Designers, including burkini creator Aheda Zanetti, are puzzled over the recent backlash.
Gap Inc. has signed on as a partner for the one-day conference, to be held at New York’s Pier 59 Studios on June 25.
Yoko Ono and designer Karim Rashid are slated to receive honorary degrees.
Openly accessible to all site visitors, the list will let designers search for factories in all five boroughs.
Girlsfromsavoy.com, which bowed last week, features select pieces from contemporary designers.
The New York-based brand will arrive at The Grove in L.A. and The Americana at Brand in Glendale, Calif., in late fall.