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Monday, March 2


Funding, When and How
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Drew Jones

Founder, D. Jones Clothiers
After graduating from Texas A&M in 2006, Drew took his business degree and moved to Asia where he experienced his first custom suit.  The business minded entrepreneur became intrigued and traveled to various cities across the United States, Europe, and Asia to learn about the inner... Read More →
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Kevin Lavelle

Founder & CEO, Mizzen+Main
Kevin Lavelle is the Founder and CEO of Mizzen+Main, an innovative company changing the landscape of the apparel industry with its moisture wicking, wrinkle free, American made professional apparel. After spending a year overseas during college in Europe, Southeast Asia, and... Read More →
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Imran Sheikh

Chief Operating Officer, Need
Imran Sheikh serves as Foremost and Need's Chief Operating Officer. Imran brings a wealth of retail experience with him, most notably as the Managing Partner of Aftershock London, overseeing the retailer’s expansion into North America. He is also a seasoned investor in the retail... Read More →

Monday March 2, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Boxer Property at Pacific Place 1910 Pacific, 20th Floor


Shooting for A Line: The Photography How-To
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Tyler Sharp

Tyler Sharp is a photographer, writer, and filmmaker based out of Dallas, Texas. Specializing in environmental portraiture, americana & western lifestyle, travel, and adventure documentary, he has sojourned extensively on assignment, and slept under the stars in some of the most... Read More →

Monday March 2, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm
White Space 2001 N. Lamar, 5th Floor
Tuesday, March 3


Fashion Promotion
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Rhonda Sargent Chambers

Founder, RSC Show Productions
Rhonda Sargent Chambers has been a respected figure in the modeling industry, event production and fundraising community for over 30 years in the North Texas area. She produces experiential events and fashion shows for prominent clients, assisting greatly in fund-raising events for... Read More →
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Leah Frazier

Owner, Think Three Media
Leah Frazier is a leading FashionPreneur™ and was recognized as one of Dallas' most successful women for 2015. In addition to this elite recognition, Leah received the “Rising Star” award for fashion blogging by Fashion Group International of Dallas in 2017, and was also nominated... Read More →
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Amy Power

Founder, The Power Group
Amy Power is the founder and president of The Power Group LLC headquartered in Dallas TX. She works hand-in-hand with CEOs and marketing directors of nationally known brands as well as entrepreneurial ventures. Amy has been a publicist for more than 20 years. She has public relations... Read More →

Tuesday March 3, 2015 11:00am - 12:00pm
Chase Basecamp 1700 Pacific


Fashion Industry Trends
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Edo Popken

Edo Popken of Switzerland
Edo Popken is a Swiss International Designer known for his limited edition dress shirts, colorful fashion approach, love for detail and eco-friendly and ethically correct craftsmanship. Edo Popken started his catalog and online store in 2009 in order to cover the increasing demand... Read More →

Tuesday March 3, 2015 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Fidelity Commercial Real Estate at Founders Square 900 Jackson Street
Wednesday, March 4


Fashion Blogging As a Career
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Lauren Sims

Editor, LOLO Magazine
Born & raised in Dallas, Texas; Baylor bear, newlywed, and lover of all things fashion. Interned for Pink Tartan showroom in NYC, worked in the Fine Apparel buying office for Neiman Marcus Direct. I am passionate about helping girls find security and beauty in their true identity... Read More →

Wednesday March 4, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm
White Space 2001 N. Lamar, 5th Floor


Getting to Market
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Lucy Dang

Founder, Lucy Dang
Lucy Dang is a Dallas-based designer, has been recognized as the 2013 winner of both Texas Next Top Designer and Belk's Southern Designer Showcase. Her passion and skills were realized and nurtured at the University of North Texas, College of Visual Arts and Design, where she earned... Read More →
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Britt Harless

Founder, Bohèm Unique Gems
Britt Harless was born and raised in a creative environment in Dallas, Texas. This unconventional yet traditional woman grew up traveling extensively. She trained with industry mentors in workshops, hands on over the years, and learned from her artistic family members. She started... Read More →
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Brooke Reynolds

Founder and Chief Giving Officer, Socialite Pink
Brooke Reynolds is the founder and Chief Giving Officer of Socialite Pink. After an 8-year career as a commercial real estate attorney, Brooke knew it was time to live life with passion and purpose. She designed Socialite Pink around one simple idea: to create a women-powered company... Read More →

Wednesday March 4, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm
ALT+CO at Thanksgiving Tower, Suite 3110 1601 Elm Street, Suite 3110


Getting Your Designs into Full Production
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Reham Choudhury

Creative Director, VERUM

Wednesday March 4, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Fort Work, 9th Floor 211 N. Ervay, 9th Floor
Friday, March 6


Technology in Fashion
avatar for Aimee Bentson

Aimee Bentson

Founder & CEO, Avyn, Inc.
Aimee is the founder and CEO of Avyn, a women's made-to-measure brand using patent-pending body-scanning and 3D imaging technology to make custom clothing a global business. Avyn seeks to address all of these issues simultaneously by creating both a brand and a platform, to revolutionize... Read More →

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Bryan DeLuca

Co-Founder/CEO/Beard Grower, Foot Cardigan
Bryan is the face of and brains behind Foot Cardigan, the largest sock subscription company in the universe. Born in Oklahoma, schooled in Nashville, and lifed in Texas, Bryan’s actually a Europhile at heart. Which means he’s either obsessing over his garden (no. really.) or planning... Read More →
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Scott Emmons

Enterprise Architect, Neiman Marcus Group Innovation Lab
As Enterprise Architect, Scott is focused on IS innovation for the Neiman Marcus Group (NMG). He built the NMG innovation lab (iLab) and is responsible for leading the organization in evaluating, designing, testing and piloting cutting-edge technologies and applications for luxury... Read More →
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Chris Hite

Managing Partner, J. Hilburn
Chris Hite’s seasoned ability to think beyond the current boundaries of a brand and engage diverse creative perspectives that deliver tailored solutions. Chris’ passion for branding and the customer experience was refined in his decade at Neiman Marcus stores, practicing excellence... Read More →

Friday March 6, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Chase Basecamp 1700 Pacific