Category Archives: The Fashion Industry

5 Reasons I’m Happy About Peter Copping to ODLR

I’ve yet to read a negative comment about Peter Copping’s new position as creative director at Oscar de la Renta, and I think that’s because it is really good news. Here’s why. 1. He is a good designer. Peter Copping … Continue reading

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10 Things You Need to Start a Fashion Brand

I frequently get letters from people asking for advice on how to start their own fashion brand, and I’m often surprised at how few skills or experience they have going into it. Starting a fashion business is not just a … Continue reading

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Fashion Quote: Anna Wintour on Resort

I loathe when I’m wrong, but I feel that all my whining about Resort and Pre Fall Collections may have been slightly unreasonable. I came to realize this when my company, The Sleep Shirt, started getting our Resort 2015 orders … Continue reading

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5 Reasons the Fashion Industry is a Playground for the Rich

When I studied fashion in Paris, I was the poor girl. My classmates had parents with pied-a-terres in Paris, they took the Concorde to New York on the weekend, and they had their own one bedroom apartments. It sucked, and … Continue reading

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Fashion 101: Brand Me Part 2

Here is part 2 of my blog post covering Brand Me, read part 1 here. What is Brand Me? It is the brand you represent. Like a company or a product, you are a brand, and your appearance, behaviour, skills, … Continue reading

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