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Believe it or not, Columbus is a fashion mecca. The Fashion Design program at the Columbus College of Art & Design was named one of the Top 20 programs in the world. The Short North is filled with designer boutiques. Our city is home to worldwide brands including Abercrombie & Fitch, Victoria’s Secret, The Limited, Express and DSW. Columbus is also home to emerging retail and fashion entrepreneurial efforts including JackThreads.com, Skreened.com and HOMAGE.

FMMF Announces Fashion Lineup & More Music for 2015 Festival

Walker Evans Walker Evans FMMF Announces Fashion Lineup & More Music for 2015 Festival

The Fashion Meets Music Festival will return on September 5th and 6th to Columbus, and while the initial lineup of musicians were announced last month, the fashion side of the bill is starting to take shape today. Representatives from FMMF revealed that a mix of local, regional and national designers will have runway shows at […]

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Best Fashion/Apparel Store of 2014: Tigertree

Walker Evans Walker Evans Best Fashion/Apparel Store of 2014: Tigertree

Columbus often gets praised as a fashion-centric city, both due to the number of corporate fashion and retail jobs headquartered here, and also due to the number of independent fashion boutiques sprinkled throughout the city and concentrated in The Short North. When we asked our readers to name their top destination for fashion and apparel […]

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Jekyll & Hyde Hair Salon Moving into Former Wholly Craft Space

Melanie McIntyre Melanie McIntyre Jekyll & Hyde Hair Salon Moving into Former Wholly Craft Space

Jekyll & Hyde Hair Salon is moving from its current store at 16 W. Pacemont Road to 3169 N. High Street — just around the corner. Though the move isn’t far, the salon is making a big leap in terms of visibility and square footage. In addition to a covetable High Street storefront (formerly home […]

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Salon Review: Nurtur the Salon

Audrey Bonfig Audrey Bonfig Salon Review: Nurtur the Salon

For my first salon review, I visited the Blowdry Cafe in Upper Arlington, and for my second one, I visited Nurtur the Salon, which has locations in Upper Arlington, Grandview, and a third location opening in German Village. The first location I visited was their Upper Arlington salon, which is located on Lane Avenue. When […]

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Show Your Ohio/Columbus Pride with a Ton of T-Shirts

Nen Lin Soo Nen Lin Soo Show Your Ohio/Columbus Pride with a Ton of T-Shirts

Ohio has the most people with state pride, according to a Movoto Real Estate ranking published July 22nd. While judged merely through Facebook likes in an unofficial study, with the abundance of Ohio-proud T-shirts in Columbus alone, this came as no surprise to many Ohioans. These seven Columbus-based independent labels show us how their Ohio-made […]

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Local Model Andria Williams Wants to Redefine the Plus Size Label

Nen Lin Soo Nen Lin Soo Local Model Andria Williams Wants to Redefine the Plus Size Label

If it were possible to change the way plus size models were portrayed in the industry, Andria Williams would. Known in the industry and by friends as “The Good Diva,” Williams has been a model, actor and voice talent since 1998, with a five-year break between then and now when she was an on-air DJ […]

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Alternative Fashion Mob Launching Incubator Space in Franklinton

Walker Evans Walker Evans Alternative Fashion Mob Launching Incubator Space in Franklinton

It’s a locally (and proudly) touted fact that Columbus is a bit of a fashion industry mecca, trailing only behind New York City and Los Angeles in terms of fashion design professionals employed by region in the US. But with most of those jobs being housed at large corporate operations, it seems that the entrepreneurial […]

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