Posts Tagged: Fashion design

Black Lives Matter in fashion school, a case study

It is rare that an educational institution will permit a journalist to sniff around, speaking to faculty but most importantly to black and brown students about their experience at the school. But one program director at Parsons School of Design

Black Lives Matter in fashion school, a case study

It is rare that an educational institution will permit a journalist to sniff around, speaking to faculty but most importantly to black and brown students about their experience at the school. But one program director at Parsons School of Design

Being a part-time fashion educator during a pandemic

Times are hard for many people right now but I write about what I know. I spill the beans on the hustle that is fashion education here in this piece for FashionUnited…

Being a part-time fashion educator during a pandemic

Times are hard for many people right now but I write about what I know. I spill the beans on the hustle that is fashion education here in this piece for FashionUnited…

Otto von Busch on sustainability: What is it we are so eager to sustain?

This man is a pine-fresh gulp of air in the now-stifling conversation around sustainability. He’s a New York-based thinker and educator, but then again radical philosophers shout from every street corner in this city. But Otto’s message needs wings. Everyone,

Otto von Busch on sustainability: What is it we are so eager to sustain?

This man is a pine-fresh gulp of air in the now-stifling conversation around sustainability. He’s a New York-based thinker and educator, but then again radical philosophers shout from every street corner in this city. But Otto’s message needs wings. Everyone,

Behind Kent State University’s 45 million dollar Design Innovation Hub

When I was in the midwest last week for the school’s graduate fashion show I also grabbed the opportunity to sit down with the brains behind this latest exciting initiative on-campus, J.R. Campbell, and we discussed biometrics, aeronautics and how

Behind Kent State University’s 45 million dollar Design Innovation Hub

When I was in the midwest last week for the school’s graduate fashion show I also grabbed the opportunity to sit down with the brains behind this latest exciting initiative on-campus, J.R. Campbell, and we discussed biometrics, aeronautics and how

Gogo Graham’s AW19 Femme Fatale is Softly Powerful

When New York Fashion Week feels a little flat, you know it’s time to look away from the big names who’ve been doing the same old thing for decades and seek out the smaller creatives. This one has a particular

Gogo Graham’s AW19 Femme Fatale is Softly Powerful

When New York Fashion Week feels a little flat, you know it’s time to look away from the big names who’ve been doing the same old thing for decades and seek out the smaller creatives. This one has a particular

The Rewoke Flapper: Womenswear’s Important Trend for Fall

Stealth is strength, ladies, and while we’re tempted to armor up to reveal our inner warrior this fall, there is another way to dress for these more challenging times. I unpack the layers of meaning behind this quietly powerful trend

The Rewoke Flapper: Womenswear’s Important Trend for Fall

Stealth is strength, ladies, and while we’re tempted to armor up to reveal our inner warrior this fall, there is another way to dress for these more challenging times. I unpack the layers of meaning behind this quietly powerful trend

New wonder of the world? Hats of the Peruvian Andes

Everywhere I turned I was shook by the chic––in marketplaces, fields, on roadsides and in doorways, heads were on point! Check out my report for FashionUnited on this most surprising wonder of the modern world by clicking here…

New wonder of the world? Hats of the Peruvian Andes

Everywhere I turned I was shook by the chic––in marketplaces, fields, on roadsides and in doorways, heads were on point! Check out my report for FashionUnited on this most surprising wonder of the modern world by clicking here…

The Gender-Bending Evolution of the Bias Cut

They say fashion should reflect what’s going on around it. In the micro we find the macro. The bias cut is a pattern-cutting technique that’s been around for centuries but is becoming a modern-day symbol of our changing society. And

The Gender-Bending Evolution of the Bias Cut

They say fashion should reflect what’s going on around it. In the micro we find the macro. The bias cut is a pattern-cutting technique that’s been around for centuries but is becoming a modern-day symbol of our changing society. And

Why Do Fashion Creatives Change Their Minds So Much?

If your partner works in fashion, or your friend who always arrives stressed and late––if she makes it at all!––or if your boss drives you insane at your fashion job, or if you produce product for a fashion brand, this

Why Do Fashion Creatives Change Their Minds So Much?

If your partner works in fashion, or your friend who always arrives stressed and late––if she makes it at all!––or if your boss drives you insane at your fashion job, or if you produce product for a fashion brand, this

Get the London Look!

Kat is staying indoors this weekend. Until she gets her first proper wage, she is customizing her clothes. But hardly begrudgingly. She has found that if you introduce a baby’s bonnet from the late 1800s to some Gap basics from

Get the London Look!

Kat is staying indoors this weekend. Until she gets her first proper wage, she is customizing her clothes. But hardly begrudgingly. She has found that if you introduce a baby’s bonnet from the late 1800s to some Gap basics from