It’s time to reconnect with your fashion community at the chic Hotel St. Regis in Detroit. Free entry. Cocktails and food available for purchase. Detroit Garment Group will have a great giveaway, and some announcements. Get dressed up again, and have some fun! RSVP to email@example.com by 8/13/21.
A year ago, over even six months back, no one could’ve predicted the fashion trend sweeping the nation would be face masks. Yes, they are a necessary precaution during the pandemic, but in typical American form, they are now taking on stylish looks as well. Fabric masks can be washed and reused, yet for style’s sake, there
Periodically we hear stories of surviving a shark bite, but what if you battle five sharks at the same time? Can you survive? That’s exactly the challenge entrepreneur Melissa Butler faced after her lipstick business was brutally attacked during a 2015 appearance on ABC’s Shark Tank. Kevin O’Leary implied that her products amounted to clown makeup, and
Some of them lived here decades ago, for others it has just been a couple of years. Some lived right in Detroit, others grew up in the ‘burbs. They are diverse in years, backgrounds, ethnicities, yet they have three very important things in common: 1. They have become successful in their chosen professions; 2. They consider the
Michigan Jeweler Ted Lepczynski’s artistic journey began over 40 years ago when he served as an apprentice under old world master jewelers at the Meyer Jewelers Headquarters in Detroit. Ted’s role included participating in the manufacturing, repair and finishing of fine jewelry. In 1979, Ted made a move to a smaller upscale jewelry company in Troy, where he
It’s not every day in these parts when arrivals to a business conference are met with a bag of makeup and beauty samples, by greeters bedecked in chic black and white attire, at a registration table sponsored by Tommy Hilfiger, but that’s exactly how a recent day began at the Ross School of Business at the University
The Michigan Fashion Media Summit is an exclusive day-long event that will allow students to network with, learn from, and collaborate with industry professionals to shape and grow the fashion community at the University of Michigan. The MFMS, cultivated by a group of like-minded students passionate about fashion, will feature the world's top brands connecting students to
As the state, and particularly the Detroit area, continues to strive toward national and global recognition as a center for style, students at the University of Michigan are working on creating more opportunities to transfer fashion knowledge from academia to real world experience. Enter the Michigan Fashion Media Summit (MFMS), a brand new initiative that is arguably
It’s impossible, or at the very least, unwise, to imagine growth in any industry these days without factoring in the role of technology. Fashion is certainly no exception. In fact, it's becoming critical. Whether it's reaching social media influencers, or customers, tech plays a role. Consumers want discounts and purchasing options at their fingertips at all times.
Joe Faris is a season 5 alum of the popular reality show, Project Runway. Over his 30-year career he has designed for several high-profile fashion brands including Ralph Lauren, Perry Ellis, Donna Karen, Pelle Pelle, Double D Ranch, Schott NYC, and Kid Rock’s brand Made in Detroit. In 2009 Joe moved closer to his goal of a helping
Local entrepreneurs, Steven Mazur and Eric Huang, found success on last night’s episode of ABC’s hit show Shark Tank. The duo’s Detroit-based clothing company secured an investment from Mark Cuban, the billionaire owner of the NBA's Dallas Mavericks, for their line of premium shirts designed for shorter men. Mazur (5’6”) and Huang (5’8”) are vertically challenged themselves,