August 2, 2021


How to Become a Fashion Designer | Best Colleges

The greatest thrill of being a fashion designer, many of them say, has nothing to do with dressing up supermodels for glamorous events and watching them walk down runways wearing the clothing you designed – though that is a plus and a sign of success. What makes the job truly exciting, several designers say, is watching an everyday person smile when they put on an outfit you created that makes them feel confident.


“As far as the most gratifying thing, it’s hearing and seeing people’s reactions to the clothes and hearing them say, ‘I feel comfortable,'” says

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Fashion Designer Patricia Bonaldi Announces Foray Into Jewelry

Patricia Bonaldi, the Brazilian designer of her eponymous label PatBO has launched her first-ever jewelry collection in collaboration with Ranjana Khan.

“We met by accident!” Bonaldi shared with Forbes from São Paulo, where she’s opening a new store in the coming days. “We were both on vacation in Careyes, Mexico over a year ago, started dancing, and that’s how it all began.” Bonaldi later discovered more of Khan’s pieces while shopping in Cartagena, Colombia and fell in love with a feathered earring. This serendipitous moment prompted

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Is Phoebe Philo Fashion’s Most Misunderstood Designer?

Last week, Phoebe Philo announced her return to the world of fashion with an eponymous brand that will launch early next year, nearly four years after she left LVMH-owned Celine in the hands of her successor Hedi Slimane. The news was lauded by the womenswear fanatics who mourn her absence (like those who memorialize her decade at “Old Céline” on social media), and the men who closely watched her personal style. Should we expect the brainy, streamlined clothes the so-called Philophiles worshipped? Or is Philo’s work actually about something else entirely?

On this week’s episode of Corporate Lunch, GQ

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How Designer Sami Miro Is Challenging Fashion Through Her Sustainable Brand, Sami Miro Vintage

In the past few years, the fashion industry has been confronted with a challenging question: how can it continue to produce at its current rate without harming the planet? From Gucci to Burberry, heritage fashion houses have made a conscious effort to get rid of harmful practices – from the use of furs to unsustainable manufacturing processes. But a rising number of small business owners have taken the lead on what it means to manage a sustainable, eco-conscious brand and galvanize a clientele that cares about saving the planet, too. Impact

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Star Black designer Virgil Abloh gets bigger role at LVMH

PARIS, July 20 (Reuters) – Virgil Abloh, fashion’s highest profile Black designer, is getting a bigger role within French luxury group LVMH (LVMH.PA), which is taking a majority stake in his Off-White streetwear label.

Abloh, 40, a U.S. national who also works as a DJ and visual artist, was hired by LVMH in March 2018 to create menswear collections for Louis Vuitton, the luxury giant’s biggest revenue driver.

He will continue in that role while also working with the group to launch new brands and partner with existing ones in a variety of sectors beyond fashion, the company said on

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Meet the New Designer Behind These CHAR Workroom Shorts

It’s hard not to scroll through Instagram and want everything you see. Killer shoes? Need those. Statement blazer? Got to have it. That’s pretty much how my brain works while scrolling, but once in a while, I’ll come across something that inspires a different response: I have to know the story here. That’s how I feel about the metallic pleated shorts that keep popping up on my feed. I’ve seen them so often that I had to talk to the designer, Tacharra Perry of Char Workroom, to learn more.

The pleated vinyl shorts — which come in gold, silver,

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Global sports brand to join retail line up at Livingston Designer Outlet

Puma will join more than 70 boutiques at the Livingston outlet mall, which opened in 2000.
Puma will join more than 70 boutiques at the Livingston outlet mall, which opened in 2000.

Due to open next month, the sportswear retailer will join the Nike Factory Outlet, Adidas, North Face, Under Armour and New Balance, which are already trading at the West Lothian shopping and leisure facility.

The sports and lifestyle label will occupy more than 3,000 square feet in the outlet centre, which will be Puma’s only destination in Scotland and the brand’s only outlet store to open this year in the UK.

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Designer Brands Inc. Continues strategic Camuto group integration.Debbie Ferret Appointed President of Kamut Group and William L. Jordan Appointed President of Designer Brand, Inc. | Ohio

COUMBUS, Ohio, June 22, 2021 / PRNewswire /-Designer Brands Inc. (NYSE: DBI), one of North America’s largest shoe and accessory designers, producers and retailers, today announced the appointment of two new executives. Through industry-leading omni-channel capabilities, these leaders support DBI’s strong market performance and efforts to respond effectively and efficiently to customer needs.

In addition to her ongoing role as Vice Chairman Debbie Ferret She has tentatively played that role since she was appointed president of the Kamut Group. August 2020.. In addition, William “Bill” Jordan Appointed president of the designer brand. Jordan Appointed Chief Growth Officer for

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Fashion Designer Willi Smith Looked to the Streets for Inspiration and Appreciation | At the Smithsonian

June 30, 2021, 3:31 p.m.

The fashion designer Willi Smith grew up working class in the 1950s in a family where, he once said, “there were more clothes in the house than food.” His father was an ironworker; his grandmother cleaned houses for a living. His mother and grandmother sewed their own clothes. Decades later, when Smith was nominated for a fashion award, he remembered, “My mother and grandmother were always ladies of style and still are. I guess they taught me that you didn’t have to be rich to look good.”

Making clothes that anyone could afford

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