industry

Get “in the know” about the ins and outs of the fashion industry as a whole. Learn about everything from design to production and sales.

Buying Clothing May Be a Necessity, So We Need to Do It Responsibly
The impact of the fashion industry is something we don’t think about very often. We ooh and ahh at clearance prices, gasp at the cuteness, make sure we always have what’s in style and activity-appropr...
How Do You Like Your Jeans? Blue or Green?
"Recycling" and "reusing" are two different things, especially in the clothing world. When speaking in textile terms, "recycling" does not mean dropping off at your local charity store to be given to ...
Samantha Hilyer6 days ago
Being a Fashionista on a College Student Budget
I am well-known among my friends for what has been deemed my "endless wardrobe."
Osei Agyemang 25 days ago
The Famous and Beautiful Kente from Ghana!
At the mention of Kente, the first thought is the Asantes from Ghana. Yes, there are several groups that are also associated with Kente, but the Asantes are more in touch with Kente cloth than anyone ...
Luxury Fashion Labels: The Good, the Bad and the Discriminatory
It probably won't be shocking, or even remotely surprising, when I tell you that there are different attitudes regarding black-owned, and white-owned luxury fashion labels. Whilst white-owed brands ar...
Whitney Alesea month ago
#JustDoIt; Nike’s Stance on Social Justice
In my opinion, Nike has been on a roll. Following the French Open banning Tennis GOAT Serena Williams from wearing her Wakanda inspired Catsuit, Nike posted the following to their socials:
Katie Andertona month ago
Fast Fashion as a Class Issue
There's genuinely something haunting about the fast fashion industry. With sustainability and ethical problems swarming around the trade, the question becomes; should working class people be expected ...
Wendy Knight2 months ago
11 Books to Read If You Want to Become a Fashion Designer
Whether you're a student at the Fashion Institute of Technology, an intern or writer at a fashion magazine, a high school student with big dreams, or someone who has decided they want to try their han...
SKYLERIZED 3 months ago
Reason First: Diversity as Destruction
Diversity for the sake of diversity is evil. It is nothing but high tech tribalism. To consider race, sex, gender, or any other non-essential over merit should be banished from any rational businessma...
Shandi Pace3 months ago
The History of the Bomber Jacket
Bomber jackets have an extremely rich history that goes back over one hundred years. Today, they’re rooted in our day-to-day fashion, but they didn’t start off that way. Before they were worn as stree...
Timmy Amoo3 months ago
So, You Have a Clothing Brand?
Let's talk about clothing brands. All clothing has the potential to look the same. The best brands can be easily identified regardless of the trend, season or clothing. These brands stand out by havin...
Megan Andresen3 months ago
Companies Changing Retail
The term "retail apocalypse" has been used pretty frequently in the past five years. The retail apocalypse and the world is ending as we know it, at least, that is what they keep trying to tell us. NO...
Jackson Ryan3 months ago
Counterfeit Merchandise Is Ruining Clothing Culture
Counterfeited items are slowly becoming more prominent in society, and scamming people out of money. Highly counterfeited brands such as Chanel, Gucci, or Supreme are trying to flush out these fakes, ...
Pamela k Conoly4 months ago
Fashion Illustration Art
For some of us it is about design and flowing but, then it isn't. A lot of us quit before we can get started. First and foremost you have to have the desire to want to do it. If you want it bad enough...
Iggy Paulsen4 months ago
How to Select Wardrobe for a Shoot
If you are looking to do editorial shoots, portraiture, or any sort of fashion photoshoot, then you already know how important the style elements will be in the overall outcome of your work. It makes ...
Francesca Gabriel5 months ago
Why Firenze?
When walking down the timeless streets of Florence, Italy, it is unavoidable to see fashion bouncing between buildings. From hundreds of different dazzling stores, one of a kind boutiques, and glamoro...
Rosario Felix7 months ago
When Extravagance and Fashion Make Love
Every time I hear someone say they don't like avant-garde fashion because "they could never wear that in real life," the most genuine sense of confusion overwhelms me. Not only because of the fact tha...
Iria Vasquez-Paez7 months ago
My T-Shirt Business
I have three sample shirts, “Denial is not Just a River in Africa,” “Don’t Give Me Shit About My Meds,” and “Sober!!” I’m debating what shirts to make next. I need to get the “Sin Vergüenza” T-shirt g...