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Posted by on Oct 22, 2011 | 2 comments

Teen Vogue Fashion University: Live TODAY from Hudson Theater

Here’s a spectacular way to spend this Saturday. Are you a teen or young woman dreaming of a career in fashion, but have no idea where to start?  Teen Vogue Fashion University‘s kicks off to host “500 young women who aspire to a career in the fashion industry.”  Get advice and inspiration from the industry’s top designers, editors, fashion entrepreneurs and Editor-in-Chief Amy Astley and VP/Publisher Sabine Feldmann.

It’s an impressive lineup, but don’t despair if you aren’t there.  Teen Vogue is offering a way to view the top six seminars from Fashion U as it happens, live, from the Hudson Theater in New York today.

Register at fashionu.fora.tv right now to get today’s seminars live or for viewing later. It is only $34.95 for 60 day of unlimited access into the minds of  some of the top names in fashion today!

  • MICHAEL KORS: THE AMERICAN ICON, 9:45AM

One of America’s most prominent designers kicks off Fashion U. with a welcome address to share his journey inspire the new generation of fashion royalty

  • ALEXANDER WANG: THE STREET KING, 11:05AM

As a frontrunner in the fashion industry, Alexander Wang designs both womenswear and menswear collections that epitomize the ‘model-off-duty style’ with the perfect combination of grunge and simplicity. Wang will discuss the inspiration behind his edgy collection and how he established himself in an industry that is constantly evolving.

  • Proenza Schouler: The Dynamic Duo, 12:25pm

Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez of Proenza Schouler will discuss how, by finding an independent path and a singular point of view, they have managed to climb to the top of the international fashion scene.

  • Peter Som: The eclectic, 2:35pm

Along with designing his award-winning signature collections, Peter Som designs Tommy Hilfiger’s elegant runway line and accessories. Som will discuss how he maintains a balance between functionality and elegance throughout his collections.

  • Whitney Port , 2:35pm

Whitney Port will be on hand to offer invaluable life lessons she has learned working in the fashion and entertainment industries.

  • JASON WU: THE CHOSEN ONE, 3:55PM

Jason Wu, known best for the white chiffon gown he designed for Michelle Obama to wear at the Inaugural Gala in 2009, focuses on designing beautifully crafted pieces to compliment the female form. Wu discusses how he finds inspiration in elements from the past and present to define his design aesthetic.

  • Amy Astley & the TEEN VOGUE Editors, 5:15pm

Whether you’re interested in becoming a magazine editor and/or are an avid TEEN VOGUE fan, you’ll hear firsthand stories of what it takes to produce a top fashion magazine from our panel of editors, led by Editor in Chief Amy Astley.

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