FACE is an event produced for designers, merchandisers, retailers, entrepreneurs, manufacturers, and students who are interested in the creation and development of apparel, accessories and other creative products.
The program will feature industry experts sharing experience in panel discussions. Confirmed speakers include David Peck, Founder / Designer of CrOp, Betsy Martin, Publisher & Editor In Chief of Reign Magazine, Barb Fillipone, Founder of Envirotextiles, and Jane Hamill, Founder of Fashion Brain Academy and Director of Design Education, Chicago Fashion Incubator.
The theme for this year’s event is “Sustainable Style”. A juried design competition will feature professional and student designs in sustainable, repurposed or recycled materials. The winners will be featured in a runway fashion show which will be the finale to the day.