Events

Mar
27
Mon
2017
America the Beautiful Convening with Bloomberg Philanthropies @ Gaillard Center
Mar 27 – Mar 28 all-day
America the Beautiful Convening with Bloomberg Philanthropies @ Gaillard Center

A Gathering of Southern Cities for the Revival of the American Textile & Craft Industry featuring a Keynote from Natalie Chanin, Founder of Alabama Chanin, a modern cottage industry business employing women sewers.

Closed Event

Mar
30
Thu
2017
Nest Fellowships Salon and Rug Bazaar! @ Nest Offices
Mar 30 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Nest Fellowships Salon and Rug Bazaar! @ Nest Offices

Roll up your sleeves and join Nest for a hands-on evening reviewing digital catalogs, lookbooks, and new designs directly from the artisan businesses Nest supports. No formal design experience needed. Enjoy flowing wine, light bites, and an artisan rug bazaar featuring a selection of handmade rugs from India and Peru for sale.  

Ticketed Event: $20 General Admission, $10 for Co-op members

Mar
31
Fri
2017
CFDA 6th Annual Fashion Education Summit @ Crosby Street Hotel
Mar 31 @ 8:30 am – 1:00 pm
CFDA 6th Annual Fashion Education Summit @ Crosby Street Hotel

At CFDA’s 6th Annual Fashion Education Summit for global fashion students, Nest’s Rebecca van Bergen will be joined by Lauren Hurst of Maiyet, Hassan Pierre of MAISON-DE-MODE.COM, and Mara Hoffman’s Dana Davis for a panel discussion exploring the future of global craftsmanship in fashion design and retail

Closed Event

Apr
6
Thu
2017
Nest Explorers: Travel to Haiti with Alison Wright @ Haiti
Apr 6 – Apr 9 all-day
Nest Explorers: Travel to Haiti with Alison Wright @ Haiti

Take the trip of a lifetime in Haiti alongside Award Winning Photographer, Alison Wright! In the company of fellow Nest supporters, experience a series of onsite photography workshops taught by Allison, immersive visits to artisan villages, and picturesque boutique hotel accommodations in Haiti.

Ticketed Event, Space Limited. Email: Marika Shiga at Marika@buildanest.org with interest

Apr
20
Thu
2017
Sari Party @ Goldbar
Apr 20 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Sari Party @ Goldbar

Hosts Amanda Hearst, Natalya Poniatowski and Lauren Hurst invite you to celebrate the Sari as relevant in contemporary fashion, reversing the stereotypes leading the Sari’s demise. Evening features a live sari draping demonstration from India’s foremost sari expert, Rta Kapur, henna painting, and handloom silk scarves available for sale and styling by celebrity stylist, Sarah Slutsky

Ticket Sales Go Live March 29

Ticketed event: All ticket sales benefit Nest: $60 General Admission, $50 for Co-op Members

Apr
22
Sat
2017
MAISON-DE-MODE.COM Earth Day #Block Party @ Bloomingdales Soho
Apr 22 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
MAISON-DE-MODE.COM Earth Day #Block Party @ Bloomingdales Soho

Join MAISON-DE-MODE.COM Founders Amanda Hearst and Hassan Pierre to celebrate Earth Day and Support Nest at the Bloomingdales Soho Pop-up. Enjoy Bloomingdales signature fro-yo and flower crowns! Custom embroidered denim and tote block printing available for purchase. All pop-up purchases benefit Nest.

Open Event

Apr
27
Thu
2017
MAISON-DE-MODE.COM x Nest Loom to Luxury Trunk Show @ Bloomingdales 59th St
Apr 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
MAISON-DE-MODE.COM x Nest Loom to Luxury Trunk Show @ Bloomingdales 59th St

Join MAISON-DE-MODE.COM Founders Amanda Hearst and Hassan Pierre and shop the Spring/Summer 2017 collections of Cienne, Maiyet, Shipper and Behno. Meet the designers and teams behind the labels and learn more about their work alongside Nest and Varanasi Loom to Luxury to support the 500 year-old handloom silkweaving tradition of Varanasi, India.

Open Event

May
9
Tue
2017
Generations of Women and Craft: Mother’s Day Talk with Phillip Lim President @ Phillip Lim Flagship
May 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Generations of Women and Craft: Mother’s Day Talk with Phillip Lim President @ Phillip Lim Flagship

Co-op Members are invited for an exclusive evening led by Wen Zhou, President of Phillip Lim, and Nest’s Rebecca van Bergen. Wen and Rebecca will discuss craft’s role in shaping generations of strong women in their families and their drive to pass down these values to their daughters. Phillip Lim pieces will be available to shop for Mother’s Day gifting, with a percentage of sales going back to Nest.

Co-op Members Only, Space Limited