Tag Archives: Innovation

The Seductive Danger of the New, New Thing

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By Regina Connell. I’ve long been an admirer of David Trubridge. At first it was just his designs. But then after we did our interview with him, I developed a whole new respect for his way of building a good business around … Continue reading

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Picks of the Week: Smart Reads

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Summer’s here (kind of) but it doesn’t mean we should put our brains on holiday. Here’s are some thought-provoking, inspiring reads, and a couple of new ideas worth watching. Ideas over eye candy? What? Are they crazy? Lovely piece on … Continue reading

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Carla Fernández: Mixing Past and Present

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By Marcella Echavarria. Photos courtesy of Edgar Avila. Fashion designer Carla Fernandez looks with the eyes of a researcher, an anthropologist, a historian in awe of the immense treasures found in Mexico. Her signature design is geometric, distinctive, and respectful … 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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