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Fashion Confab

Welcome to Fashion Confab. A weekly podcast where we have conversations with the icons and trailblazers of the fashion industry. We profile the leaders in the fashion industry to inspire and inform our listeners. We reveal a portrait of our guests that exposes their creative spirit. We delve beneath the surface to look at what motivates them, what excites them, what makes them relevant and what led to their success.

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Episode 3 - Dressember & International Justice Mission

Dressember uses fashion to advocate for women who have been exploited for their femininity. Dressember raised $165,000.00 in 2013 and 100% of the funds went directly to International Justice Mission. As women take on the creative challenge of wearing a dress for the 31 days of December, they are advocating for the inherent dignity of all women. We spoke with Michelle Quiles, Sr. Dir. of Marketing & Strategy at International Justice Mission, to find out how their alignment with Dressember has impacted International Justice Mission's plight to fight the exploitation of women across the world. Listen to learn how this amazing campaign helps women and find out how you can get involved.

10mins

9 May 2015

Rank #1

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Episode 4 - 2nd Skin Bikini's

I spoke with the founder of 2nd Skin Bikinis - a swimwear line that has been given the names "liberating" and "cheeky". I certainly felt ultra-liberated after I spoke with Carol. We discussed how globalization has changed where women are wearing "cheeky" bikinis, why she calls the bikini's cheeky, and why she thinks some women care too much about what others think. Listen as she inspires women to be comfortable in their own skin

25mins

9 May 2015

Rank #2

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Episode 6: Jonathan Mason - Entertainment Attorney

Jonathan Mason is a very accomplished entertainment attorney representing fashion, music, film & television and more. Jonathan shares specifics around his expertise with trademarks in the fashion industry along with details about his career journey.

28mins

9 May 2015

Rank #3

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Episode 5 - Fashion Illustrator - Connie Lim

Connie Lim is a Fashion Illustrator that uses a mix of water color, digital print and pen as she creates amazing works of art. Her clients have been companies like Maybelline and Tacori. Her work has been featured in several magazines and she has tons of press about her work. When you see her illustrations like her depiction of Alexander McQueens collections you will clearly know why. We discuss her interpretation of Henry Rooseau's "The Dream", the challenges and rewards of being a Fashion Illustrator, and why her work has an ethereal and romantic feeling. She also shares why she is inspired by Stefan Sagmeister's ethos in life and encourages us to be true to what we love.

16mins

9 May 2015

Rank #4

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Episode 7: Joan Lefkowitz - The Mother of Invention

Joan Lefkowitz of Accessory Brainstorms is a licensing agent, consultant and marketer of fashion and beauty problem solver products. She is the original marketer of Topsy Tail, which sold $100.M and was the first fashion accessory to appear on an infomercial. She helps inventors bring their products to market. She sells to mail order catalogs, TV Shopping Programs and Direct Response TV companies and teaches inventors how to get their products to market.

19mins

9 May 2015

Rank #5

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Episode 8: Kim Dankoor - It's hard to be what you hardly see

Kim Dankoor, the driving force behind KIM (K(C)ritical Insights regarding Media). She inspires critical thinking about the political, social, and cultural influence of media and uses, among other things, FASHION to do that. She also has a vintage fashion line and wants to - 'vintagize' - Atlanta. Her t-shirt line quote "It's Hard To Be What You Hardly See" was created to emphasize the importance of role models from diverse backgrounds.

18mins

9 May 2015

Rank #6

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Episode 9: Wisdom Latif Seesit - "Keep your mind on potential"

Latif Seesit is the Creator/Graphic Designer of WisdomATL©. He started Wisdom in his 10th grade year in high school, around the same time he started to seek deeper knowledge than what was being force fed to him through textbooks. He wanted to manifest a movement which influenced having an open mind and keeping a positive outlook on life, while also combining his passion for art and design. So he created a culture around a clothing line called Wisdom. He defines wisdom as gaining knowledge through experience, being conscious and aware of oneself and knowing your true potential. Listen and hear the wisdom from Latif and how he is using fashion to inspire his peers calling them "Enlightened Street Kids".

23mins

9 May 2015

Rank #7

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Episode 10: Belinda Jasmine - The Skinnny Mirror

Belinda Jasmine, surfer, outdoor enthusiast, and inventor of the controversial new product- The Skinny Mirror (seen on The Today Show and Good Morning America).

16mins

9 May 2015

Rank #8

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Episode 11: Dayna Melton - Show Director at Raw Artists - Atlanta, Georgia & Columbus, Ohio

Dayna Melton is an Atlanta native who attended Kennesaw State University for her Bachelors in Fine Arts degree with a concentration on drawing and painting. After college she started her own small business called Foxboxes wth her best friend and business partner, Bethany Putnam. Between 2009-20012 Dayna was very active in the arts community showing her work and working at galleries in Atlanta where she met many artits and gained valuable experience in the crative community. In 2013 she moved to the greater Los Angeles area to expand on her company and discovered RAW Artists. After participating in a showcase as a vendor and experiencing a very successful show, she quickly after that joined the team as a Showcase Director where she currently runs the Columbus, OH and Atlanta, GA chapters and still actively runs her own craft company with her partners from across the country. www.rawartists.org/atlanta/exposure

16mins

9 May 2015

Rank #9

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Episode 12 - Fashion Confab Host interviewed on the podcast Entrepreneur on Fire

As a Fashionprenuer and the host of Fashion Confab, I am honored to be featured on Entrepreneur on Fire - the largest podcast in the world that interviews succesful entrepreneurs. I hope you are inpired by my journey and enjoy listening to my lively conversation with the renown podcast extraordinaire, John Lee Dumas.

16mins

28 Apr 2015

Rank #10