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Business – Fashion — Global Fashion Capitals Conference, Symposium & Fashion Fair 10/13/15 *FIT/CUNY-

Global Fashion Capitals Symposium

Tuesday, October 13

Student Fair

10 am – noon
John E. Reeves Great Hall
Conference Center at FIT

Fashion show and panel

Noon – 1 pm
Morris W. and Fannie B. Haft Auditorium
Marvin Feldman Center, Second Floor, FIT

At the student fair, visitors can interact with members of the international fashion community.

Argentina  |  Sponsored by Nichi Kashihara
Jonathan Newman, creator of “ele”—Buenos Aires born room shoes, will explain the story of “zapitos para las casa” and show his latest collection.

China  |  Sponsored by SUNY Confucius Institute for Business
Award winning Chinese actress, Lancy, will discuss the dynamic nature of China’s fashion and entertainment environment, as well as her new business, My Fashion Station. She will also be showcasing fashions from the top Chinese designers.

Finland  |  Sponsored by Taina Laaksonen
Learn about fashion blogging and street style photography with our Museum at FIT Instagram station. Also, come Skype chat with Marjut Uotila from the Dusty Finnish menswear label.

Japan  |  Sponsored by Nichi Kashihara
“KOKO”, a Tokyo street style specialist, will demonstrate the latest Japanese make-up trends. A special performance by KOTO player, “MASAYO ISHIGURE”, will play Japanese traditional instrument, KOTO, with urban stylish taste.

Spain  |  Sponsored by the Consulate of Spain in New York
Receive career advice from Gloria López Berenguer, Director of Beiñ, and an expert on fashion brands internationalization.

Turkey  |  Sponsored by the Consulate of Turkey in New York
Marbling (ebru) artist, Bingül Seviml, will present an interactive art demonstration.

International Programs at FIT
Test out your fashion knowledge to win prizes from countries around the world.

At noon, a fashion show featuring designers from emerging capitals will include a panel moderated by MFIT curators Ariele Elia and Elizabeth Way. Participating designers will be Ricardo Seco (Mexico City), Arzu Kaprol (Istanbul), Marina Hoermanseder (Berlin), Lisa Folawiyo (Lagos), and Nana Lee of LIE SANGBONG (Seoul).

The fashion show will be live-streamed. Please check back soon for full details.

Installation view, Global Fashion Capitals. Photo by Eileen Costa.

The afternoon session, held at the CUNY Graduate Center, will feature three panels addressing topics of industry, branding, and media. MFIT director Valerie Steele will speak that evening. For more information and afternoon registration, please visit the CUNY website.

Organized in collaboration with the CUNY Graduate Center and the School of Visual, Media and Performing Arts at Brooklyn College. Fashion show produced by Yo Soy Mexico with funding from the Mexican Agency for International Development Cooperation (AMEXCID).

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