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[21 Sep 2010 | No Comment ]
Microsoft Continues Intellectual Property Education

Counsel for Microsofts IP policy in China, Mark Cohen (featured above) captured the audiences attention with advice for lawyers when dealing with international IP issues. The IP production in China is sky rocketing, at the same time there is a strong political stronghold on IP policy. For example, in order to protect economic growth, the Chinese judicial system offers a  “rocket docket” policy where parties must have a result from the judicial system within 6 months!!! (While in America litigation can last years hindering profits). Speaker Sonia Baldia added that the Indian …

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[11 Aug 2010 | No Comment ]
FBH – Philadelphia Fashion Week Fall 2010

Jumping out of a taxi, I see one model after another walking towards a tall unnamed brick building.  Am I in the right spot, little did I know that in this weathered commercial space, serious professional activities were taking place.  I interviewed two budding entrepreneurs in their 20’s who dream of taking their unique take on fashion to the runways across the world. Kevin Parker (co-founder of FBH) and Sherwin Raven (publicist) candidly talked to me about FBH modeling agency and their presentation of Philly Fashion Week Fall 2010.
What is Philadelphia Fashion …

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[11 Jun 2010 | No Comment ]

Come celebrate summer and sustainability with us us at the SA VA LOVE fashion show, in addition to showcasing its summer collection, the event will bring awareness and support to the sustainable economy and culture of Philadelphia. Proceeds will benefit arts and culture in Fairmont Park. See you there!
Sarah Van Aken will be presenting her line SA VA on Saturday June 19th at Love Park in Philadelphia. SA VA is a locally made, globally inspired fashion house based on the premise of effortless, individual style. the brand was founded in …

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[20 Apr 2010 | 4 Comments ]

-Video of event UPDATES ON YOUTUBE!!!

-April 19th in Chestnut the Fashion Group International presented a beautiful fashion designer competition at  The Chestnut Club in center city Philadelphia. The event was hosted by Emmy award winning host and producer Linda Swain. The fashion show competition was fantastic, I was extremely impressed by the attention to detail and practical retail possibilities for the designs. While other designs were quite over the top the were was a good balance between classic and innovative styles.  Two main points to take away from the Q & A …

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[18 Apr 2010 | 2 Comments ]

Fame Appeal Fan Fahad Shariff, reports from New York as an attendee to a trendy seminar sponsored by Pepsi co. called the Refresh Project. Where Pepsi is looking for “people, business, and non-profits with ideas that will have a positive impact. It urges you to look around your community and think about how you want to change it.” Hill Harper who you might  know from CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, gave a great lecture encouraging people from of all ages to find innovative ways that will help help better the community and the people …

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[29 Mar 2010 | One Comment ]

While waiting in the line for the doors to open, models would kindly take pictures with the attendees and chat with makeup artists.VX Fashion is a promising upstart by Melissa McLean and  Carisha Zenitta, editor of Runwayink.com . The evening was extremely lively, the crowd was VERY ENERGETIC, sometimes the runway models would let off some steam by  strutting with a little too much swagger! (not my words!) Anyway I found that for this upcoming season, eyewear matching your ensemble is a definite MUST. Surprisingly, I did not see many stripes, instead …

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[1 Mar 2010 | 2 Comments ]

Philadelphia Fashion will redefine your image! I had a wonderful time at Philadelphia Fashion Week 2010 presented by FBH. I  have added pictures below of some of the designs displayed from the “High Fashion Ready to wear Runway show.”  Check it out on Youtube!

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[23 Feb 2010 | No Comment ]

(Press Release) Everyone wants to go to Fashion Week!

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[18 Feb 2010 | One Comment ]

Farewell to the Tent at Bryant Park. Good memories. I love so many things about fashion week… the celebrities, the fashion forward dressing, the models, and of course the great people you meet. The following are some of the hundred pictures takens of models I ran into,  runway, and other stuff…. oh the memories..

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[4 Feb 2010 | No Comment ]

                             F.A. was a privileged guest of Fox Rothschild Fashion Law firm and Fashion Group International last night.  It was a night where designers, retailers and publicists could socialize/network to further their business in Philadelphia. Hotshots in the fashion industry included fashion designer Sarah Van Aken, owner of Sa Va and Kristie Bergey, executive director of Philadelphia Fashion Week. In addition to City of Philadelphia’s Director of New Business Attractions Karen Randall, who informed the attendees the many financial/incentives the city offers.  (Karen’s recent work)
The influence of social media is gaining strength every day, and channeling …

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