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Sitting under the beating sun at Hilton Head Island in the early 1990s, four-year-old Caroline Ruder had no idea that over two decades later, the brightly colored ruffles of her sandy children’s bathing suit would become the source of inspiration for her own clothing designs.
Okey Nwoke started the ATL Fashion Tech Collective to bring Atlanta’s fashion and tech communities together. Fashion has always been part of this former model’s life, from his early childhood in Nigeria to his current role as a client advisor at Louis Vuitton.
If Rafael Gomes offers to take you into SCAD FASH’s conservation lab, behind the unmarked white doors deep within the bowels of the Peachtree Street museum, where vintage fashion is kept in long blue boxes swaddled in layer upon layer of tissue paper, go. Just go.
Fast fashion is notoriously wasteful. But for Sara Irvani, the 29-year-old CEO of Third Oak, a new brand from local footwear company Okabashi Brands, sustainability is key.
Fashion and furniture combine to create a beautiful romance. At least that’s the story at Brick + Mortar, the vintage and antique furnishings shop at Westside Provisions District. Local fashion designer Megan Huntz teams up with Brick + Mortar founder David Kowalski to match three garments with their fine furniture companions.
Not a food item but certainly craveable, the Bento Box from workwear fashion disrupter MM.LaFleur is like a chef’s tasting menu for professional women, served with four to six stylist-selected items (accessories, knits, separates, and dresses up to size 22W) and a nonsubscription, four-day free trial—a no-pressure sales pitch.
It’s been nearly a decade since Delta’s uniforms have gotten a lift. Now, the airline is switching out its tired togs for a runway-worthy collection of uniforms designed by iconic American fashion designer Zac Posen, which will be rolling out on the fleet this month. We look back at eight decades of in-flight fashions.