Leading Fashion Technology Brand Celebrates Female Leaders at the Women Empowering Women Luncheon
NEW YORK (September 22, 2014) Fashion GPS, leading digital solutions provider of Event and Sample management technology for fashion brands worldwide, announced its partnership with the LDNY Foundation today, kicking off at the Women Empowering Women luncheon and fashion show in New York this afternoon.
This luncheon marked the beginning of the LDNY Festival, a month-long event to represent the parallels of each sister city, bringing the talents & authenticity of New York to London as well as London to New York. In conjunction with the respective Mayoral promotional organizations, the LDNY Festival is set to be an annual celebration of the energy of the two most exciting cities in the world as leaders in creativity, culture, entrepreneurism and originality.
“Serving the fashion industry for almost 10 years, we have had the privilege to work with some of the most talented, imaginative and creative female leaders worldwide,” said Eddie Mullon, Founder & CEO of Fashion GPS. “It is my distinct pleasure to be involved with an organization that acknowledges the challenges facing women, young talent and moreover, celebrates those who support, recognize and inspire the next generation.”
“Fashion & technology are a forces that can be used for good, which is why the LDNY Foundation is proud to be partnering with Fashion GPS on our C-Line initiative. This UN backed initiative in conjunction with the ITC (International Trade Centre), Parsons and London College of Fashion promotes young design talent and helps support female artisans in the developing world. We salute Fashion GPS for their commitment in using fashion and technology to make a difference,” said June Sarpong, Founder of the LDNY Foundation.
Today’s event was hosted by Arancha Gonzalez, Executive Director of the International Trade Center boasted a guest list of the most influential leaders from both New York and London including Gina Casar, Cherie Blair, Simon Collins, Cameron Russell, Ashley Wick, Julie Gilhart, Carol Song, Melissa Odabash and more. Attendees also enjoy a curated fashion show produced by Fashion GPS partner, Parson’s The New School, showcasing looks from their top talent. As the event’s technology sponsor, Fashion GPS will help share the excitement of the festival’s event worldwide via the GPS Radar Community. LDNY partners, event attendees, press and more, will be able to access images, news and other valuable information about the program’s activities on radar.fashiongps.com.
About Fashion GPS
Since 2006, Fashion GPS has been designing digital solutions to connect the global fashion industry. First with GPS Samples, followed by GPS Events in 2008, GPS RADAR in 2011, and now GPS STYLES 2.0, it has built technology that supports the world’s top brands by delivering innovative products which more efficiently power their businesses, as well as creating platforms to bring together designers, editors, buyers and other key influencers in this perpetually evolving marketplace. Fashion GPS services over 200 clients via four offices in Paris, New York, London and Los Angeles.