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"
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. The event will take place on Fri. December 4 from 6pm-9pm. A fashion show will run during the sale from 7-8pm. We will feature 15+ local […]Read more "Call for Designers – Deadline Extended to Oct. 10- Holiday Pop Up and Fashion Show"
Join us for a manufacturing seminar lead by Oakland Fashion Network co-founder Paula Pfotenhauer and designer of JEAJA. So you’ve designed some pieces, got them in a couple shops, and you think you are ready for the next step…production. Just what does that entail? Can you find a manufacturer here? What do they need from you? […]Read more "Manufacturing Seminar – Thursday, Sept. 17 – 6pm"