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Garment Labeling for a Boutique Line

Labels can be expensive, and labeling requirements are at times confusing. With all the required information (fiber content, care, size, country of origin) a boutique line can run up against more label versions for a small quantity of clothing than can be produced cost-effectively.

I'm excited about Pixyworld's new labels, being produced by Peace Label USA. After combing through the… Continue

Added by Melody Wilson on March 14, 2009 at 8:29am — 1 Comment

Gold Coast Fashion Week to encapsulate lifetsyle of region

Gold Coast Fashion Week 2009 is the Gold Coast’s most prestigious fashion event. What better place to hold a fashion showcase than the beautiful Gold Coast where our beautiful lifestyle matches our great fashion style.

This world-class event is to be held on the 13th –17th May 2009. Gold Coast Fashion Week 2009, will be Australia's 1st Swimwear, Summer-wear and Holiday-Wear fashion event, themed “Summer ‘09”. With events, such as; make-up and… Continue

Added by Fibre2fashion on March 14, 2009 at 8:06am — No Comments

Spring Fashion Trends 2009

A cool collection of articles highlighting spring fashion trends 2009. Check Out

Added by Dexter James on March 14, 2009 at 12:36am — No Comments

Get the goods from Gilt Group!!

Gilt Group is an organization that, free of charge, notifies its members of designer sales...

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Added by Raven on March 13, 2009 at 8:47pm — No Comments


I stumled across this website ( as I was searching for an interesting topic to write about today. After spending a few minutes on the site I absolutely love it and wanted to share it with you. Not only is the website designed to be very nice to look at but the products on here are fabulous! I’m suprised that I haven’t heard of them before. They have some great leather handbag styles that are unique and beautifully… Continue

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Fashion Industry Network Default Fashion Image

You may have noticed this image with the letters "FIN" all over the network. So let me explain... When a member of the network does not upload a profile image the system will automatically place a default image as the members profile image. At first we had an image that was a silhouette of a head in a light grey color. Then we tried another default image that was a neon green (in my opinion way to neon). So the other day, I decided to add a… Continue

Added by Apparel1 on March 13, 2009 at 10:00am — No Comments

The New Lower-Cost Way To Source China

Let's face it. It's about cost as well as quality and delivery. We must go direct to factories. The problem? Going TRULY direct to factories poses another problem. Sure, the prices are without the 5,6,7,(or more) percent commission that the agents take(for simply transferring your spec info to facty), but how do you combat the language barrier? Thanks, agents, for all you've done to help us with this problem, but that was then,,,,this is now. X-treme Direct, LLC, will put you in touch directly… Continue

Added by Anthony Stellato on March 13, 2009 at 9:43am — No Comments

J Brand collaborates with London’s high street retailer Topshop

Executives from award-winning U.S. designer denim label J Brand are pleased to announce their exclusive collaboration with the UK’s No.1 High Street retailer, Topshop, hits sales floors this week. The very best of America’s premium denim meets the vibrant, constantly changing UK fashion scene. The result: J Brand for Topshop.

The limited-edition capsule collection will debut in Topshop’s Oxford Circus flagship store. “We see this collaboration… Continue

Added by Fibre2fashion on March 13, 2009 at 9:29am — No Comments

Edward Steichen: In Vogue and On Display at the International Center of Photography

If you find yourself in Manhattan, you simply must hie yourself to midtown to the International Center for Photography’s Museum for
“In High Fashion: Edward Steichen
The Conde' Nast Years…

Added by Mad Fashionista on March 13, 2009 at 8:30am — No Comments

Choosing Best Spring/Summer Kids Clothing: Let Your Little Girl Choose Her Way

Probably, the most fashionable person in your family, with a curious and detailed sense of fashion, is none but your own and very very special little-and-school-going daughter. Being a mother you very easily notice that she is carries no less quantum of fashion instincts than her mother does in terms of spring/summer kids clothing. Read More

Added by Dexter James on March 13, 2009 at 1:30am — No Comments

Out with the cold in with the Spring...

Out with the cold in with the Spring...

In these uncertain economic times everyone wants to save money. Reusing items helps to put money back in your pocket (or if you are girl it puts money in your cute oversized, overpriced, and overstuffed handbag). Here is a list of items you can take with you into the Spring/Summer season.

1. Leggings-wear them all year they are even showing liquid leggings through the Summer.

2. Chunky rings-wear all your winter jewelry into the… Continue

Added by Mikalyn Young on March 13, 2009 at 12:13am — No Comments

Is picking a pair of jeans just not in your genes?

Is picking a pair of jeans just not in your genes?

One question I always get asked during a session is "what jeans should I buy???"

Jeans are a great investment piece I always tell my clients to invest in 2 pairs of nice jeans. They will last for years and you will wear them almost every day. There are 3 things to keep in mind when picking a pair of jeans. First, always go dark...the darker the better. Dark denim always looks classy and more dressy so you are able to wear them… Continue

Added by Mikalyn Young on March 13, 2009 at 12:12am — No Comments

Im loving...

Im loving...

3 things right now...

1. Liquid leggins-they are very Rihanna and I love them! Liquid leggings are skin tight leggings that appear to be leather but they are made of a stretchy material. I got mine at Intermix but I know you can find them online

2. Big chunky rings-wear them on your first finger. It will make a statement and update your wardrobe!

3. Colored ankle booties-you can find them anywhere from Steve Madden to Nordstrom. Wear them with… Continue

Added by Mikalyn Young on March 13, 2009 at 12:11am — No Comments

Yes I am going there...

Yes I am going there...

I have had it up to here (visualize my hand way above my head) with panty lines, bra straps, seeing women's rippling bra through their tops, and women showing EVERYTHING that goes on under your clothes...YUCK!

This might be the most important (and personal) convo we will have but it has to be done. The quickest way to ruin your clothes is to ignore your undergarments. Bras and panties are the foundation on which your clothing is established. If your… Continue

Added by Mikalyn Young on March 13, 2009 at 12:10am — No Comments

Call my agent...

Call my agent...

Yes I know I know we are famous now! Pretty soon we are going to need a PR representative...does anyone know Ari Gold's cell number? Ha ha just joking. Good Morning Texas went so well! If you messed it (shame on you) here is a link just click and see us in action

Our hot model is Roseanne. She is one of our clients and everything you see on the clothing rack is hers. Can you believe it? Roseanne is a… Continue

Added by Mikalyn Young on March 13, 2009 at 12:09am — No Comments

To wear white? or not to wear white? That is the question...

To wear white? or not to wear white? That is the question...

This time of year drums up the age old question all women around the U.S. it ok to wear white after labor day? My answer in one word. YES! Go for it! This dated rule went out the window about the time women started burning their bras in protest. My advice when wearing white in the fall and winter would be to make sure the item is made from a fall/winter fabric and is lined. This means that the item should be a heavier… Continue

Added by Mikalyn Young on March 13, 2009 at 12:08am — No Comments

Fall Must haves 2008

Fall must haves...

Fall 2008 Must Haves:

1. The feminine blouse

2. All things berry colored

3. The soft satchel

4. The standout coat

5. The skinny belt

6. The statement necklace

7. The bootie shoe

8. A touch of plaid

9. The short jacket

10. Anything with lace

Ladies listen up...fall is almost here. Now is the time to stop buying summer items and start focusing on fall and winter pieces. As you may have noticed fall items… Continue

Added by Mikalyn Young on March 13, 2009 at 12:05am — No Comments

Grab your sunblock and sandals

Grab your sunblock and sandals

You asked for got it! Here is a list of the 10 hot items for Spring/Summer for women and men.


1. Over sized jewelry

2. Snakeskin accessories

3. Ripped jeans

4. Wide leg pants

5. One shoulder tops and dresses

6. Tremendously high heals

7. Graphic prints

8. Fleshy colors

9. Pink and yellow

10. Ruffles and bows

***Bonus maxi dresses, gladiator sandals, and… Continue

Added by Mikalyn Young on March 13, 2009 at 12:00am — No Comments

The Piperlime Experience

ordered new running shoes from Piperlime last week, Brooks Addiction in a 6.5B. I was really excited because 1) they were 50% off and 2) free shipping. While Piperlime falls under the Old Navy/Gap/Banana Republic collective, it follows the Zappos model for order fulfillment; free shipping both ways and expect advice from customer service reps.

I was excited when the box arrived, but I was even more excited when I opened this unassuming gift masquerading as a plain old shipping… Continue

Added by Macala Wright on March 12, 2009 at 11:00pm — No Comments

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