Past Fashion Future
From Past Fashion Future:
#MakeShift2012—a series of conversations, workshops, and events around hand-craftsmanship for the fashion design industries during ICFF—starts tomorrow. Here’s the sched of events:
Tuesday May 15, 2012
MAKESHIFT: SHIFTING THOUGHTS ON DESIGN, FASHION, COMMUNITY, CRAFT, & DIY
Talk by Roseanne Cash, Natalie Chanin, Maria Cornejo & Andrew Wagner
6 pm - 9 pm!
The Standard, East Village, 25 Cooper Square
Thursday May 17, 2012
CRAFTING FASHION: A MAKESHIFT POP-UP SHOP BY ALABAMA CHANIN & BILLY REID
Crafted Fashion, Food, Music & Drink
Opening: 6 pm - until late
Billy Reid, 54 Bond Street
Friday May 18, 2012
ACTION & REACTION: DIY WORKSHOP & CLOSED-DOOR CONVERSATION
on Cloth, Craft, and Industrial Design around the Sewing Table
The Standard, East Village - Penthouse
Saturday May 19, 2012
CRAFTING DESIGN: A MAKESHIFT CHAIR WORKSHOP @ PARTNERS & SPADE
Chairs provided by Krrb. Furniture photo-booth with Susanna Howe
12 pm - 4 pm!
Partners & Spade, 40 Great Jones Street
George Esquivel has spent the past 17 years designing and making shoes in California. He has spent the past decade operating his company, Esquivel, from a small manufacturing facility in Orange County, California. In 2009 George became a CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund finalist, and is now a CFDA member.
The Scout Magazine
ICFF has returned and with it Design Week NYC. It’s actually unclear when Design Week starts and ends but events hover around the duration of ICFF which is from May 19-22. Pop Up shops, temporary showrooms and galleries are all happening during the 5 plus days. Most of the attention will be surrounding the third annual NoHo Design District organized by Sight Unseen’s Monica Khemsurov and Jill Singer. Here are some of the highlights.
- Roll & Hill temporary showroom at 2 Cooper Square
- Hotel California at The Standard East Village
- Mondocane presents an exhibition of historically relevant children’s chairs at Partners & Spade.
- Areaware at 22 Bond
Other events in the area also include Makeshift (May 15-19). A series of workshops that include Alabama Chanin, Billy Reid, Krrb, Hugo & Marie, Partners & Spade, Maria Cornejo & CFDA.