Stitch Factory Speaker Series

Founder & Designer, Jerome C. Rousseau 

Founder & Designer, Jerome C. Rousseau 

In partnership with Downtown Project, Stitch Factory presents Fashion Speaker Series. A speaker series designed to bring together passionate individuals to share ideas, network and inspire.

Through mentor sessions, workshops, tours, and elevated talks from industry leaders, guests will be able to engage with Stitch Factory designers, Downtown Project frontrunners, and the amazing Vegas community. 

Stay tuned for the next Speaker Series dates. You can view videos of previous Speaker Series guests below.


PAST SPEAKERS

Donald J Pliner | Creative Director, Donald J Pliner 

Donald J Pliner | Creative Director, Donald J Pliner 

Isabel Gonzalez Whitaker | Fashion Features Editor, InStyle 

Isabel Gonzalez Whitaker | Fashion Features Editor, InStyle 

Jerome Rousseau | Founder & Designer, Jerome C. Rousseau Footwear 

Jerome Rousseau | Founder & Designer, Jerome C. Rousseau Footwear 

Frances Harder | Founder/President/Author Owner, Fashion Business Incorporated & Harder Publications 

Frances Harder | Founder/President/Author Owner, Fashion Business Incorporated & Harder Publications 

Peter Kim | Founder & CEO, Hudson Jeans

Peter Kim | Founder & CEO, Hudson Jeans

Fred Mossler | No Title, Zappos.com

Fred Mossler | No Title, Zappos.com

D'Wayne Edwards | Founder, PENSOLE

D'Wayne Edwards | Founder, PENSOLE

Jade Howe | Design Director, Howe

Jade Howe | Design Director, Howe

Liza Deyrmenjian | Founder & CEO, Fashion Accelerator 360

Liza Deyrmenjian | Founder & CEO, Fashion Accelerator 360

Cristina Quitania | Founder & Host, Refashion.co 

Cristina Quitania | Founder & Host, Refashion.co 

Scott Hamlin | Co-founder, Looptworks

Scott Hamlin | Co-founder, Looptworks

Sonny Shar | Non-Executive Chairmen, Pentland

Sonny Shar | Non-Executive Chairmen, Pentland

Jake Bronstein | Founder & CEO, Flint & Tinder

Jake Bronstein | Founder & CEO, Flint & Tinder

Elaine Pow | Founder, Who What  When Why Pow

Elaine Pow | Founder, Who What  When Why Pow

Julia Lovallo | Founder, Julia Lovallo Creative Strategies

Julia Lovallo | Founder, Julia Lovallo Creative Strategies

Dori Howard | CoFounder, Milk & Honey and Wade & Belle

Dori Howard | CoFounder, Milk & Honey and Wade & Belle

John Campbell | President/CEO, Matuse Inc. 

John Campbell | President/CEO, Matuse Inc. 

Jodi Goodfellow | Managing Director, Startup Fashion Week

Jodi Goodfellow | Managing Director, Startup Fashion Week

Renee Rogers | Fashion Designer, 16th Colony and Hanger Shortage

Renee Rogers | Fashion Designer, 16th Colony and Hanger Shortage

Makia Jenkins | Founder & CEO, MJInternational

Makia Jenkins | Founder & CEO, MJInternational

Iyahana Baltimore | Artist & Fashion Designer, The Step Up Sister

Iyahana Baltimore | Artist & Fashion Designer, The Step Up Sister

Kyler Baltimore | Artist & Fashion Designer, The Step Up Sister

Kyler Baltimore | Artist & Fashion Designer, The Step Up Sister

Chelsea Hall | Founder/Designer, Modern Madame

Chelsea Hall | Founder/Designer, Modern Madame

 Lauren Kay | President/Founder, Remarq 

 Lauren Kay | President/Founder, Remarq 

Ash Modha | CEO, Mondetta Clothing/MPG

Ash Modha | CEO, Mondetta Clothing/MPG

Dave VanEsselstyn | Director of Design & User Experience, Amplify Education & Cofounder, Brooklyn Robot Foundry 

Dave VanEsselstyn | Director of Design & User Experience, Amplify Education & Cofounder, Brooklyn Robot Foundry 

Josh Clark | Principal, Global Moxie 

Josh Clark | Principal, Global Moxie 

Liza Kindrid | Founder, Third Wave Fashion

Liza Kindrid | Founder, Third Wave Fashion

Scott Jenson

Scott Jenson

Paul Bierker | Jeweler, Paul Michael Design

Paul Bierker | Jeweler, Paul Michael Design

Jim Grahl | Jeweler, J. Grahl Design

Jim Grahl | Jeweler, J. Grahl Design

Kelsi Smith | Principal, Stylesmith

Kelsi Smith | Principal, Stylesmith

Jackie Kaufman | Co-founder, Name that Cookie, Rock My World Inc. 

Jackie Kaufman | Co-founder, Name that Cookie, Rock My World Inc. 

Brad & Sarah Matthews | Founders, Matthews Designs

Brad & Sarah Matthews | Founders, Matthews Designs

Katherine Park | Founder, Furniture by KAMP

Katherine Park | Founder, Furniture by KAMP

Alix Scherzer | Co-founder, Chris & Alix Inc.

Alix Scherzer | Co-founder, Chris & Alix Inc.

Chris Jacobs | President, SMAAT

Chris Jacobs | President, SMAAT

Samantha Jo Alonso | Founder & Co-Owner, FRUITION

Samantha Jo Alonso | Founder & Co-Owner, FRUITION

Lori Smith | Founder, Perfume Culture

Lori Smith | Founder, Perfume Culture

Stefon Allen | CEO, Zoe Dupree Inc.

Stefon Allen | CEO, Zoe Dupree Inc.

Shanley Knox | Founder, Nakate Project

Shanley Knox | Founder, Nakate Project

Fritz Brumder | CEO, Brandlive

Fritz Brumder | CEO, Brandlive

Sharon Zhen | Co-founder, Shopstoree

Sharon Zhen | Co-founder, Shopstoree

Julie Hendrickson | Owner/Artisan Distant the Dawn Studios

Julie Hendrickson | Owner/Artisan Distant the Dawn Studios

Daina Burnes Linton | Co-Founder, Fashion Metric

Daina Burnes Linton | Co-Founder, Fashion Metric

Jenna Anians | Founder & President, Tridesports

Jenna Anians | Founder & President, Tridesports

Alison Lewis | CEO, Agent of Presence

Alison Lewis | CEO, Agent of Presence

Tanisha Robinson | Co-Founder, Print Syndicate

Tanisha Robinson | Co-Founder, Print Syndicate

Kady Zinke | Founder & CEO, Kady Luxe

Kady Zinke | Founder & CEO, Kady Luxe

Aubrie Pagano | CEO & Founder, Bow & Drape

Aubrie Pagano | CEO & Founder, Bow & Drape

Jake Bronstein | Founder & CEO, Flint & Tinder

Jake Bronstein | Founder & CEO, Flint & Tinder

Eric Toczko | Business Development Manager, CustomMade

Eric Toczko | Business Development Manager, CustomMade

Mel Rose Bickerstaff | Founder & CEO, PARADISIAC Swimwear by Mel Rose

Mel Rose Bickerstaff | Founder & CEO, PARADISIAC Swimwear by Mel Rose

Maddy Maxey | Co-Founder, CRAFTED

Maddy Maxey | Co-Founder, CRAFTED

Stephanie Grant | CEO, Image Empowering

Stephanie Grant | CEO, Image Empowering

Chris "Pr1me" Brown | President & Owner, Built Frum Scratch

Chris "Pr1me" Brown | President & Owner, Built Frum Scratch

Michael Drescher | Founder, BODYHUM

Michael Drescher | Founder, BODYHUM

Annie Mohaupt | Founder, Mohop

Annie Mohaupt | Founder, Mohop

Joey Gallon | Minister of Fashion Runway4Life

Joey Gallon | Minister of Fashion Runway4Life

Avery Bloom | Owner, Make it Here

Avery Bloom | Owner, Make it Here

Liz Armstrong | Editorial Consultant 

Liz Armstrong | Editorial Consultant 

Lindsay Shirley | Asst. Professor, Family & Consumer Sciences & Clothing/Textiles Extension Specialist, Utah State Univ.

Lindsay Shirley | Asst. Professor, Family & Consumer Sciences & Clothing/Textiles Extension Specialist, Utah State Univ.

Mor Aframian | Director of Branding & CR Redress Raleigh

Mor Aframian | Director of Branding & CR Redress Raleigh

Jet Moody | Editor, Fashion Utah

Jet Moody | Editor, Fashion Utah

Ian Ginsberg, RPh | 3rd Generation Pharmacist & President, C.O. Bigelow Apothecaries

Ian Ginsberg, RPh | 3rd Generation Pharmacist & President, C.O. Bigelow Apothecaries

Deanna Kangas | President, Strategic Growth Consulting

Deanna Kangas | President, Strategic Growth Consulting

Brian Hill | Exec. Director & Director, Phoenix Fashion Week

Brian Hill | Exec. Director & Director, Phoenix Fashion Week

Amanda Curtis | CEO & Co-Founder, 19th Amendment

Amanda Curtis | CEO & Co-Founder, 19th Amendment

David Dietz | Founder, Modavanti

David Dietz | Founder, Modavanti

Warwick Stone

Warwick Stone

Cherelynn Baker | Makeup Artist, Beauty Blogger, Encourager to the World, & Makeup Univ. 

Cherelynn Baker | Makeup Artist, Beauty Blogger, Encourager to the World, & Makeup Univ. 

Laurie Libman-Wilson | Founder/Owner, Studio Penny Lane

Laurie Libman-Wilson | Founder/Owner, Studio Penny Lane

Adriana Herrera | Founder & CEO, FashioningChange.com

Adriana Herrera | Founder & CEO, FashioningChange.com