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Calling for Designers – Oakland Fashion Network (OFN) — Deadline Sep 30, 2015

Posted by on Sep 22, 2015 in Blog | Comments Off on Calling for Designers – Oakland Fashion Network (OFN) — Deadline Sep 30, 2015

ofn1 OFN is excited to announce a holiday shopping event and fashion show at Apparel Arts, 1616 Franklin St. Oakland. The event will coincide with Oakland’s First Fridays Art Murmur. The event will take place on Fri. December 4 from 6pm-9pm. A fashion show will run during the sale from 7-8pm.

We will feature 15+ local fashion and accessory designers to sell their goods for the holiday shopping season, as well as present looks for the fashion show.

To sell:

Each designer will be allotted approximately 10 feet of space with room for one clothing rack and/or a table.

For the fashion show:

Each designer may contribute 2 looks to the fashion show. The show will run for one hour during the sale on a runway running down center of Apparel Arts’ main room.

Participating designers will provide their own model with hair and makeup for the show.ofn2

For more information and to apply, please complete this form by Sept. 30 to be considered for the OFN’s 2015 Holiday Pop Up and Fashion Show. http://bit.ly/1HSwDBW and www.oaklandfashion.org

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Fashion Community Week – September 23rd through 27th, 2015

Posted by on Aug 18, 2015 in Blog | Comments Off on Fashion Community Week – September 23rd through 27th, 2015

Fashion Community Week – September 23rd through 27th, 2015

A 5-day event featuring 4 day series of Fashion shows followed by a two-day Conference and Trade Show.

PeopleWearSF participated in last year’s inaugural Fashion Community Week, and has partnered with event founder Shirin Hashem in support of this year’s event series.

Fashion Community Week is “the Global ‘intersection’ of Fashion in San Francisco,” according to the organization’s website. “Our events are an expression of Community coming together, creating collaborations, network and raising awareness towards major Causes and organizations.”

The event runs from September 23rd through 27th. It features a series of fashion shows and a two-day conference and exhibition. Learn more at http://www.fcwsf.com/

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San Francisco FIDM Alumni Business Workshop From Inception To Retail: Starting A Line – August 13, 2015

Posted by on Jul 23, 2015 in Blog | Comments Off on San Francisco FIDM Alumni Business Workshop From Inception To Retail: Starting A Line – August 13, 2015

Join us for an informative evening with a panel of apparel industry professionals as they discuss the basics of starting your own apparel business.

The panel will be discussing various topics including:

  • Apparel Law
  • Sourcing
  • Production/Manufacturing
  • Branding/Marketing
  • Wholesale Sales

Date: Thursday, August 13, 2015
Time: 6:00pm-8:00pm
Location: FIDM San Francisco Campus 55 Stockton Street. 5th Floor
Registerhttps://www.eventbrite.com/e/from-inception-to-retail-starting-a-line-tickets-16886386637

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Sustainable Fashion What’s Next? A Conversation about Issues, Practices and Possibilities

Posted by on Jul 22, 2015 in Blog | Comments Off on Sustainable Fashion What’s Next? A Conversation about Issues, Practices and Possibilities

Sustainable Fashion. What's Next?

2nd edition out July 2015

Sustainable Fashion: What’s Next? is off the press. A conversation about issues, practices & possibilities the book format is an anthology, divided into 3 sections -people, process, environment-  focused on an in-depth exploration of  sustainable opportunities. Each chapter written by an industry or academic practitioner stands alone, yet together forms an integrated conversation. Please read about the challenges that designers, product developers and consumers confront at they create, reuse and recycle clothing and fashion.

Preview hightlights from this new edition
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Last Call – Fabric Sourcing & Inspection: July 23, 2015

Posted by on Jul 20, 2015 in Blog | Comments Off on Last Call – Fabric Sourcing & Inspection: July 23, 2015

This Thursday, July 23, 2015 will start the next series of Garment Industry 411 Seminars and cover Fabric Sourcing & Inspection.  Register at  www.garmentindustry411.com

fabricClasses will be held on Thursdays from 6 – 9pm at SOMArts and local sewing factories. Cost is $60 general, or $50 for students. You may take individual classes of your choice or register for the series (6 classes).

There is a substantial discount for taking the whole series – and you will grasp a fuller understanding of garment manufacturing both in California and off-shore.  Cost is $300 general or $250 for PWSF members and students.
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Studio Moving Sale – July 18th

Posted by on Jul 17, 2015 in Blog | Comments Off on Studio Moving Sale – July 18th

July 18, 2015 : 10a-2p

4083 Emery St. Emeryville CA

sewingmachineMoving Studio Sale and Garage Sale!- On Saturday July18 From 10 am to 2 pm only= Selling Fabric, Trims, Furniture, Hobart M Cable Piano, Antique Wheeler and Wilson Sewing Machine, 60’s Singer sewing machine, Lexar Digitizing Table with computer and program, HP Pattern Printer with Paper. HP color printer with cartriges, Shelves, Frieght scale, Packing materials, Racks, Patterns, XXL Dress Manniquin (40-31-44) . 5 piece modules for kitchen area (grey)Misc Kitchen Items, tools, speakers, Wii, Racks and More.

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