FashioNxt Week is Portland Oregon’s version of Fashion Week, with an emphasis on the Pacific Northwest, showcases designers from around the […]
. . . And to Those Still Trying to Break Through the ‘Noise’. There are no impossibilities. In […]
[The] Japanese shibori industry now has serious issues: aging artisans without next generation to pass this heritage on, […]
Fashion News from Fashion United Expertise is no longer a guarantee in this business and bachelors degrees and […]
Blurred Boundaries: Fashion as an Art fashion exhibit, curated by Rhonda P. Hill Congratulations to designers: Tingyue Jiang […]
Breaking the rules, disrupting the fashion system is easier than you think. Fashion designer, Peivand Mirzaie has made […]
Fashion design is my diary. I always can mark a collection around a devastating or exciting time in my […]
Emerging designers get exposed [E D G E]! With the thousands of fashion shows worldwide, very few expose […]
Most people in the fashion industry told me I was too old, and without an education and the […]
In ten minutes the past few months of working on something is presented to the world. The show […]
Tapping into your audience/client at key points during the design process can save you a lot of disappointment […]
Antonella Commatteo labels her brand as a “fashion disruptor – fashion that lets you be who you want to […]
Francesco Rasola‘s new collection, “It’s Just Matter of Time”, expresses this Italian fashion designer’s gift in executing a look […]
It’s really amazing to present something to the world of fashion and share the stage with people who […]
The tomorrow people is what we can now call ourselves, because of the vision we hold as previously […]
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 designer’s vision down the runway. Sounds easy? It’s not!
Who are the ‘ones to watch’? The next generation of emerging designers who have got the edge [EDGE] are, quite simply, coming from the art and fashion schools.
The usage of social media with marketers ranks very high in the marketing efforts of connecting current and prospective consumers to their brands. As reported by statista.com, in the United States alone, social media marketing spending is expected to exceed 17 billion U.S. dollars in 2019 – almost ten billion increase, compared to 2014.
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 today’s world, you need to understand what can be sourced at a level that will sustain commercial use. You need to understand that highly customized fabrics and trims will either have enormous minimums, enormous prices or both. – Jay Arbetman, The Sourcing District.
Creativity is intelligence having fun. – Albert Einstein
How do designers begin the design process? What inspires them and what is the source of their design inspiration? To set themselves apart and foster originality, sources of inspiration play a powerful role throughout the creative stage of design process.
All designers start out determining how they will expose their collection to do business. Will it be through […]
. . .its’ better to see the live thing than an actual picture. . .” Alia Adel, graduating […]
“In what looks like a circle, there might exist corners.” This line reflects the brand’s origin–the designer’s confidence […]
I recently met Charles Cua [women’s designer] and Melchor Guinto [men’s designer] at the S|S 2015 LA Fashion […]
“In fashion we see so many changes and so many incredible young talents with fresh perspectives and optimism, […]
Elaine Unzicker, artist and designer, of Unzicker Design sat down to talk with me at the Standing In […]
As a very talented designer, Michelle Hébert truly defines how fashion is art and art is fashion. Her […]