Thinking of doing a pop-up?
Rosa Ng wants to teach you the ins and outs of planning, setting up and producing a pop-up shop. As a retail consultant, Parsons professor and Founder of Young & Able, a retail destination for emerging designers, she has immersed herself in the world of experiential retail.
After opening, merchandising and building stand alone and partnered pop-ups with companies such as The Arlo Hotel, The Refinery Hotel, Brooklinen and Lonny Magazine all around New York City for the past 5 years, she's ready to share with you her insights and tips on producing your very own pop-up shop.
In the 2-Hour Workshop, attendees will learn:
Basic steps, costs and logistics to consider
How to leverage sales this holiday season
Resources on scouting spaces and ways to evaluate a shops success
Insider tips, consumer insights and more!
Date: Sat 10/26
Location: SoHo ( TBD)
Are you an aspiring fashion, accessories or footwear designer? Are you currently working in fashion and looking to make some new connections? Are you ready to take your design ideas from concept to reality? Then, this event is for you!
Join 50 creatives for an evening of networking and sharing ideas and insider fashion information. Meet your next design partner, intern, mentor or creative collaborator! Plus, attend a seminar packed with information on design development, sourcing and production.
260 Ainslie Street, 3rd Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11211
Thursday, October 24th 6-9PM
Need help building your brand and not sure where to start?
We are hosting our Branding Masterclass for creative entrepreneurs in fashion, beauty and lifestyle categories on October 12, 2019 in New York. This is your opportunity to learn the fundamentals of branding and establish a foundation for your business in a strategic way. Our three-hour masterclass was created for those that would like to start a business or that have been in business for a few years and need a refresh!
The class will be taught by Melissa Hall, founder of The Emerging Designer and creative consultant that has worked with a wide range of fashion and lifestyle brands, retailers, educational institutions and has been an instructor at FIT for 10 years. She has consulted, coached and mentors hundreds of brands globally over the years as is excited to share her expertise with you!
Dates, Times and Location:
Saturday, October 12, 2019 from 11-2pm
Attendees will be given the exact location after registration along with a questionnaire to help us prepare
Space is limited to 6-8 people. If you can’t make this date or want to suggest a new time, please let us know! We’ll be doing seminars again in New York, different cities and for private groups! Email us for more information at email@example.com.
Earlybird - $199 - 3 hour masterclass + 1-hour consulting phone call post class (until Tuesday October 10, 2019) with code EARLYBIRD
Regular - $250 USD - 3 hour masterclass + 1-hour consulting phone call post class
In collaboration with Made in NYC, an organization that supports local brands, FAD Market is popping up at City Point in Brooklyn to celebrate products made in NYC, including a curated selection of crafted jewelry, apparel, bath and body care, tableware, home furnishings and more.
Oct. 5 + 6 | 11-7
City Point, 445 Albee Square West, Brooklyn, NY 11201
Learn more at FAD Market.
Developed by Re:Source founder Tara St James of the clothing label Study, the Design for Sustainable Manufacturing workshop will review sustainable alternatives for every aspect of the production process, look at incorporating sustainability into product design and manufacturing as well as consider ways that other designers include sustainability in their business models, learn about incorporating circular design strategies by reevaluating your supply chain.
The workshops include a theoretical foundation to the definitions of sustainable, circular and responsible fashion along with their key principles. This is followed by design thinking methods that put your company’s needs and interests in focus to develop the perfect and unique solution for your brand.
• Sourcing responsible fabrics and mills through our Re:Source textile library
• Life cycle thinking: a general overview or an assessment of your specific product(s)
• Setting sustainability goals: inventory your sustainable strategies and how you can scale/add to them
• Referrals to apparel manufacturers within our extensive database
• Understanding how to responsibly produce locally and internationally
Saturday, September 28, 2019, 1:00 PM 4:00 PM
520 8th Avenue, Suite 1202
New York, NY 10018
Learn more and register.
FAD Market is collaborating with newly opened Essex Street Market for their second fall show. Guests will be able to shop emerging designers and local artisans.
Sept. 21 + 22 | 11-6
Essex Market, 88 Essex Street., New York, NY 10002
Learn more at FAD Market.
Fashion Icons with Fern Mallis is one of the most interesting series in the fashion industry. Her ability to dive deep, let the icon reveal their story and engage the audience leaves you inspired and informed. In this talk, she'll be interviewing iconic designer Ralph Rucci.
André Leon Talley called him “a fashion Fabergé egg.” Oprah once called his work “a religious experience.” He’s the first American to show on the Paris couture schedule under his own name since Mainbocher in the 1930s.
This season, as he launches his new couture line, RR331, he tells Fern Mallis about the journey—and the respect, passion and discipline for detail, care, artistry and grace—that brought him to this position as America’s premier couturier.
Tuesday, September 17, 7:30 - 9:30pm
92nd Street Y in New York City
Learn more at the 92Y.
In honor of New York Textile Month, Material ConneXion will open their library headquarters, located at 101 Park Ave, to the public for a week of self-guided tours and exciting material inspiration. Tickets are free, but time slots are limited.
Learn more and register for this free event.
Once each month, we invite a sustainable textile vendor to present their materials, fibers and / or processes. Join us for September's Textile Tuesday with Queen of Raw in our new space in NYC's Garment District.
Supply chains are insanely wasteful, which harm people, planet, and profit. More than $120 billion worth of excess fabric goes unused in warehouses around the world every year! With a family in the business for over 100 years, Stephanie Benedetto saw the problem first hand a built the solution. Queen of Raw is a marketplace to buy and sell unused textiles, keeping it out of landfill and turning pollution into profit.
Join Stephanie Benedetto, CEO & Co-Founder of Queen of Raw, as she discusses new sustainable business models, innovative technology like blockchain and machine learning/AI, and the value of deadstock.
This event will also include a sales area where we will be selling deadstock textiles and trims so bring some bags to take home your goodies!
4-5 pm: Presentation
5-7 pm: Shop for fabrics!
Tuesday, September 10, 2019
FAD Market is back with their FAD Market: September Issue at City Point in Brooklyn this September 7+8th. Guests will be able to shop vendors that will feature goods that make September one of the best months of the year in NYC.
City Point, 445 Albee Square West, Brooklyn, NY 11201
Learn more at FAD Market.
Sustainable Brooklyn will be hosting their next symposium titled Air.
This symposium is dedicated to Eric and Erica Garner and will address the various encumbrances to our breathing as people of color. With speakers such as Sophia Roe, Majora Carter, Solonje Burnett and many others, we will dig deep into these environmental, social, and economic hinderances to our collective deep breathing and generate solutions to these barriers.
September 7, 11am - 6pm
Kinfolk 94 in Williamsburg, Brooklyn
Learn more about Sustainable Brooklyn and register.
Lifestyle brands Future & Fauna and Squar’d Away have partnered together to bring their specialized collection of female-designed, conscientious and sustainable goods to life with a purpose-driven pop-up shop in NYC’s trendy Nolita.
Event Address: 251 Elizabeth Street, NYC 10012
Dates & Times: July 31 - August 4th, 11am-7pm daily
Learn more at Future & Fauna + Squared Away Pop-Up.
Sustainable Brooklyn, an organization founded by Dominique Drakeford and Whitney McGuire aims to bridge the gap between the sustainability movement and targeted communities through events an education.
On May 11, 2019, they are hosting their next symposium rightfully titled EARTH. This is one of four events named after the elements (air, fire and water) that will connect industry experts, advocates and educators within food, fashion and wellness spaces to celebrate the planet.
The co-founders believe that Brooklyn is home to some of the most creative and sustainability savvy professionals who have been respectively working to dismantle systems of oppression, while celebrating the beauty of culture. They want to amplify the diverse voices in this space and create a foundation for substantive discussion to foster long-term, authentic, solutions through collaboration.
Saturday, May 11, 2019
11:00am - 5pm EST
Location: Mara Hoffman
126 5th Avenue
New York, NY 10011
Participating in a tradeshow takes time and money. It’s a true investment and also requires strategy. Understanding what tradeshow is right for you, when you should do one and what makes one a success are all questions that you should be asking as an emerging designer.
To learn more on how to succeed in 2019, FIT is hosting a panel talk on The Art of Navigating Tradeshows for Emerging Designers with industry experts that can give you the real scoop on how to make it.
Karen Parker O'Brien, Style|Room (Moderator)
Danielle Licata, President of COTERIE and East Coast Womenswear, Informa
Brian Trunzo, Head of Sales, Menswear, Informa
Lillian Kye (capsule) show, Liberty Fashion & Lifestyle Fairs
FIT's Design Entrepreneurs Collaborative
520 Eighth Avenue (36th and 37th Streets)
Suite 1202, New York, NY 10018
Thursday, May 9, 2019 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
The Fashion Law Institute presents their 9th annual symposium. The symposium will discuss emerging trends in fashion law.
Friday, April 12, 2019, 9am-6pm
Fordham Law School, 150 W. 62nd Street
Legal Realism: Designers' IP and the ethics of attorney advertising
Hyperreality: AI, privacy, and virtual retail
Real Deals: Secrets of effective licensing and collaborations
Keeping It Real: Streetwear, street art, cannabis, and the law of breaking the rules
Real Possibilities: Recent developments in fashion law
Really? Dolce & Gabbana, Galliano, and other unfashionable faux pas
Learn more and register.
From a fashion designer to a fertility clinic founder, digital entrepreneur to influencer, lawyer turned best-selling author and stationery brand founder, those looking for a dose of “here’s how I did it” will also be given some real talk on challenges, celebrations, big wins, and big losses that led to major lessons - all delivered in a live panel discussion followed by Q&A session.
Current and aspiring entrepreneurs and small-business owners - or people in need of a good dose of inspiration and business #truthbombs - are all invited to attend this series that has been called "what you get if Inc. or Entrepreneur Magazine came to life in front of you!"
The William Vale hotel
February 20, 2019, 7-9pm
RSVP before this intimate-by-design event closes!
Swatch On is exhibiting at 2019 Texworld USA in New York!
Come and experience their fully automated fabric store. Don’t miss the chance to meet Swatch On’s fabric collection in person!
They will be featuring street sports fabric (vinyl, hologram, performance, tulle/mesh), faux leather & fur, metallic, sequins, natural fabrics (silk, cotton, linen), organic jersey/woven, jersey & rib, lace, denim, chiffon, satin, organza, wool, angora, cashmere, velvet and much more!
Learn more and register for an appointment at Swatch On.
Swatch On at Texworld USA
Jacob K. Javits Convention Center ( Booth # H01)
655 West 34th Street New York, NY 10001
Jan 21st-23rd, 2019
In God We Trust is moving out of their Greenpoint Space. They’ve partnered with over 25 designers for this shopping event such as @pause.ny @hfredrikssonny @po.em_ @amalyameira @soft_haus
@modhemia and so many others.
In God We Trust Sample Sale
70 Greenpoint Avenue, Brooklyn
Friends and Family: Friday Jan 18th. 11-7pm
Open to Public: Saturday Jan 19th 11-7pm & Sunday Jan 20th 11-5pm
Young & Able is unloading everything! This weekend, they are selling good from 5 years of pop-ups such as fixtures, displays, merchandising materials and items at their Brooklyn townhome.
New Market Goods and Sienna Road will be joining them.
Get a preview on their Instagram
1/19 - 1/20
11am - 6pm at 277 Berry Street, Brooklyn NY
For four days, Everlane returns to The William Vale hotel to host its twice-annual Choose What You Pay, IRL event—where you’ll have the opportunity to shop some of their best styles at a significantly lower price.
What’s Choose What You Pay, IRL?
One of the challenges of growing is knowing how much to produce. So twice a year, Everlane clears out this inventory, giving customers a chance to shop some of their best styles at reduced prices. If you choose to pay more, Everlane will donate (and match the difference) to GrowNYC, supporting their work toward a healthier, more sustainable city—for all New Yorkers. Learn more at grownyc.org.
Friday, Jan 18 | 9am–8pm
Saturday, Jan 19 | 10am–8pm
Sunday, Jan 20 | 10am–7pm
Monday, Jan 21 | 10am–7pm
CitySource, FIT’s semi-annual trade show for emerging designers and small businesses is back for the season on January 11, 2019. The show will feature over 60 New York-based vendors including local pattern and samples makers, production contractors, marking and grading resources, cutters, printers and more. There will also be 3 45-minute demos on the show floor throughout the day.
Friday, January 11, 2019
9:30 AM – 5:00 PM EST
Fashion Institute of Technology John Reeves Great Hall
7th Avenue and West 28th Street, New York, NY 10001
Note: This is a sponsored post from our partners at Fashion Institute of Technology.
Owners, a collective of women-owned brands producing sustainable and ethical apparel, beauty, home goods, and accessories in New York City is back this season for the Owners Holiday Pop-Up shop.
December 1 - 31, Wednesdays - Sundays, 11am - 7pm
The Refinery Hotel, 63 W 38th Street, Manhattan, NY, 10018
Please find more information on Instagram.
End the morning struggle of what to wear to work and after! Timeless, stylish and purposeful workwear for the young professional woman is here!. Located on Elizabeth street, this pop-up experience will empower women to take their careers and lives to the next level of success. A week of workshops and events that will ring in 2019 with a bang.
251 Elizabeth Street, NY
December 18-24, 10AM-8PM
RSVP at hmete.com for all details on events and a chance to win personal styling session and a full outfit. We’ll also be serving complimentary bubbly, mulled wine and cookies. Can’t wait to close out the holiday season with you!
West Coast Craft is Coming to NYC! Shop some of our favorite artist and designer craftspeople, have your gifts wrapped for free, and enjoy a cozy cup of egg nog!
December 15 + 16, 11am - 7pm
271 Canal Street, 5th Floor, New York 10013
Learn more at West Coast Craft.