Sponsors

ODD. NEW YORK

ODD. NEW YORK

ODD. NEW YORK is a multi-brand luxury boutique located in downtown NYC that celebrates daring personal style and the evolution of textiles. Founded in 2012 by Judson Harmon, the retailer has carried a thoughtfully curated variety of globally-sourced fashion brands, was the first to introduce pioneering Dutch designer Iris Van Herpen to New York’s retail scene and remains the city’s only stockist of British rebel fashion icon Vivienne Westwood’s runway collections. ODD. New York’s selection of limited-run garments offer an elevated, welcoming environment for brand discovery and top-notch retail therapy, serving as a reminder that fashion should be fun.@ODD_NYC | #THISISODDNYC

Steve Madden

Steve Madden is easily America’s most successful shoe designer. Considered the fashion footwear mogul of the 21st century, Steve Madden has been responsible for the design and marketing of the company’s trendsetting shoes since he founded the brand over 2 decades ago. Today, the Steve Madden brand represents a lifestyle. It is about embracing fashion while still maintaining that funky independence that first defined the brand 20 years ago. With his product offering now including other accessories such as watches, jewelry, handbags, belts, sunwear, cold weather, outerwear and hosiery, Steve Madden is always looking towards the future.

dolce vita

Dolce Vita

Launched in 2001, Dolce Vita’s nonchalant attitude towards fashion resulted in footwear and clothing lines that are effortlessly stylish yet delightfully flirty. By showcasing chic looks attributed to the label’s very own modern muse—the young, the restless and the glamorous, Dolce Vita has developed an earnest following and is a favorite in great boutiques everywhere. From dresses to tops to sandals and heels, Dolce Vita is your one-stop-shop for everything posh.

Blank Rome LLP

Blank Rome LLP is one of America’s largest law firms. With more than 500 attorneys serving clients across the globe, Blank Rome is an international law firm representing businesses and organizations ranging from Fortune 500 companies to start-up entities. Blank Rome helps its clients in all aspects of their businesses. The Firm’s practices cover areas including business tax; commercial and corporate litigation; employment benefits and labor; financial services; bankruptcy and financial restructuring; government relations; health law; intellectual property; maritime, international trade and procurement; matrimonial; mergers & acquisitions and private equity; product liability; public companies and capital formation; public finance; real estate; trusts and estates; and white collar, internal and government investigations. Blank Rome also represents pro bono clients (such as Fabulous & Fighting) in a wide variety of cases and matters.

The Hedaya Capital Group

The Hedaya Capital Group is a specialty finance company that provides working capital to small and mid size businesses based on the quality of their accounts receivable. We at Hedaya Capital take pride in our ability to work hand in hand with entrepreneurs to help them realize their full potential.  We strive to maintain the highest level of customer service and develop long-term relationships with all of our customers.

Candela

Candela is a unique women’s ready-to-wear and footwear collection created by Gabriela Perezutti. Established in 2004, the company has expanded and evolved quickly, gaining international recognition from influential tastemakers and fashionistas alike. Influenced in part by her childhood growing up on a ranch in Uruguay, Candela embodies Gabriela’s soft femininity, adventurous gaucho spirit and South American roots.

Lafayette 148

Lafayette 148 New York creates collections for sophisticated, confident women. Produced with the finest European fabrics and expert craftsmanship, our enduring designs are renowned for their exceptional fit and quality. With extensive styles and unique versatility, we give you the pieces you need to discover a new you with each collection. Discover what’s new & what’s next at lafayette148ny.com

Milberg Factors, Inc.

Milberg Factors, Inc.

Milberg Factors, Inc. is one of the largest factoring and commercial finance companies in the United States, providing textile and apparel manufacturers with factoring services, working capital financing, accounts receivable management, acquisition and debtor-in-possession financing. Milberg has earned an outstanding reputation for providing exceptional customer service and taking an entrepreneurial approach to creating customized financial solutions for unique business needs.

Grassroots Films

Grassroots Films has been in business since 2006 when it was incorporated by four individuals who met at a half way house in Brooklyn, New York. With a desire to create content that entertains and enlightens, Grassroots Films has reached beyond its humble beginnings to become a full featured studio capable of handling projects of all sizes. Our Staff is made up of creative individuals who are interested and passionate about making a difference through the art of motion picture. With a healthy track record in viral campaigns, short films, and feature length documentaries, Grassroots Films is a brand that continues to push the limits of what an independent film company can do.

Rock and Soul

Rock and Soul — Rock and Soul

Founded in 1975, Rock and Soul is one of New York City’s longest standing independent record stores, and is among the oldest and most famous DJ shops in the world. Rock and Soul is known for all things sound and music related, and has the largest selection of headphones in NYC. From in-store demos, events and performances (join our free DJ Events list)… to DJ classes and workshops… to customer driven “DJ Fridays”…and of course, a wide selection of DJ, recording, and production equipment, our goal is to promote the growth of the industry and to help DJs, producers, and music lovers all over the world.

Roundhouse Designs

Roundhouse Designs is made up of a couple of dudes that like to make awesome websites. They went to school together for musical theatre at the University of Michigan and lived in a crappy college apartment that always smelled like the Jamaican Jerk Pit restaurant next door. The apartment lives on to this day, passed down to other musical theatre grads, nicknamed “The Roundhouse” after the short lived Nickelodeon variety show of the same name back in the fabled 1990s. They moved to New York and after performing as collectively a dog, a snail, a train, a tree and a Christmas obsessed extra-terrestrial; they started building websites for other actors and artists. And now they want to build a website for you.

MakeSpace

MakeSpace. Your Closet In The Cloud ™. We pick up, store, and return your stuff so you never have to visit a storage unit again.

Mogul

MOGUL is a one-stop destination for women worldwide, connecting them to top trending content, including articles, videos, jobs, events, and products — personalized to their interests. By curating content from 3rd parties, producing original content, and enabling users to also contribute and upvote, MOGUL ultimately empowers women to share knowledge and discover new opportunities around the world. Reaching millions of monthly unique users, MOGUL is currently visited by more than 196 countries and 20,651 cities worldwide.

Rune

Rune NYC is the product of Emily’s love of design and insight into the fashion world, featuring a line of fashion leggings that would satisfy even the most discerning customer. Emily finds inspiration in her “Rune Girl,” a modern, savvy, adventurous girl who defines her own identity and style. Made from a special fiber called Supplex that contains a 4-way stretch and thickness and is known for its ability to hold its shape and color over time, Rune NYC leggings fill a niche in the market place for wearable, slimming, fashionable leggings that do not break the bank. Inspired by Emily’s inner “rocker mom,” Rune NYC’s Fall 2013 Collection has recently hit the market, with leggings that make her feel great, whether at home in New Jersey with her toddler or tackling business in bustling Manhattan. “I just wanted to feel empowered and wearing leggings makes me feel like I can take on the world…comfortably!” Designed, sourced and manufactured entirely in New York City, Rune NYC quickly won the hearts of major retailers following its debut in early 2013.

CureWear

CureWear is functional and fashionable clothing with a greater purpose. Designed to bring comfort to patients living with medical ports and PICC lines while inspiring public support, CureWear provides you with an opportunity to wear clothing that stands for a cause. Help patients feel comfortable and confident during cancer or chronic illness treatment and elevate the quality of life for individuals, families, and communities everywhere.

BHI USA

BHI USA provides extensive Corporate and Commercial Banking services, with a presence in New York, Los Angeles and Miami. Our team has deep banking expertise and real knowledge of our customers’ businesses and develops smart, creative solutions for our customers’ unique needs. As part of the Bank Hapoalim group we are backed by the financial strength of the leading financial institution in Israel. We offer Financing, Investment and advanced Cash Management Services, all delivered via a user-friendly online banking platform.