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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.

Student Designers to Debut Looks Inspired by Pandemic, Nature at 2021 CCAD Fashion Show

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Student Designers to Debut Looks Inspired by Pandemic, Nature at 2021 CCAD Fashion Show

The 2021 CCAD Fashion Show is next month, and the student designers taking the runway — and the drive-in — have been announced. The CCAD Fashion Show serves as a fundraiser for scholarships for students across the college’s undergraduate majors. This year’s fashion show takes place Friday, May 14, 2021, in two ways — a pre-recorded, virtual […]

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CCAD Fashion Show to Return with Virtual and Socially-Distanced Experiences

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman CCAD Fashion Show to Return with Virtual and Socially-Distanced Experiences

Columbus College of Art & Design’s annual Fashion Show returns on Friday, May 14, in a virtual event featuring a recorded runway show, a look at soon-to-be-announced, up-and-coming designers and their inspirations, and a socially-distanced VIP experience at the Easton Community Drive-In. Amber Knicole, lead singer of Columbus neo-funk group MojoFlo, will emcee the in-person […]

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The Top 10 Apparel / Fashion Stores in Columbus

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

While many small local retail stores were scrambling to shift from brick-and-mortar to online sales in 2020, some were already well positioned to adapt to changes in the market during a pandemic year. When we surveyed our readers and editors about their favorite apparel and fashion shops of 2020, they picked HOMAGE as the number […]

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Lane Bryant Taps April Sunami For T-shirt Design

Anne Evans Anne Evans Lane Bryant Taps April Sunami For T-shirt Design

Blessed. Warrior. Loved. Powerful. These are some of the affirmations shown on a screen printed graphic tee shirt, now available at Lane Bryant. The clothing company worked with Columbus artist April Sunami to feature her positive messages of the power of women. Wearing this shirt will “put your love of art and diversity on display.” […]

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After an Opening Cut Short, Denim Boutique FERA Reopens in the Short North

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman After an Opening Cut Short, Denim Boutique FERA Reopens in the Short North

On Tuesday, May 12, Ohio’s retailers will begin reopening to the public after the state’s Stay at Home order closed all non-essential businesses in late March. Some Central Ohio businesses were just opening their doors for the first time, or preparing to, when coronavirus pandemic shut everything down, including a few restaurants. Denim Boutique FERA, […]

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Student Work on Display at CCAD Senior Fashion Show Preview

Randi Walle Randi Walle Student Work on Display at CCAD Senior Fashion Show Preview

Editor’s Note: A preview of the CCAD Senior Fashion Show was held before the Coronavirus pandemic shuttered schools and limited mass gatherings. However, the students’ hard work will still have the opportunity to be showcased virtually as a part of another annual event, Chroma: Best of CCAD. Each spring Columbus College of Art & Design […]

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The Top 10 Apparel / Fashion Stores of 2019

Best of CU Best of CU The Top 10 Apparel / Fashion Stores of 2019

Columbus is well known as a retail mecca — both from the large number of retail corporate headquarters and jobs, as well as destination-based shopping centers like Easton Town Center. When we poll our readers and editors about fashion and apparel though, they tend to focus more on the unique boutiques and shops scattered around the […]

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