New RED Fashion School Opens in Norwalk, Offering Connecticut’s First Recognized Fashion Design Certificate Program

Students will work alongside world-class fashion designers to explore their creative talents & develop necessary skills to pursue a career in fashion

NORWALK, CT / ACCESSWIRE / October 19, 2023 / World-class fashion designers and brands are helping to shape the next generation of cultural innovators in Norwalk, Connecticut, the home of the new RED Fashion School (RED).

RED Fashion School Opens in Norwalk, Connecticut

Opening its doors to the first enrolled class on Nov. 15, 2023, RED offers Connecticut’s first recognized certificate program in Fashion Design. The second enrollment for the program begins on Jan. 2, 2024.

Over the course of 15 months, students will design, market and produce their own fashion collection, while learning the entire vertical design process – including sample room production and sales.

Students will also explore their creative talents and personal style while building the necessary skills to launch their own brand or work in a fashion house.

Among the

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  • New mentorship program invites emerging fashion designers to compete for CFDA’s first ever AAPI-centric innovation grant.

NEW YORK, June 15, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Genesis and the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) today announce the CFDA | Genesis House AAPI Design + Innovation Grant, a new mentorship program dedicated to supporting innovation in design within the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community. The initiative provides three rising fashion designers with invaluable education and mentorship from notable industry leaders, along with funding from Genesis, as they are challenged to create a collection highlighting the tension between their Asian heritage and modernity.

Genesis House

As part of the program, Genesis and the CFDA are tapping global fashion and business leaders to serve as design mentors throughout the duration of the challenge, working closely with participants to provide expertise and counsel as they curate their collections. In addition to three lead

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What You Should Consider Before Launching A Fashion Brand

Creative Director and Editor-in-Chief of FOXYLAB NEW YORK.

Many designers don’t create newness anymore. We are living in the era of styling, and nowadays, fashion is all about mixing and matching. Therefore, it seems natural that many big fashion designers are digging into the archives of their houses—those lucky enough to head a brand with a long history.

To illustrate, during a recent men’s show of Givenchy, the artistic director, Matthew M. Williams, used the word “archives” repeatedly to describe the looks backstage. Furthermore, brands like Dior, Valentino and Steve Madden have used their extensive archives of fashion pieces to showcase and take inspiration from.

Challenges For Those New To The Fashion Industry

But what do you do if you are a new player in this big and expensive game called fashion—no big funding backup, no archives, no past, no cribs—and are starting from scratch? How

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12 Middle Eastern Fashion Designers to Keep on Your Radar

Between Nowruz, Ramadan, Eid, and Arab-American Heritage Month, there’s so much culture to celebrate in spring. This year, many Middle Eastern fashion designers have captured how special this time is for Southwest Asian and North African communities. in different campaigns, collections, and more.

While this season is particularly special, there are countless brands representing the region all year round on some of the biggest stages and runways in fashion. You may already know some designers like Elie Saab and Zuhair Murad who have dressed some of the biggest stars in the world, but they’re not the only ones who are celeb-favorites. Some of the most memorable moments in fashion history were brought to you by Middle Eastern designers.

Plus, there’s now a new generation of young Middle Eastern fashion designers who are changing up the status quo. Whether in the heart of the region or the diaspora, they’re

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Legendary fashion designer Mary Quant dies aged 93

 Mary Quant dies aged 93

Mary Quant dies aged 93

The legendary fashion designer Dame Mary Quant has died aged 93. Mary is best known for being credited with designing the mini skirt – a look which epitomized the 1960’s and remains popular today.

A statement from her family to the PA news agency, per BBC News, said she “died peacefully at home in Surrey, UK this morning.”

“Dame Mary Quant died peacefully at home in Surrey, UK, this morning.

“Dame Mary, aged 93, was one of the most internationally recognized fashion designers of the 20th century and an outstanding innovator of the Swinging Sixties. She opened her first shop Bazaar in the Kings Road in 1955 and her far-sighted and creative talents quickly established a unique contribution to British fashion.”

English fashion designer Mary Quant with models at the launch of her 'Quant Afoot' range of boots in fashion colours, London, 15th August 1967. The boots are covered in clear plastic to keep the colours fresh and the surface shiny.

English fashion designer Mary Quant with models at the launch of her ‘Quant Afoot’ range of boots in fashion colours, London, 15th

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Where is Next in Fashion Season 1 Winner Today? Update

Netflix’s ‘Next in Fashion’ is a fashion-centric reality show that puts the spotlight on 18 top-drawer fashion designers from across who globe, who compete with each other to be the game-changer in the world of fashion and also take home a handsome cash prize. The participants are experienced designers who have worked with a number of influential people in the fashion business and not simple amateurs who just started out their fashion journey.

Even though every one of them has the ability to win, only one emerges as the ultimate winner. Among the designers competing to become the next best thing in fashion in season 1, Minju Kim showcased her talents and was able to beat the other contestants to be the winner. With Kim now quite popular in the fashion industry, fans are excited to know where she is at present. Well, we come bearing answers!

Minju Kim’s

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Coveti Offers Premium Men’s Monk Strap and Saddle Shoes and Designer Products

Men interested in fashion can find unique statement footwear to add to their wardrobes at Coveti, with a wide selection of monk strap, double monk strap, and saddle shoes. Finding the perfect piece to step up the style has never been so simple.

Coveti is a curated online marketplace that showcases some of the world’s most innovative independent fashion designers. With clothing, footwear, jewelry, luxury bags, and accessories for men and women, browse emerging brands and find that perfect item that expresses personality and style. 

“Discover emerging luxury fashion designers from all over the world. Turn your back on the crowd and go your own way this season,” Coveti founders said. “Shop luxury fashion brands by emerging designers who do things differently.”

Curating exciting pieces from independent designers

From the latest trending pieces to party-ready standout statement pieces and creative styles, the experienced team at Coveti curates the

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Mozambique Fashion Week: Open call for aspiring Mozambican fashion designers, models

Every year, Mozambique Fashion Week (MFW) seeks to expand, to leverage national production in the industry and offer its many followers a quality event with a variety of designers and models that add value to the event, to the fashion sector and to Mozambican arts and culture.

MFW acts also as a platform for discovering, encouraging, training and promoting Mozambican fashion. We believe that part of this comes from giving openness and ease to young and small entrepreneurs to walk and take their small steps to conquer their careers and business success.

According to the statement sent to Moz Entretenimento, the MFW team will be receiving applications for its 18th edition, where designers and models can showcase their talent and take their place in the fashion world.

Enrolment for candidates in the areas of fashion, design and catwalk have been taking place on the event’s website since July 18. This

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