TEDxFIT: Stitching the world together, One Sweater at a Time, Julie Conroy

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TEDxFIT: Stitching the world together, One Sweater at a Time, Julie Conroy
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Fashion Institute of Technology (New York, N.Y.). Office of Student Life
Conroy, Julie
Date
2017-10-25
Description
Knitting was a constant theme in the life of Anya Cole. This led her to start luxury fashion brand HANIA by Anya Cole in her early 50's. Julie Conroy will be discussing the role of artisans in luxury production, prodution in New York and, ethical/sustainable production of Hania by Anya Cole. Julie Conroy is Creative Director of HANIA by Anya Cole, a luxury knitwear brand based in NYC. Julie studied design at the West Australian Institute of Technology and took many career turns in the music, wine, design and photography worlds before joining HANIA by Anya Cole in 2014. Along with achieving Made in NY distinction for the brand, Julie has also been leading sustainability initiatives which included traveling to Kyrgyzstan to source yarn from small batch suppliers.
Julie Conroy is Creative Director of HANIA by Anya Cole, a luxury knitwear brand based in NYC. Julie studied design at the West Australian Institute of Technology and took many career turns in the music, wine, design and photography worlds before joining HANIA by Anya Cole in 2014. Along with achieving Made in NY distinction for the brand, Julie has also been leading sustainability initiatives which included traveling to Kyrgyzstan to source yarn from small batch suppliers.
This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx
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Moving Image
Lectures
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Fashion design
Knitwear
Knitting
HANIA
Cole, Anya
Sustainable design
Sustainability
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Fashion Institute of Technology. (2017, October 25). TEDxFIT: Stitching the world together, One Sweater at a Time, Julie Conroy [Video]. Archive on Demand. https://archiveondemand.fitnyc.edu/item/23606
Fashion Institute of Technology. "TEDxFIT: Stitching the world together, One Sweater at a Time, Julie Conroy." Archive on Demand, 25 Oct. 2017, https://archiveondemand.fitnyc.edu/item/23606
Fashion Institute of Technology, "TEDxFIT: Stitching the world together, One Sweater at a Time, Julie Conroy," Archive on Demand, October 25, 2017, video, https://archiveondemand.fitnyc.edu/item/23606