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Introducing...Marvelous Mondays!

We think it’s time to banish the mundane and the manic with a new giveaway making Mondays…simply Marvelous.

At Sense Of Fashion, we’re creating Marvelous Mondays, a fantastic giveaway, as a way to showcase talented designers and

retailers (small and large) that sell their lines on Sense Of Fashion.

Here’s how it…


Added by Sense Of Fashion on November 30, 2010 at 2:37pm — No Comments

Sense Of Fashion's NYC Pop Up Shop

On November 11, 2010 Sense Of Fashion will launch our first “live” event with the We The People Fashion Collective in New York City. The Sense Of Fashion pop-up will feature handpicked rising stars from all over the world.

The featured designers;… Continue

Added by Sense Of Fashion on November 9, 2010 at 3:27pm — No Comments

Interview with Fashion Me Green's Greta Egan On Source 4 Style

Fashion Me Green style blogger, Greta Egan, attended the first Source 4 Style (S4S) workshop in New York City.

Eagan states, “The S4S Workshop was informative and insightful. Any brand who is serious about conscious production should be in attendance for the next workshop.”



Added by Sense Of Fashion on November 5, 2010 at 3:37pm — 1 Comment

Mike Vensel's Spring/Summer 2011 Collection

Mike Vensel shared his newest collection for spring/summer 2011, entitled “Crown Cheetah,” during LA Fashion Week. The tribal-inspired collection carries an air of a voyage to Africa.

Read the full fashion article about Mike Vensel's "Crown Cheetah" Collection at Sense Of…

Added by Sense Of Fashion on October 27, 2010 at 5:01pm — No Comments

KITTINHAWK: Recycled Couture

This season, there are some amazing designers moving LA Fashion forward; we’ve been bringing them to you this week.

One of the exciting independent fashion labels on our radar is Kittinhawk. KITTINHAWK, designed by Allysun Maria Dutra, features… Continue

Added by Sense Of Fashion on October 25, 2010 at 1:10pm — No Comments

Kate Moss & Trash Lux Glam

The reason, or rather one of the many reasons, I love Kate Moss, is her own personal style, that she wears when off duty, but also brings to any shoot. I call it, the trash-lux glam.

There’s something about Moss, that doesn’t lend itself completely to luxury. It’s not that she doesn’t “clean up nicely”, but it is as if she

doesn’t clean up all the way. No matter how much fur, how much makeup,

diamonds and what not, there’s a… Continue

Added by Sense Of Fashion on October 18, 2010 at 1:50pm — No Comments

Portland Fashion Week 2010: Bringing

Last week our friends, Elizabeth and Shawn, at Madison Buyer headed north for to upstate Washington, for the Portland independent designers fashion week. All around the US there’s been a buzz about Portland becoming the next most interesting thing in indie fashion., caught the Portland Fashion Week 2010 shows, in video, for Sense Of Fashion readers. Now you can be the judge if this fashion week lives up to its…


Added by Sense Of Fashion on October 13, 2010 at 3:53pm — 2 Comments

Adding Color To Your Wardrobe With These NY Designers

Three New York based designers are our current crushes -- two are very romantic, one is very modernistic, and the one thing all three have in common is that any of their items can work its way into a very classic look, or a

Japanese street fashion look, depending on the styling.

Please meet the romantic with a twist fashion of Alexandra Grecco; the print, color… Continue

Added by Sense Of Fashion on October 11, 2010 at 2:44pm — 1 Comment

Cupcake & Candy Inspired Fashion: “So hot It’ll melt your popsicle!”

Katy Perry’s hit California Girls was THE song of the summer. And now that fall is looming upon us, it's is the perfect time to secure some candy for these rainy days.

From Left:…


Added by Sense Of Fashion on October 6, 2010 at 2:12pm — 1 Comment

The Thread Show & The Indie Fashion Scene

Photo courtesy of Macala.

We recently attended the Thread Show in Orange County, taking a look at the many resources & support that's out there for fashion designers. The West Coast is a wonderful place for brands to participate in fashion shows, as well a place where designers can showcase & sell… Continue

Added by Sense Of Fashion on October 5, 2010 at 1:49pm — No Comments

As A Fashion Designer, How Much Should You Pay Pattern Makers?

Q: I’ve recently opened my online vintage boutique, where I also sell jewelry I design. I’m looking to start selling my own clothing

line as well, and I plan to do the designing, but I want to hire a partner who will do the pattern making and garment construction. How would I price their work?

A: Salaries and rates for seamstresses and pattern makers vary substantially, depending on your…


Added by Sense Of Fashion on October 4, 2010 at 2:45pm — No Comments

How Do Fashion Designers Get Editor Attention For Their Fashion Lines?

Q: I am an amateur (artistic – bespoke) Milliner, holding my first show, a private viewing and drinks reception for fashion editors, stylists and small boutiques.

There are so many talented designers doing shows, what would bring industry people to mine? What would make my invites stand out?

A: The best way to…


Added by Sense Of Fashion on October 4, 2010 at 2:30pm — No Comments

KAELEN at New York Fashion Week

Saturday was the New York Fashion Week presentation of KAELEN’s S/S 2011 collection.

The collection, in a natural and light color pallet, was influenced by a recent tornado chasing trip designer Kaelen Francombe took. All the pieces, either in yarn knits, draped silks or washed leathers, with a lot of natural hand-dying treatments, worked fabulously as sets, as well as stand alone items. We have to mention stylist Eva Zuckerman who… Continue

Added by Sense Of Fashion on September 13, 2010 at 2:18pm — No Comments

How Do Retail Stores Buy From Fashion Designers?

Stores deal very differently with emerging designers than established brands. When dealing with a brand with a track record, they can rely on previous sales information in…


Added by Sense Of Fashion on September 13, 2010 at 1:57pm — No Comments

How To Find Inexpensive Models

Q: I’m shooting my first real look book, and I need it to look gorgeous, but I don’t have a huge budget. Is there any way I could get inexpensive models from agencies?

A: In order to get a model for a discounted cost or for pure trade, i.e. in exchange for product, you should:

1. Contact the agency in a time they’re not busy i.e. fashion weeks

2. Ask them who are the “fresh faces” that can use some great portfolio shoots

3.… Continue

Added by Sense Of Fashion on September 10, 2010 at 3:09pm — No Comments

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