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Welcome to Fashion Confab. A weekly podcast where we have conversations with the icons and trailblazers of the fashion industry. We profile the leaders in the fashion industry to inspire and inform our listeners. We reveal a portrait of our guests that exposes their creative spirit. We delve beneath the surface to look at what motivates them, what excites them, what makes them relevant and what led to their success.

Welcome to Fashion Confab. A weekly podcast where we have conversations with the icons and trailblazers of the fashion industry. We profile the leaders in the fashion industry to inspire and inform our listeners. We reveal a portrait of our guests that exposes their creative spirit. We delve beneath the surface to look at what motivates them, what excites them, what makes them relevant and what led to their success.
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Atlanta, GA

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Welcome to Fashion Confab. A weekly podcast where we have conversations with the icons and trailblazers of the fashion industry. We profile the leaders in the fashion industry to inspire and inform our listeners. We reveal a portrait of our guests that exposes their creative spirit. We delve beneath the surface to look at what motivates them, what excites them, what makes them relevant and what led to their success.

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English


Episodes

Episode 3 - Dressember & International Justice Mission

5/9/2015
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Dressember uses fashion to advocate for women who have been exploited for their femininity. Dressember raised $165,000.00 in 2013 and 100% of the funds went directly to International Justice Mission. As women take on the creative challenge of wearing a dress for the 31 days of December, they are advocating for the inherent dignity of all women. We spoke with Michelle Quiles, Sr. Dir. of Marketing & Strategy at International Justice Mission, to find out how their alignment with Dressember...

Duration: 00:10:54


Episode 4 - 2nd Skin Bikini's

5/9/2015
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I spoke with the founder of 2nd Skin Bikinis - a swimwear line that has been given the names "liberating" and "cheeky". I certainly felt ultra-liberated after I spoke with Carol. We discussed how globalization has changed where women are wearing "cheeky" bikinis, why she calls the bikini's cheeky, and why she thinks some women care too much about what others think. Listen as she inspires women to be comfortable in their own skin

Duration: 00:25:11


Episode 6: Jonathan Mason - Entertainment Attorney

5/9/2015
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Jonathan Mason is a very accomplished entertainment attorney representing fashion, music, film & television and more. Jonathan shares specifics around his expertise with trademarks in the fashion industry along with details about his career journey.

Duration: 00:28:30


Episode 5 - Fashion Illustrator - Connie Lim

5/9/2015
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Connie Lim is a Fashion Illustrator that uses a mix of water color, digital print and pen as she creates amazing works of art. Her clients have been companies like Maybelline and Tacori. Her work has been featured in several magazines and she has tons of press about her work. When you see her illustrations like her depiction of Alexander McQueens collections you will clearly know why. We discuss her interpretation of Henry Rooseau's "The Dream", the challenges and rewards of being a...

Duration: 00:16:16


Episode 7: Joan Lefkowitz - The Mother of Invention

5/9/2015
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Joan Lefkowitz of Accessory Brainstorms is a licensing agent, consultant and marketer of fashion and beauty problem solver products. She is the original marketer of Topsy Tail, which sold $100.M and was the first fashion accessory to appear on an infomercial. She helps inventors bring their products to market. She sells to mail order catalogs, TV Shopping Programs and Direct Response TV companies and teaches inventors how to get their products to market.

Duration: 00:19:38


Episode 8: Kim Dankoor - It's hard to be what you hardly see

5/9/2015
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Kim Dankoor, the driving force behind KIM (K(C)ritical Insights regarding Media). She inspires critical thinking about the political, social, and cultural influence of media and uses, among other things, FASHION to do that. She also has a vintage fashion line and wants to - 'vintagize' - Atlanta. Her t-shirt line quote "It's Hard To Be What You Hardly See" was created to emphasize the importance of role models from diverse backgrounds.

Duration: 00:18:38


Episode 9: Wisdom Latif Seesit - "Keep your mind on potential"

5/9/2015
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Latif Seesit is the Creator/Graphic Designer of WisdomATL©. He started Wisdom in his 10th grade year in high school, around the same time he started to seek deeper knowledge than what was being force fed to him through textbooks. He wanted to manifest a movement which influenced having an open mind and keeping a positive outlook on life, while also combining his passion for art and design. So he created a culture around a clothing line called Wisdom. He defines wisdom as gaining knowledge...

Duration: 00:23:00


Episode 10: Belinda Jasmine - The Skinnny Mirror

5/9/2015
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Belinda Jasmine, surfer, outdoor enthusiast, and inventor of the controversial new product- The Skinny Mirror (seen on The Today Show and Good Morning America).

Duration: 00:16:15