Mistress of Ceremonies: Kay King

Kay King, Designer/Consultant, * Fashion *Costume *Interior Design
*Culinary *Travel *Hospitality

Fashion My Future Career Conference Workshops 2015

Keynote Speaker: Jared Lang, CEO and founder of FASHION HOUSTON


A. "Technology" of Fashion Design: computer systems that assist the designer, medical uses of technology in fashion design

Mary Ruppert-Stroescu, Assistant Prof. of Apparel Design and Textile Science

Marina Saba, AII, Illustrator

Chloe Dao, DaoCloeDao, Lectra

Patricia Dunn, Optitex

B. "Engineering" Old things into New: Sustainability, restoration, vintage

Vi Hua

Dawn Bell

Sarah-Jayne Smith, Founder/CEO, Magpies &Peacocks

 Ahshia Berry, VP, Magpies & Peacocks, Principal/Consultant From A to B, The Creative PR Consultants

C. "Mathematics" of Merchandizing: The art of buying and presentation

  Moderator: DeeDee Pierson

  Davina Tweedy: Langford Market

Jackie Adams: Melodrama Boutique

D. "Geometry" Shaping of Accessories: Scale and design of accessories

  Damari Rubio, Glove designer,

  Jessica McMahon, Designer, Educator, Consultant, Brass Thread by LilahGabriel

E. "Calculating" Spaces: Interiors that please

 Helen Perry, Corporate & Business Personal Image Consultant

  Sally Templeton , Houston Custom D├ęcor

  Kelly Amen: Kelly Gale Amen Designs

F. "Financing" the Runway" Fashion shows sell clothes

Claremarie Verheyden, designer, assoc. professor U of H costume history and makeup designer


G. "Science" of Fabric Design: Dyeing, painting, printing textiles


Moderator: Suzette Brimmer, Professor Houston Community College Fashion Design Department Chair

Lisa Waering Sacaris, 20 year veteran textile dyer and manipulator

Shannon Hall

                   David Peck,
David PeckUSA,designer, CEO

H. Faculty, please select "H" as one of your workshops

H) Teacher Workshop: Required session for educators: Networking with exhibitors and peers during the first workshop session CE credits offered