Posts Tagged: fashion industry

15 fashion pros offer key advice to their younger selves Part 2

Fashion is a tricky landscape to navigate but hindsight is a wonderful GPS. In this, the second part, another group of internationally accomplished fashion professionals dish the dirt on what they wish they’d known back then when they were starting out.

15 fashion pros offer key advice to their younger selves Part 2

Fashion is a tricky landscape to navigate but hindsight is a wonderful GPS. In this, the second part, another group of internationally accomplished fashion professionals dish the dirt on what they wish they’d known back then when they were starting out.

15 fashion pros offer key advice to their younger selves Part 1

If I only knew then what I know now is a common reaction at some point in life. It can be merely regretful or become a motivator to make sure others don’t make the same mistakes as you have. These

15 fashion pros offer key advice to their younger selves Part 1

If I only knew then what I know now is a common reaction at some point in life. It can be merely regretful or become a motivator to make sure others don’t make the same mistakes as you have. These

Kent State’s plan to ensure graduate portfolios seen by industry

It’s that time of year when graduate portfolios are ready for viewing. But unfortunately this year the industry is on its knees, businesses are closed, and schools are forced to find new ways to let the world know about the

Kent State’s plan to ensure graduate portfolios seen by industry

It’s that time of year when graduate portfolios are ready for viewing. But unfortunately this year the industry is on its knees, businesses are closed, and schools are forced to find new ways to let the world know about the

Two designers on Covid, one leads while the other grieves

It’s a tale of two designers and their preparedness or lack thereof for the crisis we’re currently suffering through. Marc Jacobs and Stella McCartney, in their own words, some rather alarming, make a very convincing case study for comparing how

Two designers on Covid, one leads while the other grieves

It’s a tale of two designers and their preparedness or lack thereof for the crisis we’re currently suffering through. Marc Jacobs and Stella McCartney, in their own words, some rather alarming, make a very convincing case study for comparing how

Killer fashion, the dark side of our history of glamor

The fashion industry has skeletons in its closet––literally. It might seem like fashion’s constantly in the news today for its bad practices, but the truth is it’s nothing new. They say the road to insanity is doing the same thing

Killer fashion, the dark side of our history of glamor

The fashion industry has skeletons in its closet––literally. It might seem like fashion’s constantly in the news today for its bad practices, but the truth is it’s nothing new. They say the road to insanity is doing the same thing

Amazon offers my book to coincide with fashion calendar

September is Fashion Month. The fashion caravan starts in New York, moves to London, then Milan and finally Paris where it is now. And Amazon UK in its mighty wisdom has put my first novel, Silk for the Feed Dogs,

Amazon offers my book to coincide with fashion calendar

September is Fashion Month. The fashion caravan starts in New York, moves to London, then Milan and finally Paris where it is now. And Amazon UK in its mighty wisdom has put my first novel, Silk for the Feed Dogs,

Is the artisan fashion’s most misunderstood figure?

The word “artisan” is everywhere, it’s become meaningless. But yet artisans exist, and appreciate our interest. So let’s not lose each other through misunderstanding. I discuss the enigmatic figures behind some of our most meticulously crafted products and explain why

Is the artisan fashion’s most misunderstood figure?

The word “artisan” is everywhere, it’s become meaningless. But yet artisans exist, and appreciate our interest. So let’s not lose each other through misunderstanding. I discuss the enigmatic figures behind some of our most meticulously crafted products and explain why

People of color describe challenges of working in fashion

I was privileged to be present at this event in which professionals discussed candidly their experiences of working in the fashion industry while black. From hair to code switching, the topics were vast and, although serious in nature, the laughs

People of color describe challenges of working in fashion

I was privileged to be present at this event in which professionals discussed candidly their experiences of working in the fashion industry while black. From hair to code switching, the topics were vast and, although serious in nature, the laughs

Fashion leadership; 5 experts reveal how to be boss

Straight from the horses’ mouths: words of wisdom and some surprising patterns emerge as these prominent figures describe their road to success and what it takes to be a leader.  Time to grab notepaper! Continue here to read on FashionUnited.com

Fashion leadership; 5 experts reveal how to be boss

Straight from the horses’ mouths: words of wisdom and some surprising patterns emerge as these prominent figures describe their road to success and what it takes to be a leader.  Time to grab notepaper! Continue here to read on FashionUnited.com

You don’t need to be an expert to succeed in fashion

Boardrooms nowadays look a lot different across many industries and likewise the fashion industry’s major players no longer follow tried and true paths to success. Going rogue and dropping out, becoming a maverick during adolescence, jumping across from an entirely

You don’t need to be an expert to succeed in fashion

Boardrooms nowadays look a lot different across many industries and likewise the fashion industry’s major players no longer follow tried and true paths to success. Going rogue and dropping out, becoming a maverick during adolescence, jumping across from an entirely