Introducing the Detroit Garment Group Guild & FashionSpeak 2013

The newly formed Detroit Garment Group Guild is partnering with the College for Creative Studies' Taubman Center to host a conference this Thursday aimed at helping local fashion-related businesses accelerate to national markets.

Among the presenters at Fashion Speak 2013 is a Michigan-born designer who was a contestant on season two of television’s “Project Runway.”

Karen Bucsemi is the editor of StyleLine Magazine. She founded the guild. Lians Jadan is a fashion photographer and creative consultant. They spoke with WDET’s Travis Wright.

Bucsemi says the conference covers all corners of the fashion industry.