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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.

Annual Miss Gay Heart of America Pageant Hits Axis This Weekend

Grace Fleisher Grace Fleisher Annual Miss Gay Heart of America Pageant Hits Axis This Weekend

The longest running female impersonator pageant is making its preliminary stop in Columbus this Sunday at Axis Nightclub for “A Night in Oz”. Presently in its 45th year, Miss Gay Heart of America began in Nashville long before the beloved “RuPaul’s Drag Race”. The pageant’s very similar to that of Miss USA, except the contestants […]

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Shop Talk: Manufacturer Mill Co. 915 Launches Online Store

Randi Walle Randi Walle Shop Talk: Manufacturer Mill Co. 915 Launches Online Store

Local entrepreneurs Bell Hoy, Jennifer Jordan, and Michael Jordan have teamed up to fill the void in men’s fashion in the Columbus area. They’ll launch online store Mill Co. 915, a producer of high-quality knits for men, at the end of March. In September 2015, the three began laying the groundwork for their company. Collectively […]

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Tanger Adding H&M, T.J. Maxx and Hanes Stores in Jeffersonville

Walker Evans Walker Evans Tanger Adding H&M, T.J. Maxx and Hanes Stores in Jeffersonville

If you still prefer the 45 minute drive to Jeffersonville versus the 25 minute drive to Sunbury for your regional outlet mall shopping needs, then you’ll be excited to learn that the Tanger Outlet Center to the south is getting three popular new stores later this year. The company announced that H&M, T.J. Maxx and […]

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American Apparel Closing All Stores

Walker Evans Walker Evans American Apparel Closing All Stores

2017 continues to be a bad year for several major retailers across the country, as American Apparel is the latest to announce closures, joining the likes of The Limited, Kmart/Sears and Macy’s. The company filed for bankruptcy late last year, and its remaining assets were sold to Canadian company Gildan last week (pending court approval), […]

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The Top 10 Fashion & Apparel Stores in Columbus

Best of CU Best of CU The Top 10 Fashion & Apparel Stores in Columbus

Since 2011, Tigertree has topped our annual list of the best local fashion and apparel shops until they were dethroned by HOMAGE last year. In 2016, our readers and editors voted to return the title to Tigertree, picking the Short North boutique for the top spot in our annual Best of listing. In addition to […]

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Rowe Boutique Launching Pop-Up Men’s Clothing Shop

Walker Evans Walker Evans Rowe Boutique Launching Pop-Up Men’s Clothing Shop

Rowe Boutique is returning to their roots. The popular Short North fashion destination originally began as a pop-up shop in 2006 — located inside the Rebecca Ibel Gallery — and the store originally carried a small selection of men’s items when it opened in 2007 before focusing entirely on fashion for women. Next month, both […]

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Shop Talk: Fabtique Opens in the Shops on Lane Avenue

Randi Walle Randi Walle Shop Talk: Fabtique Opens in the Shops on Lane Avenue

What started as a dream to open a new type of store in Columbus has now turned into a reality for Fabtique owners Pat Schmuki Barker and Amber Wilson. The women’s boutique opened in the Shops on Lane Avenue mid-October. Barker and Wilson formerly worked together at White House Black Market, and maintained a solid […]

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