NEW YORK (August 28, 2018) Jessica Couch founder of Luxor and Finch Consulting, a fashion tech consulting company focusing on resolving the fit issue in fashion through technology, Brittany Hicks, Planning And Operations At Amazon and Founder of GiFT (Girls In Fashion Tech) and Ellie Zambrano Executive Producer, Pixel- Nerd/Geek Of Chic have announced an invite-only diversity and inclusivity based brunch for women of color in the fashion technology industry.
On September 8, 2018, the first Women of Color FashTech Brunch will bring together innovators, entrepreneurs, gatekeepers and trailblazers in the FashTech world. The brunch will feature a panel of industry veterans including:
Kim Jenkins - Fashion and Culture Scholar, Lecturer, Independent Researcher and Consultant
Lisa Morales-Hellebo - Co-Founder of the Worldwide Supply Chain Federation and Founder of Refashiond
Gina Bibby - Partner at Brutzkus Gubner and Fashion Tech Attorney
Hellyn Teng - Co-Founder and Creative Director of Wearable Media
As a special Guest, Misa Hylton will be honored at the brunch as well as her Fashion academy for young women of color seeking to pursue careers in the fashion industry. Misa is the genius behind some of the most iconic trend-setting fashion moments for artists such as Lil Kim, Mary J Blige, Missy Elliot, Sean Combs, Kimora Lee to name a few with her latest custom MCM creation for Beyonce for the APES**T music video. This unique event will give the opportunity to gather many brilliant women of color in one room with the intention of creating a community of support and inclusion. For more information visit: https://www.luxorandfinch.com/brunch.
About Luxor + Finch Consulting
Luxor + Finch Consulting specializes in fit technology consulting for brands and retailers. Luxor + Finch provides global expertise to companies assisting them with developing fit based solutions for better garment production, online shopping experiences and loss management for the return issue.
About Girls in Fashion Tech (G.I.FT)
Girls in Fashion Tech mission is to empower young women with the awareness and language needed to influence change and explicitly address gender disparities in an industry where over 80% of graduates are women, but only 14% of senior leaders at relevant fashion companies are female.
About Geek of Chic
Geek of Chic is a groundbreaking fashion tech web series where fashion meets function. The show highlights the latest trends, techniques, talent and events in the fashion tech space. The weekly series features innovative products and services in fashion tech and wearables that benefit the everyday consumer - saving them money, time and even their lives.