Choo household names in the process – the Academy Award-nominated, Emmy Award-winning costume designer has had an impressive career spanning film, television, retail and design.
1:30 – 2:15 PM Designer Keynote TBA
2:15 – 2:45 PM Break + Networking
2:45 – 3:30 PM Beauty Keynote TBA
3:30 – 4:00 PM Break + Networking
4:00 – 4:45 PM What Does It Mean to Be an Influencer Today?
A new generation of social media-savvy professionals are amassing huge online followings — and capturing the attention of major brands who want to reach them.
4:45 – 5:00 PM Closing Remarks
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