Archive for September 2014

A Brief History of Fashion (As I Know It!)

A Brief History of Fashion (As I Know It!)

I haven’t been here as long as some other people, and even as long as some members of my family, and I’m sure there are some members of my family who think I’ve been here too long!!!! But I’ve been here long enough to see several trends […]

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Fit (According to the Fast/Cheap Fashion Industry)

Fit (According to the Fast/Cheap Fashion Industry)

There are many secrets the FCF (fast/cheap fashion) industry doesn’t want you to know.  One is probably gnawing at the bone of all of us that the labor force used to assembly clothing borders on slave labor.  And it’s something we all enable when we buy FCF […]

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Why Would You Buy Fast-Cheap Fashion

Why Would You Buy Fast-Cheap Fashion

It’s hard to understand that spending more money is actually cheaper…..but it is.  So many people believe that buying something at $3.80 can’t be expensive, no matter how many times you buy it.  But that’s exactly what the FCF (fast/cheap fashion) moguls hope you will believe.   Here’s […]

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Inspiration or Theft

Inspiration or Theft

This is a common theme in design and sewing.  What is the line between copying a design and being inspired by it. Giselle Defares does a good job of laying out the dilemma here, cause it’s one that every designer has gone through – on both sides […]

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Fashion in the Age of Cheap

Fashion in the Age of Cheap

As summer turns into fall, the Fall Fashion season kicks into full force. The Fall Season has always been known as the beginning of the fashion season, which makes it the most important fashion season of the year. But fashion today is different that the glory days […]

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