Posts Tagged: fashion sketches

Ten Tips for Designers to Excel in the Fashion Industry

Following on from my last post advising students how to transition from school into the fashion industry, this one is for those already working who want to get recognized, get promoted, and generally impress their way up the ladder. Illustrated

Ten Tips for Designers to Excel in the Fashion Industry

Following on from my last post advising students how to transition from school into the fashion industry, this one is for those already working who want to get recognized, get promoted, and generally impress their way up the ladder. Illustrated

Fashion’s Unsung Designers; Bonnie Cashin

Here’s the latest in the series. Let me briefly set the scene for this one… Pre-WWII, New York City was much more of a blue-collar city than it is today. Industry of all kinds was represented in the bustling gritty

Fashion’s Unsung Designers; Bonnie Cashin

Here’s the latest in the series. Let me briefly set the scene for this one… Pre-WWII, New York City was much more of a blue-collar city than it is today. Industry of all kinds was represented in the bustling gritty

The Show Must Go On

The Art Institute of New York City is closing and that reality is felt every day now. The doors will shut in Summer 2017 but already the hallways are a lot emptier; sometimes positively echoey. There are longer any new

The Show Must Go On

The Art Institute of New York City is closing and that reality is felt every day now. The doors will shut in Summer 2017 but already the hallways are a lot emptier; sometimes positively echoey. There are longer any new

The Plight of the Misunderstood Genius

Teaching fashion design has its moments… It’s not all basic princess seams, zipper insertion and welt pockets; it offers opportunities for fully lined, shoulder padded, head-to-toe sequined, handkerchief-hemmed hilarity (No, really, it does.) I meet such variety of the human

The Plight of the Misunderstood Genius

Teaching fashion design has its moments… It’s not all basic princess seams, zipper insertion and welt pockets; it offers opportunities for fully lined, shoulder padded, head-to-toe sequined, handkerchief-hemmed hilarity (No, really, it does.) I meet such variety of the human

On Show: Students’ Portfolios

It was Portfolio Show time for the latest crop of graduating fashion students from the Art Institute of New York City this week. The location was the Stollway space in the heart of Manhattan’s garment district in an event that

On Show: Students’ Portfolios

It was Portfolio Show time for the latest crop of graduating fashion students from the Art Institute of New York City this week. The location was the Stollway space in the heart of Manhattan’s garment district in an event that

Kat before the King!

Kat before the King

    The King was shouting, working himself into a terrible rage while Eva raced round him, her pin thin legs encased in graphic black and white tights, fanning the Royal Highness with sheaves of architects’ plans, and he, crimson

Kat before the King!

Kat before the King

    The King was shouting, working himself into a terrible rage while Eva raced round him, her pin thin legs encased in graphic black and white tights, fanning the Royal Highness with sheaves of architects’ plans, and he, crimson

Asleep on the beech

Asleep on the beach

  “I know where we can sleep. Come on!” I found him by an old upturned boat. “What do you think?” I surveyed the flakey blue paint, the damp exposed wooden slats, the tendrils of seaweed. “I’m game if you

Asleep on the beech

Asleep on the beach

  “I know where we can sleep. Come on!” I found him by an old upturned boat. “What do you think?” I surveyed the flakey blue paint, the damp exposed wooden slats, the tendrils of seaweed. “I’m game if you