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, and medical uses of technology in fashion design

Moderator: Jane Carlton Hall, designer Carlton-Hall, My Design Studio, AII Professor

Marina Saba, Professor AII, Illustrator

Chloe Dao, owner/designer/Project Runway Season 2 winner, storeowner: DaoCloeDao, uses Lectra

Patricia Dunn, Native of France, her company: Sew Nice and Easy, Houston Pattern Service, HCC ready to wear  and pattern alteration instructor; uses Optitex

  Sameera Faridi, Designer/Owner Poshak, featured in the February 2015 Modern Luxury Houston Magazine and Fashion Houston 2014

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

Vi Hua, Fashion Design Professor & Program Coordinator, HCC-Central Campus; Designer/Owner of V. Hua Couture and Production,

Dawn Olhsson Bell, Stylist, Owner: Coronation Vintage Clothing.

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, This Way Ahead Houston Mngr., facilitator with the Gap Foundation, formerly Gap store Mngr.

  Davina Tweedy: AA Concepts- Langford Market, Brand     Manager

Jackie Adams: Melodrama Boutique

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

  Cherise Luter, Freelance Fashion & Beauty Writer, Houston Press

  Damari Rubio, Glove designer

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

Marilyn Weaver,  Special Education, Designer/Inventor/Bibtex

E. "Calculating" Spaces: Interiors that please

 Helen Perry, Corporate & Personal Image Consultant

  Kelly Amen: Kelly Gale Amen Designs

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

Jeanne Ruberti, Marketing director for Saks fifth Avenue in Indianapolis, Executive Director of Fashion Houston, former international model, former director of the Mayo-Hill School

Jeff Shell, Director Mayo Hill Agency/Neal Hamil Agency, Founder of the Little Black Dress Designer, Green Valentine

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

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

                 Moderator: Jose A Saucedo, Jr., Fashion at   HCC Central Collection Manager/Lab Assistant

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