Over the past 10 years I have found myself shoe horned into a niche area of the Fashion Industry that works with small brands, new divisions of existing brands or Startups. Not that i’m complaining as this for me is by far the most exciting area to be in: Starting […]
What do you mean by Information flow?
The creation, design, development and production of a collection involve the generation, sharing and distribution of a huge amount of information. The information flow from the start of the development process to the end of production is a crucial element for the successful internal […]
Hands up if you are list person? Yes? No? I’m not just talking about work now, in everyday life as well. Still no? Wow, that’s impressive – You should tell me your secret.
I think it’s fair to say that to be good at fashion development or production you need to […]
Fabric: What’s the big deal?
Without fabric there would be no garment. You could have the best design in the world, but without fabric it can’t be realized. Making a judgment call on which fabrics to use and for which garment is a skill, and it is one that can be […]
I have travelled a lot for my job over the past 20 years: Hong Kong, China, Italy, France, Spain, and the US. But the trip that stands out most in my mind, and the one which, I will use for this particular lesson, is my trip to India eight years […]
Selling clothes in the season that people want to buy them is one of the THE most logical ideas that could ever be devised but sadly it is something that only a handful of designers are doing these days.
Tara St James of StudyNY released her Anti_fashion calendar earlier this year […]
Myself, the fella and the dog are moving to San Francisco in a couple of months and as a result I am joining all kinds of networking groups related to the fashion industry. One in particular Fashiontechsf is looking promising for social and business gatherings (but more of the later).