What to Expect: The Enchanted Fashion Show

What to Expect: The Enchanted Fashion Show

If you haven't heard already, the Fashion Merchandising and Design Society is holding its annual fashion show coordinated by Lissandra Cartagena and Meredith Cox this year. The show will be in the Squires Commonwealth Ballroom at 8pm on April 12th. If you remember last year's show, it was all about summer vibes, but this year [...]

The Role of a Fashion Show Stager

The Role of a Fashion Show Stager

Have you ever wanted to work backstage at a fashion show? Well, now is your chance! The Fashion Merchandising and Design Society is once again searching for stagers to work backstage during the show on April 12th. I spoke to Blythe Boyd, who was a stager in last year's show, to get more insight on [...]

All That Glitters

All That Glitters

Didn't you hear? Sequins are for life, not just for Christmas parties. Shining bright like a diamond has been reserved strictly for Rihanna for awhile now, but no more! In both London and New York, sequins have reigned supreme on the SS18 catwalks, coming in many incarnations: shoes, dresses, trousers, blazers, and accessories. Instagram's sparkle filter [...]

Stealing His Closet

Stealing His Closet

Menswear has certainly been a major source of female style inspiration for many years. It could be because wearing sneakers is way more comfortable (and convenient) than high heels, but who really knows. This trend has skyrocketed this past season with designers like Alexander McQueen going crazy for menswear inspired garments. Here's the top 3 [...]

The Fiber of the Future

The Fiber of the Future

Methane, or waste methane that comes from landfills, is much more potent than carbon dioxide and a massive environmental hazard. In California, the company Mango Materials is using waste methane to feed a certain type of bacteria that eats methane and develops a biodegradable form of polyester fiber. When the methane is consumed, they produce [...]

A Couture Takeover

A Couture Takeover

Even though it appears the life span of haute couture is coming to an end due to crime and terrorism across the globe, especially  within the city of Paris, there is actually far more life in this trade than meets the eye. As designers search for a new and fresh way to capture the world's [...]