The detailed history of fashion shows remains obscure, waiting for a true historian to take up the cause and follow it all the way back. It is believed that the fashion show as we know it may have started as fashion parades in the 1800’s, held in Parisian couture salons. It was not until the 1900’s that American fashion adopted the concept. It is
Walking throughout your local shopping district, whether it is in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, or anywhere in between, the ghosts of empty storefronts are haunting the retail industry. The darkened, empty, open spaces are a stark reminder of a business that just was not selling enough to stay. There is no denying that we are amid a time of change in the retail
Designer clothes. Killer shoes. Jet-setting. Hair. Make-up. Runway. The parties. The crew. The freedom. Those damn bodies! Last month alone, thousands of new college graduates determined to make their name in fashion are going to be vying for coveted internship and assistant level openings in this $385.7 billion market. From the outsider looking in, the fashion industry (and those that are allowed in) has it all.
Important terms and abbreviations you need to know while you build your brand. If you are just starting out in the fashion industry, speaking to technical designers, suppliers and manufacturers can sound like a different language at times. Here, we’re giving you a rundown on some key terms and abbreviations that you will need in your vocabulary so that you can speak with confidence