NYFW Networking Party

PRESS RELEASE: New York Fashion Week Networking Party presented by Fashion Mingle at ROW NYC on September 8th

In Fashion Events, Fashion Week, New York, News & Events by Melissa Shea

Fashion Mingle, a global network for fashion professionals, will host it’s fourth Fashion Mingle Networking Party during New York Fashion Week.

 NEW YORKSept 2, 2019  — Fashion Mingle’s NYFW Networking Party is designed to provide networking opportunities for fashion industry professionals who come to New York City to either attend runway shows or work behind-the-scenes at NYFW.

The event will be held on Sunday, September 8th from 7 to 10:30pm at ROW NYC, one of New York’s most stylish lifestyle hotels, at 700 8th Ave in the fashion district. An exclusive VIP experience will be provided for VIP ticket holders from 7pm-8pm who will enjoy red carpet photos with Getty photographer Sean Zanni, hors d’oeuvres provided by District M, open bar, and speed networking with Featured VIPs. 

Cesar Galindo NYFW

Celebrity Designer Cesar Galindo – Featured Guest at NYFW Networking Party

Welcoming VIPs to the event is celebrity designer Cesar Galindo who has spent 20+ years as a successful fashion designer of The Cesar Galindo Collection while creating performance and red carpet looks for celebrities such as Courteney Cox, Wendy Williams, Joan Jett, Cyndi Lauper, Madonna, Gwen Stefani, Missy Elliott and more. 

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ARITA Featured Artist at the NYFW Networking Party

Music artist ARITA will perform her latest single “Name Brand”, an empowering message of confidence and self-love, that evokes a feeling that nothing is impossible by encouraging her fans to say “Call me a Name Brand, Yes, I’m a Name Brand”. Start listening today by downloading her single here


The networking event hosted by Fashion Mingle will create opportunities for makeup artists, hair stylists, fashion photographers, models, fashion designers, PR professionals, editors and bloggers from across the globe to connected to featured industry professionals during VIP Speed Networking. “We launched this networking event 2 years ago to create real opportunities for fashion professionals to make connections that will help grow their business or career” says Melissa Shea, Founder and CEO of Fashion Mingle. 

Featured VIPs NYFW Networking Party

Featured VIPs: Celia Evans, Jordana Guimarães, Mich Weston, Whitney Woodard, and Anina.Net

Celia Evans, Founder of Planet Fashion TV

Celia Evans is the host and executive producer of Planet Fashion TV. She has produced music, television, film and internet media for media outlets around the world. Celia is a fashion show producer, showcasing emerging talent in the fashion capitals of the world. Based in Miami, Planet Fashion TV hosts an annual Miami Swim Week fashion show that is one of the best events of swim week.

Jordana Guimarães, Founder of Fashinnovation

Jordana Guimaraes is the cofounder of Fashinnovation, a conference showcasing innovations in technology that are shaping the fashion industry. Her latest conference on Wednesday, September 4, 2019 will feature more than 70 companies, startups pitches, and a live show. She is the author of “It Can Be You”, a book that aims to humanize homelessness.

Mich(ael) Weston, Founder of Supernormal

Michael “Mich” Weston is a brand strategist, speaker, and entrepreneur. Mich is the founder of branding & identity service, Supernormal, in which he aids brands in the fashion, coaching, and entertainment, while fulfilling his mission of “equipping a team of normal people for a supernormal mission.”

Whitney Woodard, NYFW Stylist

Wardrobe stylist Whitney Woodard is a seasoned NYFW runway stylist working with Aveda, Chiara Boni, Elie Tahari, and more. Based in Philadelphia, Whitney provides wardrobe styling, shopping, and consulting and is an ambassador for FGI Philadelphia. 

Anina.Net, Founder of 360Fashion Network

Anina.Net is a former international model turned fashion tech innovator. As the founder of 360Fashion Network, Anina has worked with companies such as Intel to bring disruptive fashion technology to the world. Her SMART FASHION MAKER KITS allow any designer to bring technology into their collection. Anina’s robotic dresses will be featured in two fashion shows and she will be hosting a two-day conference and exhibition during NYFW. 


The NYFW Networking Party is held every Sunday night of New York Fashion Week and attracts more than 300 fashion industry professionals. Featured sponsors include ROW NYC, Prince Lewis Vodka, Code Blue Energy Drink, and Tessie’s Teas.

Doors for General Admission will open at 8 pm. Tickets to the event can be purchased at Eventbrite . Each ticket includes Fashion Mingle’s exclusive “Mingle Martini”, red carpet insta-photos, and speed networking. 

About Fashion Mingle: 

Fashion Mingle is a global network for fashion industry professionals that is designed to bridge the gap between technology and the independent fashion industry, with local fashion directories for every major city in the world. Founders Melissa Shea and Beth Smith combine their experience in technology, publishing, and fashion to bring marketing resources to fashion businesses on a mission to succeed.

To schedule a press interview with Fashion Mingle Founders Melissa Shea and Beth Smith, Cesar Galindo, and Featured VIPs, contact Brisa Arias (brisa@fashionmingle.net). 


Fashion Mingle Networking Party

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About Melissa Shea

Melissa Shea is the co-founder of Fashion Mingle and has spent over 20 years in the creative industry fueled by a love of learning about the “next new thing”. Melissa has used her entrepreneurial passion and technology skills to develop an online platform for fashion professionals that will transform the future for local fashion communities.

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