Spring Studios and Fashinnovation Join Forces – WWD
United Front: The latest fashion alliance is one between Spring Studios and the global platform Fashinnovation.
The two sides announced their partnership on Friday, which will include year-round activities. To keep things running smoothly, Fashinnovation will be streaming and hosting the sixth edition of Worldwide Talks from Spring Studios on February 3. The upcoming speaker list will include Frédéric Fekkai, Nicole Miller, Bibhu Mohapatra, Mastercard’s Raja Rajamannar and model Lais Ribeiro among others .
Started in 2018, Fashinnovation connects the fashion industry through entrepreneurship, sustainability, Technology and innovation, diversity and inclusion. Spring Studios is a downtown Manhattan destination for runway shows, photo and video shoots, special events, and other fashion-related businesses. With the new partnership, Fashinnovation is also planning special projects, a young designer incubator and other endeavors.
According to Fashinnovation co-founder Jordana Guimaraes, the deal is completely co-branded with “no financial terms involved.” “The goal is to advance industry innovation on a global scale by joining forces.”
Spring Studios global CEO Giuseppe Stigliano said, “At Spring, we truly believe in the power of open innovation as a way to create value through the ecosystem,” adding that The new partnership is “an important milestone in the process.”
Stigliano joined Spring Studios last fall and succeeds Tim Ringel. Based between London and New York, Stigliano oversees a team of 200 people in those cities, as well as in the Milan office. Stigliano previously co-founded two startups. He also co-wrote two book refers to the changing landscape of retail and fashion, driven by the digital age.
In Guimaraes’ view, many designers and brands using Spring Studios can use more creative ways through Technology in their supply chains and also to drive more sustainability forward.
In a joint statement with co-founder Marcelo Guimaraes, she said: “Fashion is community – cannot innovate alone. Fashinnovation is excited about this partnership with Spring Studios as they keep up with industry trends with daily strides towards applying innovation to the future of fashion.
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