Parsons to Host Making It In Children's Wear Panel

Join Parsons The New School for Design and Caletha Crawford Childrenswear Consulting for “Making It In Children’s Wear”

Date: Thursday, April 3, 2014

Time: 12:30 – 2 p.m.

Place: Kellen Auditorium (66 Fifth Avenue, 1st floor, NY, NY)

Francesca Sammaritano, Assistant Professor (specialized in children’s wear), and Caletha Crawford have designed the event to educate attendees on the realities and opportunities that exist within this market. The panel is aimed at Parsons students but it is also designed to be useful for others who are thinking of starting a line or opening a store.

Panelists will include:
• Lynn Husum, co-owner, Appaman brand
• Lisa Dinapoli, vice president of children’s design, Tommy Hilfiger
• Charlotte Guess, freelance designer
• Sion Betesh, executive licensing & marketing, Parigi Group Ltd. design and marketing firm
• Nicole Yee, children’s editor, Stylesight trend forecasting service
• Bronagh Staley, owner, Sweet William boutiques
• Lynn Meyer, owner, Lynn Meyer Showroom

Our panel will discuss their backgrounds; how they’ve advanced in their careers; what their typical days are like; how their jobs are integral to the design, marketing or sales aspects of the business; the skill sets needed for their jobs; and advice for new hires.

Space is limited. Arrive early.

Contact: Caletha Crawford / (917) 355-2970
Caletha Crawford
New York, NY 10001
United States