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September 2007 Blog Posts (49)

Latest issue of Wickedly Chic

We have a double issue this week...combined with last week's issue due to the re-design of WC (www.wickedlychic.com).

What you will find in this issue:

Callisto Bath & Body - wonderful bath & body products with a fabulous scent list

t.w.i.n.k. beauty - mineral makeup that's good for your skin created by two Florida moms

Snowtop Candles - amazingly strong candles & tarts with rock-bottom prices

Shop Suey…

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Added by Liz Nonnemacher on September 16, 2007 at 12:35am — No Comments

Chicago Fashion Designers invites you to Top 10

Chicago Fashion Designers invites you to be part of their Top 10. Every month, they have been selecting 10 items from all submissions to be featured in their 10 TOP section.
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Added by Apparel1 on September 14, 2007 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Sheckys Girls Night Out Fashion Shopping Event (Chicago)

Get ready for a five-hour dream evening of pure indulgence, designed to make every girl’s guilty pleasure a reality. Hosted by Sheckys.com, the expert online-guide to nightlife, fashion, and beauty, Shecky’s Girls Night Out has made a name for itself as The Original Shopping Event Spectacular while rapidly…

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Added by Apparel1 on September 14, 2007 at 2:54pm — No Comments

More Wickedly Chic - Jewelry

I've just added a bunch of great jewelry that I've found to the Daily Ditties & yesterday I found some awesome purses that I have up there too.

I'd also like to mention one of my favorite jewelry designers, Rosaries & Jewelry by Laura (www.rosariesandjewelrybylaura.com). I didn't know much about rosaries before receiving one of hers but...I really love her stuff! We featured her in Wickedly.

This week, we've…

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Added by Liz Nonnemacher on September 14, 2007 at 9:10am — No Comments

Jobs Available at Tiffany September 2007



Tell the world that you are serious about the gifting season. Work for the one retailer that has defined style, quality and bold design since 1837.

If you have an interest in joining out NYC flagship location store for the holiday season, please join the WWD Fashion Career Expo at their special one-day recruitment event for seasonal sales, operations, merchandising and customer service opportunities.…

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Added by Apparel1 on September 14, 2007 at 7:24am — No Comments

Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) and Net-A-Porter.com Announce Partnership

The Council of Fashion Designers of America/CFDA Foundation, Inc. will enter into a new partnership with the online global luxury retailer Net-a-Porter.com to launch Fashion Targets Breast Cancer® (FTBC) Worldwide. The initiative marks the first global retail partnership for FTBC, in which a series of limited-edition FTBC-branded items will be available for sale exclusively at NET-A-PORTER.COM.

Read more about the…

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Added by Apparel1 on September 14, 2007 at 5:00am — No Comments

Networking, Researching, Revising

The past few weeks have been super busy with school plus work. I got my resume almost finalized, I'm in the last revision stages. I also have mocked up some business cards and I am getting ready for the Career Fair next month!



I'm also trying to expand my network to meet as many people as I can in the geographical areas I'm interested in. I've narrowed my search down to two options--Atlanta, GA and New York City. If anyone has any contacts in these areas please let me know! I would… Continue

Added by Jessica Nelson on September 13, 2007 at 10:03am — 1 Comment

Two Fashion Trade Shows in New York Starting this Sunday





Just a reminder that The Train and Platform2 fashion trade shows are on September 16-18, 2007 in New York City. You can learn more abuot the events at our previous article Pre-Register for the…

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Added by Apparel1 on September 13, 2007 at 7:26am — No Comments

Wickedly Chic has a new look!

Hooray for change!

Wickedly Chic has a brand-new look (www.wickedlychic.com). Check it out.

Watch for 2 new columns debuting this fall...a Sunday column to go along with our Sunday giveaways and a food column (featuring independent food producers)!

This goes along perfectly with the nip in the air this week in Chicago! It's actually put more bounce in my step :)

Added by Liz Nonnemacher on September 12, 2007 at 11:54pm — No Comments

Flirt Fashion Show at Mockingbird Station

Fashion became intoxicating on Saturday, August 25, 2007 when Mockingbird Station, the pioneer of mixed-used developments in Texas, hosted t its inaugural Flirt Fashion Show. This fashion event was free and open to the public, and was a collaborative effort with The Station’s restaurants and fashion retailers. The event had a raffle of prizes donated by Mockingbird Station tenants, with the proceeds benefitting the efforts of Dress for Success' Young Executives…

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Added by Apparel1 on September 12, 2007 at 9:51pm — No Comments

ATTN: RETAILERS & PRESS *** Coterie, NYC, Sept. 18,19,20

we'd love to meet you.....

please stop by our booth at Coterie in NYC Sept. 18,19,20

Pier 94, 2818 with Cynthia O'Connor and Company


If you cannot be at Coterie: GET YOUR ORDERS IN NOW FOR HOLIDAY!!!

cynthia o'connor and company
141 w 36th st floor 12A
new york, new york 10018

212.594.4999
sales@cocandco.com
www.cocandco.com

Added by jules smith on September 11, 2007 at 11:56am — No Comments

Silk Printed Top from Hussein Chalayan

Hussein Chalayan, was born in Turkey and graduated from the Turkish Maarif College. His family moved to England in 1982 where he studied design in London. Twice named "British Designer of the Year", Chalayan has won much praise in the press.

You can find more from Hussein Chalayan at Brittique.com…

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Added by Apparel1 on September 10, 2007 at 8:19pm — No Comments

brit banned !!

lindsay and kenny bloggins sittin' in a tree....

please check out our blog on myspace as this is a bit of a rant and we don't want to offend anyone with silly blogging on our part that is barely related to the fashion industry...just hot celebrity messes...or misses should we say??
myspace.com/julessmithdesigns

Added by jules smith on September 10, 2007 at 2:19pm — No Comments

Hand Painted Silk

The known production of silk started 3500 years ago but was kept a well guarded secret for nearly two thousand years. History of painting the silk is almost as old but what techniques and processes were used is not known.

The colorist and resist techniques were developed to adorn fabrics made of natural fibers more than 2000 years ago. The batik…

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Added by Ali Syed on September 9, 2007 at 9:31am — No Comments

Almost at New York Fashion Week Sept 8, 2007

Today I unexpectedly ran into New York Fashion Week at Bryant Park. I was in the city with the wife and kids to visit with friends visiting NY from Boston. Searching for a place to rest, we landed in Bryant Park. For someone that manages several fashion industry websites, one would have thought that I would be more privy to what goes on at Bryant Park during fashion week. Anyway, I must say, it was an exciting atmosphere. Here are a photo photos I snapped with my tiny…

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Added by Apparel1 on September 8, 2007 at 10:33pm — 1 Comment

Not Easy Being a Public Company

Why can't we simply design clothing, produce clothing, market clothing, and distribute clothing? It appears that in today's world, if your fashion business is lucky enough to become large and successful you have more to worry about than late deliveries, loose threads, or buyer charge backs. As a prime example, take a look at what happened this week to Tween Brands (a large public company).



Today I have read…

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Added by Apparel1 on September 7, 2007 at 4:32pm — No Comments

stay tuned...

Today is one of those days…Computer is running slow, brain is running slow, and I’m feeling like I’m about to burst. Too much to do in too little time…and it’s only 7 AM.



We have this enormous trade show coming up, and unlike the last show, things aren’t running smoothly…everything I ordered is late and i can’t find displays, but it will come together – it always does.



BUT BUT BUT We have some REALLY big news coming up!!! REAL REAL REAL REAL BIG!!! It’s going to make Jules… Continue

Added by jules smith on September 6, 2007 at 3:15pm — 1 Comment

Natural Fibers and Fashion



Natural Fibers and Fashion



Fashion is usually considered a prevalent vehicle of expression at a…
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Added by Ali Syed on September 6, 2007 at 8:10am — No Comments

Resume

So last night I worked on sprucing up my resume (due for class today) and boy oh boy....I hadn't updated it since before I started working at S & K, and I did not realize how many additional skills I had acquired! I had trouble keeping it to just one page since I have a lot of experience (for someone my age, at least). Just got to see what the career counciler thinks of it now!



I've been talking to more people and trying to make more contacts....I've been doing a lot of research… Continue

Added by Jessica Nelson on September 5, 2007 at 9:41am — No Comments

Fashion Week Spring 2008 is HERE!!

Today is the offical launching of Fashion Week Spring 2008, and I am here to give you the trends, scoop, and everything Fashion!! Stay tuned for the next posting highlighting Mercedes Benz Fashion Week!!!!!!!! coming later today is Van Cleef & Arpels, I was there last night!!

Added by Aminah Benjamin on September 5, 2007 at 9:09am — 1 Comment

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