Friday, September 12, 2014

Register for the Fashion: Now & Then Conference Before the Early-Bird Rates Fly Away!

The early bird rates for this year's Fashion: Now & Then: From Antiquity to Visionary Conference end on Monday, September 15, 2014. 
Registration is open on Eventville.  
Conference RatesEarly Bird*After 9-15-2014
Full Conference** Attendance$200$225
Full Conference** Attendance (Presenters)$150$175
Full Conference Attendance** (Students with Valid ID)$100$125
Conference Support (Code Needed to Complete Registration)$0$0

Conference Rates for LIM College Students, Faculty & Staff
Early Bird*After 9-15-2014
Full Conference Attendance$50$75
Friday ONLY Conference (10/24)$25$50
Saturday ONLY Conference (10/25)$25$50
Thursday Evening Opening Reception (10/23)$25$50
Conference Support (Code Needed to Complete Registration)$0$0

*Early Bird Rates apply to registration completed before September 15, 2014. 

Museum Tours Saturday, October 25th at 1pm
Available
Spots
Museum at FIT - Exposed: A History of Lingerie & Dance and Fashion (two exhibitions) – unguided 34
The Metropolitan Museum of Art – Fashion in Art (general tour – guided) 19
The Museum of the City of New York – Mac Conner: A New York Life – guided tour 19
Brooklyn Museum – Killer Heels: The Art of the High-Heeled Shoe – guided34

**The guided/unguided Museum Tours are an optional choice for Full Conference Attendees to attend after the Saturday program. Please only choose one tour option. Tour selections are completed with Full Conference registration on Eventville.

A limited number of scholarships are available to help offset conference fees. Contact David Benjamin david.benjamin@limcollege.edu for more information. 

Join the conversation: #LIMFNT

Friday, August 15, 2014

2014 Fashion: Now and Then: From Antiquity to Visionary Conference Schedule


 2014 Fashion: Now & Then Schedule


THURSDAY, October 23rd  
LIM College
Maxwell Hall & Adrian G. Marcuse Library
216 East 45th Street

6:00 – 8:00: Opening Reception
Book signing with Holly Alford, author of Who’s Who in Fashion

FRIDAY, October 24th  
LIM College
Townhouse
12 East 53rd Street

9:00 – 10:00 Breakfast

10:00—10:15 Introduction
10:15—11:00 Keynote Speaker – Zach Davis, co-founder of Stylitics
11:15—12:15 Concurrent Sessions A & B
Session A
How to Sell Fashion Online?: Business Model Innovation in Fashion Retailing – An Evolutionary Perspective
Ansgar Buschmann, Post-Doc at the Chair for Organization, HR and Innovation, University of Muenster, Germany

Can Luxury Do Social?: An Exploratory Study of Use of Social Media Platforms for Customer Service by Luxury Fashion Brands
Gretchen Harnnick, Assistant Professor, Parsons, the New School for Design

Visionary Young Men: The Subversion of Gender through Fashion Consumption
Ben Barry, Assistant Professor, Ryerson University, Canada
Dylan Martin, MA Fashion Candidate, Ryerson University, Canada

Session B
Multiple Perspectives in CSR Best Practices in the Fashion Business
Gayathri Banavara, Lecturer of Marketing, Management & Finance, LIM College

From Handicraft to High Street: The Paradigm Shift of African Fashion
Thomaï Serdari, Director of Research Collections and Adjunct Professor, New York University

Sustainability in Action: The Case of Kering
Nicole Kirpalani, Associate Chair of Marketing, Management, & Finance, Associate Professor, LIM College

12:15—1:30 Lunch
1:30—2:30 Concurrent Sessions C & D
Session C
Women’s Wear Daily Digital Archive: From Inaccessible to Revelatory
Alexandra Bernet, Digital Archivist, Condé Nast

Peg Knight, Senior Product Manager, ProQuest

Dan Nishimoto, Digital Assets Analyst, Condé Nast

Tracking Fashion in the Newspaper Archive: Effective Data Retrieval
Margaret Fain, Reference/Instruction Librarian, Coastal Carolina University

Finding Needles in a Fashionable Haystack: Using N-gram Search on the Vogue Archive
Lindsay King, Public Services Librarian, Robert B. Haas Family Arts Library, Yale University

Peter Leonard, Librarian for Digital Humanities Research, Yale University Library, Yale University

Session D
Augmented Reality in Fashion: Database & Rhetorics in the Experience Economy
Kenneth Kambara, Assistant Professor of Marketing, Management & Finance, LIM College

Downloadable You: Wearable Technology, Embodiment, and the Future of Digital Human Interface
Elizabeth Wissinger, Associate Professor of Sociology, BMCC/City University of New York

Trademark Infringement and the Prickly Ambivalence of Post-Parodic Fashion
Charles Colman, Acting Assistant Professor, New York University School of Law

2:30—2:45 Break
2:45—3:45 Concurrent Sessions E & F

Session E
How About a Kiss?: Advice Literature for Women and Girls, from Schlesinger Library Collections
Diana Carey, Reference Librarian, Visual Resources, Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute

Susan Earle, Manuscript Cataloger, Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute

From le Bon Mot to La Belle Mode: The Influence of Literary Movements on Fashion
Michael Palladino, Director of Student Life, LIM College

Susan Gammie, Costume Designer

Fashion and Style in Young Adult Reality Novels: Looking at Themes from Recent Publications
Suz Massen, Chief of Public Services, Frick Art Reference Library, The Frick Collection

A Reading of Toni Frissel’s Information Portraits and Fashion Editorials
Monique Vandresen, Professor of Fashion Communications, Santa Catarina State University, Brazil

Session F
Look for the Union Label Timeline
Jai Khalsa, Collections Assistant IV, Carl A. Kroch Library, Cornell University

One Garment, Many Narratives: Perspectives on the Image and Museum Fashion Collection Online Database
Jill Morena, Assistant Curator for Costumes and Personal Effects, Harry Ransom Center, The University of Texas at Austin

Andre Studios 1930-1941: A New Frontier in Fashion Information Delivery and Digital Collaboration
Jessica Cline, Senior Librarian, Mid-Manhattan Library, New York Public Library

Wearable Ethnology: A Discussion of Clothing and Costume, Images of Cultural Anthropology from the American Museum of Natural History Library’s Digital Special Collections
Stacy Schiff, Visual Resources Librarian, American Museum of Natural History Research Library, American Museum of Natural History

3:45—4:00 Break
4:00--5:00 Concurrent Sessions G and H

Session G
Styling: How Art and Film Depictions of Cleopatra VII and Queen Elizabeth I Exuded Greatness
Lisa Lenoir, Assistant Professor of Fashion Communication, Stephens College

Fashion Bloggers Alter the Power of Traditional Fashion Gatekeepers: How Two Professions are Changing the Dynamic of Fashion Week
Yuwa Vosper-Woghiren, PhD Candidate, Louisiana State University


The Future of Fashion Neuromarketing: Where Fashion Consumer Research, Technology, and Neuroscience Intersect
Catherine Weiss, Professor Fashion Merchandising, Lasell College

Ready-made: The History of Paper Patterns from Sarah Josepha Hale to Sarai Mitnick
Amber Paranick, Reference Librarian, Serial & Government Publications Division, Library of Congress

Session H
Evolution and Technological Advancement of the Silhouette: Aesthetics to Artistry in Film
Bernie Murray, Associate Professor, Ryerson University, Canada

Clothes Make the Man: Dandyism, Cross-Dressing and the Genderqueer Expression in Silent and Early Sound Film
Rachel King, Media Librarian, LIU Brooklyn

The Antique Vision of Thomas Hope: Gender and Aesthetics in Regency Fashion
Mireille Lee, Assistant Professor, Vanderbilt University

Our Shelves Stealthily Dressed: Building a Fashion Collection, on the Quiet
Kristof Avramsson, Science and Engineering Librarian, Carleton University Library, Carleton University, Canada

5:00-6:00 Session I
Session I
Make it Work: Fashion Forecasting and the Library Instruction Class
Maria Rothenberg, Librarian-Reference and Instructional Services, Gladys Marcus Library, Fashion Institute of Technology, SUNY  

Forecasting the Forecasts: The Evolution of Trend Forecasting for Fashion Business
Nancy Ostroff, Associate Professor & Assistant Chair, Fashion Merchandising Management Department, Fashion Institute of Technology, SUNY  

Marian Weston, Adjunct Assistant Professor & Reference Librarian, Gladys Marcus Library Fashion Institute of Technology, SUNY  

DECODING COLOR + TREND FOR FALL 14
Merrill Greene, Creative Director and Trend Forecaster

6:00--Reception

SATURDAY, October 25th  
LIM College
Townhouse
12 East 53rd Street

9:00-10:00 Closing Breakfast
10:00—10:15 Introduction and Presentation of Ron Knoth Scholarship
10:15—11:00 Ron Knoth Lecturer – Steve Shapiro, president of Schwartz & Benjamin Footwear
11:00—11:15 Break
11:15-12:15 Concurrent Sessions J & K

Session J
From Parties, Pinafores, and Pumps to PhDs: Mining The Costume Institute Records at The Metropolitan Museum of Art Archives for Future Study
Celia Hartmann, Senior Associate for Archival Processing, Metropolitan Museum of Art Archives, Metropolitan Museum of Art

Arielle Dorlester, Assistant for Archival Processing, Metropolitan Museum of Art Archives, Metropolitan Museum of Art

Current Training Practices in Fashion Studies
Chloe Chapin, Assistant Professor, Fashion Institute of Technology, SUNY  

Material Culture and Object Analysis in the Fashion Curriculum
Diane Maglio, Professor, Berkeley College

Session K
Sheer Audacity – The Innovation of Pantyhose 1959-1969
Deirdre Farabaugh, M.A./M.L.I.S. Costume Studies/Library Science, New York University

Cotton: The Effects of Technology Past and Present on the Future of the Cotton Industry
LeeAnn Turgeon-Rutkovsky, Adjunct Professor, LIM College

Femme Power Origins
Janice Everett, Adjunct Professor, LIM College

12:15 p.m.—12:30 p.m.
Closing Remarks

12:30 p.m. –
Museum Tours*

Museum at FIT – Exposed: A History of Lingerie & Dance and Fashion (two exhibitions) – unguided
The Metropolitan Museum of Art – Fashion in Art (general tour) – guided
The Museum of the City of New York – Mac Conner: A New York Life – guided tour
Brooklyn Museum – Killer Heels: The Art of the High-Heeled Shoe – guided

*The museum tours required pre-registration. You must have signed up for the tour when registering for the conference.



Thursday, July 31, 2014

Fashion: Now & Then Conference Hotel Recommendations*

Standard Hotels (Two Star) 

120 East 31st Street
New York, NY 10016
1-866-539-7280

109 West 45th Street
New York, NY 10036
212-221-3600

230 East 51st Street
New York, NY 10022
212-355-0300 or 1-866-414-4617



Comfort Hotels (Three Star) 

569 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10022
1-855-239-9478

525 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10017
212-755-4000 or 1-800-242-8684

21 East 52nd Street
New York, NY 10022
1-866-539-7280 or 1-800-843-6664


First Class Hotels (Four Star) 

485 5th Avenue
New York, NY 10017
212-601-1234

66 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10016
212-885-7000 or 1-800-KITANO-NY

299 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10017
212-983-4500

*Please note that LIM College does not have a relationship with these hotels. They are only being recommended for the conference due to proximity to the conference location. 


Wednesday, July 16, 2014

2014 Fashion: Now & Then: From Antiquity to Visionary Conference Registration

Registration is open on Eventville.  
Conference RatesEarly Bird*After 9-15-2014
Full Conference** Attendance$200$225
Full Conference** Attendance (Presenters)$150$175
Full Conference Attendance** (Students with Valid ID)$100$125
Conference Support (Code Needed to Complete Registration)$0$0
Conference Rates for LIM College Students, Faculty & StaffEarly Bird*After 9-15-2014
Full Conference Attendance$50$75
Friday ONLY Conference (10/24)$25$50
Saturday ONLY Conference (10/25)$25$50
Thursday Evening Opening Reception (10/23)$25$50
Conference Support (Code Needed to Complete Registration)$0$0

*Early Bird Rates apply to registration completed before September 15, 2014. 

Museum Tours Saturday, October 25th at 1pm
Available
Spots
Museum at FIT - Exposed: A History of Lingerie & Dance and Fashion (two exhibitions) – unguided 34
The Metropolitan Museum of Art – Fashion in Art (general tour – guided) 19
The Museum of the City of New York – Mac Conner: A New York Life – guided tour 19
Brooklyn Museum – Killer Heels: The Art of the High-Heeled Shoe – guided34

**The guided/unguided Museum Tours are an optional choice for Full Conference Attendees to attend after the Saturday program. Please only choose one tour option. Tour selections are completed with Full Conference registration on Eventville.

A limited number of scholarships are available to help offset conference fees. Contact David Benjamin david.benjamin@limcollege.edu for more information. 

Monday, June 2, 2014

Reminder: Fashion: Now & Then Proposals are Due Mon, 6/9

Fashion: Now & Then: From Antiquity to Visionary
Thursday, October 23 - Saturday, October 25, 2014
LIM College, New York City, NY

Call for Presentations
Fashion: Now & Then: From Antiquity to Visionary
Proposal Due Date: June 9, 2014

The Adrian G. Marcuse Library at LIM College invites participation in the fourth annual Fashion: Now & Then Conference, a three day conference in which participants will discuss the past, present, and future uses of fashion information and technology in fashion. Participants will be drawn from the fashion industry, libraries, archives, academic institutions, publishers, collectors, and museums to represent a full range of expertise.

The theme for this year’s Fashion: Now & Then Conference is From Antiquity to Visionary. We look forward to proposals that will demonstrate how fashion information and technology in fashion has evolved through time and how it will continue to evolve in the future. Proposal topics can include one or more of these subjects in relation to fashion or style: archives, blogs, books, business, collection development, collectors, designer archives, digital archives, digital collections, digitization projects, ephemera, fashion analytics, fashion forecasting, fashion history, fashion studies, film, librarians, libraries, magazines, mapping & data visualization, marketing, material culture, merchandising, museums, new media, oral history, patrons, photography, preservation, print & non-print media, product development, rare books, retail, social media, special collections, street style, textiles, and trend reporting.

Presentation Proposals and Notifications
Proposals for presentations should include: the name, title, affiliation, and email address of the author(s) and an abstract of the 15 minute paper or presentations (500 words or less). Email the proposal to proposals@limcollege.edu. Please submit the text of the proposal in the body of the email and as a PDF or Word attachment. The proposal due date is Monday, June 9, 2014.

Notification of proposal acceptance will occur Monday, June 23, 2014. 
At least one author of each accepted abstract must register for the conference and present the paper.

The event will take place in the LIM College Maxwell Hall (216 E. 45th Street between Second & Third Avenues) and Townhouse (12 E. 53rd Street between Fifth & Madison Avenues).

About LIM College
LIM College is focused exclusively on the study of business and fashion. Housed in four buildings in Manhattan, the College's unique curriculum combines in-class instruction with required fashion industry internships. LIM College offers a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree program with tracks in Fashion Management and Entrepreneurship, Master of Professional Studies (MPS) degree programs in Fashion Merchandising & Retail Management, Fashion Marketing, and Visual Merchandising, a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in International Business, Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degrees in Fashion Merchandising, Visual Merchandising, Marketing, and Management, as well as Bachelor of Professional Studies (BPS), Associate in Applied Science (AAS), and Associate in Occupational Studies (AOS) degrees in Fashion Merchandising. Founded in 1939, LIM College has been witness to every significant change in the retail and fashion industry for 75 years.

About the LIM College Library and Archives
The Adrian G. Marcuse Library houses a unique, specialized collection, focusing on the fashion industry and LIM College’s major areas of study in a variety of formats (books, magazines, DVDs, e-books, electronic databases). The LIM College Archives consists of three major collections: LIM College Records, Special Collections, and Rare Books. The mission of the LIM College Archives is to identify, collect, organized, describe, preserve and make accessible the enduring records of LIM College and materials related to the fashion industry.

Additional Information & Contact
If you have any questions please contact Nicole LaMoreaux, Reference & Instruction Librarian at LIM College nicole.lamoreaux@limcollege.edu

Previous Fashion: Now & Then Conference Information 
For additional information about the upcoming Fashion: Now & Then Conference or to view information about previous Fashion: Now & Then Conferences:
Fashion: Now & Then Blog: http://fashionnowandthen.blogspot.com/

Thursday, April 10, 2014

2014 Call for Presentations: Fashion: Now & Then: From Antiquity to Visionary

Fashion: Now & Then: From Antiquity to Visionary
Thursday, October 23 - Saturday, October 25, 2014
LIM College, New York City, NY
Call for Presentations
Fashion: Now & Then: From Antiquity to Visionary
Proposal Due Date: June 9, 2014
The Adrian G. Marcuse Library at LIM College invites participation in the fourth annual Fashion: Now & Then Conference, a three day conference in which participants will discuss the past, present, and future uses of fashion information and technology in fashion. Participants will be drawn from the fashion industry, libraries, archives, academic institutions, publishers, collectors, and museums to represent a full range of expertise.
The theme for this year’s Fashion: Now & Then Conference is From Antiquity to Visionary. We look forward to proposals that will demonstrate how fashion information and technology in fashion has evolved through time and how it will continue to evolve in the future. Proposal topics can include one or more of these subjects in relation to fashion or style: archives, blogs, books, business, collection development, collectors, designer archives, digital archives, digital collections, digitization projects, ephemera, fashion analytics, fashion forecasting, fashion history, fashion studies, film, librarians, libraries, magazines, mapping & data visualization, marketing, material culture, merchandising, museums, new media, oral history, patrons, photography, preservation, print & non-print media, product development, rare books, retail, social media, special collections, street style, textiles, and trend reporting.
Presentation Proposals and Notifications
Proposals for presentations should include: the name, title, affiliation, and email address of the author(s) and an abstract of the 15 minute paper or presentations (<500 words). Email the proposal to proposals@limcollege.edu. Please submit the text of the proposal in the body of the email and as a PDF or Word attachment. The proposal due date is Monday, June 9, 2014.
Notification of proposal acceptance will occur Monday, June 23, 2014.
At least one author of each accepted abstract must register for the conference and present the paper.
The event will take place in the LIM College Maxwell Hall (216 E. 45th Street between Second & Third Avenues) and Townhouse (12 E. 53rd Street between Fifth & Madison Avenues).
About LIM College
LIM College is focused exclusively on the study of business and fashion. Housed in four buildings in Manhattan, the College’s unique curriculum combines in-class instruction with required fashion industry internships. LIM College offers a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree program with tracks in Fashion Management and Entrepreneurship, Master of Professional Studies (MPS) degree programs in Fashion Merchandising & Retail Management, Fashion Marketing, and Visual Merchandising, a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in International Business, Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degrees in Fashion Merchandising, Visual Merchandising, Marketing, and Management, as well as Bachelor of Professional Studies (BPS), Associate in Applied Science (AAS), and Associate in Occupational Studies (AOS) degrees in Fashion Merchandising. Founded in 1939, LIM College has been witness to every significant change in the retail and fashion industry for 75 years.
About the LIM College Library and Archives
The Adrian G. Marcuse Library houses a unique, specialized collection, focusing on the fashion industry and LIM College’s major areas of study in a variety of formats (books, magazines, DVDs, e-books, electronic databases). The LIM College Archives consists of three major collections: LIM College Records, Special Collections, and Rare Books. The mission of the LIM College Archives is to identify, collect, organized, describe, preserve and make accessible the enduring records of LIM College and materials related to the fashion industry.
Additional Information & Contact
For additional information about the upcoming Fashion: Now & Then Conference or to view information about previous Fashion: Now & Then Conferences:
Fashion: Now & Then Website: http://lim.ent.sirsi.net/client/fnt
Fashion: Now & Then Blog: http://fashionnowandthen.blogspot.com/
LIM College Website: http://www.limcollege.edu/

If you have any questions please contact Nicole LaMoreaux, Reference & Instruction Librarian at LIM College nicole.lamoreaux@limcollege.edu