Tag Archives: Fashion Design

Melissa Fleis: Crafting Black Magic

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By Natalie Powell. An antique rifle hangs over the fireplace; leather swatches and a skull candle lie on the kitchen table; bright white walls set off black kitchen accents and a red tea kettle; black fabric hangs on a dress-form … Continue reading

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Profile: The Podolls

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Oh let’s say that the fashion industry were looking to deep six the stereotype of the typical “designer” (you know: divalicious, bitchy, deeply unbalanced, inaccessible, but fabulous, dahling, just fabulous on TV). Well here’s our casting suggestion: Lauren and Josh Podoll, … Continue reading

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Profile: Paloma Von Broadley

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Prologue Part 1: The Cafe. Inquired of Amy Williams, Chair of the CCA Fashion program: what up and coming designer should we talk to in the Bay Area given our interest in fashion that’s gorgeous, incredibly crafted, and thoughtful, maybe … Continue reading

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Spotlight: Incubating Fashion

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By Regina Connell. Necessity, we know, is the mother of invention. And it started with this necessity: how to attract the best students to a fashion program at San Francisco’s California College of the Arts? Such was the conundrum faced … Continue reading

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