Any sharp-dressed man will tell you a good tailor is worth his or her weight in gold—and often just as tough to find. What follows is a treasure map to guide you to some of the city’s best tailors.
Shelly Leer had planned to start ModHomeEc on a small scale, but has found it tough to keep it there. She’s had to double class sizes from three students to six since January and has started offering three-day, out-of-town workshops in Chicago.
I like to picture my cast-off clothes in a nice shop like The Toggery.
While most local designers have thus far forgone the operating cost of a brick-and-mortar boutique, these opt for a tangible location
Judging by photos I’ve seen on Facebook, ugly-Christmas-sweater parties ’re all the rage, not to mention pretty hilarious. But to Jared Ingold of Varagen T-shirts, they’re all business.
Local design junkies know a Studio AMF piece by its painstakingly finished woodwork embedded with specks of sterling silver. That type of branding is difficult to achieve without using a giant logo, and Allison Ford is one of few, if not the only, local designers to pull it off.
All 108 eye shadows, every shade of lip gloss and even the makeup brushes lining the walls of her Broad Ripple Studio were designed by Kiralee Hubbard.
While guest-speaking at a fashion history class at the Art Institute of Indianapolis, I became curious what the roomful of students planned to do with their education.<
I’ve heard that there were people out there who quit their day jobs to take pictures of their outfits for a living,
but I couldn’t begin to imagine a business plan that could make that lifestyle happen.
Indianapolis' Virginia Avenue is quietly becoming a sort of vintage clothing district. Owner Tammy
Dyson is planning to open the newest
"old" store, Harloh's, on Aug, 1.
I wish I hadn’t missed the days when Nordstrom’s Manhattan outpost would’ve been a gleaming tower of polished consumerism,
complete with elevator operators and too many shoe salesmen.
Midwest Fashion Week Berny Martin says the 2010
event, which runs through March 20 at the Scottish Rite Cathedral, is less about the party and more about the business. Online
extra: Runway preview photo gallery.
Nikki Sutton knows she’s a talented interior designer. Now, she’s making herself a brand.
Anita Hopper’s got a brand new bag … made from an old leather coat.