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Alan Tan, our speaker for Sewing: Sew Your Way!

10.00 AM - 11.30 AM
Sewing: Sew your Way 
What's New: Sewing Alteration Project

Introducing Alan Tan, our sewing trainer at TaF.tc, who has 18 years of experience in the local fashion industry. Alan's skilled eye for detail, fit, color, and creating one of a kind creations made him unique in the industry. In this talk, we will be covering our sewing bundles and modules, subsidies and funding support, sewing alteration project, and many more!

Vrinda Gupta, our speaker for the Footwear & Bags Design: One Stitch at a Time!

11.30 AM - 1.00 PM
Footwear & Bags Design: One Stitch at a Time
What's New: Mentorship Programme

Footwear Design:
The first of its kind in Singapore, the Footwear Design programme is jointly delivered by trainers from both TaF.tc and Arsutoria, a world-renowned Italian footwear institution. Introducing Vrinda Gupta, an alumni of both schools who has 5 years of experience in fashion buying and merchandising. On top of that, Vrinda has founded a sustainable shoe brand, TEAL, to help support the initiative of sustainability. In this talk, Vrinda will be covering the Footwear industry, trends and innovations, potential career pathways, mentorship programme, and many more!

Bags Design:
TaF.tc’s NEW bags course is an exciting design and production programme that will encompass everything you need to know to start or supplement a business in the bags industry. Introducing Aaron Han, who has experience in costume designing, fine arts, fashion editorial, and graphic design. In 2017, he joined LINGWU, and helped them with content creation, supply-chain logistics, product design, material sourcing and technical design. In this talk, Aaron will be covering the Bags industry, trends and innovations, potential career pathways, mentorship programme, and many more!

Thomas Tan, our speaker for the Apparel Design & Fashion Business: Create Your Fashion Story!

2.00 PM - 3.30 PM
Apparel Design & Fashion Business: Create your Fashion Story
What's New: Accreditations

In the Apparel Design & Fashion Business programme, you will learn how our industry-relevant modules will help prepare you for the demands of the ever-competitive fashion industry. Introducing Thomas Tan, our lead trainer here at TaF.tc, who has years of experience designing for clients like Calvin Klein, Abercrombie & Fitch, and Polo Ralph Lauren. He specialises in the design & trend forecasting and global market research sector. In this talk, Thomas will be covering the relevancy of fashion in Singapore, opportunities in the industry, accreditations with other fashion schools locally and overseas, and many more!

Ms. Birgit Schnetzlinger, Head of Global BD Functional Wear

4.00 PM - 5.00 PM 
The Lenzing Group: Step it Up! Sustainable Innovations in Shoes and TENCEL™️ Footwear

Whether it's sneakers or pumps - your favourite pair of shoes can be made sustainably! Join Birgit Schnetzlinger, Head of Global BD Functional Wear from The Lenzing Group, for this talk and Q&A session to discover how it's done. Learn how The Lenzing Group is playing their part in the footwear industry by making their own TENCEL™️ Footwear fibres through sustainable sources using unique technologies. Gain insights, solutions, and advice directly from an industry expert. Take the first step to being fashionably sustainable!

Tang Chee Seng, Learning Experience Assistant Manager of TaF.tc, and moderator for the Panel Talk: What is your online presence?

5.00 PM - 5.45 PM 
Panel Talk: Embracing Change in the Fashion Industry

The wave of change sparked off by COVID-19 has yet to abate, but even in this time of upheaval, opportunities and new challenges may be found. Come here from four TaF.tc's alumni, Nadiah from ELNADYAH, Sophia from The Amber Loft, Josephine from Qiqing Qipao, and Clara from Oleah, as they share their experiences navigating the challenge of operating their business during this time, and the opportunities that they think would lie ahead.

Doreen Tan, Chief Executive of Textile and Fashion Industry Training Centre (TaF.tc)

5.45 PM - 6.30 PM 
Closing Commentary: Digitalising the Fashion Industry

The fashion industry has been heavily impacted by COVID-19, especially in the education sector. But this adversity brings opportunity for changes and improvement in the industry. Doreen, Chief Executive of TaF.tc, will be sharing her thoughts on the overview of the industry innovations, predictions of the future of the fashion industry, and how can we, TaF.tc, prepare students for the unknown future. The fashion industry is changing, and so are we.

COURSE BUNDLES

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WHAT'S NEW

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TaF.tc's accreditations with other fashion schools like MDIS (SFD) School of Fashion and Design, Paris College of Art, Manchester Metropolitan University, Atelier Chardon Savard (ACS), Mod'Art International, Polimoda, Academy of Art University and LIM College

 

 

 

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Sewing Alteration Project, a brand new project created by TaF.tc which we will be featuring during our Virtual Fashion Open House

 

 

 

mentorship program in progress
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SPEAKERS & PROGRAMME ADVISORS

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Wilson Yen, your programme advisor for fashion business qualification programmes
Wilson Yen
Programme Advisor for Bags & Fashion Business
Zhang Mengqian, your programme advisor for sewing modules
Zhang Mengqian
Programme Advisor for Sewing Modules
Gabriel William Liew, your programme advisor for apparel design qualification programmes
Gabriel William Liew
Programme Advisor for Apparel Design
Doreen Tan, Chief Executive of Textile and Fashion Industry Training Centre
Doreen Tan
Chief Executive of TaF.tc
Tang Chee Seng, Learning Experience Assistant Manager of TaF.tc, and moderator for the Panel Talk: What is your online presence?
Tang Chee Seng
Learning Experience Assistant Manager at TaF.tc/Moderator
Thomas Tan, our speaker for the Apparel Design & Fashion Business: Create Your Fashion Story!
Thomas Tan
Senior Apparel Design Trainer at TaF.tc
Alan Tan, our speaker for Sewing: Sew Your Way!
Alan Tan
Sewing Trainer at TaF.tc
Vrinda Gupta, our speaker for the Footwear & Bags Design: One Stitch at a Time!
Vrinda Gupta
Footwear Trainer at TaF.tc
Nicholas Tan, Chief Strategy Officer of Textile and Fashion Industry Training Centre
Nicholas Tan
Chief Strategy Officer at TaF.tc
Louise Clément, International Business Development Senior Executive & Course Consultant at Textile and Fashion Industry Training Centre (TaF.tc)
Louise Clément
International Business Development Senior Executive at TaF.tc
Aaron Han, our speaker for the Footwear & Bags Design: One Stitch at a Time!
Aaron Han
Bags Design Trainer at TaF.tc
Nadiah, a graduate from TaF.tc's Diploma in Apparel Design and Product Development and founder of ELNADYAH
Nadiah
Founder of ELNADYAH
Sophia Hung, a graduate from TaF.tc's Diploma in Merchandising and Management, now known as Diploma in Fashion Business and founder of The Amber Loft
Sophia Hung
Founder of The Amber Loft
Josephine, a graduate from TaF.tc's Diploma and founder of Qiqing Qipao
Josephine Ho
Founder of Qiqing Qipao 
Clara, a graduate from TaF.tc's Diploma in Footwear Design and Product Development and founder of Oleah
Clara Han
Founder of Oleah
Ms. Birgit Schnetzlinger, Head of Global BD Functional Wear
Birgit Schnetzlinger
Head of Global BD Functional Wear at The Lenzing Group