Continuing to pioneer the tech space, Decoded Fashion will be hosting their next 2-day Summit in New York this November. At “Fashion Interconnected – A Summit on Wearables & Retail Innovation” attendees and speakers will discuss and challenge ideas disrupting the the explosive category, talk business opportunities and what devices are impacting the industry today and in the future.
Over 100 of the world’s top fashion, beauty and retail leaders and thinkers will be in attendance providing their knowledge and point-of-view on the future of fashion and technology, including: Uri Minkoff, CEO, Rebecca Minkoff, Aliza Licht, SVP Global Communications, Donna Karan International, Matthew Woolsey, EVP Of Digital, Barneys, Jennifer Hyman, CEO, Rent the Runway, Alan Tisch, Founder & CEO, Spring and Lauren Indvik, Editor-in-Chief, Fashionista.com, and many more.
The submit will be broken out into various topics. Highlights include:
Wearables & Sensors Track
How can wearables be both technological breakthroughs, while remaining luxurious and fashionable? What’s the potential for this market as fashion brands and retailers now look to include wearables in their offering? While smart materials offer a solution to creating less waste, offering new possibilities for renewable resources, and fashioning a new future for innovation.
Retail Devices Track
Creativity and innovation: The opportunities in these are relatively new to the fashion industry, and at a stage where retailers and brands can afford to be experimental with how they use it. These experiences are about creating excitement and connecting with the consumer in memorable ways. Virtual reality, immersive experiences, virtual stores and more will help navigate the space.
Entrepreneurs can sign up for a limited face-to-face meetings executives from the fashion and retail industry including Donna Karan, Gilt, Tibi, Juicy Couture, Nanatte Lepore, L’Oréal, Estee Lauder and more.
A global platform of founders making wearables will present at the summit to a panel of top judges to be announced as the most beautiful wearable fashion item of 2014.
Your discounted ticket includes:
- Full access to 2 days of more than 100 speakers, keynotes and mentors. Hear how smart devices are shaking up the retail landscape, and discover the possibilities for smart fashion and connected devices
- Masterclasses where we’ll deep-dive into the best practices and new ideas for brands and entrepreneurs
- One-on-one meetings with executives and investors at the Mentorship Hub
- The Fashion Pitch competition where we’ll discover the world’s most beautiful early-stage wearables startup
- Breakfast, dinner and cocktails to maximize networking
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