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"
Oakland Fashion Network is excited to present a workshop for designers: How Designers Go Broke Slowly: 10 Business Sins Seen From the Retail Floor Thursday, July 16 – 6pm-8pm JEAJA Design Studio 319 14th St. Oakland Free for OFN members. Discounted $10 advance tickets via Eventbrite, $15 tickets at the door. Stylist Tyese Cooper will facilitate the workshop. Tyese Cooper […]Read more "Thurs. July 16 – How Designers Go Broke Slowly: 10 Business Sins Seen From the Retail Floor"
OFN Designer Pop Up Shop Saturday, June 13 12pm-5pm Saviours Salon 3386 18th St. Support your local Oakland designers Harumi K, JEAJA, and Taylor Jay Collection! Spice up your summer wardrobe with this fun shopping event – with wine and homemade cookies 🙂Read more "Oakland Fashion Network Pop Up Shop"
Oakland Fashion Network is excited to present our first legal Q&A tailored specifically for apparel and accessory designers. We will have two legal experts sharing valuable information to help guide your creative business ventures. Speakers: Crystal Cole Matson, the principal attorney and founder of Chrysalis Legal will join us to share her expertise regarding legal matters related to […]Read more "Thursday, May 21 – Legal Matters for Designers – Q&A"
Join us for discussions with industry leaders on the evolution of patternmaking and how technology is changing the future of apparel manufacturing. Meet and network with fashion and technology professionals, and learn what happens behind the scenes to bring fashion to life. Refreshments and snacks provided. EVENT DETAILS Tuesday, April 14 at Apparel Arts – […]Read more "Future of Patternmaking: Presented by SF FASHTECH and Oakland Fashion Network"
We’re excited to announce another Q&A session for our next meeting! Boutiques 101 – Selling to Boutiques Q&A with Kate Morrow, Owner/Buyer at Resurrect Thurs. March 19 – 6-8pm JEAJA Design Studio 31 9 14th St. 2nd Fl. Oakland Free for OFN members $10 general, $5 students Join us for an informative evening of tips and […]Read more "Thurs. March 19 – Q&A – Selling to Boutiques"
Marketing a Fashion Product – Q&A with Tony Vontz, Founder of Edgevale OFN is excited to present a Q&A on Marketing a Fashion Product. Tony Vontz, Founder of Edgevale, will share his experiences about Edgevale; the challenges, pitfalls, and successes of marketing a fashion product, including tips on building a successful e-commerce website. We will […]Read more "Next Meeting – Thursday, January 15, 2015 – Marketing a Fashion Product Q&A"
Oakland Fashion Network is accepting submissions for our next fashion show! This show is open to men’s and women’s fashion designers and will take place on Friday, May 1, 2015 on BART, in the style of a flash mob. Designers will create one avant-garde look. The theme of the show is Bay Area Rapid Transformation. […]Read more "Call for Fashion Designers – Flashion 2015- Flash Mob Fashion Show"
OFN’s first Holiday Designer’s Pop-Up Market on Saturday, November 29 from 12 pm to 6 pm in Oakland! Kick off the holiday shopping season with this special OFN event, which will be a great opportunity to come out and discover new designers on the cutting edge of Bay Area fashion! Local designers will be selling […]Read more "Shop Local! Holiday Designer’s Pop-Up Market – Saturday, Nov. 29"