Many of us don't see that every detail, like the words we choose, contribute to our brand, even when we think no one's paying attention. The trick is to make our choices consciously, rather than randomly, as entrepreneurs are trained to do.
As Fashion week begins in New York, I have been contemplating on how independent fashion designers make it in this city and the industry. Does the fashion industry in New York have any way to assist emerging designers and where can they go to seek help?
As always at New York Fashion Week, there's been talk about our city's role in the industry. The consensus seems to be that while Paris may be forever more refined, New York is the place for young designers to get their start.
The mood at Wednesday's official opening of the CFDA Fashion Incubator, the glossy-floored corridor of 12 glass-walled studios in New York City's Garment District, seemed giddy and full possibility--like Open House at the beginning of the school year.