Suggested Sessions 2009 - DEPRECATED

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  1. Great Outfit Photos

    Many fashion bloggers take great outfit photos - and they do it by themselves! Learn from the pros on how to take the best shots, showcase your style and become a style icon yourself.

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    • Newbie Vintage: How to incorporate vintage into your wardrobe without looking dated.

      Many people shy away from vintage because they don't know how to wear it and are afraid to look dated. This panel will encourage them to foray into the one-of-a-kind world of vintage, by showing them how to select according to they taste, style and budget, and integrate it with their contemporary pieces for a unique look.

      7 votes
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      • How to sell vintage online

        A how-to and primer discussing the challenges of the unique inventory that is vintage, the standards in the online market and how to get started.

        18 votes
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        • How to hem a skirt or dress

          A basic primer on alterations, for people with little or no sewing experience! Hand techniques will be discussed and demonstrated.

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          • How to shop for quality on a budget

            All of us want to be dressed to the nines, no matter what our budget is. In this panel, we'll discuss what makes a quality garment. We'll discuss fabric, stitching and other factors that aid in style and durability, and how (and where!) to look for garments, and how to make the most out of them with what you have in your closet.

            12 votes
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            • WORKSHOP: soft circuits with conductive thread

              Alicia will lead a workshop!

              Learn soft circuits with conductive thread! We'll be stiching up electrical designs in fabric.

              This class will be a beginner course, the core concepts of a circuit will be covered. No previous experience required.

              Materials will be provided.

              13 votes
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              • Site design, purpose, usability and how to measure results

                many designers present web solutions are equivalent to the stores cash register! Indie designers are particular on how there "store" offline is laid out! what are there needs to extend this online, what about usability, desired results and exactly how do we measure success! What's "normal" for online sales figures! What's really needed and desired!

                24 votes
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                • Moving Into the Cloud - setting up a fashion related business online

                  As we explore development trading online and via mobile,exactly how much of a business can be adapted and moved online? Cloud computing is a tech term relating to working in what Most refer to as "virtual" space ( as opposed to virtual worlds) Operating in the "cloud" means a business is essentially 'portable'. Can someone essentially "move' their fashion business into The "cloud"

                  16 votes
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                  • 2D Codes in Fashion Design, Marketing & Retail

                    2D barcodes or QR Codes connect "The real world' with the mobile/online interface. Sessions explaining what 2D barcodes are The scope of this technology and how it can be applied in fashion!

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                    • Pricing for Profit

                      It's the one question every designer or creative entrepreneur has asked. If you're selling but can't seem to get aheadl are you pricing correctly and what is your profit strategy!

                      15 votes
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                      • Crowdsourced Style in one session - we'll pull together a garment based on attendee input!

                        We'll explore the concept of open manufacturing, P2P (peer to peer) and crowrd soursing a fashion line as we Create a garment from scratch from elements and suggestions from those in the room! A demonstration of Simplified construction techniques!

                        10 votes
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                        • Hacking Couture: Make your own Pucci

                          As part of the Italian Hack Collection everyone is welcome to brainstorm and make their very own Emilio Pucci design. With an open source approach this workshop engages on the original source code of the brand and its re-use.

                          16 votes
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                          • Panel: life as an indie designer

                            real life stories. three indie designers

                            15 votes
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                            • Producing an indie fashion show

                              Some stories from producing Brooklyn Fashion Festival, Sept 09.

                              16 votes
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                              • "how to sell online" e-commerce solutions

                                How's a young designer to get their product to market? Learn about various e-commerce solutions that are suitable for the fashion world.

                                36 votes
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                                • 15 votes
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                                  • Techniques for Fashion & Social Media

                                    Do you have ideas about how to use social media in the fashion world? Leave suggestions (or volunteer to speak) in the comments

                                    39 votes
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                                    • Green & Eco-friendly Fashion

                                      from fabrics made out of recycled bottles to new distribution models to giving clothes a new life as vintage--how can fashion be more eco-friendly?

                                      34 votes
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                                      • How to Crash an In-Crowd Party!

                                        Fashion Week is full of exclusive parties. How do you get in?

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                                        • How to Date Vintage Pieces

                                          Accurately dating vintage pieces is a valuable skill. Learn tips and tricks from the masters!

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