The Future of Fashion: Luxury, IP & Digital Technology, 18 November 2015 London


Technology is re-invigorating the fashion industry. As brands move more toward creating experiences digitally, understanding the legal and business rules that guide future strategy for the luxury and fashion industries is essential. Come and learn, from a panel of esteemed industry speakers about the emerging legal and business issues and opportunities in this new digital landscape. 

This event will bring together fashion pioneers, legal experts and thinkers from the fashion and tech industry to unpack technologies influence on commercialising fashion in a digital age. The event's focus is on bridging the gap between fashion law and business so the main topic for discussion will be around the business, commercial and legal issues and opportunities that shape the activities of a new generation of designers and luxury brands with a fashion offering in today's digital landscape. 

Topics for discussion on the night:

  1. Establishing & Growing a Fashion Brand Through Creative Usage of Digital Media
  2. Fashion & Luxury  Brand Strategies in a New Digital Landscape
  3. Fashion Innovation: E-commerce, M-commerce & The Digital Revolution.
  4. Fashion & Technology - 3D printing, Data, Wearable Technology.
  5. Designing for a Connected World; Legal & Business issues.
  6. Rise of Fashion Bloggers, Fashion Digital Fashion Marketing & The Law.

Speakers :

  1. Sarah Wright, Partner (Fashion & Luxury Goods) at Law firm Olswang.
  2. Mariko Kuo, Vogue, Elle, Harper’s Bazaar featured blogger, corporate lawyer & digital Influencer
  3. Tahir Basheer, Partner, (Digital Media, Fashion and Brands Group) at Law firm Sheridans
  4. David Green, Apparel Industry Manger at Google
  5. Iona Silverman, Senior Associate (Intellectual Property) at Law firm Baker & McKenzie LLP
  6. Tania Phipps-Rufus, Founder & Editor-in-Chief of Fashion law & Business, Luxury Brand Management & Fashion Promotion Lecturer at Istituto Marangoni
  7. Charlie May, Contemporary British Fashion Brand, unique digitally driven business model has garnered her coverage in Vogue, L'Officiel, Elle & AnOther Magazine.
  8. Ada + Nik,  Luxury Fashion Brand, digital start-up sensation, with combined experience spanning work with Alexander Mcqueen, Jean Paul Gaultier, LVMH and more. 

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