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Meet-up & More | Brand Development in a New Era of Retail

  • Tillery Kitchen & Bar 3201 East Cesar Chavez Street Austin, TX, 78702 United States (map)

We're excited to host this event at Tillery Kitchen & Bar. RSVP now to join us for this fantastic event!

Join Austin Fashion Initiative for this extra special Meet-up event on May 2, 2018, from 6:30 - 8:30 pm for engaged networking and a panel discussion with some of Austin's most exciting designers and creative entrepreneurs. Our panelists include Brian Munoz, founder of Penny Luck Shoes; Lisa Sikora, CEO & Liz Sikora Seither, CMO of Amberleaf; and Maggie Callahan, Creative Director of Maggie Louise Confections.

As part of our discussion we'll be diving deep into innovative ways they're designing their brands around consumer experiences that surprise, delight and inspire. Come and join us in the conversation!

In addition, this event will also feature light bites and refreshments. Plus the first 80 attendees will receive a special gift. We're looking to build a community of the most innovative fashion professional in Austin. Reserve your spot today!

Meet the Panelists:


Brian Munoz, Penny Luck Shoes

Founder and designer, Brian Munoz, is no stranger to the pursuit of the American Dream. In fact, his company was born from Brian’s personal experience with LUCK during his entrepreneurial journey. Each pair of Penny Luck shoes comes with his signature lucky penny soles because of Brian’s strong belief that luck plays a significant role in our lives.  When you wear Penny Luck shoes, you wear your luck everywhere you go.


Lisa Sikora & Liz Sikora Seither, Amberleaf

This mother-daughter team at Amberleaf are rethinking craftsmanship. In a world where fast fashion dominates, they are eager to take a step back and reconfigure the process to create a beautifully earnest product. Through taking pride in the accomplished artisans that hand craft each and every one of their timeless pieces, the philosophy is quality people, quality materials, and quality first.


Maggie Callahan, Maggie Louise Confections

As a confections aficionado, Maggie enrolled in Le Cordon Bleu to test her hand in the art of chocolate and it was an immediate love affair. Recognizing a void in the marketplace for chocolates that are just as decadently designed as they are delicious, Maggie embarked on a journey to revitalize the chocolate industry with color, style and a unique customization platform unlike anything in the marketplace. 

Special thanks to our sponsors who help make this event possible.