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BoF - The Business of Fashion

BoF - The Business of Fashion
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35 realities of working in the fashion industry 1. It can actually be fun. Shocker, right? Sure the devil may wear Prada but most people wear jeans and a T-shirt and aren't determined to re-brand you as a heavily fringed, bead-wearing super slave. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. eBay is your new additional income. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. Daily fashion and style blog - Fashion156's Weekly 'We Love' List This week on our Love List we share the artwork that's inspiring us, the accessories we can't wait to get our hands on and the sights and sounds we're loving right now. Fed up scrambling for my phone every time I want to know the time. Finding this watch strangely attractive. This week I'm loving Zaiba Jabbar's new music video featuring Jaime Winston: ART DEPARTMENT - We Call Love (feat. Completely in awe of Elise Morin's artwork - this landscape is made from over 60,000 CDs. These glasses by Shwood are crafted from - you guessed it - wood, and make getting in touch with nature a stylish affair. I love when a simple activity like watching a film becomes an environmentally-aware adventure. How badly do I want this Junya Watanabe jacket/cardigan hybrid. Love this eerie portrait from Chad Wys' 'Nocturne' series. The untamed beauty of this Gisele Ganne's 'Bird of Prey' necklace makes me look forward to winter. Posted by Fashion156 team Julia Hetta Ben Weller

Kingdom Of Style Racked National How to Make Your Blog Post in WordPress SEO-friendly WordPress can be used either as a content management system (CMS) or as a blogging platform. Since 2003, it has grown to be the largest self-hosted blogging tool in the world, used on millions of sites and seen by tens of millions of people every day. Compared to other CMSs, this popular platform provides advantages such as- no set-up costs, easy to use and flexible, no coding or design knowledge required and there are hundreds of themes to choose from. But Is It SEO Friendly? Though WordPress has over a dozen amazing SEO plug-ins, it is not fully SEO friendly. Optimize your title – Your page title is very important as far as the search engines are concerned. SEO content writing services offered by established SEO companies can help you implement these tips and increase the number of visitors to your blog as well as business. Most Popular WordPress SEO Plug-ins Yoast SEO All-in-One SEO Pack Squirrly SEO Squirrly SEO helps users to write content that is SEO as well as human friendly.

25 Shocking Fashion Industry Statistics Flickr/uair01/CC BY 2.0 There are over 7 billion people on this planet. 7 billion! If you count one number a second without stopping until you reach a billion, you’d be counting for 31 years, 259 days, 1 hours, 46 minutes, and 40 seconds. That’s how much a billion is. If each person owned only one pair of pants, one shirt, and one jacket, that would be 21 billion articles of clothing. If you were to count each of those, one per second, it would take nearly 672 years. Given that there are so many of us, and clothes are one of the three basic needs, the statistics surrounding the textile and fashion industry are nothing short of staggering. We Spend, We Spend Flickr/Photocapy/CC BY 2.0 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. Busy in China Flickr/Knoxville Museum of Art/CC BY 2.0 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. Making It Happen Flickr/marissaorton/CC BY 2.0 20. 21. 22. 23. Last But Not Least

HopeHope * Fashion & Tendencies The Sartorialist 10 Influential Fashion Designers You’ve Probably Never Heard Of It’s curious to wonder why some designer’s legacies are preserved and others fall to the wayside. Is it the lack of PR, no heir to the design house or were they just bad designers? While certain designers of the past are remembered today for their ingenuity or are attributed with the "invention" of a particular garment, such as Mary Quant and the miniskirt, scores of designers--like Redfern, Lucile or Mainbocher--who were widely influential in their time have seemingly been forgotten. The task of resurrecting these legacies thus falls upon the fashion historian, so sit back for a mini fashion history lesson of 10 fashion designers you've probably never heard of but should definitely know. For more fashion history by Part Nouveau, click here. John Redfern - The Tailor Designer English designer John Redfern, operating predominately under the name John Redfern and Sons, was a widely influential designer in the late 19th century. Jacques Doucet - The Art Collector Designer

Fashion : Spotlight on Statistics From 1990 to 2011, within the wholesale trade industry, employment in industries such as jewelry and women's and children's clothing experienced little or no change. However, over that period, employment in the men's and boy's clothing industry decreased 17.5 percent—from 32,000 jobs in 1990 to 26,400 jobs in 2011. Within the retail trade industry, employment in men's and women's clothing stores, shoe stores, and jewelry, luggage, and leather goods stores decreased from 1990 to 2011.

LYNN and HORST WWDMAGIC | the MAGIC Marketplace WWDMAGIC ignites the spark of fashion. The latest women’s and juniors’ trends, the most-wanted brands, the must-see fashion shows—it’s all happening here. It’s a can’t-miss shopping experience complete with upbeat music, vibrant color, undeniable beauty, and of course, style. WWDMAGIC is brought to you in collaboration with Women’s Wear Daily (WWD) and brings together the latest in women’s, junior’s and children’s apparel and accessories, activewear and swim. WWDMAGIC is held in Las Vegas every February and August at the Las Vegas Convention Center. If you are a fashion retailer, WWDMAGIC is a must-see buying destination for the latest in women’s and juniors' fashion. If you are a women’s or juniors' retail brand, WWDMAGIC is the key global showcase for you—granting you access to the largest and most influential buyers from around the world.

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