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Where do you live? (country or state)
Washington, DC
Do you work in the fashion industry?
I would like to work in fashion
About Me
Currently employed at Georgetown University. Would like to return to school and get my degree as a Fashion Publicist. No kids...maybe in the future though. Have always had a love of fashion...reading Vogue and Vanity Fair at age 14. Have a good fashion sense and an even better eye.
Fashion Industry Experience
None...Yet.
Favorite Fashion Designer or Fashion Brand
Michael Kors, Carmen Marc Valvo, Cavalli, Versace, Valentino, Oscar De La Renta, Carolina Herrera
What is your favorite fashion website? (list the WEBSITE address)
http://www.style.com
Gender
Female
Age
Over 18
What is hot in fashion this year?
items
• embellished tracksuits & sweatshirts
• tunic length caftan tops
• caftan dresses
• skirts with knitted rollover waistbands
• bib front tops
• pastel satin camisoles
• bubble/pouf skirts
• handkerchief hemline tops
• cropped boxy jackets
• bomber jackets
• motocross jackets
• kimono and butterfly sleeve tops
• empire tops
• petticoats
• full tiered skirts (some with tie pulls)
• gypsy skirts
• shrunken jackets
• denim military jacket
• cropped and wide bottoms
• straight legged and wide “boys” jeans
• gauze pullovers
• belted looks for tops, dresses, and jackets
• the belt

fabric
• denim (see above)
• eyelet (mostly trim and trimmed petticoats)
• piqué
• waffle
• seersucker
• canvas
• jacquard
• damask
• brocade
• slubs
• crinkled silk chiffon
• lurex shot textiles
• lace (newest is crocheted lace)
• voile
• crinkled gauze
• light weight cotton knits
• leather
• suede
• prints...

The market is offering up a bounty of prints at this time. Chief among these are the borders that are being used for engineered effects. There is certainly a lot of borders in the skirt and dress areas... they are colorful and still have either an India or N. Africa feel or populated with fresh garden florals in fresh mint green, buttercup yellow, and coral pinks.

We are seeing quite a bit of liberty style and traditional cotton calico prints, which can be a part of a western/prairie trend or a summery romantic one.

Ethnic prints that include African motifs that include cowry shells, prints traditional to mud cloth and kente, batik as the Mali women of Western Africa wear, tie-dye, and ombré are all part of the world market (or tribal council) trend which in the final analysis is about... a shrinking world.

detail review
• enhanced seams... staining, metallic ribbon sewn over them, raw selvage
• buttons... large, painted, embosses, silver, gold, mismatched
• crochet and eyelet trims
• raffia drawstring waists & hems... shoulder straps
• knitted waistbands
• dropped yokes for skirts and smock styled tops.
• ribbons
• rick rack
• think multi-colored embroideries (often using thick yarns)
• fringe hemlines... from Paul & Joe. Quite popular in the Fall designer collections.
• layers of prints, and distressed hems
• belted everything
• box pleats
• drawstring details
• bib effects
• yokes for tops
• narrow ruffles
• the draped or gathered bust continues
• multi-colored embroideries
• raw edges
• pintucks
• deconstructed flounces
• 3/4 sleeve jackets (also now known in some circles as a bracelet sleeve)
• wrap and surplice effects
• tiers
• flounces
• shirring
• tie-front tops and sweaters
• empire effects

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At 3:55am on July 18, 2010, indra upadana said…
Hi.
My name is Indra from Bali. I could make a dress with a pattern of Tye dye which can rarely be made by other people.
I guarantee if you make in my company, most likely someone else is difficult to imitate.Because using secret formulas and good human resources.I send some samples picture to you.
If you have motif do you want make i can make it.
I guarantee sewing,quality and difficulty level patterns.
What do you think?
At 12:08am on June 10, 2008, Urban Fashion Network said…
I'm the founder of Urban Fashion Network, but you can check out the mission statement on the site.
At 9:16pm on March 10, 2008, Sarah said…
Thanks for your comment on my picture. I love it as well, it bridges my lifestyle and my boyfriends into a beautiful piece of art.
At 5:21am on March 4, 2008, Raquel Anderson said…
Hi Patricia!

I got out of school lastyear, although I am looking to back this year to do hairstyling also. I am here to network really... and meet some new friends,,, so hopefully i will speak with you soon :-)
At 1:29pm on March 3, 2008, Apparel1 said…
Patricia - welcome to the Fashion Industry Network.. I see that you have already been busy meeting new friends. Sorry that it took so long for me to welcome you to this network.

I see from your profile that you my enjoy writing about fashion. If you are interested, you can utilize the blog feature in your profile area. If you write a fashionable blog entry, it will also appear on the main page of the site for a short time. This is a good way to allow other members to see your thoughts on fashion.

If you ever have any questions about this fashion network, please do not hesitate to ask me. It will be my pleasure to assist in any way that I can.
At 5:45pm on February 29, 2008, katrina said…
sure no problem, co owner of reKa Productions. we focus on the Fashion and Entertainment Industry for photoshoots, mostly models, singing artists and dj's. Then weddings keep our company going. I'm a make-up and hair artist and my bus. partner does photography. So were basically a unique package deal that works our pretty well.. thanks for asking..
At 5:42pm on February 29, 2008, machel tulley said…
Wil I just got home so I am not doing much
At 4:44pm on February 29, 2008, katrina said…
thanks patricia! yeah we have a lot of great sights in san francisco that has grafiti art on the streets.. with the right enhancements it can turn out as a great picture shot!
At 4:35pm on February 29, 2008, machel tulley said…
watz up i am doing gud how are you doing ?
At 4:29pm on February 29, 2008, Kimya Glasgow said…
Thanks Patricia. Appreciate the commment
 
 
 

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