“. . .The essential triangle of sustainability is social, economic, environmental. You have to have all three or you are not really sustainable. . .I want to be a positive part of my community – thus growing a business and hiring, training, creating skilled jobs goes with the territory. That fills both social and economic legs of the sustainability triangle.” – Laura Tanzer
The EDGE network of emerging designers share business tips and advice on their journey as an up and coming brand in the fashion industry. This is part of the EDGE experience based [to complement academic] educational best practice series.
. . . a woman’s story through her wardrobe. . .I feel like I’ve invented a language that […]
Clothing can be sustainable and yet still fashionable. – Mimi Wong, Founder and Designer of Minan Wong It […]
What is the magic behind the art of costuming? . . .it’s magical by its very nature. In […]
Michael Ngo is a rising star in the EDGE [emerging designer] community. We last connected with him in […]
It’s difficult to find a balance between the creativity side and the commercial side of design, but I think that’s the role of a fashion designer. – NGA WUN [Kitty] Mok, designer.
I love to wear both women’s and men’s clothes, and have met several like minded people who think the removal of gender labels on clothes would change the idea of dressing in general. – Brendan M Combs, designer.
Business and design go hand in hand, now, and without understanding how each part is important you can easily find yourself losing your power in major decision making moments. . . – Brendan M Combs, designer.
In ten minutes the past few months of working on something is presented to the world. – Brendan M Combs, designer.
Emerging designers and the Italian story as told by les assorties’.
. . .you can feel the love of the craft that has gone into the work by the […]
The EDGE network of emerging designers share business tips and advice on their journey as an up and coming brand in the fashion industry. These direct quotes are from the EDGE Radar designer interview series.
The global luxury eye wear market is expected to expand at the rate of 6% in the coming five years ahead and will go on to account for a total of $20 billion in revenues, with the Asia Pacific region the fastest growing regional market in sales, as reported from Global Luxury Eyewear Market – Forecast, Trends & Opportunities 2013-2017 report.
This Senegalese fashion designer, who once held a position on Wall Street, brings conscious fashion to the forefront […]
. . .art and fashion bring all the diversity of the world into one humbled and harmonized oneness […]
I am here to design change. . .every person is designed specifically with a set of abilities in […]
We believe that ethical production should not compromise the quality and design of the product, rather it adds […]
Tina Lobondi, the Congolese born [DRC], London based designer has built her fashion business, over a decade, on […]
Learn the industry hands on as much as you can before going out there, because school won’t teach you the reality of it . . . create your own route, everything will not work for everyone. Some will be successful and some won’t. I mention this because this is the reality of fashion, and it’s so easy to get discouraged because it’s such a fragile industry. – Herbert of Herbert Victoria
Debbie Talanian is the founder and designer for stella proseyn. We had a chance to talk at the LA Fashion Council Fashion Week 2015 show. The clean lines of her design appeal to a contemporary market who appreciate the timeless [non-trendy] look that is always relevant. As a veteran in this business [former women’s apparel buyer], we would say that this line would retail. stella proseyn has real staying power.
The highlight of LA Fashion Week was at Maker City LA. Los Angeles Fashion Council [the organization based in […]
THE MAN WHO HAS NO IMAGINATION HAS NO WINGS – Muhammad Ali
This is a quote on the Designs By Michael Ngo website. The designer, Michael Ngo, uses his imagination to push the boundaries of fashion with fabric, design, and technology.
Karen Morris, a Hong Kong born milliner, describes her business as “Hatting the Ladies of America… And the […]
EDGE talks to Diane von Furstenberg Brand Ambassador candidate, Alexis Evelyn Marcy. Have you seen the exciting new […]
. . .its’ better to see the live thing than an actual picture. . .” Alia Adel, graduating […]
Nigerian born and educated Marion Ayonote designs beautifully innovative and feminine footwear. There is a need for each […]