Call for papers: Global Fashion 2014

Rethinking & Reworking Global Fashion Wednesday, November 19 – Friday, November 21, 2014 University College Ghent Belgium Rethinking & Reworking: Challenges and solutions for the conjunction of creation and technology The 2014 Global Fashion Conference will be a global meeting and discussion forum for designers, business representatives, stakeholders and researchers on the topic of fashion as being more than creativity and technological innovation alone. The world of fashion is marked by an interdependence of different players with specific roles andRead more

Call for Papers: Fashion Thinking

From the conference website: FASHION THINKING – THEORY, HISTORY, PRACTICE 30 October – 1 November 2014 Venue: University of Southern Denmark Call for abstracts Over the past 20 years, Fashion Studies has established itself as a significant, trans-disciplinary field of research covering a range of topics and methodologies. The conference Fashion Thinking wishes to mark this development with an international conference that explores and challenges the theory, history and practice of Fashion Thinking in it widest sense as paradigms ofRead more

The Vilcek Foundation

Vilcek Prizes for Creative Promise in Fashion The Vilcek Foundation will award three prizes of $50,000 each to young fashion professionals who demonstrate outstanding early achievement. Details here, and below: Professionals in the following fields are encouraged to apply: Designer — including but not exclusive to womenswear, menswear, textile design, accessories, and other artifacts Stylist — including editorials, advertising campaigns, and fashion presentations Makeup/hair artist — truly experimental pushing the breadth of materials used to communicate their narrative of makeupRead more