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How Instagram and Fashion Create Major Business Opportunities.


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Featuring Panelists from FIDM, Nasty Gal and James Jeans

On November 30th at 7pm, let's get together, network and learn from fashion marketing professionals at LA's leading companies. We'll be talking about all the amazing opportunities there are for fashion lovers to grow and monetize a fashion and beauty audience through Instagram. A few tops we'll be covering.

• Starting up

• Content that works

• Monetization opportunities w/out brand partnerships

• Monetization with partnerships

• Collaborations

• Creating community

• Huge growth

• Media opportunities

• Where the money at?

Our Featured Panelists Include:

Ashley Guyatt

Social Media and Ecommerce Manager at James Jeans / Fashion Blogger at Blonde Collective

James Jeans is a leading premium denim brand known worldwide for perfect fit and pure design. Founded in 2004 by Seun Lim whose expertise ran deep in couture tailoring that spoke to the soul of artisanship, James Jeans is the first denim label branded by a woman for fellow women who share common love for fit, quality and trust at the highest level. With equal parts passion and sincerity every James Jeans is made to find the perfect match of fit, comfort and confidence.

Born and raised in Southern California, Ashley knew from a young age that she wanted to work in the fashion industry. While earning her Bachelor's degree in Fashion Merchandising at Point Loma Nazarene University, she started her blog as a creative outlet. Ashley quickly grew a following on social media and was able to leverage her experience and land full-time job as aSocial Media Manager and Ecommerce Strategist with the denim company James Jeans. Ashely is very active in the blogging community and has continued publishing and creating content for various brands. Register here.

Mani O'Brien

Assistant Director Of Marketing at FIDM

For over 40 years, FIDM has been educating students for professional careers in Fashion, Entertainment, and Digital Media, offering Bachelor's and Associate's Degrees in 26 creative majors. Our talented faculty, dedicated staff, and renowned industry partners work together to create an academically rigorous, career-focused curriculum. Each of our four campuses is strategically located in California's entertainment, fashion, and action sports industry and business hubs in Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego and San Francisco. FIDM's Career Center team has exceptional connections within our industries and offers one-on-one targeted career planning and placement services. Last year 10,000 companies posted over 21,000 jobs on our online job board, open only to our students and alumni. Register here.

Spencer Niementz

Assistant Editor - Content and Social Media at Nasty Gal

Nasty Gal inspires women to discover their power to create an amazing life. What started out as an ebay store styling and selling vintage has grown into being a recognized style authority and a multichannel retailer. We specialize in curating high, low, new and vintage fashion including our own in-house designs. In late 2014, we launched our flagship brick-and-mortar store in Los Angeles, and that's just the beginning. We are always on the hunt for entrepreneurially minded talent to join our team, so we can keep inspiring our cult-like following of independent and confident gals across the globe. Register here. 


This event is hosted a CTRL COLLECTIVE, a premier collaborative workspace in Playa Vista. (FREE PARKING) Please have a printed or mobile version of your ticket ready at the entrance. We'll be meeting in the large event space toward the back of the building. Some food and drink will be provided to guests.

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