PechaKucha Presentation
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"I'm into the idea of being a Manhattan Mad Hatter."

In Hats Hats Hats from PechaKucha Night New York Vol. 18, Heidi Lee takes us through her vibrant and creative 3D printed hat collection.

A RISD graduate and recipient of the 2012 MET Museum Costume Institute Accessory Design Award, HEIDI LEE is a NYC-based artist and designer whose hats have featured in VOGUE, V, W, Visionaire, Dazed & Confused, MTV, SHOWstudio, NYT, New York Magazine, The Creators Project, etc. Exhibitions include MOSI Museum’s “3D Printing the Future” and MAD Museum’s “MAD Biennial: 100 Makers that manifest the cultural capital of NYC." Her clientele include Anne Hathaway, Madonna, G-Dragon, Lady Gaga, Missy Elliott and Lauryn Hill.

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Bass // Van Vogue

@ VOL 20 ON DEC 12, 2014

Sylvester Suwandi, a young promising Fashion Designer took the exotic middle east as his inspiration to create his first collection under his own brand: BASS. He also shares his experience during Paris Fashion Week with Tex Saverio team when he won GoAhead Challenge competition. He pointed out that despite the glamour lifestyle, fashion industry is a world filled with hard-working people. Fashion is more than what you see.

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Express Yourself

@ VOL 121 ON JAN 28, 2015

Enter the amazing world of artist Sato Sugamoto, who goes through a variety of projects she's developed, involving some amazing textile magic.

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Fetishizing Fashion Brands

@ VOL 4 ON MAY 18, 2015

"Where do you work?" After making the switch to men's fetishwear brand Nastypig, fashion designer Kevin Jaedon wants people to know that he is NOT a nasty pig! 

Kevin discusses how all brands give off distinct connotations. Whether designed to be high fashion, conservative and work-oriented, or to wear at the International Mister Leather convention, you never know who might actually be the brains behind what you are wearing! 

This was "Presentation of the Day" on Monday, August 11th, 2015. 

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Works from one of the Swedish Fashion Talents 2015

@ VOL 53 ON AUG 18, 2015

Emelie Janrell is a fashion designer who this year was nominated for Swedish Fashion Talents 2015, among 9 other promising fashion designers. Beautiful photos of Emelies work are featured in this Pecha Kucha.

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Making History in the World of Hats

@ VOL 1 ON OCT 16, 2015

Rachel Frost talks about how her discovery of the heritage industry and the actors involved steered her down a new career path in making hats.

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A Journey in Hats

@ VOL 16 ON SEP 01, 2016

New York based and originally from Papua New Guinea, Eleanor O'Connell has been working within the Theatre, Performance Art, Film, Fashion and Design industry as a Costumier, Costume Designer, Wardrobe Manager, Milliner and Artist from London to Melbourne and now New York. Listen to her journey here!

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A Head for Hats

@ VOL 26 ON JAN 25, 2017

From maths to milinery. Joanna Zara shares her inspirational story of how she took the plunge and followed her design dreams of becoming a hat designer and maker.

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From Sketch to Store: Designing a Dress

@ VOL 18 ON MAY 18, 2017

NIYATI KARWAT was on her way to medical school, but after studying abroad in Cypus, she decided to follow her true love. She enrolled at Parsons and now 8 years later is a designer at Tracy Reese. Hear how her travels and art inspire creating women's wear.

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Itsy Ditsy Hats

@ VOL 2 ON MAY 24, 2017

Luxurious, flirty, and at times, a little bit sexy, an Itsy Ditsy Hat can make your day! Linda takes use through what inspires her and the materials and tools of the trade.  Linda is a part time tutor on the Adult and Lesiure programmes at the University College Isle of Man.

Handmade millinery by Linda Donald

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