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.

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 Felix3 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-Paez3 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...
Callan Rushing3 months ago
Interview with an Ethically Motivated CEO
This interview came out of a research project I completed for my English class. The project was on the subject of "fast fashion," which is a term used to reference the production of cheap, in demand c...
Patty Ramsen3 months ago
The 10 Best Online Classes for Fashion Design
The fashion industry is lucrative, and can be a great way to make a living doing something you love to do. The world of fashion is always changing, and anyone looking to break into it, will need some ...
Candace Elizabeth4 months ago
How Ethical Are Your Yoga Pants?
Begin by placing yours knees and toes together with your hips above your ankles. Place your hands on your thighs, palms down. Now, close your eyes, and begin to inhale. As you take in your breath, beg...
Lorna Vause4 months ago
Ways Clothing Became Toxic
Before we begin talking about all the ways clothing became toxic over the years, we have to define toxicity as it applies to this discussion. Something can be toxic by virtue of being unhealthy. It do...
Julie Barnes4 months ago
Reasons Why Swimsuits Are so Expensive
If you’ve ever thought to yourself, “Swimsuits are so expensive,” you’re not alone. You might still be surprised to learn that there are actual factual reasons to why this is the case. Sure, designers...
BodyBY Mikero5 months ago
Fashion & Fitness
Fashion and fitness—two things that are most dear to me outside of my family and friends. It’s important to understand that both have played a major role in our society, especially from the mid to lat...
Sasha Konikovo6 months ago
Best Fashion Design Books for Beginners
Fashion designers are the type of people that are perennially cool. They make the clothes we wear, dictate style, and also somehow manage to get people to see aesthetics in a brand new way. Most creat...
ashley collie6 months ago
Transforming DTLA’s Fashion District
In October, California Market Center, the largest wholesale fashion mart in Los Angeles and a famous venue for wholesale apparel industries, will once again host numerous trade events—LA Majors Market...
Morgan E. Westling6 months ago
How Fashion Affects the Environment
The environmental impact of the fashion industry is crippling. Fashion affects the environment in a huge way and it is the second largest polluter in the world coming in second place to oil. Most peop...
Evelyn Starr7 months ago
How Fashion Has Changed Over the Years
If there is anything that we can all agree on in the fashion world, it's that fashion always recycles, whether we like it or not. Over the course of 100 years, fashion has changed dramatically but has...
Dominique Ziehl7 months ago
The Push and Pull of Masculinity in Womenswear
Feminism has always been a big topic in society for women and has grown exponentially with the 21st century. But what people don’t realize is that it’s always a part of humanity. Fashion trends and hi...
Nicola P. Young7 months ago
Most Inspiring Fashion Quotes of All Time
Fashion is an art form like any other. It's a method of creation, of expression, of reflecting and creating culture. This is why fashion and music intertwine, as well as other art forms. But in some w...
Nicola P. Young7 months ago
Important Fashion Terms Everyone Should Know
Being a fashionista isn't about clothing—it's about culture, creativity, and occasionally making a statement. And as with any culture—especially a creative one—the fashion industry is constantly chang...
Danielle Banner7 months ago
What Is the Future of Fur in Fashion?
If you consider yourself a fashionista, chances are that you have worn a fur item once in your life, whether you realized it or not. The fur trade is a worldwide industry and for a long time, wearing ...
Patricia Sarkar7 months ago
The History of the Fashion Magazine
For better or for worse, we’re currently living in a time when people are not reading books and magazines as much as they used to. Not because they aren’t still interested in getting as much informati...