Events

Sep
19
Tue
2017
Casa Beyt Home Pop-up + Evening Textile Workshop @ Casa Beyt Home
Sep 19 @ 11:00 am – Sep 24 @ 8:00 pm
Casa Beyt Home Pop-up + Evening Textile Workshop @ Casa Beyt Home

Celebrate Li Eldekoort’s NY Textile Month with Nest and CASA BEYT HOME, at this special pop-up curated by Denise Maroney, a Rhode Island School of Design graduate and textiles artist, featuring objects for the home made by a collection of 16 artisans and designers from throughout the Middle East and Central America. Come shop with us and even try your hand at the loom as Nest Co-op member, Audrey Ducas hosts two evening workshops for those curious about making textiles!

Free and open to the public.

This is Not a Sweater: Smart Garments & Functional Fabrics @ Brooklyn Fashion + Design Accelerator
Sep 19 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
This is Not a Sweater: Smart Garments & Functional Fabrics @ Brooklyn Fashion + Design Accelerator

Join Brooklyn Fashion + Design Accelerator’s Executive Director Deb Johnson, Olivia Burca, Garment Engineer at Wearable Experiments and Chris Kasabach, a pioneer in the field of wearable computing and connected healthcare for a conversation as part of New York Textile Month, an event guaranteed to foster new thinking regarding how designers are creating smart garments and functional fabrics.

Oct
5
Thu
2017
Women’s Forum Global Meeting @ Carrousel du Louvre
Oct 5 @ 10:00 am – Oct 6 @ 6:00 pm
Women's Forum Global Meeting @ Carrousel du Louvre

The Women’s Forum for the Economy & Society is the world’s leading platform bringing women’s voices to the debate on global issues. This year, Nest’s Founder and Executive Director, Rebecca van Bergen, will speak at the Global Meeting, contributing to the Forum’s goal of inspiring concrete action around the theme of ‘Daring to lead in a disrupted world‘. Joined by Livia Firth of Ecoage and Peter Lacy of Accenture, Rebecca will lend the Nest perspective to a “Fashion Forward” panel exploring challenges and opportunities for improving fashion’s contributions to our world.

 

Oct
10
Tue
2017
Pratt Fashion Talks: Shifting the Paradigm of Fashion with Nest Founder, Rebecca van Bergen @ The Gallery at Juliana Curran Terian Design Center
Oct 10 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Pratt Fashion Talks: Shifting the Paradigm of Fashion with Nest Founder, Rebecca van Bergen @ The Gallery at Juliana Curran Terian Design Center

Free and open to the public. Space is limited.

Dec
7
Thu
2017
The New Handworker Economy Convening at the United Nations @ United Nations
Dec 7 @ 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
The New Handworker Economy Convening at the United Nations @ United Nations

Nest’s Third Annual Artisan Leadership Summit will culminate as a multi-stakeholder forum at the United Nations, where participants and attendees will lay the groundwork for a circular global supply chains in which handworkers, brands, and consumers are connected through an interconnected and human-centric value chain. The event brings together brands, policy-makers, philanthropists, and 20 artisan leaders from around the world, and includes discussions from Vanessa Friedman, Andrew Morgan, Bandana Tewari, and Simone Cipriani.