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    The 2 Bandits Fall 2014 Look Book

    For her Fall 2014 collection, Western Romance, Tamar Wider fuses her southern-bohemiman roots with contemporary lines and a dose of edge that is both subtle and effortless.  The 2 Bandits look book shot by Harper

  • Marketing Your Fashion Business on Instagram

    5 Instagram Tips to Strengthen Your Network

    For fashion designers, Instagram isn’t just a platform to post your inspiration and beautiful pictures, but an opportunity for you to do so many other things to build your brand. As you navigate through the

  • Sevda London Handbags and Scarves

    Emerging Designer Spotlight: SEVDA Handbags and Scarves

      London-based designer Sevda Mutlu is relaunching her namesake label with a refreshing outlook. After selling in both the UK and the United States, she took the feedback that she received from major retailers, speciality

Twitter-Analytics

Twitter’s New Analytics for Small Businesses

  Do you ever wonder if people really care about your tweets or even click on them? Well now, Twitter analytics will provide you with more data about your content whether it’s a paid campaign or your organic tweets. And, [...]

July 21, 2014 MARKETING/PR
Public School

Week in Review: 18 Fashion Design Competitions, Writing Effective Website Copy, The Perfect Clutch and the Scrunchie

  1. Looking to boost your exposure? Check out these fashion design competitions that offer great recognition and funds to emerging designers. (via Fashionista) 2.  Learn more about YSL through his retrospective and see how he was keen on casting [...]

July 19, 2014 NEWS/EVENTS
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One Pop-Up Shop Exercise You Should Do Before You Commit to a Space

  By now you probably know that pop-up shops can be beneficial to fashion brands for several reasons. It’s one way to generate brand awareness, increase exposure in a market, get consumer learnings, and of course, sell your product. When [...]

July 18, 2014 POP-UP SHOPS, RETAIL
The-2-Bandits-Hero

The 2 Bandits Fall 2014 Look Book

For her Fall 2014 collection, Western Romance, Tamar Wider fuses her southern-bohemiman roots with contemporary lines and a dose of edge that is both subtle and effortless.  The 2 Bandits look book shot by Harper Smith, featuring model Allie Crandell [...]

July 16, 2014 ACCESSORIES, DESIGNERS, JEWELRY
Marketing Your Fashion Business on Instagram

5 Instagram Tips to Strengthen Your Network

For fashion designers, Instagram isn’t just a platform to post your inspiration and beautiful pictures, but an opportunity for you to do so many other things to build your brand. As you navigate through the community, be sure to consider [...]

July 14, 2014 MARKETING/PR
Sevda London Handbags and Scarves

Emerging Designer Spotlight: SEVDA Handbags and Scarves

  London-based designer Sevda Mutlu is relaunching her namesake label with a refreshing outlook. After selling in both the UK and the United States, she took the feedback that she received from major retailers, speciality boutiques and buyers, and started [...]

July 14, 2014 ACCESSORIES, DESIGNERS, HANDBAGS
Racked 2014 Young Guns

Week in Review: Racked’s Young Guns, NYFW Men’s Day, the Activewear Trend and Social Media Talent Agencies

See our curation of fashion, business, and style news for emerging designers from this past week: 1. New York Fashion Week Men’s Day has announced their list of designers that will show this September. (via The Daily Front Row) 2. [...]

July 13, 2014 NEWS/EVENTS
City Source Trade Show at FIT

CFDA and FIT Host City Source Trade Show on July 22 in New York

The CFDA and FIT are hosting the semi-annual City Source trade show on July 22. This is an opportunity for fashion designers to connect with over 60 local vendors that offer small production runs and low minimums. Attendees can source [...]

July 10, 2014 NEWS/EVENTS, RESOURCES, TRADE SHOW
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Why You Should Do A Midyear Brand Assessment

Congratulations. You’ve made it through the first six months of the year and now have the next six months to continue what you’ve been doing. This is a great time to reflect on your accomplishments and make sure you are [...]

July 3, 2014 MARKETING/PR
Mimi New York

You’re Invited to the Young & Able Made in New York Presentation

Young & Able, the New York-based retailer dedicated to promoting emerging designers is hosting a fashion presentation at the Carlton Hotel on July 9. You’re invited to see collections from womenswear designers Kai New York, Kung Katherine, Luba Gnasevych and Mimi [...]

July 1, 2014 NEWS/EVENTS
Texworld USA

Mark Your Calendar For Complimentary Texworld Seminars for Emerging Designers this July

  Texworld, the sourcing trade show focused on fabrics, trims and accessories is offering a range of seminars for both established and emerging designers. For three days in July, attendees can take advantage of their complimentary seminars. Here’s a list [...]

June 30, 2014 EDUCATION, NEWS/EVENTS, TRADE SHOWS
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Week in Review: Anna Wintour’s Fashion Advice, Time Saving Tips, Birkenstocks and the Landline Project

1. Take a moment to read, and print out Anna Wintour’s fashion advice for those that are starting their fashion business. (via Dazed) 2. Feel that you don’t have time to do anything? Check out these time saving tips to get [...]

June 28, 2014 NEWS/EVENTS
Create Visual Content with Canva

Create Print and Digital Visual Content Easily with Canva

Don’t know or have time to use Photoshop or Illustrator? Well, now there’s Canva and it’s disrupting the graphic design space with their easy-to-use platform. It’s free and allows users to create graphics for everything from flyers, Facebook posts, business [...]

June 27, 2014 MARKETING/PR, RESOURCES
Ayaka Nishi Jewelry Designer

Visiting Ayaka Nishi’s Jewelry Studio in the East Village

Jewelry designer Ayaka Nishi has been in New York’s East Village for three years and in the United States for eight since moving from Japan. With an affinity to spiders, insects and fish scales that take many forms, you’ll find [...]

June 26, 2014 DESIGNERS, JEWELRY