Industry News 11/2/2012

EVENT: Tickets on Sales for O'Neill's 'Generation Next' Event on November 3rd in San Francisco

O'Neill's 5th Annual 'Generation Next' Fashion and Music Event on November 3rd to Showcase Celeb Designs for Charity
Neoprene-inspired designs from Marisa Miller, Lauren Conrad, Leven Rambin, Jordana Brewster and A.J. Cookwill honor O'Neill's 60th anniversary and invention of wetsuit

O'Neill the original surf, snow and youth lifestyle brand for 60 years, will host the 5th annual 'Generation Next' design competition and music event, presented by TEEN VOGUE, on Saturday, November 3rd in San Francisco.

This year's event will take place near Jack O'Neill's hometown, at The Galleria at the San Francisco Design Center. The night will feature fashion and red carpet personality Louise Roe as host, along with one-of-a-kind O'Neill neoprene swimwear designs by Lauren Conrad, Marisa Miller, Jordana Brewster, A.J. Cook, and Leven Rambin.

The five celebrity-designed neoprene suits will be auctioned online, with proceeds going to a charity of the guest designer's choice. The auction and neoprene swimwear designs recognize O'Neill's 60th anniversary and Jack O'Neill's invention of the wetsuit.

The celebrity design auction will run through from Friday, November 2nd at noon EST until Thursday, November 15th at noon EST. More info and a direct link to the auction can be found at starting on November 2nd.

O'Neill Generation Next will also feature designs from five Northern California teens, with the winner receiving an internship at O'Neill, $5,000 scholarship, exposure in Teen Vogue and O'Neill wardrobe. Tickets to the event or access to the live webcast can be found at

For more information on O'Neill events, athletes and products, visit

Host Louise Roe, pro surfers from O'Neill, including Malia Manual and Sage Erickson

Celebrity designs from Lauren Conrad, Marisa Miller, Jordana Brewster, A.J. Cook and Leven Rambin

Young fashion designers from San Francisco area competing for Grand Prize

Generation Next - Saturday, November 3rd - 7:00p.m.

Celeb design auction - Friday, Nov 2nd (noon EST) through Thursday, Nov 15th (noon EST)

The Galleria at the San Francisco Design Center // 2 Henry Adams Street, San Francisco 94103

2012 GenNext Tickets On Sale!

Join O’Neill and Teen Vogue for a night of music, fashion and entertainment on Saturday November 3rd, 2012 in San Francisco, CA! Our 5th annual O’Neill Generation Next design competition and runway fashion show is around the corner and you’re invited!

TICKETS ON SALE NOW! Get yours here:

Saturday, November 3rd, 2012 @ The Galleria
2 Henry Adams Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
6:00-9:00 p.m.
-See each finalist’s design as it’s unveiled on the runway.
-Watch live fashion shows, with hairstyles by Paul Mitchell.
-Vote for your favorite design.
-Enjoy a live set from DJ Sinatra.
-Custom neoprene swimwear designed by Lauren Conrad, Marisa Miller, Jordana Brewster, A.J. Cook, and Leven Rambin. Online charity auction of the pieces.

The 2012 GenNext finalists (from left to right): Rachel, Taylor, Sidney, Heidi, Madelynn, photo: Billabong

This Year’s Finalists:
-Sidney Bundlie, Ramon Valley High School
-Rachel Frost, Encinal High School
-Heidi Peinthor, Bear River High School
-Madelynn Prendergast, Head-Royce School
-Taylor Schultz, Presentation High School