CONVERSATIONS: FASHION, SUSTAINABILITY, AND TRENDS
Tuesday, May 18, 2010 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM (PDT)
This evening we will host a panel discussion on fashion, sustainability, and the latest trends followed by a Q &A session. Our panelists are the following fashion pioneers:
Former head of Fashion Direction for Forever 21 and fashion editor for FOAM magazine, assists Global retailers, designers and manufacturers in developing niche markets through creative direction, business strategy and market forecasting. She is dedicated to empowering designers to become more transparent in reducing overall waste through editing and innovation. She has partnered with global-influencer brands such as Tommy Hilfiger,The Sak and American Rag and her fashion styling images created for advertising, editorial and celebrities have appeared in publications such as In-Style, Vanity Fair, Surface, Teen Vogue and Nylon.
Identified in 2008 by London's Financial Times as one of the "green power broker" cofounded ESPRIT’s ecollection line, which was the first ecologically responsible clothing line developed by a major corporation and set pioneering standards for the textile industry. As a practicing designer, consultant, and educator, Lynda has worked with clients ranging from artisans and farmers to nonprofits and clothing companies, including UNDP, The Sustainable Cotton Project, Aid to Artisans, Gap Inc, Market Place India, Patagonia, Green Peace, 13-mile Farm, and Shayan Craft Center, to name a few.
Among serving as the current chair of CCA's Fashion Design Program, Amy also served as senior lecturer for Fashion Design at Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, and a lecturer at FIDM, Los Angeles, where she was noted as "faculty of the year." Amy's work as a designer ( women’s designer knits, sweaters, and active sports products for the ski and swim industries) has been photographed for Women’s Wear Daily, California Apparel News, Active Sport, Vogue, Elle, and Glamour, to name a few. Her clothing has been sold worldwide in high-end design boutiques, department stores, and catalogs/websites.
Also you will hear from our friends at Global Action through Fashion as well exciting upcoming news for San Francisco's official Fashion Night Out on November 18th, 2010.
RSVP to reserve your place by May 17th. However, this is not a free event, please find ticket prices below to paid at the door:
Student- $10 (please bring student ID)
IFCSF/FGI members- $20
Regular ticket- $25
We look forward to seeing you soon!
Thank you to our sponsors and supporters Global Action Through Fashion, Westfield Mall, San Francisco's Office of Small Business, San Francisco's Office of Economic and Workforce Development, Kaboodle, and Clif Family Winery & Farm .