Posts Tagged ‘fashion’

East Meets West: Fashion X DFW Goes Global With First South Asian-Inspired Show

Posted by Alex Edwards

Fashion X DFW is going global—for the first time ever.

East and West will come together on the catwalk in what looks to be the organization’s most culturally significant runway show on Oct. 13. The first-of-its-kind South Asian-influenced event will …

Tribe Alive Empowers Female Artisans With Fashion

Posted by Meredith McGrath

Motherhood is a life-changing milestone for any woman, but for Fort Worth resident Carly Burson it sent her down an unexpected route of women empowerment with her ethical fashion brand, Tribe Alive.

Five years ago, while doing store design and …

Rebel With Cause Makes Trendy-But-Tough Footwear With Community Purpose

Posted by Rachel Linch

After wearing out her fourth pair of shoes during one trip, Texas Christian University grad Ivet Taneva realized the need for higher quality footwear in her life.

It was on this work trip to Switzerland where she had to walk …

Charlie & Grace Uplifts Rescue Animals With Style

Posted by Meredith McGrath

When Flower Mound hairstylist Blaire Spriggs began developing allergies to products she was using to style hair, she knew she would need to start thinking of an alternative to being behind the chair.

She thought about her passions. Fashion had …

Signature Cuffs Crafts Faux-French Cuffs — and Gives Back

Posted by Rachel Linch

Cynthia Sadler can remember the moment like it was yesterday. She was in a tailored black sweater dress that she’d been wearing all day at her job as a banker.

As she was leaving the office to go to an …

Zip Shop Giving a Boost to Brick and Mortar With Product Locator

Posted by Meredith McGrath

Susan Bruch has a mission to drive consumers back into brick and mortar stores with Zip Shop, a new product locator app to help shoppers find desired products at stores nearby.

Retail technology startup Your Style Unzipped is behind the …

North Texas Fashion Startups Make Big Impact With Style

Posted by Meredith McGrath

For some Dallas-Fort Worth brands, fashion is more than just a material world. It’s a way to make a difference. As fall fashion hits retail, we found five local startups with a fresh take and a mission of impact. Meet …

Q+A: ‘FashionPreneur’ Leah Frazier Helps Make ‘Other People’s Dreams Come True’

Posted by Heather Noel

Dallas native Leah Frazier went to school to become an attorney, but that’s not what gets her out of bed every day now. 

She’s the founder of three fashion-related businesses — Diamond Icon Consultants, Think Three Media, and Inspire N

‘Rising Star’ Fashion Label Don Morphy Opens First Pop-Up Store

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

The Dallas-based Don Morphy custom and ready-to-wear menswear label announced its first pop-up brick and mortar store in Victory Park running through April 12.

The fashion startup is a local success story. Founder Daniel Mofor’s experience goes back to management …

Dallas Innovators: DeadSoxy Founder’s Youth on Mississippi Farm Fuels Quest for Socks That Fit

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

Dallas Innovators on DallasInnovates.comThere’s no set blueprint for the entrepreneurial path, and founder and CEO of Dallas-based DeadSoxy Jason Simmons’ journey began on a Mississippi farm.

To date he and DeadSoxy have earned accolades including being nominated as an up-and-coming designer in Texas …

Rent the Runway to Make its North Texas Debut

Posted by Heather Noel

North Texas fashionistas will soon have closer access to designer looks at a fraction of the cost as New York-based Rent the Runway enters the area. 

The clothing rental startup is planning to open a distribution center in Arlington. …

North Texans Launch Talent Agency for Fashion Influencers

Posted by Taylor Lowder

North Texans Tina Craig, Suzanne Droese, and Lynsey Eaton have collaborated on a new agency to represent fashion influencers.

Estate Five will focus on representing a wide range of talent, something Craig feels the larger agencies have lacked thus far, …

From Seats to Shoes: Southwest Airlines, Mexican Fashion Label to ‘Upcycle’ Old Leather

Posted by Lance Murray

Dallas-based Southwest Airlines Co. is working with Mexican fashion label Carla Fernandez to upcycle hundreds of pounds of leather from airplane seat covers into consumer goods.

The line of products is called LUV Seat: Mexico, and the recycled seat …

The Dallas Edit Exchange: Shop the Closets of Top Style Influencers

Posted by Westphall PR

Double tap. Screenshot. Follow link. Enter payment information. Shipped.

Boom, the shirt is yours!

Blogging and Instagram have revolutionized how we shop today. Many of us shop directly from our smartphones and are just one double tap or screenshot away …

Dallas Startup Weaves Colombian Culture, Texas Tradition

Posted by Julia Batlle

Some people have the travel bug, an insatiable desire to learn more about the world and the different cultures and beliefs that exist in it. 

Such is the case for East Dallas resident Kate Garrett. She traveled or lived in …

Fashion Line Partners with Dallas Lighthouse for the Blind

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

The Tish Cox clothing line has received national acclaim from fashion experts and gets sold in some of Dallas’ poshest shops.

What many fashionistas may not know is that much of the sewing for these designer clothes is done by …

Fashion Startup Edition Collective Purchased by Custom Retailer

Posted by Heather Noel

Dallas-based Edition Collective has been bought by men’s retailer Q Fifty One, according to D CEO.

The e-commerce fashion startup founder Matt Alexander will become president and CEO of Q Fifty One Digital, a newly formed division. Financial details …

Dallas Startup Aims to Make Clothing to Embody Texans

Posted by Heather Noel

Drew Bagot never imagined he’d venture into the retail business.

He found his niche in finance and investment, but fashion has familial roots for him. After all, his mother is Shelle Sills, the former vice president and general manager of …

Neiman Marcus iLab: Next Generation of Retail Ideas, Innovations 

Posted by Scott Emmons

The importance of innovation in retail has received a lot of attention lately. The industry’s accelerating pace of change and continual introduction of new technologies mean that retailers now have to constantly evaluate how they will invent and deliver new …

These (Vegan-Friendly) Boots Are Made for Walking

Posted by Tara Nieuwesteeg

Kat Mendenhall is a native Texan from a family of cattle ranchers, so it’s no surprise that she has a strong affinity for high-quality cowboy boots. She’s also a vegan, and when she realized her love for leather cowboy boots …