Many of you have indicated you wanted to learn how to find manufacturing for your latest fashion idea, while others have told us that you wanted to import goods internationally. This workshop is for you. We have 2 guest speakers that have successfully done both for clients and for their own lines!
Use this knowledge to bring your product ideas for UNDSCVRD and beyond to life.
Led by industry experts:
Lana Hogue has worked in garment manufacturing for over 25 years.
Lana currently serves as Vice President of Product Development & Production at Triple Aught Design. While she also conducts a series of workshops on garment industry entrepreneurship.
With extensive experience in production, quality control, and operations both in the U.S. and off shore including Asia, Mexico & Central America, South America, and Caribbean Basin. Ms. Hogue has worked as an employee and a consultant to hundreds of companies from start-ups to $15 billion in sales. Her background includes management of product development and production at Betabrand, Tea Living, Biscotti Inc., and Esprit, as well as business systems analysis at Byer California and Gap Inc.
Lenore Española has always desired to blend culture, community, lifestyle and individual expression into her own world of fashion.
Upon graduate studies in integrated marketing communications at Northwestern, Lenore had the opportunity to return to her homeland to work at Global Sources in Manila. During this stint, she also immersed herself to learn about the abundance of traditional and innovative handicrafts and inspired her eco-fashion business, Lenore Collection, which supports social enterprise projects in the Philippines. Through Lenore’s entrepreneurial spirit and passion to help people fulfill their business ventures, she enjoys sharing her expertise in marketing communications and sustainable fashion with business clients at Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center.
BONUS: Learn about logisitics at UNDSCVRD
We'll also spend 30 minutes going over some important details about load-in/out, setup, and what to expect at UNDSCVRD. Plus, you'll be able to network with your fellow vendors and meet the Retail Curation Staff.