Tuesday, October 26, 2010

GFW 20eleven Wants You!

Seeking individuals to intern with GFW 2011 in areas including: Sales and Sponsorships, Promotions, PR/Social Media, Photography, Graphic Design, Video Editing and copywriters. Will work closely with event organizers, business owners, vendors, media and the public. Position offers invaluable experience, and a chance to be part of something truly unique in Gainesville. Ideal candidates will be well organized, creative, have strong problem solving skills, and good interpersonal skills. Must be able to work independently or with minimal supervision. If you are interested in applying please send a resume, cover letter and any applicable work samples to gfwllc@gmail.com by October 31, 2010. If you have a specific interest please make sure to describe it onyour cover letter.

The positions for the 2011committee require a 5 month commitment for monthly meetings for the remaining of the year and weekly meetings starting January. Additional volunteer and "during event" positions will be posted in the future.

Monday, October 4, 2010

gfw! sponsors Project Hyphen: Asians in Fashion

Since our logo release in September, we have been working hard to get started on our marketing efforts for next year's fashion week. gfw! 20eleven is going to be all about glits and glam!  So it's only fitting that gfw! and the Retail Society are cosponsoring the UF Asian Kaleidoscope Month 2010: Project Hyphen: Asians in Fashion, a night in fashion at the Reitz Union Ballroom featuring Filipino designer Jay Nicolas Sario, www.jaynicolassario.com, from Bravo's Project Runway, fashion designer Kim Phan, www.yumikim.com, and Crystal Fong of the Fashion Institute of Technology New York on Monday, October 18 from 6:30pm - 9:00pm.

This glamorous event with be presenting clothing from a variety of prominent Asian American fashion designers as well as hold a questions and answers session from the designers themselves during the show.

gfw! was delighted to assist in promotions and providing makeup and model contacts for the event including Avant Garde Salon who did an amazing job on hair for last year's Gainesville Fashion Week.

Be sure to check out the UF Asian Kaleidoscope Month at www.ufakmonth.com and visit the facebook page for more information about the upcoming event!

And don't forget to keep checking http://gainesvillefashionweek.blogspot.com and the gfw! facebook page for more updates on gfw! 20eleven!