As an industry, fashion is evolving like no other, spurred by social media, wearable technology, faster logistics, slow fashion, and new forms of collaboration, and new forms of collaboration. We’re surrounded by advertisements everywhere we go, billboards with new product lines, innovative brands and successful influencers.
But how did they get there? What does it take to develop a brand and build a career in fashion? What are the different paths in the industry? How do you discover roles and jobs that are behind the scenes? What are the challenges and hurdles behind the glamour? How are people finding new opportunities and people to work with?
We’re inviting people to come and learn from diverse and interesting professionals, across the scope of the fashion industry. They will be sharing stories about how they built their careers, the problems faced along the way, and what’s working for them today.
You can share your own experiences with others, and meet potential collaborators too. Attendees will also get to meet a curated selection of startups, companies, and individuals that are currently hiring or looking to connect with fresh talent. This is an informal and intimate event of 60-80 potential friends and connections.
Who are our speakers?
- Antara Motiwala Marwah, Fashion Stylist
- Archana Walavalkar, Co-Founder of StyleCracker
- Butool Jamal, Fashion Features Editor at Harper’s Bazaar
- Gaurav Sawn, Fashion Photographer
- Natasha Sumant, Founder of Gundi Studios
- Sharmila Thapar, Partner at Marsil Exports
Who should attend?
Anyone looking to learn more about the process of building and navigating a career in fashion in the 21st century. You could be a designer, a stylist, a photographer, an entrepreneur, or just someone who wants to know more about navigating the industry. Companies, startups or brands looking for prospective clients, people to collaborate with, or candidates to hire.
How can you participate?
This event is ticketed and curated. We will be charging a nominal amount (Rs.350 for attendees) to help cover the production of the event. Our events are curated to ensure a degree of quality, intimacy and matching intentions of people and brands attending. You don’t need to be highly experienced or have a huge following to make it on our guest list – what we look for is the relevance and quality of your work or interests, and a desire to collaborate and chat with new people.
- As an attendee, just to learn, meet and network
- As a company or brand, if you’re looking to hire / recruit / collaborate (prices available on request)
Please fill out this GOOGLE FORM if you’re interested, and we’ll get back to you with a payment details to confirm your attendance. (Process: Fill google form > Receive email confirmation and payment details > Make payment > Attend the event).
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- Date: 12th April
- Venue: Istituto Marangoni, Ceejay House, Worli, Mumbai
- Time: 6:30PM – 9:30PM
The venue is accessibility friendly. Light refreshments and drinks will be served.