Upcoming Events

MARCH 22, 2010
Start Your Own Fashion Business Class
WHAT: The Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center is offering a five-part class to help you start your own fashion business.
WHY: These classes will help you refine your vision into a successful business plan, help with business assumptions, configure estimated costs and look into funding options, and take what you have learned to form it into a mini business plan. Facilitator Julie Arvan, business owner of New Planet Consulting, will run these 5 classes to jumpstart your fashion business.
WHERE: Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center
275 Fifth Street
San Francisco, CA
Cost of 5 classes is $200
WHEN: March 22nd, April 5th, April 19th, May 3rd, & May 17th
Register at www.acteva.com/go/rec
For more information visit www.rencenter.org

April 8, 2010
First Bay Area Ethical Fashion Night
WHAT: Global Action Through Fashion’s First Bay Area Ethical Fashion Night with food, beverages, music, and ethical vendors.
WHY: This event hopes to stimulate discussion and awareness around socially and environmentally responsible fashion in the Bay Area. Local and global actors will have the opportunity network and learn from each other’s experience. Local producers of fashion and fair trade products will be able to share and sell their work and ethical fashion displays will highlight the latest materials, designs and sourcing techniques.
WHERE: The Hub Soma
Chronicle Building
901 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA
WHEN: April 8th, 2010
Guest list only; donate what you want. This event is open to the first 350 who register at www.globalactionthroughfashion.org

APRIL 22, 2010
Runway 2010: Nouvelle
WHAT: The Apparel Design and Merchandising students and the Fashion Network Association at San Francisco State University present Runway 2010, the spring showcase of the student’s work.
WHERE: The San Francisco Design Center
101 Henry Adams Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
WHEN: The evening of April 22nd, 2010