Want to sell more at your pop ups and fairs? Attract customers and sell more when you discover how to create a compelling table presentation for your pop up events. Learn tips for how to display your merchandise, add meaningful props, and create a cohesive branding message for your booth display. This one hour workshop […]Read more "Wed. Aug. 16 -Merchandising for Pop Up Shops and Fairs"
We are excited to launch our regular series featuring profiles of local creative businesses. Our first feature covers Mannequin Madness and owner Judi Townsend. They have all of your mannequin, dress form and display needs covered, make sure to check them out online, as well as their retail location in Oakland. Mannequin Madness is one […]Read more "Featured Local Business: Mannequin Madness"
It’s almost spring, and it’s the perfect time to clean out your studios and closets! Join us for a fun and casual hands on evening of networking with a clothing/fabric swap and upcycled fashion DIY demo. For the clothing and fabric swap, please bring up to 5 pieces of clothing to and/or up to 5 […]Read more "Clothing/Fabric Swap and Upcycling Project Demo – Thurs. March 16"
Happy new year everyone! Having professional looking photographs is critical for anyone selling fashion products, so Oakland Fashion Network is excited to announce that we will be hosting a photography workshop. Join us on Thursday, January 26, 6pm to learn the basics of getting great shots of your clothing and accessories. The workshop will be […]Read more "Photography Basics Workshop – Thurs. Jan. 26, 2017"
We are excited to announce that we will host a Holiday Cocktail Mixer, taking place at La Clotherie‘s showroom in Temescal – 461 43rd St., Oakland on Thursday, Dec. 1 from 6-8pm. This will be a wonderful occasion to show off your own designs and meet and mingle with fashion industry professionals, designers, retailers, and more. La Clotherie was founded […]Read more "Holiday Cocktail Mixer – Thur. 12/1"
We are excited to announce that our April meeting will be a classy cocktail mixer, taking place at La Clotherie‘s showroom in Temescal – 461 43rd St., Oakland. This fun mixer will be a wonderful occasion to dress-up in cocktail attire and showcase your own designs, as well as a great opportunity to meet and […]Read more "Cocktail Mixer – Tuesday, April 26"
We are excited to present our first meeting of the year, with the topic of branding with Kim X. of La Clotherie and Jacob Alexander Seedman of Shalom Clothing Company. Kim will cover the following topics: 1) What is branding and why is it so important? 2) Brand basics: 3 must haves 3) Brand-aid: Does […]Read more "February 23- Branding Your Line- Q&A"
Hope everyone is having a relaxing holiday season! Thank you to everyone who attended and participated in our Holiday Fashion Show and Pop Up – we had a great turn out, and the energy created by you, our community, was so amazing! We are taking a break in January, and our first meeting of 2016 […]Read more "Next Meeting – Tuesday, February 23"
OFN is excited to announce a holiday shopping event and fashion show at Apparel Arts, 1616 Franklin St. Oakland. The event will coincide with Oakland’s First Fridays Art Murmur. Join us on Friday, December 4 from 6pm-9pm. A fashion show will run during the sale from 7-8pm. We’re offering a FREE cupcake with a purchase to […]Read more "Holiday Pop Up and Fashion Show – Fri. Dec. 4"
We are excited to host a talk on fashion and sustainability, focusing on sustainable fabric sourcing lead by Geana Sieburger and Rachel Faller. The will discuss the pros and cons of sourcing fabrics sustainably. There will be a Q & A, so we encourage you to bring your questions. We hope to see you there! […]Read more "Thurs. 11/19 – Sustainable Sourcing"