Empire State of Mind! Don’t miss out on this epic opportunity! Join us at our second conference ever in Brooklyn, New York where you'll get access to creatives who are killing it in the industry: Natalie Suarez of Natalie Off Duty, Saunak Shah of Pursuit of Portraits, Leo Chan of Levitate Style, and more! This is a one-day program of panels, mentor sessions, delicious cocktails, awesome food, pop-up shops, gift bags, unlimited networking & much more.
LOCATION: Seven House New York
35 Meadow Street, Brooklyn, NY
DATE & TIME: Jan. 19, 2019 @ 2-6PM
Natalie Suarez | @natalieoffduty
With her passion for photography, creative direction, design, music, writing, modeling, and style, NATALIE OFF DUTY was born. Completely inspired by the "model off duty" on-the-go lifestyle. Sharing her stories, inspirations, and projects through her own photography and writing. Already noted for her winning fans in Harper's Bazaar UK, featured editorials in ELLE, and WWD for her "Good Taste." Along with campaigns and ambassadorships to top fashion and beauty brands from around the world. Some including COACH, DKNY, L'oreal Paris, Saks 5th Avenue, Sunglass Hut, Levis, and Nordstrom. Her eclectic, unique style has launched many successful design collaborations sold in top retailers around the world. Next to fashion, Natalie's other passion is music. Singing along with piano/guitar continue to pop up in her upcoming fashion campaigns.
Leo Chan | @levitatestyle
Leo is a menswear and travel influencer based in NYC. A proud immigrant from Hong Kong being raised in NYC since he was 10. Leo studied accounting and worked at Morgan Stanley and Barclays when he started his blog LevitateStyle with his girlfriend. Leo wanted to follow his passion in fashion, photography and modeling while representing the Asian male community. They both quit their full time jobs when they had the opportunity to travel the world for 5 months on a sponsored world cruise project covering 50 cities in 27 countries. Since 2014, Leo has been featured in GQ magazine, Men's Health, CN Traveler and more. Leo has worked with many brands on influencer campaigns such as Audi, Ralph Lauren, Hugo Boss, Chopard, Sunglass Hut, Nordstrom and Bloomingdales.
Saunak Shah | @pursuitofportriats
Saunak Shah is an Indian-born, New York City-based portrait photographer and graphic designer. Saunak is the Founder of Pursuit of Portraits, a meeting place and online platform to connect portrait photography enthusiasts globally. With over 10 years in the advertising industry, Saunak has fueled his professional life as an Art Director using photography as a medium for self-expression. His work focuses on the underlying narrative of people and the environments they live in and largely surround themes around scale, sense of place, minimalism and identity. He quit his full-time job as Global Associate Design Director at IBM iX to lead the Global Pursuit over 1 year to 5 continents over 21+ countries with Pursuit of Portraits.