Retreat

Designer

PRESENTED BY

JULY 15TH - 17TH

Virtual Retreat

Join from anywhere in the world.

 

Harlem’s Fashion Row is excited 

to announce its second annual 

Designer Retreat!

 

Join us for 3 days of collection previews, designer breakout sessions with industry leaders, design competitions, networking dinners, and provocative and informative talks from publicists, buyers, designers, stylists, top brands, and more.

As the only conference created exclusively around the needs of multicultural designers, the Designer Retreat is the perfect place for designers to be introduced to fashion industry leaders, network with other designers, discover funding sources, learn about in-house design roles, and learn about strategies to grow your current design business.

deadline

Application

July 2, 2020

APPLICANTS WILL BE NOTIFIED OF ACCEPTANCE BY JULY 3RD. ​

PAYMENT DUE BY JULY 6TH. 

DAY 03

DAY 02

We'll start this day with opening remarks from Brandice Daniel, founder of Harlem's Fashion Row, and then designers will go straight into a networking session with their fellow peers. Attendees will then hear from stylists and editors on how they can work with them. Next, we'll enjoy  a fun cocktail lesson by I.W. Harper, then end the day with a zoom dinner hosted by Nike. 

DAY

01/03

HFR Designer Retreat

Schedule

DAY

01

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Venue: Virtual

Time: 3p - 6:30p ET

Welcome
How to Work w/ Stylists
Wellness Check
Fireside with Tracy Reese
Editors Straight Talk
Cocktails Lesson
VIP Networking Break
6:30p ET
Nike Dinner
8p ET

Thursday, July 16, 2020

Venue: Virtual

Time: 12p - 7:30p ET

DAY

02

Emotional Focus
Fireside Chat
with Jarvis Sam (Nike) and Brandice Daniel
Setting Brand Direction with Myliek Teele and Rakia Reynolds
Effective Marketing Post-Pandemic and Fireside Chat with Factory Owner Shon Simon
Scaling Your Business with Amy Smilovic from Tibi and Morgan DeBaum Founder of Blavity
Fireside Chat with Ralph Lauren
Meditation with Nike
Virtual "Industry" Stops
Cocktail Hour at Gap Inc. 
 
 

DAY

03

Friday, July 17, 2020

Venue: Virtual

Time: 12p - 5:30p ET

Serena Williams Design Crew Panel
Fireside Chat with Rich Fresh
Fireside Chat with Ibtihaj Muhammad
Designer Roundtable with Fe Noel and Kris Keys
Designer Combine Review
Winner Announced
Closing Remarks and DJ
Nike Networking Hour

DESIGNER MEMBERSHIP

Access to  Designer Retreat panels, talks and activations
Excludes Stylist, Editor,
and Industry Collection
or Portfolio Reviews
Access to our In the Black community and content.

$49/mo limited time

VALUE: $199/mo

July 15- 17, 2020

ESSENTIAL

PASS

One Month Free HFR Designer Membership
Nike Design Project with Prize
Live Virtual Dinner with Nike 
Physical Giftbags and Programs Mailed to You
Cocktails with Gap Inc (I.W. Harper to Provide Cocktail Recipes)

$195 limited time

with HFR Designer Membership

$495 w/o Membership

VALUE: $1,595

VIP

PASS

One Month Free HFR Designer Membership 
Stylist, Editor, and Industry Collection
or Portfolio Reviews
The Entire Retreat
including All 3 Days
Design Competition

$295 limited time

with HFR Designer Membership

$595 w/o Membership

VALUE: $2,195

PRESENTED BY

 

SPEAKERS INCLUDE

FAQ

Is this retreat for designers only?


Yes, this retreat is for designers only. This includes designers of all categories including footwear, jewelry, handbags, accessories, clothing, and headwear.




What are the requirements for attending?


You must be a designer with a line that's being sold currently (online or in store) or a designer that's working in-house for a brand now.




Can I get a refund?


We are not offering refunds for the retreat, however you can get a credit toward the next HFR event.




Can I attend as press?


This event is very exclusive and unfortunately we are not allowing anyone to attend as press that's not pre-approved by our sponsor. Email frances@armandconsulting.com for more information.




Is there an age restriction?


No, there is not an age restriction if you meet the requirements.




How should I dress?


Just wear something cute up top! LOL! Also, consider a nice virtual background.




Who do I email with additional questions?


Please email Deondra Henderson at deondra@harlemsfashionrow.com with any additional questions.




How are designers chosen for the retreat?


To provide this rare designer experience, it is also vital that we curate the guests in attendance to ensure it's an incredible experience for everyone. We also want to ensure equal levels of experience to give this opportunity to designers across the board. We have limited space available for 75 designers. Upon review, you will be notified within 1- 2 business days. Once we are at capacity, the application will not be available.





JULY 15TH - JULY 17TH 2020

Designer

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