Friday, April 10, 2015

Fashion: Now & Then: Passé, Presente, 未来 Registration Rates


Conference Rates
Full Conference Attendance$175
Full Conference Attendance (Presenters)$125
Full Conference Attendance (Students witd Valid ID)$100
Conference Support (Code Needed to Complete Registration)$0
Conference Rates for LIM College Students, Faculty & Staff
Full Conference Attendance$40
Friday ONLY Conference (10/23)$25
Saturday ONLY Conference (10/24)$25
Thursday Evening Opening Reception (10/22)$20
Conference Support (Code Needed to Complete Registration)$0


A limited number of scholarships are available to help offset conference fees. Contact Nicole LaMoreaux (nicole.lamoreaux@limcollege.edu) for more information. 

Friday, March 27, 2015

Fashion: Now & Then: Passé, Presente, 未来



Fashion: Now & Then: Passé, Presente, 未来
Thursday, October 22, 2015 to Saturday, October 24, 2015
LIM College, New York City, NY, U.S.A.

Proposal Due Date: June 8, 2015

Call for Presentations
The Adrian G. Marcuse Library at LIM College invites participation in the fifth annual Fashion: Now & Then Conference, a three day conference in which participants will discuss the past, present, and future uses of fashion information and the global reach that the fashion industry possess. 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 Passé, Presente, 未来. We look forward to proposals that will demonstrate how fashion information and the global reach of the fashion industry 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.

Call for Poster Sessions
We invite proposals for an organized poster session for the 5th Annual Fashion: Now & Then: Passé, Presente, 未来 Conference. Organized poster sessions will consist of six posters that are organized around this year’s conference theme with all of the presenters invited by the organizer. Organized poster sessions will be scheduled for Friday, October 23rd from 5:45-6:30 PM.

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 including keywords (<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 8, 2015.

Notification of proposal and poster session acceptance will occur Monday, June 22, 2015.

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 Townhouse (12 E. 53rd Street between Fifth & Madison Avenues).

About LIM College
LIM College, founded in 1939, is focused exclusively on the study of business and fashion, offering an MBA program with concentrations in Fashion Management and Entrepreneurship, MPS programs in Fashion Merchandising & Retail Management, Fashion Marketing, Visual Merchandising, and Global Fashion Supply Chain Management, a BS degree in International Business, bachelors degrees in Fashion Merchandising, Visual Merchandising, Marketing, and Management, and associate degrees in Fashion Merchandising. LIM College provides a well-rounded education through the combination of in-class instruction and required internships. Located in four buildings in Manhattan  the nations fashion and business capital LIM College gives students vast opportunities for hands-on experience and professional development. Alumni have gone on to excel at top companies, including The Jones Group, Saks Fifth Avenue, Barneys New York, Chanel, and Macys.

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 Blog: http://fashionnowandthen.blogspot.com/

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

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Dedicated Display: 2014 Fashion: Now & Then: From Antiquity to Visionary Conference



This year’s Fashion: Now & Then: From Antiquity to Visionary Conference is right around the corner (October 23-25, 2014). The Adrian G. Marcuse Library has organized a display dedicated to this year’s theme, From Antiquity to Visionary. The conference this year will feature speakers from around the world including Brazil, Canada, Germany, and the United States. Topics will range from Corporate Social Responsibility to Fashion in Literature to Wearable Technology. Stop by the Library today to read about these topics and more!

709.05 SEY

The Fabric of Cultures: Fashion, Identity, and Globalization Edited by Eugenia Paulicelli and Hazel Clark
391 PAU

331.88 MIL

658.8 MAI


677 OMA

New Retail by Raul A. Barreneche
725.21 BAR

We will also be hosting a book signing for the newest edition (6th) of Who’s Who in Fashion by Holly Price Alford on Thursday evening.

For more information on the conference please visit the Fashion: Now & Then Blog.

Click here to register for the conference.

There are scholarships available to off-set the conference registration fee. Please contact David Benjamin, LIM College Archivist, at David.Benjamin@limcollege.edu.

Join the Conversation: #LIMFNT

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

Fashion: Now & Then: From Antiquity to Visionary 2014 Schedule October 23 - 25, 2014


 2014 Fashion: Now & Then Schedule

Schedule Day 1
LIM College
Maxwell Hall & Adrian G. Marcuse Library
216 East 45th Street


THURSDAY, October 23, 2014
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 
Welcome Reception
Book signing with Holly Price Alford, author of Who’s Who in Fashion, 6th edition



Schedule Day 2
FRIDAY, October 24, 2014
LIM College, Townhouse, 12 East 53rd Street

9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Breakfast

10:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
Introduction 

10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Keynote Speaker 
Zach Davis, co-founder of Stylitics 

11:15 a.m. -12:15 p.m.
Concurrent Sessions A & B


Session A: Fourth floor
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 Harnick, 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: Fashionopolis
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 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Lunch

1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m 
Concurrent Sessions C & D

Session C: Fourth floor
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

Session D: Fashionopolis
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 p.m.-2:45 p.m
Break

2:45 p.m - 3:45 p.m 
Concurrent Sessions E & F

Session E: Fourth floor
How About a Kiss?: Advice Literature for Women and Girls, from Schlesigner Library Collections
Diana Carey, Reference Librarian, Visual Resources, Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
Susan Earle, Manuscript Cataloger, Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute

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

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

Session F: Fashionopols
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 p.m - 4:00 p.m 
Break

4:00 p.m - 5:00 p.m
Concurrent Sessions G and H

Session G: Fourth floor
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, Lasell College

Ready-Made: A Brief History of Paper Patterns in the United States
Amber Paranick, Reference Librarian, Serial & Government Publications Division, Library of Congress

Session H: Fashionopolis
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

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 p.m - 6:00 p.m
Session I

Session I: Fourth floor
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 p.m.
Reception

Schedule Day 3
SATURDAY, October 25th, 2014
LIM College Townhouse, 12 East 53rd Street

9:00 a.m. -10:00 a.m.
Closing Breakfast

10:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m
Introduction and Presentation of Ron Knoth Scholarship

10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Ron Knoth Lecturer 
Steve Shapiro, president of Schwartz & Benjamin Footwear

11:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Break

11:15 a.m. -12:15 a.m. 
Concurrent Sessions J & K

Session J: Fourth floor
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: Fashionopolis
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
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 conferenceTours will depart from Townhouse at 12:30 p.m.

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.