August 17, 2017 / New York City / Brand Assembly

4-6pm Contest · 6-6:30pm Panel · 6:30-8:30 Networking



5/15: Applications Due

5/17: Finalists Notified

5/22: Up to 30 finalists to compete in THENEXTNOW, all others welcome for panel and networking



Marla Aaron - Founder, Marla Aaron

Beth Bugdaycay- Founder, Foundrae 

Jodi Kaplan - VP, Non-Apparel, Moda Operandi

Avani Patel - Founder, Trendseeder

Joanne Teichman - Founder, Ylang 23

David Unich - Jewelry Manager, Rainbowwve

Elena Zadjman - Accessories Editor, InStyle



Inclusion in Moda Operandi trunk show with potential for stand alone event.

Write-up on 

Presentation on with potential for purchase order. 

Invaluable mentorship by designers and jewelry industry heavy-hitters.