Phoenix Fashion Week offers ‘Business of Fashion’ seminar series

Phoenix Fashion Week welcomes the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising as the official presenting sponsor for The “Business of Fashion” Seminar Series for 2015, including a design inspiration seminar presented by FIDM educator Julie Ott.

The specialized, private college is dedicated to educating students in the Fashion, Graphic Design, Interior Design, and Entertainment industries and serves as a prestigious edition to Phoenix Fashion Week’s 2015 “Business of Fashion” Seminar Series.

FIDM’s focused curriculum integrates creative and leadership skills to develop graduates for the global industries, just as Phoenix Fashion Week’s ‘Business of Fashion’ Seminar Series educates it’s attendees for real world success.

This year’s lineup is set to provide speakers and topics via daily seminars 9 a.m. – noon October 1-3 by industry professionals.

The lineup is set to include top fashion industry experts speakers, including True Religion Brand Jeans co-founder Kym Gold.

Phoenix Fashion Week is built on education and to have a globally recognized fashion institute like FIDM, and top speakers from around the nation come to support this mission, helps to further push Arizona, fashion forward.” said Phoenix Fashion Week Executive Director Brian Hill.

Learn insider tips in various fashion-focused areas, including:

  • “The GOLD Standard: How to Take Your Brand from 1-200 Million” with True Religion Brand Jeans co-founder Kym Gold;
  • “How to successfully apply your brand to the top social media channels” with Bloguettes co-founder Sakura Considine;
  • “Behind the Design” with Julie Ott of FIDM;
  • “DIY PR” with Tosha Cole Clemens;
  • “Fashion for Profit” with Frances Harder of Fashion Business inc.;
  • “How to Grow Your Brand Internationally” with Tara Sillery;
  • “How to Sell Your Collection to The Best Retailers” with Melissa McGraw with Fashion Potential;
  • “Fashion Law: Protecting Your Brand” by Talia Offord, Attorney
  • “How to Build Your Brand Vision” with Alison Callaway.

Phoenix Fashion Week’s seminar series is open to students, educators and fashion focused individuals and is set to take place at Talking Stick Resort.

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