Monday, April 30, 2018

B.A.F.F.L.E.D. Fashion Law

Business and Legal Tips for the Emerging Designer--

Just this past Friday, I got the magnificent opportunity to sit on a fashion law panel, hosted by the Fashion Law Society at John Marshall Law School in Chicago.  It was a great event, and now the 3rd time I've presented at one of their Symposiums.  Always a great time.


As I, and the 3 other attorneys on the panel took questions, we were asked everything from the best way to set up a fashion business, to the means for protecting a brand once it's up and running.  We gave many tips and cautions, but it reminded me of the information right here to share with designers and brand managers for protecting what's rightfully yours.  

Here are some of the tips we've shared in the past.  Take a look, and let us know what else you'd like to see.  

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Saturday, April 28, 2018

B.A.F.F.L.E.D. Cares

Project Style - Dressing Girls In Confidence!

As you know, Project Style was launched late last year as a means for increasing self-confidence and awareness of self-worth in 
​adolescent 
girls.  The mission is to dress girls in confidence
​--teaching them about self worth​
, using fashion as the hook.

Project Style hosts in-school workshops 
​to
 educate girls on how fashion and self-esteem intersect; teaching them the link between confidence and personal style, the difference between expression and objectification, and how to find and embrace their authentic selves.   To date, Project Style has provided programming to over 250 young girls.  Help in reaching more by supporting the inaugural Casino Night event.  Follow the journey at projectstyle.org or @projectstyleorg on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.

​Come out to
 
Chips For Charity Casino Night, Thursday, May 3rd at The Montgomery Club in Chicago.  100% of the proceeds will go to Project Style's school programs.

In addition to attending Casino Night, you can join the mission by mentoring a student, volunteering at a youth event, donating
​ to​
 the Casino Night Silent Auction, or sponsoring a table at Casino Night. 

Casino Night will be an evening of fun for all
 attendees at this wonderful event. Your ticket purchase will include an open bar from 6pm-10pm, catering courtesy of Gibson's, and your first $1,000 in chips to use towards blackjack, craps, roulette, and raffle prizes.

Get you tickets now!  Click here.



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