Fashion Focus Chicago is always a fun week full of fashion shows and other industry events. Here's a few photos from this week's festivities: 10/19: Macy's Chicago Fashion Incubator show with my colleagues from The Apparel Agency. 10/20: StyleChicago.com Art of Fashion 2012 Show. Attended with my colleagues from The Apparel Agency. We worked on…Read more
Prepping for Fashion Focus Chicago. Last minute alterations to your look require sewing in heels.
Update 1/4/12: The full information including registration can be found here: http://www.dgexpo.net/ Show will be held on February 6 & 7, 2012. In addition to the show, there will be seminars on topics including fashion business, online retailing, costing, branding, and sourcing. That's right, a fabric show targeted to the independent designer, with low minimums! The…Read more
I have always thought that having clothing and other products made in America was an important issue. We as a country have long been outsourcing jobs and importing goods, and apparel and sewn products make up a huge amount of those imported goods. A recent poll by Adweek Media/Harris Poll showed that 61% of Americans…Read more