Digital LA - Fashion Startups Panel
Wednesday, October 17, 2012 from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM (PDT)
Santa Monica, CA
Join us for our Fashion Startups panel during Fashion Week LA, featuring startups in the fashion / retail / beauty space. Panelists will give a 5-min PPT preso on their company, then do a panel, discussing how they use digital, secure funding, get partners, do marketing, align w brands/celebs, and rock social media, and more.
Scheduled Speakers so far:
Director of Acquisition
BeachMint connects e-commerce with celebrities via its sites including @jewelmint @stylemint @beautymint @shoemint.
StyleSaint's Creative Collective of global bloggers and influencers create their online and mobile StyleBooks of their favorite looks and designs, and share them via their personal style blogs, Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest. These StyleBooks are also the inspiration for designing a new line of clothing based on community tastes. @StyleSaint
Who What Wear
WhoWhatWear.com is an online magazine with a subscription-based, daily email newsletter covering the latest in celebrity fashion, runway trends, and beauty secrets. Its weekly, style web series Who What Wear TV has been the #1 downloaded podcast on iTunes in fashion vertical and was featured in Hollywood Reporter’s Digital Power Sector Showcase. WWW was launched by two former ELLE Magazine Editors. @WhoWhatWear
MeUndies.com is a subscription based underwear company selling the "world's most comforatble underwear." MeUndies.com has more than 100,000 Twitter followers and 80,000 Facebook likes. @Me_Undies
Founder / CEO
Hilary Novelle, Founder, Style Club. The Style Club is a social e-commerce fashion startup focused on delivering celebrity-inspired styles to teens at affordable prices. The site curates trends from celebrities, fashion gurus, fashion bloggers, and online “haulers” and offers 30-day limited edition sales of each “capsule collection.” The place to shop and talk fashion with friends and your favorite celebrities. @TheStyleClubLA
Fidoo is an online platform that helps connect consumers with brands, designers, and stores; while at the same time helping those same brands, designers, and stores connect with engaged consumers. Fidoo's goal is to organize the world's fashion information so that it is quickly accessible, accurate, and searchable. @fashion_engine
Milk & Honey Shoes
Co-Founder. Milk & Honey is an e-commerce platform that allows women to design their own shoes. Celebrity collaborators include Ginnifer Goodwin, Malin Ackerman, and Selena Gomez. Milk & Honey has been featured on E! News, The Nate Berkus shoe, and Good Morning America and has been written about by InStyle, Lucky, People Style Watch and more. @milkhoneyshoes
Founder. Fashioning Change lets you shop stylish independent eco-friendly & ethical designers that match the style and price points of your favorite name brands. Created Wear This, Not That™, which lists eco-friendly retailers selling similar products at lower prices. @fashion_change @adriana_herrera
CEO and Co-Founder. PVBody.com is a new fitness fashion ecommerce site. The focus is offering $150 women's fitness outfits for $40 every month based on their style and exercise habits. What began as a company focused on women's health and fitness through supplements and vitamins, quickly launched PVBody as a way to help women look great while working to feel great.
CALL FOR SPEAKERS: If you're a startup that's launched, has a decent social media following (>500 Twitter followers) and some press buzz, email a short descriptoin in the same format as the above speakers so we can review. Email firstname.lastname@example.org w FASHION as the subject.
- 7-8p Check-in and Networking
- 8-9p Six 5 mintues pitches and 5 min Q&As on each startup
- 9-9:30p Panel with all the speakers
- 9:30-10p After Networking
CALL FOR SPONSORS: Sponsor this by emailing email@example.com with FASHION as subject to promote your brand, service, startup.
Thanks to our event host:
Cross Campus combines state-of-the-art workspace, education and professional events in a campus-style setting. The mission of Cross Campus is to create a unique environment, select community and relevant educational curriculum with the intent to build innovative and successful businesses. Cross Campus inspires creative collisions and business development through its learning platforms, first-class design and extraordinary events. For more information on memberships or events on Campus, please visit www.crosscamp.us. @CrossCampusLA
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Digital LA organizes networking events for online entertainment, marketing and advertising friends and professionals around entertainment, strartups, movies, TV/web series, music, video games, VFX/3D, including content creation, development, distribution, marketing and social media. Digital LA is the founder of the Silicon Beach Fest, a biannual startup entertainent confernece.