A new study reveals that shopping and discovering an unbelievable fashion find produces a euphoric experience greater than sky diving, kissing or eating chocolate -- increasing heart rates to 192 beats per minute, more than triple the normal resting heart rate of 60. While it has long been known that many women enjoy shopping -- it is something they do willingly and often -- now there is evidence that shopping does actually bring physical happiness. The research, conducted by renowned… Continue
Added by Apparel1 on May 30, 2008 at 9:30am —
Treesje, the California-based company began when designers Laura Darrah and Sheila Nazarian met as bridesmaids for a mutual best friend’s wedding. Creative designers right from the start, the two were inspired to capture femininity and originality in every piece created.
Poised for collaboration, the two launched Treesje’s first collection in January of 2005. There use of luxurious leathers, hardware and… Continue
Added by Apparel1 on May 19, 2008 at 6:30am —
Nügaard Designs is the passion of Erica and Alessandra.
Friends first, business partners second, the Brazilian girls have been turning heads everywhere they go with their creative jewelry designs, innovative materials, and a dynamic entrepreneurial style.
By combining their talent for creating gorgeous jewelry, working with colors and exquisite textures, a solid business background and a lifelong passion for… Continue
Added by Apparel1 on May 17, 2008 at 6:30am —
Well, maybe the network is not actually amazing as of yet. We certainly have a long way to go. However, I think it is fair to say that we are off to a good start...
I wanted to inform you that this week I have issued a press release regarding the Fashion Industry Network. Hopefully this will help other members of the industry find us and join in the topical conversations.
If you have interest, you can read the release at the following page:… Continue
Added by Apparel1 on May 15, 2008 at 7:00pm —
Well, I must admiit I like this image because it contains Amethyst. That happens to be my birthstone. Anyway, more important then that, the designers of these amethyst fashion accessories certainly do a fantastic job. I will tell you more about these designers in the very near future. I will give you one hint now. Each are currently clients of Shine Media PR.
By the way, you can find… Continue
Added by Apparel1 on May 14, 2008 at 9:00pm —
combines classic silhouettes with modern day sexiness to create a truly feminine collection that is one of a kind. Just like each and every woman wearing our shoes, each Butter style has its own special story. From the Marilyn inspired peep toes to the ever so popular bows with charming perf details; all Butter shoes are handmade in Italy of the finest materials and richest leathers. A special signature cushioning, featured inside the foot… Continue
Added by Apparel1 on May 14, 2008 at 11:30am —
Bryna Nicole Hubbs was born and raised in the San Francisco bay area. After graduating from UCLA, her interest in fashion was stronger than ever and she moved to San Francisco's marina district and enrolled in the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising (FIDM). She started working as a stylist and fashion consultant at a popular women's clothing boutique.
Bryna was able to cultivate her passion for putting… Continue
Added by Apparel1 on May 13, 2008 at 6:30am —
Here are a few hot new items from the clients of Shine Media... More information will follow about these designers in the very near future...
Added by Apparel1 on May 12, 2008 at 6:30am —
Gin started making jewelry as a way to give personal and unique gifts to friends and family. What was once a hobby has become a full time passion. In 2004, Gin's line was launched and she began working full time on her jewelry line in Columbus, Texas. Now on an average day, it's quite normal to find jewelry designer, Gin Bartlett in a t-shirt and jeans working diligently, with precious gemstones with gold and silver or… Continue
Added by Apparel1 on May 11, 2008 at 6:30am —
While growing up in NYC Allison Moses saw both the challenges and rewards of pursuing a life doing what she loves "creating". At the tender age of 10 she began making and selling beaded jewelry: it was then she realized that this passion could become her life.
Her precollege experience at the prestigious Rhode Island School of Design gave Allison the confidence to believe in herself and her work,… Continue
Added by Apparel1 on May 9, 2008 at 7:00am —
OK, this is a bit of a tease because at this point I only have an image for you. In the near future, I will provide more detail about the designers that created the product in this image.
Added by Apparel1 on May 7, 2008 at 9:00pm —
Added by Apparel1 on May 3, 2008 at 6:00am —
Burberry had opened a store in Jakarta earlier this year. I thought they have a nice use of signage in the store, so I wanted to share the image with you. The signs on the wall, makes me think of a group of people with an interest in fashion. It reminded me of this fashion… Continue
Added by Apparel1 on May 1, 2008 at 5:30am —