SCAD Style 2012 Kicks Off April 16 Featuring Celebrity Stylists and Fashion Designers | Arts & Culture
The Savannah College of Art and Design will host the 7th annual SCAD Style 2012, the university’s nationally recognized, signature style and design event, April 16-20, at SCAD's Atlanta, Savannah and Hong Kong locations. The series will highlight several SCAD study programs including fashion, architecture and industrial design. Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in lectures, exhibitions and film screenings from world-renowned artists, designers and industry professionals.
The SCAD Style series was created to foster relationships between SCAD students and creative professionals. Its programming furthers the university’s mission to prepare talented students for creative careers and serves as a launching point for student employment opportunities. As an added bonus, all lectures are free and open to the public.
Highlights of the series will include a lecture by Gregory Wein, style director at Surface Magazine. Wein is also a fashion stylist with a celebrity client roster that includes Jennifer Hudson, Kelly Rowland and Jake Gyllenhaal. Amy Flurry, writer and fashion stylist will also be giving a lecture and signing her book “Recipe for Press - Pitch Your Story Like the Pros and Create a Buzz.” Her company, Paper-Cut-Project has been commissioned for global brands including Cartier, Hermes, Kate Spade, Christie’s and The Bay.
Additionally, women’s wear designer Mimi Plange will host a lecture as well as an exhibition of her work. Plange has been featured in Vogue.com, New York Times/T Magazine, Vogue UK, WWD, Harpers Bazaar, Essence Magazine, Marie Claire, Glamour Magazine and Cosmopolitan and worn by the Princess Astrid of Belgium, Rihanna, Vanessa Hudgens, Jennifer Missoni, Janelle Monae, Regina King, Alicia Keys and Estelle, among others.
SCAD Atlanta Schedule of Events:
Monday, April 16
11:30 am. Lecture - Gregory Wein, style director, Surface magazine at SCAD Atlanta
6:00 pm. Lecture - Laurie Pressman, vice president, Pantone at SCAD Atlanta
Tuesday, April 17
3:00 pm. Lecture and book signing - Amy Flurry, writer and fashion stylist: “Recipe for Press” at SCAD Atlanta
Wednesday, April 18
6:00 pm. Lecture - John Gidding, interior designer, architect and television personality at SCAD Atlanta
Thursday, April 19
11:30 am. Event - Film screening and Q-and-A: “The Tents” with James Belzer, director at SCAD Atlanta
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm. Reception - Reception for Mimi Plange exhibition: “Scarred Perfection” at Trois Gallery
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm. Reception - Reception for “Studio Visit: Portraits by Mark Mahaney” at Gallery See
6:00 pm. Event - Gallery Hop at SCAD Atlanta
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm. Lecture - Mimi Plange, women’s wear designer at SCAD Atlanta
For a complete schedule of events, visit www.scadstyle.com.
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