[ Sica Schmitz, LA-based sustainable stylist and owner of ethical boutique Bead & Reel ] Q: People think that vegan fashion is all about looking hippy. Going on to your site, I think people would be surprised to find these lace-up booties and dress heels handcrafted in Spain (pic: right) that aren’t leather 😮. Sica: Vegan fashion has definitely come a long way! Whatever your personal style, there are definitely beautiful vegan options available these days in a wide range of aesthetics and price points. The women who shop with me are metropolitan, modern, and chic – all without animal products or sweatshops.
Not all clothing is made equal. In this style chat, Olga Iriépar Garcìa, sustainable fashion designer and owner of Spanish eco-label A Pompidou, shares with us the sustainable pieces of clothing created in her very own atelier, and how to make a difference with the little details that go in to each step of designing an eco-friendly piece of clothing. [Spanish sustainable designer Olga working on the Tulipán dress in her atelier] Q: The logo of A Pompidou looks like a cat. Does the name and logo have any hidden connection with green fashion? Olga: I didn’t choose the cat on purpose as a
DC Fashion Week hosted the 26th International Couture Collections Show, as designers from around the world presented their Autumn/Winter 2017 couture collections. Here are some of the stunning highlights of the collections of that night: O’Mak Designs of Nigeria, Abugida Fashion of Ethiopia, Medici da Natalia of Lebanon, Leighel Desiree of USA and Cojor International of USA . Photo credit : @MarcPhelan All Black Everything The show kicked of with an opening of All Black Everything, a collection of black on black semi-formal wear that eased the show’s evening in to the following couture lineup. It was fresh, classic and set
Hi Megan, glad to have you on board the VeeV blog for a quick session. Let’s start from the fashion scene of your hometown, the beautiful waterfront city of Cleveland, Ohio: does it jive of a certain flavor when it comes to fashion? Megan: When it comes to fashion, Cleveland is all about being down to earth. Everyone has their own unique style that is also practical to wear everyday. You won’t often see the more artistic or crazy looks that you’d see in New York, but instead will see classic and comfortable pieces. [Megan of The Style Foundry also
The much anticipated University of District of Columbia’s Homecoming Fashion Show 2016, featuring photographs from both backstage and runway. The fashion show, staged by seniors of the fashion faculty’s capstone class and directed by Ms Stephanie Spears, had a theme of ‘4 Seasons’ with an ‘Inauguration Special’.
Paris is the center of the universe; well at least for those in the fashion industry. A day in the life of a fashion stylist can be both glamorous, but yet exhausting. From roaming the streets of Paris and drawing inspiration from the fashionable people gallivanting down Champs-Élysées, to taking a tour of the famous Musée du Louvre looking at art works painted by Leonardo Da Vinci, the fashion capital of the world offers grand opportunities to get your creative juices flowing by providing excellent services to your clients. During the day, I worked as a sales associate at Rick