SXSW: The Neighborhood & Bollare Relax & Recharge Lounge
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Welcome to SXSW 2013

The South by Southwest® (SXSW®) Conferences & Festivals (March 8-17, 2013) offer the unique convergence of original music, independent films, and emerging technologies. Fostering creative and professional growth alike, SXSW® is the premier destination for discovery.

The Neighborhood is a style-centric showcase whose purpose is to infuse normal SXSW with a shot of style in the form of pop-up shops by emerging and established fashion, beauty and lifestyle brands, panels and Q&A sessions led by industry experts, a slew of activations and can’t-miss parties - all of which is set up like an actual neighborhood, taking place over a few block radius in Austin's 2nd Street District. 

The daily Q&A sessions will feature leaders in the fashion industry, including menswear designers John Varvatos & Billy Reid, and most recently confirmed, The Man Repeller's Leandra Medine.

Panel speakers include:

The Neighborhood at 2nd Street District Panel Series

-Content, Commerce, And Everything in Between: Jennifer Margolin, moderator, Founder of Social Edge Summit / Jen Yen, Founder/CEO of Purlisse / Hilary Peterson, VP of Business Development for Lyst / Caroline Waxler, Festival Director at Internet Week / Heather Marie, Founder/CEO, 72Lux – Monday 1:30 pm

-A Discussion with Refinery 29 Co-Founders Justin Stefano & Philippe Von Borries (moderated by The Neighborhood co-founder Joah Spearman) - Monday 2:45pm

-Bringing Style to the People: StyleCaster Founder/CEO Ari (moderator) & President/Co-Founder David Goldberg / The Man Repeller Founder Leandra Medine  / Neiman Marcus VP of Corporate Public Relations Gabrielle de Papp - Monday 4pm

-How Brands Tell Stories from Design to Retail: Leila Brillson, moderator, Refinery29 Global News Editor / Phil Russo, Global Creative Director, Cole Haan / Farryn Weiner, Global Director of Digital Communications, Michael Kors - Tuesday, 12:30pm

-Leveraging Partnerships Like Pros Panel with Alle Fister, Founder/CEO, Bollare / Dre Hayes, Co-Founder, The Foundation / Rachel Masters, Co-Founder, Red Magnet Media / Mick Boogie, DJ/Entrepreneur/Advisor –Tuesday 2pm

-HuffPost Style Session with Billy Reid (moderated by) Executive Editor Anya Strzemien - Tuesday 4pm

-StyleLikeU Co-Founders Elisa Goodkind & Lily Mandelbaum (moderator Joah Spearman) – Wednesday 2pm

-Austin Style Panel with CultureMap Austin's Caitlin Ryan, AdoredAustin's Indiana Adams, and Keep Austin Stylish's Joanna Wilkinson - Thursday 2pm

-HuffPost Style Session with John Varvatos (moderated by) Executive Editor Anya Strzemien - Thursday 4pm

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