Talk with the industry
At Fashion Talks you can listen to inspiring talks ON STAGE and participate in smaller break-out sessions OFF STAGE. In addition to the speakers in our programme we invited several professionals from different fields in the industry (retailers, press, finance, production, marketing, wholesale,...) to join our Fashion Talks network. We would like to give you the chance to meet and talk to that one professional you have always wanted to meet. The professionals will be available for a 30 minute talk with you. Apply now!
BREAK-OUT: The Sustainable Future of Fashion
Amanda Johnston will talk about the Sustainable Future of Fashion. In this break-out you'll discover sustainable innovations, understand the impacts of our current materials landscape, and learn how you can make a difference through your sourcing decisions.
BREAK-OUT: Fashion Inspired by Product Design - Wolk & DEW
Antwerp, city of fashion and design. Antwerp is known for its Fashion Department of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts. Nowadays Antwerp product designers are also making the move to the fashion industry. How do they tackle this and what is their focus? An introduction of two young labels: WOLK and DEW, founded by Product designers. In this break-out they're bringing their story and philosophy.
BREAK-OUT: Digital luxury branding: how high-end brands position online
The luxury online fashion market is set to triple by 2025. But how can high-end brands win in a hyper-competitive market? What are their online branding strategies and how do they reach new audiences? Alicia Robinson (eCommerce Manager at Peter Pilotto, previously Victoria Beckham) shares the online branding strategies and lessons learned of Peter Pilotto & Victoria Beckham. We invite you to join our break-out session and be inspired on how to stand out. Powered by Online Heroes
BREAK-OUT: The State of Influencer Marketing 2019
Alison Bringé - Chief Marketing Officer at Launchmetrics. She will talk about the findings from Launchmetric's 5th annual State of Influencer Marketing report, while breaking down the industry as well as showing how it differs across the Fashion and Luxury businesses and what influencers think of it all.
BREAK-OUT: Testing new retail concepts: Avail & COSH!
Antwerp is a great city to test creative new retail concepts. Avail and COSH! are among those initiatives. Each in their own way they try to connect with the customers and brands of tomorrow. An inspirational talk and some new insights about fashion retail.