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Creative Power Disrupts the System | EDGE Talks to Peivand Mirzaie

Breaking the rules, disrupting the fashion system is easier than you think. Fashion designer, Peivand Mirzaie has made a mark on breaking the rules, disrupting the system, while embracing the power of fashion.  She has gone beyond the ‘system’ in her designs, pushing concept over saleability; in her choice of education, wanting more freedom and […]

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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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Fashion Unknown Fact – The U.S. Fashion Industry Employs More Than 1.8 Million People

The fashion industry—including retailers, manufacturers, designers and wholesalers—employs more than 1.8 million people in the United States. It relies on workers in a wide range of occupations, including fashion designers, market research analysts, graphic design artists, computer systems developers, patternmakers, sewing machine operators, retail sales workers, wholesale buyers, accountants and business operations specialists.The U.S. fashion […]

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Fashion Weeks, Are They Really Relevant?

We spend an enormous amount of money and energy to stage an event that creates excitement too far in advance of when the collection is available to the consumer. –Tom Ford, WWD Are Fashion Week runway events still relevant?   Is this model in crisis mode and what role does it really play in the […]

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