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#SFFashionLab : One Summer Night Popup

Join SFFashionLab’s One Summer Night Popup  to network and socialize with San Francisco fashion industry SFFI } professionals, talents, startups, retailers and designers… Support the local “Made in San Francisco” brands by local emerging fashion designers… Demo new stylish tech products with Fashion+TechSF members. 

#SFFashionLab is SFFAMA’s fashion incubator project for talented emerging designers. Leveraging the heritage, creativity and entrepreneurial spark of the San Francisco Bay Area as a “living innovation laboratory,” participants will experience San Francisco’s unique fashion industry DNA, evolving fashion personality, and the impact of technology and innovation on future strategic directions, as a primer to explore and inform their own individual design process and direction. SF Fashion Lab’s program includes Advisory Board business and strategy mentorship, a design and online retail project, events, and a behind-the-scenes look at new business with innovative Bay Area brands, designers, developers, manufacturers, retailers, and startups.

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Pret-A-PorterSF {SF Design Week 2014} #PAPSF14 featuring SFFashionLab

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PRÊT-À-PORTER SF” is one of the many successful fashion events along, with Project San FranciscoThe Beauty ExpoFashion FeudFashion Tech Week and San Francisco Fashion Week ™, that SFFAMA has brought to fruition, which are all labors of love with strong community support. One ofSFFAMA’s main goals is to establish San Francisco as a global fashion destination and as a catalyst of fashion and technology convergence. SFFAMA strongly believes in social good “to utilize fashion-to apply-to make impact” in our ongoing philanthropic efforts and mentorship program with our initiatives and fashion incubator, SFFashionLab. Pret-A-PorterSF was nominated for Best Runway Event for the past four consecutive years at San Francisco Fashion Awards.

Eventbrite - Pret-A-PorterSF {SF Design Week 2014}

  • RSVP via EVENTBRITE
  • DOORS OPEN AT 7pm, RUNWAY STARTS AT 7:30PM
  • WINE AND SPIRITS WILL BE SERVED AFTER THE RUNWAY SHOW
  • MEDIA MUST APPLY TO COVER THIS EVENT
  • DRESS CODE ENFORCED/ DRESS TO IMPRESS

RETAIL TECH SUMMIT: “Core Values, Design Innovation & the New Relevant Consumer Experience”

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SAN FRANCISCO FASHION AND MERCHANTS ALLIANCE, INC. Presents 

RETAIL TECH SUMMIT: “Core Values, Design Innovation & the New Relevant Consumer Experience” Retail Founders and Executives Panel for SF Design Week 2014 

(June 11, 2014 - SAN FRANCISCO) San Francisco Fashion And Merchants Alliance Inc. is pleased to announce Retail Tech Summit for SF Design Week 2014 on June 16th 6-9pm, where we’ll look at how San Francisco’s leading public policy initiatives on Sustainability, Transparency, Accessibility and The Share Economy can translate into compelling business models for retail with a Retail Founders and Executives Panel “Core Values, Design Innovation & the New Relevant Consumer Experience” to be held at General Assembly - The Hattery, 414 Brannan Street, on Monday, June 16th, 2014. Doors open at 6pm. Tickets can be purchased online for $10-$20 - https://www.eventbrite.com/e/retail-tech-summit-core-values-design-innovation-consumer-experience-tickets-11392087039 and at the door subject to availability

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SFFashionLab’s Dhanya Gutta - Betabrand ‘Lightweight Midi Flare Dress’ Crowdfunding Campaign

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Dhanya Gutta introduces her Edison-inspired concept:

I was inspired by one of the greatest inventions of all time: Electricity. This invention is a direct representation of human power to achieve anything. If you want to see this concept get made, please be sure to vote to make it happen. READ MORE / VOTE HERE! 

Shopify for Designers Workshop - San Francisco

Shopify Expert Mat Mullen is hosting a workshop on June 1st for Designers, Developers and anyone new to the platform. The session is designed to introduce web designers and front-end developers to all aspects of building a theme, from the basics right through to more advanced techniques, to give you and your clients ultimate flexibility. 
 
Shopify is used by over 100,000 online stores and powers many of today’s leading online retailers. With knowledgeable Shopify theme builders in high demand, it’s a great opportunity to expand your skill set. Details and signup

SFFashionLab’s Sam Shan - Betabrand ‘Lightweight Midi Flare Dress’ Crowdfunding Campaign

Fashion designer Sam Shan explains his debut Think Tank concept:

Dresses from my Blossom line of clothes are airy and comfortable, great for spring and summer time fun. The young women wearing these colorful outfits are likely to be found with friends laughing at the beach, or walking hand-in-hand with a lover in the park.

This midi flare dress is made from lightweight fabric with brightly colored prints. You can choose from a cheerful, solid color, an airy butterfly print, or a fanciful flower print…READ MORE / VOTE HERE!