For a large amount of designers the motivation behind their dream is monetary. Yes, they must possess a genuine eye for fashion to be successful. But that doesn’t negate the reality that most brands are, likely, primarily interested in the monetary gain.
Then there’s Kikkit! A Richmond based clothing brand whose concept is quite the opposite. Don’t let me trick you by implying they’re not about the benjamins. They are! However, the owner’s motivation is slightly different.
When it comes to the world of fashion, there is no specific standard or structure. Your job, as a designer, is to make well made clothes that either make a statement, or appeal to a large enough audience to be worn. Occasionally, if you’re lucky, your design(s) will do both.
This brings me to Amanda Welch, a fashion designer from the DMV that toes the line between grunge and high fashion. Producing pants, bodysuits, capes, dresses and more, each with an individualized detai
Every now and then, life presents you with amazing people. Ones that are not only driven and interested in their own personal endeavors, but also those of their peers. Designer Chanel Green and her manager, Sapora Carter, happen to be two of these people. In early December, Chanel decided to take a step in a new direction by putting together the STitch Dream Benefit Gala. An event that gave her the opportunity to give back to the hospital that she herself, has had heart surge