Our How to Make It in Fashion conference is coming to Los Angeles on November 8, and tickets are almost sold out!
We’ve got some amazing things planned, and you won’t want to miss any of it.
We’re bringing our How to Make It in Fashion conference to Los Angeles on November 8. (That’s next week!) We’ve told you about our incredible line up of speakers–Erica Domesek of PS I Made This, celebrity stylist Cher Coulter, and Scandal costume designer Lyn Paolo are just a few who will be joining us–but we’re Read more →
Our How to Make It in Fashion conference is coming to Los Angeles on November 8, and tickets are selling fast. If you’re hoping to start a career in the fashion world—whether as a stylist, publicist, designer, or blogger—we’ve gathered some of the industry’s most notable insiders as our keynote speakers, including Erica Domesek of P.S. I Made This, costume designer Lyn Paolo of Scandal and Shameless, and the legendary designer and stylist L’Wren Scott.
We’re so excited to host our “How to Make It in Fashion” conference in Los Angeles this November. Not only will we have amazing panel discussions and incredible keynote speakers, we’re also bringing our mentoring sessions to the West Coast!
Here’s how it works:
The Man Behind Bill Cosby’s Famous Sweaters: You’ve probably admired his work your entire life. Now, you can finally meet the man behind the mask–er, sweaters. We talked to Koos van der Akker, Bill Cosby’s sweater designer, about his work, his relationship with the lovable comedian, and not meeting his customers.
These Fashion Words Need to Be Retired Immediately: We’ve all been guilty of using them at some point or another, but words like “maj,” “everything,” “obsessed,” and “situation” really need to disappear from fashion vocabulary–sooner rather than later, please.
Roaming the City with a Top Model Scout: We hung out with model scout Lanny Zenga of One Management and learned the tricks of the trade–including where scouts go to find new talent. If you’re an aspiring model, start haunting these locations, stat!
Women and men from across the world (some as far as Bombay) were sitting on the edge of their seats at our first ever “How to Make it in Fashion” conference a few weeks ago. The topic? How to network (the right way) in this competitive industry.
Trust us, the advice was good–and that’s because it came from industry pros like Melanie Bender, co-founder & partner of communications firm Post+Beam, Alisa Gould-Simon, co-founder of style sharing app Pose, Amber Venz, president & co-founder of affiliate link program rewardStyle, John Jannuzzi, a contributing editor at Lucky, and Ruthie Friedlander, the senior digital manager for The Row. They may be young, but they still have years of experience and had much knowledge to share. Read on to see what we learned.
Love the Internet? Looking for a career in fashion technology? If your answer to both of these questions is an enthusiastic “yes!”, then check out our careers page for some seriously exciting opportunities.
For many people, the idea of working day to day with a sibling–let alone running a business with them–is less than appealing. But Rebecca and Uri Minkoff (designer and CEO, respectively) have perfected their system, growing the Rebecca Minkoff label from scratch into a global powerhouse brand.
At Fashionista’s conference on June 21, editor at large Lauren Sherman sat down with the sibs as they presented their story and strategies, and shared invaluable advice with the audience.