Jenny Taliadoros, publisher of Paper Studio Press paper doll books, will be a featured speaker at the forthcoming "Heirloom" Conference to be held in New York City December 4th and 5th. She, along with paper doll artist David Wolfe and vintage fashion expert Scott Jorgenson, will discuss "The Allure of Fashion Past."
Each of them will discuss their area of expertise with a visual powerpoint presentation. David will talk about the growing importance and awareness of nostalgia in fashion. Scott will discuss his 800-piece clothing collection and how he accumulated such a trove of fashion treasures. Jenny's presentation will reveal how her publishing company is reviving the interest in fashion and celebrity paper doll books. In addition to reproducing classic paper dolls of the 1940s and 50s, Paper Studio Press provides a new venue for fashion illustrators through the art of the paper doll. Examples of work by top illustrators of the past will be shown along with paper dolls created by students of today from the High School of Art and Design.
This seminar is just one of many scheduled to take place during the annual two day conference organized by Initiatives in Art and Culture. The conference, 11th in the yearly series, will also include lectures and presentations by experts and authorities on various heirloom subjects including pearls, watches, jewelry and textiles. Several evening events are also planned.
The Heirloom Conference is open to the public and a very special discounted fee has been arranged. Please visit the website for more information. It will be a fascinating conference for anyone interested in fashion and nostalgia.interested in fashion and nostalgia.