SAI Wear: Critiquing Marc Jacobs’ Spring/Summer 2014 Collection
May13

SAI Wear: Critiquing Marc Jacobs’ Spring/Summer 2014 Collection

  In fashion, the name Marc Jacobs is associated with game-changing success. A true rebel, fired from Perry Ellis for his 1992 grunge collection, Marc Jacobs has solidified himself through hard work and ingenuity (as well as the undying support of his business partner Robert Duffy) as a fashion icon. With essentially three different labels all housed under the same name, he covers all socio-economic echelons of the fashion market...

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Cotton Clay: Innovative textile design by Megan McConnell
Apr29

Cotton Clay: Innovative textile design by Megan McConnell

  Applicants for the annual Cotton Inc. Design Competition were given one general guideline: Use cotton to create a unique design. Inspired by the angularity of reptile scales, Innovation Award winner Megan McConnell created a cotton-based ceramic wall hanging that is equal parts functional, visual, and tactile. She met with with senior fashion editor Nathan Saludez to share her process and to encourage us to ‘touch the art.’...

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“Provoke” fashion show celebrates the avant garde
Mar31

“Provoke” fashion show celebrates the avant garde

  Uniformed concierges held open the tall glass doors of the Andaz Hotel for guests of Merline Labissiere’s Provoke fashion show on Thursday evening. A sculpture of mannequin legs doused in colored paint greeted attendees at the entrance of the showroom, a hint of the prints, silhouettes, and textures that would follow. Leather-clad ushers kindly guided guests to their seats where utilitarian brown paper bags waited, containing...

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