This Is Fashion – Press office
David Atticus Sohmer
This Is Fashion Launched: #SavingFashion campaign;
Under Embargo till 8th March 2019
23-02-2019, Amsterdam – This Is Fashion is thrilled to announce it’s stealthy kicked off of the #SavingFashion Indiegogo campaign. The campaign will run silently until the 8th of March and directly after will go live for the general public. This campaign is a world premiere in democratically funding an initiative to digitize all fashion media and make it available to the general public in all languages. You can view the campaign on https://thisisfashion.tv/join
Press embargo lifts 8th of march
Until the 8th of March, the campaign is under a press embargo, during this period This Is Fashion her focus lies in onboarding schools, brands and institutions. The team behind This Is Fashion kindly requests all press bloggers and mother media outlets to lift this initiative into a successful future by sharing our mission and hard work on the 8th of March.
This Is Fashion is backed by Esmod, ISEM, and IFA the top tier fashion schools in the world. This industry vote of confidence is something they are very proud of. This is fashion offers a special “secret” partnership packages for institutes, PR agencies, and brands during this campaign. For information on the partner packages please contact [email protected] The three schools bring close to 20.000 users to the next-gen media platform.
The campaign is aimed at everyone that loves fashion and our fashion heritage in particular; their mission: ”Digitize and deliver all fashion media to all fashion lovers, in any language, on any device.” Their backers; lovingly dubbed the #FashionHeroes get access to special perks like:
- Early access to the This Is Fashion application
- Invitations to global This Is Fashion events
- Dinners with the #SavingFashion / This Is Fashion team
- Invitations to This Is fashion events
The IndieGoGo campaign can be found here http://bit.ly/tifpressrelease
For the first 100 early bird #FashionHeroes, they offer a special discount of 60% on their packages.
Leslie Teboul: “Fashion culture is essential to succeed in the sector. This partnership is to offer our student an innovative digital tool to expand their researches.“ – Leslie Teboul is the director of ISEM Paris
Christine Walter-Bonini: “Having a good culture is a real asset to stand out in the fashion industry. This is Fashion is a partner of choice that offers our students the most complete vision on the worldwide fashion. “ – Christine is the Directrice for ESMOD – Paris
Sander Kooger: “I am proud that after the hard work we put into this project, we finally reached this milestone. Our mission will never be easy but I firmly believe that with the industry support we gained, the first steps to achieve our goals have been set . “ – Sander Kooger is the founder of This Is Fashion
The initiative has received wide industry support pledges from all over the globe. In their preparations, the team has polled fashion schools, students, industry insiders, and fashion lovers to connect them to the mission. They had meetings with global media companies like Conde Nast, Hearst, Lagardére Burda, Meredith, and Marie Claire group to gain the media support for their mission. During a presentation in Berlin last March, they managed to onboard Chris Llewelyn (Ex CEO for FIPP – The network for global media) as one of their advisors. giving them access to most high ranking players in the market.
What is This Is Fashion
This Is Fashion is a global online fashion streaming platform that gives all worldwide fashion lovers access to all fashion media content – A “Netflix for fashion” if you will. The library is filled with Catwalks, Magazines, Films, Documentaries, Books and Lookbooks dating back to the early 1800’s. Their goal is to make all fashion content available for a wide public, vintage, heritage or the newest editions in any language and on any device. To do so they collaborate with film-studios, brands and publishing-houses like Marie Claire, Grazia, Chanel, Elle and other major and artisan players in the fashion world. Their services enable fashion lovers to read and find all international fashion media against a lower price and while offering publishers exciting new revenue models on their archives and recent editions. (https://thisisfashion.tv)
Proceeds in this Indiegogo Campaign
This Is Fashion uses the proceeds to launch their platform and digitize heritage that features content from brands like Marie Claire, Grazia, Elle, Chanel, and others. With this investment, This Is Fashion adds more vintage fashion related Films, Documentaries, Magazines, Books and Lookbooks to her ever-expanding archive. It helps This Is Fashion to onboard more external investors and in her mission: ”Digitize and deliver all fashion media to all fashion lovers, whenever and wherever they desire.”
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