The fashion industry is broken not because fast fashion exists; it's suffering because designers are beginning to think like they are fast fashion outlets. It's not an easy problem to fix, but the first step is to understand that we are perpetuating our own problems.
I remember growing up as a little girl in Zimbabwe, Southern Africa, and having no access to books or magazines that portrayed and highlighted African beauty. Sadly, 46 years later, this is still the case.
Everything began with a handbag, silk scarf and a pair of boots graciously given as a birthday gift. From that moment on the rest became history. The two sisters combined experience, as a fashion stylist and artist, made their collaboration a no brainer.
Recently I was invited to a brunch to meet fashion Dallas fashion designer Nha Khanh. Truthfully, her name did not ring a bell but I knew she must be someone I "needed to know" if I was being invited to this private meet and greet.
The stage was set for high drama at Carolina Herrera with classical music softly filling the grand tent of Lincoln Center and bright red backdrops drawing your eye to the runway entrance.
With the Super Bowl in full swing, we were all eagerly anticipating the big half-time show! Not only to hear the great singing, but also to see what she would be wearing... I feel fortunate to have known ahead of time that it would be, up and coming designer, Rubin Singer.
If diamonds are a girl's best friend, then shoes are her close bffs. And like finding your bffs in real life, you have to find one that is a perfect fit. But how can one decide when there are so many to choose from?
In the realm of men's wear, there aren't too many stories that haven't been told before. However, in the case of LA-based brand Guns Germs $teal (GG$), nothing comes standard.
Einstein was a patent clerk who revolutionized physics while slacking off on the job. Wallace Stevens was an insurance salesman who wrote poetry on the side. For TrendSeeder founder and CEO Avani Patel, her path to high-fashion was similiarly unconventional.
Austin, long considered the crown jewel of creativity in Texas, has had its fair share of high praise over the last several years.
VIGOSS proves that its immensely diverse, confident, edgy and provocative brand attitude makes it one to watch in the booming denim industry.
When we think of successful business creation and development, we focus on the fundamental business model, value proposition, strategy, organization and alignment of resources, and focused and disciplined execution of that strategy.
It was the '80s, and sure, the decade was a sea of fashion what-were-we-thinking, but despite the sickening wave of pastels and shoulder pads, a woman had a choice of hemlines. From trampy mini to hippie chic, every length was the right length.
In 2009, after designing the 'ideal' gown of her dreams for her own wedding, Ms. Nouri decided to create a collection of bridal gowns for other brides-to-be.
I must tell all you ladies how I lost 10 pounds in two weeks by giving up eating everything white! Here is how it happened.