On October 17, YRB attended the inaugural TECH WEEK conference brought out hundreds of attendees and closed with a fashion tech runway show featuring iconic New York fashion brands.
DKNY, RACHEL Rachel Roy and Gemma Kahng, as well as ecommerce brands JustFab, Bow & Drape and StyleSaint, who are at the forefront of technology, social media and innovation in the fashion tech space.
Runway models showed looks ranging from sporty daywear pieces to stunning evening gowns.
Highlights included custom dresses by Bow & Drape, flirty originals by StyleSaint, laser cut leather and
lace creations by Gemma Kahng, modern and feminine looks from RACHEL Rachel Roy and chic, sporty
looks from DKNY.
Ensembles were accessorized with LeLe Sadoughi jewelry, JustFab shoes and
colorful Motorola headphones by SOL REPUBLIC, worn over sleek hairstyles by Edward Tricomi and
his team of expert hair stylists and makeup artists from Warren Tricomi Salon.
Guests at the Techweek New York City conference and show enjoyed cocktails prior to the runway show
to the beats of DJ VIXX.
Notable guests included: Techweek’s Chairman Iain Shovlin and its Executive
Director, Sam Kennedy, as well as America’s Next Top Model’s (The CW) Alex Agro, celebrity stylist
Phillip Bloch, Brian Cohen (Chairman, New York Angels), Jon Czaja (COO, Bonobos), Sonia Nassery
Cole, mayorial candidates Jack Hidary and Adolfo Caarrion, designer Gemma Kahng, Steve Jacobs (CIO, Gilt Groupe), Aliza Licht (SVP, DKNY),