Big name fashion has become so easily accessible in our modern world -- making it very easy to follow trends, wear logos and show off the trendiest of-the-moment garments. I have always applauded the fact that M.A.C. invested in local designers and artists, empowering their growth.
Steven Alan is an icon in fashion. What makes him even more special is that he redirects his light to give a first break to up-and-coming designers. In essence as he grows everyone around him benefits as well. This is what icons are made of.
The city of Savannah is constantly intertwining its past, present, and future. Since the city's emergence, trade and manufacturing have played a huge role in its economy and continue to make an impact on a local and global scale.
In the age of Instagram, all it takes to become a successful artist, aside from the usual amount of hard work and talent, is an iPhone and a dream.
In high school, I remember stepping in the door of the guidance counselor's office. I had a large black sketchbook in my hands, a few magazine clippings and the drive to stay in that office until I got what I wanted.
Having spent her formative years training as a bespoke tailor on Savile Row under Edward Sexton - the man responsible for creating clothing for stars like The Rolling Stones - Leanne Clulee has gone on to thread her philosophy on fashion sustainability into her practice.
We are all different in a unique amazing way, why not have all our pants feel awesome. Our thighs are like fingerprints: No two are the same. My biggest mission in life is to create designs, so we can feel free!
A simple change in thinking has given me the tools to work harder on my ideas, clearing space for more of the good stuff. Giving myself permission to just "be" who I am and create what I need to create has changed my daily business life, drastically.
Athena is amazed that in such a short amount of time, her label is carried in some of the best stores worldwide and she has an international clientele. "It shows that there are boho women all over the world that chase the sun just like me!"
The team spent at least an hour with me on the phone the first time I reached out to them, I wanted to understand the Uzuri Closet vision, inspiration and goals, and boy did they open up to me.
New York's version is considered one of the four major fashion events in the world (the others are in Paris, Rome, and Milan). If you're lucky enough to be invited to a fashion show, there are some general rules for behavior that you should observe.
Your business is either growing or dying. The truth is that you need to proactively grow your business. Increase in sales today does not equate to growth in future. You must have a clear strategy and plan for both short and long-term. There is no such thing as ticking along.
Anna Wintour described the strongest collections of the season as those with a direct point of view -- a show whose "girl" was clearly distinguished through a consistent and powerful aesthetic that could be confused with no other. Enter: Lupe Gajardo.
I have known this man for decades -- not close like "besties" but rather kindred spirits of sorts. I always knew Isaac was a dog person, but when I learned that the two dogs he owns and loves were rescues, I was relentless. I mean RELENTLESS.
Anne Fontaine is one of France's most recognized fashion designers of the last 20 years. Originally from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, she had always wished to experience another rhythm of life to the one the city offered.
Usually when one attends a runway show, there is hope to be wowed throughout the entirety of the presentation.