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Raw Artists Showcasing in LA: i.CTZN

Raw Artists Showcasing in LA: i.CTZN

By JLynn Gonzalez and Emily Carr

Hollywood’s Walk of Fame was definitely lined up with rising stars, as the spotlight was set on all the emerging artists at LA’s RAW Showcase held earlier this spring on Sunday April 13th at the stylishly plush nightclub, OHM. RAW Artists came out and walked the red carpet, MORE >

How to develop a high-end clothing line that caters to the celebrity lifestyle. Q&A with Meir Yamin of Donatella Dresses

How to develop a high-end clothing line that caters to the celebrity lifestyle. Q&A with Meir Yamin of Donatella Dresses

By JLynn Gonzalez

Meir Yamin, fashion designer of Donatella Dresses launched his line of sexy upscale dresses and clothing in spring/summer 2011, showcasing his collection of attainable luxury that displayed his flare for rich detail and embellishments with unique and electrifying pieces. With his designs, Yamin created glamorous and sophisticated looks, incorporating vibrant colors, exuding a woman’s MORE >

J.Toor’s Menswear: A Classic Style Tailor-fit for the Modern Conscious Male

J.Toor’s Menswear: A Classic Style Tailor-fit for the Modern Conscious Male

By Lexie Coon

With modern technology streamlining simple apparel design in the men’s fashion industry and constantly mass-producing garments at increasingly high volumes, it’s impossible not to grow nostalgic for unique and authentic styles. Luxury bespoke design house J. Toor, has made a name for its menswear brand by mastering this challenging creative balance. Looking at their MORE >

International Clothing Line Shares Strategies with Aspiring Designers; Gives Tips on Creating Apparel with Universal Appeal

International Clothing Line Shares Strategies with Aspiring Designers; Gives Tips on Creating Apparel with Universal Appeal

By Jlynn Gonzalez

     As one of the exhibitors of Magic Marketweek Feb 2014, Indie Source, got a chance to meet with Founders, Sheena Gao and Laura Krusemark from the brand International Citizen (i.CTZN), who was also awarded as being “Best Emerging Designer,” for Magic Marketweek’s 2012. We wanted to sit down MORE >

Goddess Blessed; Q & A with Onzie Yoga Apparel Founder Kimberly Swarth

Goddess Blessed; Q & A with Onzie Yoga Apparel Founder Kimberly Swarth

By Mende Smith

More than two decades ago, Yoga became a lifestyle practice for Kimberly Swarth and with it, the driving force of her business. Swarth has another milestone coming for her next year; she is coming into motherhood. Now that the Onzie brand, pronounced OWN-zee, has been well loved within the culture MORE >

How to Create the Perfect LookBook

How to Create the Perfect LookBook

By Michele Daniels

Likened to an artists portfolio LookBooks not only showcase brands collections but aid in their overall success. Distributed to buyers, consumers and even press they are the quintessential way to reach each individual audience and make a lasting impression. As a result of the successfulness they have yielded for MORE >

How to get Media Attention for Your Brand

How to get Media Attention for Your Brand

By Jlynn Gonzalez

There are many aspects in creating and establishing a brand from conceptualizing an idea, to developing that idea, & formulating the buzz to get your merchandise into the hands of your consumers. As an up and coming designer of an emerging brand, it’s all about strategizing and comprising some sort MORE >

Fashion vs. Function: The Pocket Problem

Fashion vs. Function: The Pocket Problem

By Brandon Richardson

Consumer buying habits are influenced by a number of factors. Cost, branding, and the design of apparel can determine the success or failure of a clothing line. One aspect that can be overlooked in the design of a line is the functionality of the garments. Whereas some consumers might consider what is fashionable MORE >

Top Resources and Tools every Fashion Designer should know about

By Elpitha Efthimiadou

When your job is based on something that is very artistic and requires time and inspiration one of the must do’s is research. Research and experience is the key to success as a fashion designer. This article is going to be all about sharing some of my tips based on experience for any MORE >

How to get Your Clothes on Celebrities

By Jlynn Gonzalez

Tips for Designers to get their Clothes worn by their Favorite Celebrity

 For most designer’s, it is a dream to have their collection of clothes draped on some of the most adored celebrities, along with having snap-shot images on the red carpet to go with with their one-of-a-kind designs. And, for most emerging MORE >