Fashion 101: Copyright Laws in Fashion

I watched this very interesting TED talk last week, it is Johanna Blakley talking about “copyright law’s grip on film, music and software barely touches the fashion industry … and (how) fashion benefits in both innovation and sales.” The video… Continue Reading

Fashion 101: Where do Fashion Trends Come From?

I’d like to do a Fashion 101 post about fashion trends and forecasting, since it’s an area that I work in, and find quite fascinating. In fact, I am going to write two posts on fashion trends, the first one… Continue Reading

Remembering The Noughties Part 1

My friend Michaela pointed out to me recently that everyone has just sort of been ignoring the fact that we are about to enter a new decade. Well, I wouldn’t say it has been ignored, but I agree we aren’t… Continue Reading

Can the backpack come back?

Backpacks are a terrifying accessory for me. There are VERY few nice ones, and they remind me of hiking and scary Canadian brands like Taiga and Mountain Equipment Co-op. However, I will not deny the benefits of a backpack. My… Continue Reading