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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.

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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Shop Talk: Happy Go Lucky Home & Her

Randi Walle Randi Walle Shop Talk: Happy Go Lucky Home & Her

Ten years ago in a little shop outside of Philadelphia, Debbie Neimeth opened Happy Go Lucky Home. The eclectic store offered a variety of unique home décor items that could not be found anywhere else. In 2011, Neimeth moved her store to the Short North. Three years later, she added Happy Go Lucky Her to […]

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IL Moda PR & Impact Social Mixer to Raise Funds for Columbus Fashion Week

Randi Walle Randi Walle IL Moda PR & Impact Social Mixer to Raise Funds for Columbus Fashion Week

The third annual IL Moda Mixer, hosted by IL Moda PR and Impact Social, is more than just a fashion and design networking event. The mixer not only provides industry leaders, entrepreneurs, designers, and agents a social setting to connect and mingle, but it also raises funds for Fashion Week Columbus. The non-profit has benefited from […]

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Fashion Incubator Space Coming Soon to Downtown Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans Fashion Incubator Space Coming Soon to Downtown Columbus

The Alternative Fashion Mob wants to take things a bit more mainstream in 2017 with the launch of FABRIC — a multipurpose fashion industry incubation space. The new venue is planned to host a variety of functions that range from coworking spaces for fashion design professionals, a retail store for both raw materials and locally […]

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FMMF Cancels DJ Lineup in Fashion Tent

Walker Evans Walker Evans FMMF Cancels DJ Lineup in Fashion Tent

The third annual Fashion Meets Music Festival takes place this weekend in the Arena District, but several DJs will no longer be participating in this years lineup. An email was sent out last night with just a few days notice to let DJs know that they will not be included in the event this year. […]

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Review: CCAD 2016 Senior Fashion Show

Randi Walle Randi Walle Review: CCAD 2016 Senior Fashion Show

To most college students, Mid-May means one thing: Graduation. To Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD) Fashion Design Majors, however, Mid-May also means the Senior Fashion Show. Held at the CCAD campus on May 13th, this year’s event kicked off with a VIP cocktail hour before the show, and was followed by a dance […]

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