Did you know that there's a SXstyle program here in Austin during SXSW?? Interactive continues to draw both a fashion and tech crowd at a growing rate each year and SXstyle is here to offer a platform for creatives in these communities to come together and share their knowledge. Whether you are a student, a designer, a business owner or just a fan of fashion, there is something for you. Come be a part of our future!
Exploring the complex ties between fashion, art, culture, and technology, SXstyle will feature five days of panel sessions, networking opportunities, and evening events touching on topics like wearable tech, 3D printing, innovative design, the future of retail, virtual sizing, and more. It's a fantastic opportunity for people to learn and innovate by attending these panels.
A few that we're especially excited about (full conference list here):
Defining the Next Generation Retail Experience - Julie Bornstein (Sephora), Katrina Lake (Stitch Fix) and Jennifer Hyman (Rent the Runway)
How to Keep Your Social Media Game Sincere - Eva Chen (Lucky magazine), Michelle Phan (FAWN, Ipsy.com, em michelle phan)
Beyond Wearables: Future Fabrics & Fashion Design - Colin Nagy (Barbarian Group), Iris Van Herpen (Iris Van Herpen), Rebeccah Pailes-Friedman (Pratt Institute), Abe Burmeister (Outlier)
Building A Lean Mean Fashion Business Machine - Daniel Bobroff (ASOS), Karinna Nobbs (British School of Fashion), Kate Walmsley (Topshop), Lisa Green (Google)
Mobile: The Glue Between Online & Physical Retail - Alan Tisch (Spring), Carla Dunham (Kate Spade), Michelle DeVore (Neiman Marcus Group), Trica Nichols (Gap Inc)
Retail Tech: What Does the Future Have In-Store? - Sheree Waterson (Nasty Gal), Uri Minkoff (Rebecca Minkoff), Healey Cypher (eBay Inc.)
Why Brands Can't Afford To Ignore Millennials - Melissa Goidel (Refinery29)
When: SXstyle programming and events will run from Friday, March 13, through Tuesday, March 17, 2015.
Where: The brand-new JW Marriott Hotel (at 110 E. 2nd St.) will be the hub for SXstyle programming.
Who Can Attend: SXstyle programming and events are open to all Interactive, Gold, and Platinum registrants.
How To Get Involved: Contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any suggestions, queries, or ideas.
They also did a sweet photoshoot called 'Falling' with Jimmy Marble to celebrate the 2015 program. Check out the pics below!! And get excited!!! More SXSW info to come for F&N and beyond....