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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.

2014 Earth Jam Fashion Benefit: “Artistry”

Audrey Bonfig Audrey Bonfig 2014 Earth Jam Fashion Benefit: “Artistry”

This past Tuesday, Nurtur the Salon hosted its annual Earth Jam event at the LC Pavilion at the Arena District. The event featured a fashion show with hair and make-up by Aveda students, a silent auction, and food catered by Fit Food Columbus. All proceeds from the event went to Big Brothers Big Sisters of […]

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Review: CCAD 2014 Senior Runway Show

Audrey Bonfig Audrey Bonfig Review: CCAD 2014 Senior Runway Show

This past Friday the Columbus College of Art and Design finished off its school year with its annual senior fashion show.  The final runway show has become tradition at CCAD, where a jury selects a group of students to send their designs down a runway that could rival any in New York or Paris. This […]

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Monday’s a Drag: Queens and Wine

Audrey Bonfig Audrey Bonfig Monday’s a Drag: Queens and Wine

Monday evening was the second night of Alternative Fashion Week with Monday’s a Drag, which took place at Camelot Cellars in the Short North. The event featured four drag queens, with a wine pairing that matched each queen’s unique personality. Janine Aquino, the proprietor behind the Short North wine boutique, is no stranger to fashion events […]

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Drauma: Alternative Fashion Week Kicks Off

Audrey Bonfig Audrey Bonfig Drauma: Alternative Fashion Week Kicks Off

Alternative Fashion Week kicked off with a bang Saturday evening, presenting its opening runway show at Drauma. The Bluestone was alive with light and sound as people in edgy ensembles and outrageous outfits made their way into the venue to see the best of the Columbus alternative fashion scene. The evening began with a collection […]

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Preview: Drauma and Alternative Fashion Week Kick-Off Show

Audrey Bonfig Audrey Bonfig Preview: Drauma and Alternative Fashion Week Kick-Off Show

When one hears the words “Fashion Show” or “Fashion Week” there are certain images that come to mind, these images include the busy, cosmopolitan streets of fashion capitals such as New York, Paris, and Milan. But who knew that there are major fashion events going on right in our own backyard? In the last few […]

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Big Rock Little Rooster Changes Owner and Name

Walker Evans Walker Evans Big Rock Little Rooster Changes Owner and Name

The Short North’s Big Rock little Rooster wedding boutique was recently purchased by Lindsay Fork, owner of La Jeune Mariee Collection, La Jeune Mariee Maids and Social Occasions, and LuxeRedux Bridal. With the new ownership comes a few changes, including the name, which will become Big Rock Bridal Atelier moving forward. “I’ve always admired the more modern, eclectic […]

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Circa: Fashion for a Good Cause

Audrey Bonfig Audrey Bonfig Circa: Fashion for a Good Cause

Fashion on its own is a great thing, all the colors, patterns, and great designs are an amazing amalgam for the eye, but what makes fashion even greater is when it’s done all in the name of a good cause. That is exactly what Ashley Wills had in mind when she created Circa, a fashion […]

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