Dec. 7, 2012
-- New York, NY – Fashion pioneer Diane Gilman, known as the “Jean Queen”, will be honored with the ‘Designer of the Year’ award at the third annual FashInvest® Capital Conference, on Tuesday December 11th, in recognition of her long-standing, successful career spanning over four decades.
As a global stage for emerging start-ups in Fashion, Fashion Tech, Retail and Branded Goods, FashInvest® gives entrepreneurs and fast growth companies the opportunity to pitch their business concepts to potential investors and forge new relationships. The conference will also showcase topical educational panels including a Q&A fireside chat with Gilman.
“We are pleased to present the ‘Designer of the Year” award to such an influential entrepreneur and fashion heavyweight,”
stated David Freschman, co-founder and CEO of FashInvest®. “Diane has been such an inspiration to the fashion community and is a true living legend.”
On the cusp of celebrating her 19th year with the Home Shopping Network (HSN), Gilman is the longest running fashion personality on the network. This accolade has made the Gilman brand the number one fashion vendor on HSN in the USA, Canada and UK, creating different denim cuts for women of all body types.
Gilman’s first book “Good Jeans” will debut in the Spring of 2013.
For more information on the FashInvest® Capital Conference, visit fashinvest.com
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