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  • Baltimore's Bishme Cromartie is runway-ready

    Baltimore's Bishme Cromartie is runway-ready
    Two years ago, a dejected Bishme Cromartie almost gave up sewing altogether. He had just received a rejection letter from the famed Fashion Institute of Technology in New York. "I just sat there and cried. You would have thought that someone died in my...
  • Weddings from a simpler time

    Weddings from a simpler time
    It was 150 years after his patent went into effect, but John Landis Mason's glass jars with seal-tight lids experienced a renaissance in 2008 — although it wasn't for the use he'd originally intended. Instead of pickling vegetables or preserving...
  • The stitching hour

    The stitching hour
    Fashion students get used to pulling all-nighters in the studio as deadlines approach. But heading into the 11th annual Driehaus Awards for Fashion Excellence recently, Maribel Dinwiddie thought she could rest easy, knowing her last loose thread had been...
  • Los Angeles hopes to make a fashion statement

    Los Angeles hopes to make a fashion statement
    What does the rest of the world picture when it thinks of Los Angeles? Hollywood. Celebrities. Palm trees. Perfect weather. Fashion capital? Not so much. Yes, our celebrities are certainly well-dressed. Yes, the L.A. area is the mecca of youth culture,...
  • Shopping: Beach-town boutiques from Venice to Laguna

    Shopping: Beach-town boutiques from Venice to Laguna
    With summer in full swing, it's time to hit the beach — for sunning, yes, but also for shopping. There's a new level of sophistication in shopping along the coast. Locally owned boutiques with a curated point of view are changing the flavor of...
  • 'Fashion Star' looking for designers in Chicago, other cities

    'Fashion Star' looking for designers in Chicago, other cities
    Chicago fashion designers have a chance to impress producers from NBC's "Fashion Star" with their creations during a July 22 casting call at Macy's. "Fashion Star" is looking for 12 innovative designers for its second season. The show's ultimate winner...
  • He As She: Harmful Heroin Chic Slinks Back Into Fashion

    He As She: Harmful Heroin Chic Slinks Back Into Fashion
    As the weather has gotten warmer, take a minute and look around town. Do you see a trend of baggy clothes and emaciated limbs — a waifish, androgynous, broken-doll sort of look? We all know someone like this. Think of a young Kate Moss. They call...
  • Fitting allies: Timeline on fashion industry's support for gay rights

    Fitting allies: Timeline on fashion industry's support for gay rights
    Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Justin Mikita's Tie the Knot bow ties are not the first product to emerge from the intersection of fashion and the marriage movement. Here's a brief timeline of other recent occasions when the fashion industry showed its support...
  • Loyola partners with Silicon Valley firm for accelerator

    Loyola University Maryland is expected to announce Tuesday a partnership with a Silicon Valley-based venture capital firm for a startup accelerator that will help students quickly form new companies — one of a handful of such programs recently...
  • Your morning fashion and beauty report: John Galliano's arrest and suspension by Dior rock fashion industry

     
    -- Just before Paris Fashion Week is due to start, Dior has suspended creative director John Galliano, left, pending an investigation into his arrest Thursday night after an incident in a Parisian bar. Galliano allegedly had been drinking and is......
  • Laker girl profile: Erin wants to work in the fashion industry

     
    This is the tenth post of a weekly series that helps you get to know the Laker Girls (who, by the way, officially go by one name only) Laker Girl name: Erin Hometown: Bridgewater, NJ Area of Residence: Downtown - Los Angeles, CA College/High School:...