There are economic, ethical, cultural, and design issues around mass production, particularly mass produced fashion. Aside from […]
One thing I want to do is figure out a better way to leave less of a footprint. […]
Brain cancer survivor, Susan Tancer, creates one-of-a-kind functional art. Painting became a therapeutic escape from cancer treatment. After […]
This was an experience that you can’t get in school; it is like a master teaching their apprentice. […]
A water-pollution-inspired collection gets the attention of a museum. I really think that showing in museums helps […]
I saw Al Gore’s documentary and felt that what I was doing in fashion didn’t have real meaning […]
If there’s a word to describe “GAiETY uP” it would be EXUBERANT – Patrick Kevin Francisco Patrick Kevin […]
The tomorrow people is what we can now call ourselves, because of the vision we hold as previously […]
. . . a woman’s story through her wardrobe. . .I feel like I’ve invented a language that […]
Michael Ngo is a rising star in the EDGE [emerging designer] community. We last connected with him in […]
In ten minutes the past few months of working on something is presented to the world. – Brendan M Combs, designer.
I am here to design change. . .every person is designed specifically with a set of abilities in […]
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.
It was my first time participating at a fashion week event. I am Si Jie Loo, a visual […]
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.
. . . as witnessed at the recent LA Fashion Week Concept LA show. This was not your […]
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 […]
As a veteran in the fashion business, this feature on business practices and tips are from my personal experience. Those of you that are recent graduates bear in mind that academia is a great foundation. Gaining complete knowledge of running a fashion business [designer, wholesaler, or retailer] is the combination of both academia and experience. My hope is that these EDGE-ucation sessions will give you something of value in your day to day practice of building your fashion business.
Nigerian born and educated Marion Ayonote designs beautifully innovative and feminine footwear. There is a need for each […]
“In what looks like a circle, there might exist corners.” This line reflects the brand’s origin–the designer’s confidence […]
Amabelle Aguiluz is an artist and knitwear designer working and living in Los Angeles. Her brand fits the […]