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Open Source Fashion: Innovative Fashion Business Networking Event

As we all know, a major part of success is networking.  This is of course true in every industry but there sees to be a special emphasis when it comes to fashion.  Who you know is half the battle.  But that’s not all that comes out of networking. Having a community of like minded individuals to chat with, use as a sounding board, offer assistance, and get to know, is absolutely essential to creating a well-received business.

Not too long ago, we told you about Open Source Fashion, a New York based meetup group that gets together every 4-6 weeks for some industry pow-wow.  Their first event was a great success and they are now following on its heels with their second:

INNOVATIVE FASHION BUSINESSES
PANEL DISCUSSION & NETWORKING EVENT
April 28th, 2011
6:30PM – 8:30PM

Open Source Fashion Meetup

Featured Panelists include:

Ms. Melissa Gonzalez of RS Pop Shop & Lion’esque Media
Ms. Lara Crystal of Rent The Runway
Ms. Sabina Les of Sabina Les Designs

Planning to attend?

RSVP here: www.meetup.com/opensourcefashion

 

About Nicole Giordano

Nicole is the founder and CEO of StartUp FASHION and has been critical in the launch of hundreds of independent designers’ successful fashion businesses. Prior to StartUp FASHION, she founded a private label accessories brand, led operations for an international textile distributor, and assisted with the raw materials sourcing for labels including Jill Stuart, Prabal Gurung, and Isaac Mizrahi.

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