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DESIGNER Q&A for kids!

For the little fashionistas! 

Mona Lucero, Denver designer, is inviting students who are enthusiastic about fashion to come to her studio on  Friday, March 24th from 2 – 4:00 pm, for a Q & A session. Mona will do a short presentation of what she does and then open it up to questions. Always wanted to ask a real designer what it takes to be a part of the fashion industry? Here’s your chance.  

Where: Studios on Blake in Rino District

What: Open to students between 12 to 18 years old.

Since space is limited, please RSVP to mona@monalucero.com

Mona Lucero

Do What You Love Funshop 2015

DWYL Workshop/Funshop                                                                                         Wednesday, May 6th 2015                                                                                             6:30-9:30pm                                                                                                                           1070 Bannock Street Suite 150                                                                                   Denver, CO 80204                                                                                                               $85.00

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Fresh back from her trip to the Philippines, Brandi is
excited to come back and bring you the spring edition of the DWYL miniminiworkshop. After experiencing a different world in the Philippines, she has new ideas and perspectives that she wants to bring into the workshop. The Philippines made her heart smile because she was doing something that truly made her happy. This is the year that we get on with our life of doing what we love and loving what we do, while spreading our light to the world!

TOPICS COVERED IN THIS WORKSHOP

*Business licenses & money management 101                                                 *Creating the perfect work space                                                                               *Developing a brand identity                                                                                       *Creating a website                                                                                                             *Marketing online and social media                                                                           *How to get your product to market                                                                         *Writing press releases and getting your business in the press               *Creating events to launch your product or service

Denver’s entrepreneur and fashionista, Brandi Shigley offers her workshop for aspiring entrepreneurs. ‘Do What You Love, Love What You Do’ workshops are designed to help people with business ideas take their creativity and passion to new heights by learning how to turn it into a business. Learn the art of channeling creativity into a successful business by getting tips and lessons from this award winning designer and entrepreneur.

“Growing up in a family-owned and operated business, I only know entrepreneurship,” said Shigley in Asian Avenue Managzine. Adopted from the Philippines at 16 months old, she grew up in Colorado with her family who taught her the art of owning and operating a business since she was a child. She began her own business at age 23 when she started her own line of handbags called b.shigley designs. Even though it began as a hobby, it quickly grew into a small business, taking her designs to boutiques in Paris, London, New York, Chicago, Denver, San Francisco and San Diego. She later began her own business development company called b.23 productions and is currently the Founder an CEO of Fashion Denver, lead singer in her band b.sous, and maintains a passion for helping other aspiring entrepreneurs and designers start their buisnesses with her workshop ‘Do What You Love, Love What You Do.’

“Brandi’s workshop will make you feel rooted in yourself and ready to conquer the world. Her enthusiasm, expertise and candor combine to create a truly inspirational experience. Thank you!” -Sandra Konta

Designer / Fashion workshop: DWYL

Do what you love. Love what you do.
Wednesday, January 14th
6:30-9:30pm
Fashion Denver HQ

You know the handbags that you’ve been making for fun and for friends and you dream about actually getting them out there? Now is the time!! Sign up for our next Do What You Love workshop and you will leave with the motivation, tools, techniques, and nohow to get your dream out into the world!

REGISTER TODAY and receive $10.00 off!

Do What You Love workshop

Denver’s entrepreneur and fashionista, Brandi Shigley offers her workshop for aspiring entrepreneurs. ‘Do What You Love, Love What You Do’ workshops are designed to help people with business ideas take their creativity and passion to new heights by learning how to turn it into a business. Learn the art of channeling creativity into a successful business by getting tips and lessons from this award winning designer and entrepreneur.

“I want to thank you for hosting the Do What You Love seminar last night. Not only do I feel enlightened on the process of starting my own business, I also feel much more inspired/motivated to begin the process of making my dreams happen! I believe that my mom and I are on the right track to building a great business, whatever it is we choose to do.”-Emily

 

Fashion Camp

Fashion Camp

THIS IS A PAST CAMP! PLEASE VISIT OUR HOMEPAGE FOR UPCOMING FASHION CAMPS! 

Saturday, August 9th 2014
10:30-5:00pm
Fashion Denver Headquarters
1070 Bannock Street
Must pre-register. Space is limited. Fashion Camp

We are so excited to bring to you FASHION CAMP! Proudly produced with Tricia Hoke, co-founder of The Cotery, this 1 day camp is created for kids 7-13 who want to step into the world of fashion.

What’s in it for our mini designers?

  • Campers will learn from Brandi Shigley, founder of Fashion Denver, about the importance of creating a brand for their own fashion line. They will design their own logo that will be added into their handbag and skirt that will be made later in the afternoon.
  • Be part of 321 Chic body positive fashion show and get tips from stylist Heather Okimoto on how to style a model. Our campers will get to style a fellow camper and showcase the look they put together in our mini fashion show happening that afternoon.
  • Tricia Hoke, co-founder of The Cotery, will teach the campers about fashion sketching and each camper will sketch and create a handbag and skirt. No sewing machine required for this.
  • Kathy Bacon, host of Fashion Forward Radio will interview each of the campers! Campers will get a file of their interview!

Each mini designer will get a fashion fun pack with all of the supplies for the activities for the day. Please pack a lunch, however, we will provide snacks (graham crackers and juice).

For questions, please contact us at 303-842-7298


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Fashion Denver Workshops

Time to finally take that fashion dream of yours and make it a reality! In July, we will have 2 workshops to help you get that dream accomplished!

Do what you love. Love what you do WEDNESDAY JULY 23rd:

Denver’s entrepreneur and fashionista, Brandi Shigley offers her workshop for aspiring entrepreneurs. ‘Do What You Love, Love What You Do’ workshops are designed to help people with business ideas take their creativity and passion to new heights by learning how to turn it into a business. Learn the art of channeling creativity into a successful business by getting tips and lessons from award this winning designer and entrepreneur.

The Apparel reciPIE ™” THURSDAY JULY 24TH
This workshop is designed to take your fashions from design to delivery! Tricia Hoke is a long time Denver-ite, who has been living and breathing fashion in Denver for over 10 years.  She has worked in almost every aspect of apparel- from the factory floor to custom clothing to retail buying.

To register for the workshop(s), you can make payment via Paypal. If you sign up for both workshops, you will get $10.00 off


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dwyl_blackDo what you love. Love what you do.
Taught by Brandi Shigley, founder of Fashion Denver

Wednesday, July 23rd 2014
6:30pm-9:30pm
1070 Bannock Street
$65.00

THINGS COVERED IN THIS WORKSHOP

* Business licenses & money management 101
* Creating the perfect work space
* Developing a brand identity
* Creating a website
* Marketing online and social media
* How to get your product to market
* Writing press releases and getting your business in the press
* Creating events to  launch your product or service

Click here for more information and to sign up

About Brandi Shigley

Brandi Shigley is the founder of Fashion Denver and has been an entrepreneur for 15 years. Her mission is to transform dreamers into doers by providing inspiration, guidance, tools, and techniques to help dreamers become doers. Fashion Denver was founded in 2004.

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Pie Apparel

THE APPAREL RECIPIE TM Presents From Design to Delivery! 
Take your products from design to delivery- a how to presentation!
Thursday, July 24th 2014
6:30pm-8:30pm
Fashion Denver
1070 Bannock Street
$45.00

Tricia Hoke of Pie Apparel~ Design and Development Services will present this brand new workshop for aspiring designers.  If you are looking to start or grow your business, enter into manufacturing, or move into wholesale distribution- do not miss this!

THINGS COVERED IN THIS WORKSHOP:

* Concept to Production- a map!  (*hand out)
* Merchandising matters….
* Sourcing materials and manufacturing
* Sell in strategy and “ The 5 steps to a sale” (* hand out)
* What is a Tech pack?- contents and terminology. (* hand out)
* Technical design, development and fit establishment.
* Moving into production.
* Are you speaking “creative” again?
*Q&A.

About Pie Apparel : Pie Apparel is a design and development consulting firm offering services for private label requests, independent designers, and established companies.  Taking this step for your business is not easy… but Pie Apparel can help you write the recipe for your own success!

Tricia Hoke is a long time Denver-ite, who has been living and breathing fashion in Denver for over 10 years.  Her industry experience, technical design knowledge and her passion for independent design give her a unique perspective on the industry. A designer with the acumen of a developer, Tricia Hoke knows that good product is not just wildly creative concepts…  its also about consistency, production feasibility and the speaking to the correct customer.