Midsummer in Egypt Runway Show
The long awaited sequel to February’s Winter in Egypt will unfold in celebrity designer Corey Woods’ sizzling and sensational Midsummer in Egypt. Known for creating unforgettable and mind-binding experiences, designer Corey Woods is set to deliver a show that will not only outdo his last show, but will set fashion week ablaze in Midsummer fires of splendor, sensuality, and above all-style.
YEROC by Corey Woods last show sold out rapidly, and was packed with press, fashionistas, and Woods’s own celebrity clientele. There are a limited number of seats available to the public.
All VIP guests will have access to the Coming of the Solstice Fashion Presentation on the 5th and the YEROC by Corey Woods runway show on the 13th as well as the afterparty AND a pair of luxury eyewear valued at $500-$750.
About YEROC by Corey Woods
Known as the go-to-designer for one-of-a-kind eyewear, his designs have been seen on Beyoncé, Rihanna, Kanye West, Kim Kardashian–West, Naomi Campbell, Kimora Lee Simmons, Amber Rose, Lori Greiner, Pitbull, Mark Cuban, Christina Milian, Nicki MInaj, Don Benjamin, and many more. Standing alongside the giants in the fashion industry, Corey reveals his inspiration, “The core is comprised of an eclectic, artistic, imaginative, and productive nucleus that spawns original output,” he explains, “My inspiration to birth a luxury eyewear company comes forth from an internal deep-leveled well of virtuosity.”
AsianInNY is turning 10 years old! AsianInNY 10th Anniversary Fashion Show will be on Sat 9/22/2018 from 2pm~4pm (door opens at 2pm) at TF Chen Art Building (335 West, 35th St, New York) featuring top Asian fashion designers, brands and models. This is the largest Asian fashion runway show in New York. Come join us!
Tickets are limited for $32 per person in advance before Sep 20th online, $50 on site.
What is included:
– Cocktail Reception from 2-3pm sponsored by Brooklyn Crafted, Essentia Water, NOYU Teas, KOH Coconut, KOH Chips, VIVALOE, Leo Beer and Singha Beer.
– First 200 people who purchased the tickets will receive gift bags (over $100 value) sponsored by Erno Laszlo, Good Maker Beauty Expert, Sofer, Casual Home, Mei Li, and The Grand at Sky View Parc.
Date: Sat 9/22/2018 from 2pm~4pm
Location: TF Chen Art Building (335 West, 35th Street, New York)
Jessica was born in Taipei and moved to NYC in 1994. After 3 years of studying pre-med chemistry at Baylor University, Texas, Jessica Chen found her true calling and graduated from F.I.T. with a bachelor’s degree in Fashion Design. She started her fashion career with internships at Geoffrey Beene, Carolina Herrera and apprenticed with industry legend Ms. Pauline Trigere. Her experiences included as Head Designer for luxury outerwear brand “Andrew Marc” with designs sold in all major US department stores from Saks Fifth Ave, Neiman Marcus, Bloomingdale’s to Nordstrom’s. She was also Leather Design Director at S. Rothschild designing for licensee labels include Ralph Lauren, Elie Tahari, DKNY, Zac Posen and Victoria’s Secret among them. She is currently the Design and Marketing Director for luxury Italian handbag brand: “FVCINA”. Jessica has created a collection named Atelier 1901 for the modern day woman on the go: edgy yet feminine, luxurious fabrics with refined palettes, sculptured tailoring details yet easy to wear. Most garments are designed from upcycling materials to reduce the waste generated within the fashion industry to promote positive impact on earth. Jessica’s fashion show is featuring PeiJu Chien-Pott: renowned dancer and choreographer from Taiwan as her collection is inspired by PeiJu’s performance for the “Rebirth” sculptures by Kang Muxiang in the NYC garment district.
Pai Cheng Cheng
Pai Cheng Cheng was born in Taipei Taiwan. After 4 years of studying Fashion Design in Shih Chien University, Pai Cheng received his Fashion Design Master Degree from Istituto Marangoni Milano. Pai Cheng established his brand “CHENG PAI CHENG” in October 2014 in Taiwan. Pai Cheng always tries to mix his Italy education background and experience as well as his fun personality into the outfit he creates: bright colors and digital printing are main features of the brand. Because of his unique color and print design, CHENG PAI CHENG design has dressed and collaborated with numerous famous artists and singers. Pai Cheng’s collections have been reported by all major media outlets in Asia.
Joe Chan is from Taiwan and studied in Paris from 2010. He finished his study in ECOLE DE LA CHAMBRE SYNDICALE DE LA HAUTE COUTURE PARISIENNE and has interned in RICK OWENS showroom, AMERICAN RETRO and French womenswear label KOCHÉ, later also worked as an assistant designer in KOCHÉ till end of 2015. After his more than 5 years life time in Paris, he decided to return to Taipei and started his own menswear label TSUNG YU CHAN in 2016. Harper’s BAZAAR 150 Years The Greatest Moments also invited Joe to create a special limited version t-shirts in 2017. Joe strives to bring his creativity and design from Europe back to Taiwan to combine with Taiwanese traditional techniques to create a modern style yet wearable high-end menswear.
Chelsea graduated in 2011 from Chung Ang University in Film Studies, and concurrently pursued a master’s degree in international studies while opening and managing her own studio in Seoul and NYC. Before opening her studio, Chelsea had already received accolades in a variety of creative endeavors. She published a short film called “necklace” in 2008, and later a longer short film called “still in love with you”. “still in love with you” was shown to great acclaim in the 2011 Busan International Film Festival. She gained broad experience and commercial knowledge working for global fashion brand H&M as an entry level stylist and designer in Tokyo, and worked on Forever 21’s illustration design team in New York City. She has also provided design assistance for Dolce & Gabbana as a Fashion Intern. In 2013, her career and global recognition soared upon winning the 2013 Asia’s Most Valuable Fashion Designer award in London, and in 2014 the designation Wedding Dress Designer of the Year. Her dresses have been worn by many of Asia’s top tastemakers and socialites.
Alexandra Peng Charton
Born in Taiwan and raised at the foothills of Argentinean Andes, Alexandra Peng has been designing eyewear for over two decades. While still pursuing Comparative Literature major at UC Berkey, she was hired as an interpreter at MIDO, the world’s largest eyewear fashion show in Milan, and thus ignited her passion in eyewear design. During her 16 years in the European optical scene, Alexandra was the creative mind behind numerous eyewear collections of global brands such as Vivienne Westwood, Missoni, Moschino, Gianfranco Ferre, to name a few. In 2009, she launched TC CHARTON Asian Fit Eyewear in San Francisco Bay Area. TC CHARTON is the only North American designer eyewear brand that focuses solely on making distinctive and luxury glasses for beautiful faces with Asian features.
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FASHINNOVATION, a platform where fashion and technology connect with a mission to inspire and share knowledge in the fashion, entrepreneurship and technology sectors, is hosting the second edition of its semi-annual conference on February 13, 2019. The all-day red carpet event takes place during NYFW at one of the city’s premiere venues, Tribeca Rooftop, and features panels, live performances, installations, displays, and aims to “humanize homelessness” with the launch of a book titled: It Can Be You by The NYLON Project.
Panel topics include fashion tech innovation for retail, manufacturing, production, design, textiles, blockchain, customization, sustainability, augmented reality and more. Other discussions focus on women empowerment, entrepreneurship, and even a Twitter-based elevator pitch competition. Featured guests, panelists and moderators include: Eno Polo, CEO, Havaianas, Michael Ferraro, Director of FIT’s Infor Design & Technology Lab, Ryan Leslie, Co-Founder, SuperPhone, David Meltzer, Host of Entrepreneur.com’s “Elevator Pitch”, Renata Black, Co-Founder, EBY, Mark Price, CEO, FIREWIRE Surfboards, Lilian Liu, Manager of Partnerships, UN Global Compact, Gonzalo Pertile, Sustainable Director, J. Crew, Giulio Bonazzi, CEO of Aquafil, Ivan Poupyrev, VP, Google Jacquard, Carolina Wang, Co-Founder, EatGoodNYC, and Paul Dillinger, VP and Head of Global Product Innovation, Levi Strauss and more.
Welcome Breakfast/Registration: 8 AM
9 AM – 9:20 AM:
Jordana & Marcelo Guimaraes, Founders of FASHINNOVATION
UN Global Compact and Sustainable Development Goals: Innovation to Win Challenges in the Fashion Industry:
– Lilian Liu – Manager of Partnerships, UN Global Compact
9:20 AM – 9:50 AM:
Disruptive Fashion & Advanced Technology: The Future of FashionTech Today – by Levi’s & Google:
– Paul Dillinger – VP of Innovations, Levis
– Ivan Poupyrev – VP, Google Jacquard
– Michael Ferraro – Director, FIT Infor DTech Lab (moderator)
9:50 AM – 10:20 AM:
Fashion Designers and Innovative Supply Chain. New Technologies to Manufacture & Produce Faster – Scaling the Business & Traditional Practices:
– Zack Hurley – Founder, Indie Source
– Gus Bartholomeu – Co-Founder, SupplyCompass
– Alana Tummino – Sr. Director, AS/COA (Moderator)
10:20 AM – 10:50 AM:
Coffee Networking Break
10:50 AM – 11:20 AM:
“Humanizing Homelessness” – #ItCanBeYou – Using a voice in the arts/fashion to give a face to homelessness. Powered by: “The NYLON Project”:
Opening Piano Performance by Singer/Philanthropist: DeeMo
– Jason Naylor – Creative Director/Artist
– Veronika Scott – Founder, Empowerment Plan
– Nadya Rousseau – Co-Founder, Alter New Media
– Braylen Brooks – Influencer/Model, The Real Life Mannequin
– Jordana (Founder of TNP – moderator)
11:20 AM – 11:50 AM:
Women Empowerment & Fashion Tech Style: Innovative Brands, Conscious Design & Social Impact Entrepreneurs:
– The Female Quotient: Opening Remarks & Moderator
– Niki Srinivasa – Designer
– Billie Whitehouse – Founder, WearableX
– Ruth Degolia – Founder, Mercado Global
11:50 AM – 12:10 PM:
The Latest Research & Innovation in Textiles – Starting w/ DNA in Cotton to Implemented LED Lighting:
– Sean Cormier – Assistant Chair, FIT Textiles Dept – Opening Remarks and Moderator
– Constanza – Designer/Founder, Constanza+LAB
12:10 PM – 12:25 PM:
Surfers and Entrepreneurs: “Take your surfboard to the beach & surf in the waves of innovation & design”:
– Mark Price – CEO, FIREWIRE Surfboards
– David Meltzer – Host, Elevator Pitch by Entrepreneur.com (Moderator)
12:25 PM – 12:45 PM:
FashionTech Start-Up Pitch, Hosted by David Meltzer (Elevator Pitch/ Entrepreneur.com):
– Matias Gath – Co-Founder & CEO, eSTYLAR
– Alek Safar – Founder, MirowTech
– Romi Faylo – Founder, F.F.P Textile Revolution
12:45 PM – 2 PM:
Lunch Cocktail Networking:
– Authentic Greek Cuisine by Vernon Grille
– Fashion Installations by Imi By Imogen Evans and Constanza+LAB
– Red Carpet
2 PM – 2:25 PM:
HAVAIANAS: Sandals Trending in the Summer and Winter Months. How innovation plays an important role in maintaining retail seasonal year round:
– Eno Polo – CEO, Havaianas
– John West – Founder, Scraffic (Moderator)
2:25 PM – 2:40 PM:
Circular Economy, Recycled Materials and Sustainability in Fashion:
– Giulio Bonazzi – CEO & Founder, Aquafil
– Natasha Berg – Founding Chair, Oceanic Global
2:40 PM – 3:10 PM:
Designers, Creatives and Innovators –
The “Multicultural” Fashion Community:
– Carolina Wang – Co-Founder, EatGoodNYC
– Emily Brickel Edelson – Co-Founder, Chic Sketch
– Imogen Evans – Designer & Founder, Imi by Imogen Evans
– Rayhan Perera – Founder, Runway Moda (Moderator)
3:10 PM – 3:30 PM:
Networking Coffee Break
3:30 PM – 4 PM:
Customizing the Consumer Experience Via a Digital Fashion Platform: Connecting and Co-Creating wth Innovation:
– Jennie Baik – Founder, Orchard Mile
– Alfredo Orobio – Founder, AWAYTOMARS
– Nina Farran – Founder, FASHIONKIND
– Greg Reynolds – Executive Director, Skookum (Moderator)
4 PM – 4:30 PM:
Sustainability, Social Responsibility & Radical Transparency: A Movement for Social Good in Fashion and Empowerment to Communities Around the World:
– Kohl Crecelius – Founder, Krochet Kids/Known Supply
– Gonzalo Pertile – Sustainable Director, J Crew
– Carrie Phillips – Partner & Co-Founder, BPCM (Moderator)
4:30 PM – 5 PM:
Marketplace, E-commerce, Digital Platform: Technologies in Fashion Connecting Businesses Online and Offline:
– Simon P. Lock – CEO, ORDRE
– Sydney Sherman – CEO & Co-Founder, Faire Inc.
– Cormac Kinney – CEO/Founder, Flont
– Rafael Lourenco – EVP, ClearSale (Moderator)
5 PM – 5:15 PM:
Networking Coffee Break
5:15 PM – 5:35 PM:
My Fashion AVATAR – Artificial Intelligence, Augmented and Virtual Reality. Innovating & Enhancing the Shopper Experience:
– Adam Gam – US Chief Marketing Officer, PerfectCorp
– Jaclynn Brennan – Founder, Creative Duality & Commercial Director, eSTYALR
– Rob Tankson – Founder, PrestoDoctor (moderator)
5:35 PM – 5:45 PM:
Opening Remarks: Celebrities/ Influencers in Fashion. The Story Behind the EBY Fashion Brand:
– Renata Black – Co-Founder, EBY
5:45 PM – 6:10 PM:
Celebrities/Influencers in Fashion – Innovating Relationships with Brands:
– Yuli Ziv – CEO Influencer Division, LAUNCHMETRICS
– Christian Oth – Photographer
– Alexandra Dieck – Influencer, LexiconofStyle
– Ruben Ochoa – Principal, DisruptivAgency (Moderator)
6:10 PM – 6:30 PM:
The 5 “F’s” Inside & Outside of Fashion: Faith, Follow-Up, Follow-Through and Finish:
– Ryan Leslie – Founder, SUPERPHONE