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June 2009 Blog Posts (145)

Bulgari’s Philanthrophic Efforts

For their 125th anniversary, BVLGARI created an anniversary ring to benefit Save the Children. The sterling silver ring is a tribute to Sotirio Bulgari (the company’s founder) and features Save the Children’s logo engraved on the inside. Each ring will sell for $290.00, of which $60.00 will be donated to the Rewrite the Future campaign. To launch the project Bulgari also created a special designated web site featuring one-of-a-kind photographs, taken by well-known Italian photographer Fabrizio… Continue

Added by Macala Wright on June 27, 2009 at 1:00pm — No Comments


NEW Belts!

Added by SKILLA on June 27, 2009 at 9:46am — No Comments

Introduction to me and my line

I am christina zipparo also known as chrissy, In my line I would like women to feel comfortable in their own skin and also look fabulous as well. I am starting my line in a very serious manner because I am taking advantage of the current economic crisis and do something that makes me happy when i do it. I also sell Avon on the side and i love doing that also.I enjoy what i do and how i do it. If anyone wants to order anything online from me you can do it at Once… Continue

Added by Chrissy Zipparo on June 26, 2009 at 10:23pm — No Comments Adds Small Fee for New Members

After several years of providing a free online fashion modeling portfolio service, the Apparel Search Company has decided to add a small fee for new members.

It is important to note that Existing members as of June 25, 2009 have been granted a free listing until 2015 (as long as they meet standards). After 2015, they will need to pay the small yearly fee like the new members.

Reason for Small Fee: The fact of the matter is that Apparel Search is NOT trying to make a few… Continue

Added by Apparel1 on June 26, 2009 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Daily Fashion Tip 6/26/09

Daily Fashion Tip 6/26/09 - Avoid wearing a striped shirt with a striped tie and a pinstriped suit. Matching three similar patterns together is rarely a winning combination.

Added by D. Buchanan on June 26, 2009 at 12:37pm — No Comments

The Philadelphia Designer's Market is almost here!!!

Join us Saturday, July 18th, 11a.m.-6p.m. for The Philadelphia Designer's Market.

Shop independent designers of clothing, shoes, jewelry, accessories and more!

250 shoppers will receive a Philadelphia Designer's Market shopping tote!!!!*

(*While supplies last.)

For more information or to participate go to… Continue

Added by Philadelphia Designer's Market on June 26, 2009 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

Leather Jackets - Tips on taking care of your beautiful leather jacket

It is no accident that natural materials derived from animals remain the most popular choices in the garment industry today. Modern man discovered centuries ago, long before women’s lamb leather jackets came into vogue that wools, furs and hides possessed properties that allowed him to keep warm, carry supplies and carry out other day to day… Continue

Added by DK on June 26, 2009 at 9:37am — No Comments

Amy Wong wins OPERATION DREAM DRESS competition

This morning, live on Good Morning America, BRIDES Magazine presented a runway show of the final five gowns in their OPERATION DREAM DRESS competition. Editor in chief Millie Martini Bratten also announced the winner, Amy Wong Micucci from Beverly Hills, California, whose gown will grace the Nov/Dec issue of BRIDES, on stands October 13. Ms. Micucci was awarded $10,000 and then surprised when Ms. Bratten added that David's Bridal will exclusively… Continue

Added by Fibre2fashion on June 26, 2009 at 9:07am — 1 Comment

Costing and Negotiation skills for merchants in apparel supply chain.

It’s that time of the year again. The beginning of a new season, proto sampling deadlines, endless coordination with fabric suppliers and garment vendors to stick to the dates to make sure the samples reach in time for the ‘ oh so important meeting’, and above all costings, costings, costings..If you are a merchandiser in the apparel arena, you can relate to the above.

A period of crazily hectic activity, and pressures mounting from all sides...buyers, suppliers, bosses...But there is some… Continue

Added by anjuli gopalakrishna on June 26, 2009 at 9:07am — No Comments

the fashion spot - Membership through invite only

Very interested in connecting with fashion, is anyone a member? If anyone is a member, can you invite me to become a member (email:

I am pursuing jobs in the industry. Any advise or comments on this site are welcomed and appreciated.

Thank you very much.


Added by LUXURY BY CHANCE EBOUTIQUE on June 25, 2009 at 10:28pm — 2 Comments

Dress Barn Merges with Tween Brands

Here is some interesting news of the day:

Dress Barn, Inc. (NASDAQ - DBRN) and Tween Brands, Inc. (NYSE- TWB) today jointly announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement pursuant to which a subsidiary of Dress Barn, Inc. will merge with Tween Brands, Inc. in a stock-for-stock transaction.

Dress Barn, Inc. anticipates that the transaction will be neutral to earnings in the first full year of combined operations and accretive thereafter. On a trailing twelve… Continue

Added by Apparel1 on June 25, 2009 at 5:54pm — No Comments

Casting Call tonight at Urban Fusion in Atlanta!!

Can you model? Pink City ENT is searching for attractive male and female models for our 3rd Annual For Who I Am Bachelorette Expo and the first ever Bachelor Party Expo. This event will include all the things that women love and all the things that men cant resist. The events will be held at the same venue but will be separated for each groups enjoyment. Female models must be size 2-16 and male models must look good shirtless. Experience is preferred but not required. For more information… Continue

Added by Mallory Culberson on June 25, 2009 at 4:05pm — No Comments

Wool Coats vs. Moths! Tips on taking care of your wool coat

Many people considering natural fibers and materials express concern about the potential for moths. That's because the protein that is found in those luxurious, wool coats, the very protein that gives it its durability, only occurs in animal fibers. It is this protein that attracts moths and even carpenter beetles.

But, these pests are preventable with a… Continue

Added by DK on June 25, 2009 at 3:54pm — No Comments

Daily Fashion Tip 6/25/09

Daily Fashion Tip 6/25/09 - A few simple changes in the way you tie your tie or fold a pocket square will bring more attention than you thought possible -- when done right. These accessories and more are your ticket to fashion freedom.

Added by D. Buchanan on June 25, 2009 at 9:17am — No Comments

Merrell Switchback Shirt

Always thought about Merrell for shoes. Today I saw their Switchback Shirt and thought it was interesting engough to share with you. Their Switchback tech long sleeve gives you ultimate performance for days when your heart rate is high, but the temperature is a little low. Made from sustainable Cocona® moisture-wicking, UV protective fabric, it feels soft and comfortable, and is odor resistant, wash after wash. The Switchback gives you mobility and… Continue

Added by Apparel1 on June 24, 2009 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Chic Boutique Tour - Bachelorette Party!

Saturday's tour was the first Chic Boutique Tour that I've given in a while. My Vintage Boutique and Teen Fashion and Fun Tours have been more popular, probably because of the state of the economy. The Chic Boutique Tour definitely visits boutiques with higher overall price points than the other tours, but you can still find select items that don't cost a fortune, and window shopping is always welcome too.

The group was a lot of fun. There were two women from Reno, Nevada and then,… Continue

Added by ShopNYC Tours on June 24, 2009 at 5:37pm — No Comments

MULTI DESIGNER SAMPLE SALE,this weekend June 27 & 28 at The Circle Outlet, LA

The Circle Outlet is having another of its infamous Sample Sales, June 27th & 28th.

Featured designers are: Wren, Myne, Daftbird, Karen Zambos, Porridge and Peonie Swimwear

Prices will be reduced up to 80% off regular retail prices, with most items priced under $60. Plus special deals when you purchase multiple pieces.

Also, there will be additional markdowns on The Circle's already reduced outlet prices!

Sale Dates: Saturday June 27th & Sunday June… Continue

Added by The Runway Outlet on June 24, 2009 at 5:27pm — No Comments

Women’s Wear Daily on Social Media

Women's Wear Daily featured an in depth look at fashion brands and how social media and Twitter is radically changing the way fashion brands engage with their customers online. As Yuli Ziv and I outlined in our panel last week, at #140Conf in New York, from DKNY to Gucci, brands are tweeting…


Added by Macala Wright on June 24, 2009 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Cling presents: Send Off in Style Fashion Show---21+

Come to the Send Off in Style Fashion Show on Saturday July 18th at District in Boston!

District Restaurant and Lounge is located at: 180 Lincoln St. Boston, MA

Doors open at 7pm

$15 Cover

Join us as we send:

Miss Massachusetts Ashley Herron,

Miss New Hampshire Lauren Mulkigian,

and Miss Teen Massachusetts Jessica Tocci

to Chicago for nationals!

Featuring designer fashion by: Bless by Bless… Continue

Added by Nicholas Shultz on June 24, 2009 at 11:30am — No Comments

Effortless Style by COY!!

When in doubt about what to wear, turn to the master of effortless style at >> presented by COY. I am always struggling of what to wear in different occasions, even my friends are stuck with this problem. It is quite a headache to arrange a different outfit for your next day. You may be attending a cocktail party after work, or you may be having a blind date after an urgent meeting, all these arrangement of… Continue

Added by janice on June 24, 2009 at 10:30am — No Comments

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