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Buying Trip – My Perspective

Posted by on Oct 16, 2014 in Business of Fashion, Events, Facts, Fun Activites, internship, Items, Students | Comments Off on Buying Trip – My Perspective

During my internship I had the opportunity to take a trip to New York and attend two trade shows, Fame and the Intermezzo. It was a great experience. Depending on what side of the fashion industry you’re working in, the buying process is different. There are vendors who are the ones who sell the product to retailers. If a buyer works for a large company like Macy’s, then they could potentially be buying products for 400 stores. If a buyer works for a company like QVC, then they buy for only a specific department, such as footwear. If you are an owner of a small business, such as a boutique, then 9 times out of 10 you are the buyer. A buyer can purchase products through a vendor catalog, online, a one on one meeting with the vendor, or...

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Tips for Spring Cleaning!

Posted by on Mar 26, 2014 in Facts, Fun Activites, Items | Comments Off on Tips for Spring Cleaning!

The time is near and here to begin spring cleaning. Some of us may be dreading this occasion and others, like me, are super excited. Here are some tips for an easy spring cleaning sess! Set The Mood: The environment that you clean should be stress- free. Maybe, open the windows and let the spring sun shine through the windows. Listen to some of your favorite music, maybe make a playlist before and bring a bottle of water (because you will get a little tired) and some snacks to keep your energy up. Split Up & Store:  Now it’s time for you to figure out what it is exactly you want to clean-bedroom, closet, kitchen, or living space. Separate these items and arrange them to where you want them to go. Splitting up your items will help you manage...

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Spring Thing

Posted by on Mar 19, 2014 in color, Fashion 911, Items, Runway, Trend | Comments Off on Spring Thing

Tomorrow is the first day of spring. I know I am not the only one who has been looking forward to this season!! So here are some quick trends for Spring 2014. Comment and tell us which one is your favorite! Pastels:                      Cropped Jackets:                                    Wide Leg Trousers:     Tea Length Skirts:   The Shift Blouse:       Mesh:     White Blouse:     Sweat Shirts:                       Suits & Separates:   Black&White:     Iridescent:    ...

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Trend Alert: The Pink Coat

Posted by on Feb 18, 2014 in color, Facts, Items, Runway, Trend | Comments Off on Trend Alert: The Pink Coat

The Pink Coat,  From neon to light pink it’s this season must have item. During New York fashion week it was obvious that pink wasn’t going to be worn on just Wednesday’s anymore. The Pink coat found its way from the runway in the SS14 collections to street style, celebrities, and very well-known bloggers. Below are places where you can purchase this latest and fashionable trend, The Pink Coat. 1. Romwe: Double-breasted Skirt Hem Design Pink Trench-Coat $57.99 http://www.romwe.com/doublebreasted-skirt-hem-design-pink-trenchcoat-p-13705.html 2.  Zara: Short Wool Jacket with Hood $119.00 http://www.zara.com/us/en/woman/coats/short-wool-jacket-with-hood-c565262p1695554.html 3. TopShop: Notch Neck Throw On Coat $150.00 http://us.topshop.com/en/tsus/product/clothing-70483/jackets-coats-2390895/notch-neck-throw-on-coat-2681947?refinements=Color%7b1%7d~%5bpink%5d&bi=1&ps=20 4. Topshop: Tailored Lightweight Coat $150.00 http://us.topshop.com/en/tsus/product/clothing-70483/jackets-coats-2390895/tailored-lightweight-coat-2638835?refinements=Color%7b1%7d~%5bpink%5d&bi=1&ps=20 5. TopShop: Crepe North  Front Jacket $110.00 http://us.topshop.com/en/tsus/product/clothing-70483/jackets-coats-2390895/crepe-notch-front-jacket-2621359?refinements=Color%7b1%7d~%5bpink%5d&bi=1&ps=20 6. TopShop: Boxy leather Biker Jacket $370.00 http://us.topshop.com/en/tsus/product/clothing-70483/jackets-coats-2390895/crepe-notch-front-jacket-2621359?refinements=Color%7b1%7d~%5bpink%5d&bi=1&ps=20 7. Macy’s: Betsy Johnson Double-Breasted Corset-Back Trench Coat $154.99 http://www1.macys.com/shop/product/betsey-johnson-double-breasted-corset-back-trench-coat?ID=1222945&upc_ID=32154945&Quantity=1&seqNo=1&EXTRA_PARAMETER=BAG 8. Urban Outfitters: Coincidence & Chance Cutest Rain Slicker...

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10 Fashionable Gifts for Her: Under $50

Posted by on Dec 5, 2013 in Gifts, Hoilday, Items | Comments Off on 10 Fashionable Gifts for Her: Under $50

Missed black Friday and looking for a gift for your mother, sister, or friend; but your on a budget? Don’t worry! We have Black Friday part II. Below are 10 items to get her under $50. WOAHH.       1.  Pajama Party:  H&M Pajama Set, $24.95 http://www.hm.com/us/      2.  Jewels:  Flat Link Chunky Necklace-Gold, $19.99 http://www.target.com/      3.   Movie Time: Breakfast at Tiffany’s- $8.95 http://www.target.com/         4. How Charming: Gold Luxe Shoulder Bag, $25 http://www.charmingcharlie.com/ 5. Freezing Fingers:  Convertible Mittens, $24.95, http://www.gap.com/ 6.   I-Five:  Embrossed Deer White, $15.99, http://www.dsstyles.com/  7.    XOXO:  Nocturnals Lip Gloss, $32.50, http://www.maccosmetics.com/index.tmpl 8. R U The “V”: Vogue: The Covers, $30, http://www.barnesandnoble.com/ 9. Kiss & Make Up:  Victoria Secret Travel Brush Set, $30, http://www.victoriassecret.com/ 10. 2 Infinity & Beyond: Metallic Knit Infinity Scarf, $10.80,...

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