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A Quick History of Chinese Clothing

A Quick History of Chinese Clothing

Clothing has been around for as long as we can remember, and with it comes an expansive history of styles, trends, designs, and more. Among these clothing, styles is Traditional Chinese clothing, which spans many ethnic groups over thousands of years. Generations upon...

Books All Aspiring Fashion Designers Should

Books All Aspiring Fashion Designers Should

No one is born knowing something. It takes a lot of hard work, time, and dedication to learn something, especially when you’re passionate about the subject. Fashion design is no different—though learning to design clothes is obviously an important part of the career,...

Cashmere: From Start to Finish

Cashmere: From Start to Finish

Cashmere is a well-known wool fabric that’s typically used in sweaters, hats, scarves, thermal gear, and much more. It comes from a goat native to the Gobi Desert and Central Asia and is considered to be one of the softest types of wool to exist. Though not...

Notable Moments from New York Fashion Week 2021

Notable Moments from New York Fashion Week 2021

New York Fashion Week 2021 celebrated the best of the best of American fashion as it has in years past, but this year, designers knew that people were anxiously awaiting the return of international fashion due to the COVID-19 lockdowns from last year. With their...

How Is Fashion A Form Of Communication?

How Is Fashion A Form Of Communication?

When we are presented with the topic of communication, we most often think of the verbal ways we interact with each other; in reality, there are so many different methods of communication. In recent years, people have utilized music, art, and dance as a means to...

How is Fashion a Form of Expression

How is Fashion a Form of Expression

We all wear clothing for their practical use but what we put on demonstrates much more than we think. Like the cars we drive or the movies we own, the clothes we wear affect us. Fashion has become inextricably implicated in the construction and reconstruction of our...

How has COVID-19 Impacted the Fashion Industry

How has COVID-19 Impacted the Fashion Industry

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a colossal effect on every type of industry, and the fashion industry was no exception. The fashion industry has been negatively affected by the COVID-19 outbreak on every level—everything from retailers to supply chains to vendors. The...

Silk: From Start to Finish

Silk: From Start to Finish

Today, silk remains one of the most desired commodities around the world. Silk is a natural fiber known for its shine, luster, and durability, and it happens to be the strongest natural textile in the world. Silk is the epitome of luxury due to its high production...

How to Be Successful in the Fashion Industry

How to Be Successful in the Fashion Industry

The fashion industry is highly competitive and cutthroat. It can be a challenge to land that dream internship or start your own label. Aspiring Fashion designers can use these three tips to become successful.   Be unique You may be tempted to keep up with the...

How Fashion Helps Define Culture

How Fashion Helps Define Culture

Fashion trends are constantly changing, but fashion has a much deeper meaning than just what people wear. Fashion is about class and culture. From the clothes we wear to the accessories we put on our bodies, style helps define how society sees us as individuals. We...