The Fashion Design and Merchandising Organization hosted “Expressions 2016,” which featured original designs by Wayne State’s fashion design program, at St. Andrew’s Hall on April 16.
Somerset Collection’s pop-up retail store, CityLoft, is back in downtown Detroit for the holiday shopping season. The temporary retail space opened up at 1001 Woodward Ave., for its 11th season on Nov. 24 and will close Dec. 19.
Battling the pervasiveness of racism is a long and a seemingly endless road. H&M, the second largest global retailer, took the first step down that rocky path.
Detroit weather at this time of year is cold, windy and snowy. Wayne State students are dressing warm for the wind-chill but are still adding their own touch to their winter wardrobes.
The Local Collective opened its doors to the public for the first time June 1. The eclectic storefront on the corner of Livernois Avenue and Seven Mile Road, features 15 designers hailing from the Metro Detroit area.
After years of concocting, Wayne State University student Chris Morris decided to flavor his Dirt with a little pop. It creates a funkier combination than you might expect. The Dirt Label owner has opened his first “Pop up Shop” in Downtown Detroit’s Greektown neighborhood to sell his unique apparel.
Nestled neatly in the Park Shelton is a mysterious room filled to the brim with beautiful peacocks. Well, not exactly. What is being offered by The Peacock Room, 15 E. Kirby St., however, is just as interesting.
She admits that she’s not very active in the fashion community at WSU, but she says she has “a good eye for it.” This is obvious by the unique jewelry that adorns both her ears.
To people who call it impractical to study fashion design, Joe Faris, 45, says, “You’re probably right.” Faris admits that had he stayed in New York City where he graduated from Parsons: The New School for Design, he would have had an easier go of things. Coming from Troy, Mich., Faris says that instead of fleeing to already established fashion capitals such as Los Angeles or New York, he has taken on the responsibility of “spearheading” an industry at home.
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