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GAiETY uP | EDGE Talks to Patrick Kevin Francisco

If there’s a word to describe “GAiETY uP” it would be EXUBERANT – Patrick Kevin Francisco Patrick Kevin Francisco has been on the EDGE Radar for some time and is definitely an up and coming designer to watch.  A fashion show award winner and recent graduate from the Art Institute of California – Hollywood, he […]

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31 Designers and the Art of Transformation Defined by Them

31 fashion designers showcased their collection at The Art of Transformation Defined by You fashion show presented by the Art Institute of California [Ai].  For the first time, four southern Ai California campuses [of Argosy University] joined forces to produce one phenomenal show featuring final collections from graduating and recently graduated students. Claudine Papillon, CA […]

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Next Up! The Best Designer Showcases of Art Hearts Fashion

EDGE’s selection of the best of Arts Hearts Fashion designer showcase are Patrick Kevin Francisco, Alena Sablan, Jovani, and Jessie Liu. Out of 38 designers, these 4 meet the EDGE criteria of design excellence. Photo Credit: BEVERLY HILLS, CA – MARCH 17, Arun Nevader/Getty Images, Courtesy of Art Hearts Fashion More of Look at EDGE, click here. […]

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The EDGE Lookbook | Commatteo at Style Fashion Week

Antonella Commatteo labels her brand as a “fashion disruptor – fashion that lets you be who you want to be”.  The look of her prior collections have been disruptive, undisciplined with no continuity as a collection.  With this collection, there was discipline and a cohesive vision.  She took a simpler approach by mixing a primary color palette […]

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Models, Make-Up, & Mayhem? Backstage at Fashion Week

A bit of chaos and confusion may be expected in contrast to a slick, sleek, and orderly fashion show.  We see the glamour and glitz in front of the stage, but what goes on behind-the-scenes [bts] requires  precision ‘military like’ planning, enormous preparation, and an experienced team of professionals to pull it off.  The goal: implement a […]

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EDGE-ucation, EDGExposition

“Spotlight”: The Making of a Student Fashion Show

A student fashion show is not just “show and tell”, but a collaborative educational experience that showcases student’s marketing, design, and event production talents.  It’s applying the academics to real life.   I wanted to learn more about the “what, why, and how” of producing a show by the student body and in particular how it […]

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What Defines Fashion [versus Clothing]?

Yes, there is a difference.  The art of fashion – artistry; craftsmanship; attention to detail; creativity; innovation; bold and daring vision – defines fashion.  Fashion is about advancing the design forward. Fashion is not something that exists in dresses only. Fashion is in the sky, in the street, fashion has to do with ideas, the […]

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LFW | EDGE [watch video]

The London Fashion Week is about EDGE – emerging designers who’ve GOT edge! EDGE salutes London’s reputation for shining the spotlight on up and coming design talent and celebrating diverse fashion cultures.

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EDGE at “Ai Does Hollywood” | Student Fashion and Award Show

Do you ever wonder how design collections are judged at a student fashion event? The Art Institute of California, North Hollywood, showcased it’s annual student produced fashion show – a collaboration between the students and faculty of the Fashion Design and Fashion Marketing & Management programs.   The designs featured were from 20 student designers […]

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