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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.

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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Shop Talk: Local Apparel Brand Offers Gender Equal Clothing

Randi Walle Randi Walle Shop Talk: Local Apparel Brand Offers Gender Equal Clothing

Passionate about filling a perceived hole in the market, clothing company Olly Awake offers gender equal clothing. Founder Kevin Terry Smith and designer Celeste Malvar-Stewart teamed up to create the brand, and together they are making and selling articles of clothing that redefine fashion gender types, while also asking consumers to rethink their own preconceived […]

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Shop Talk: Rose & Remington Opens First Columbus Boutique at Polaris

Randi Walle Randi Walle Shop Talk: Rose & Remington Opens First Columbus Boutique at Polaris

In Mid-November, Ohio-based boutique Rose & Remington opened their first Columbus location inside Polaris Fashion Place. It’s the company’s first store inside of a shopping mall. Mother and daughter team Dee Alexander and Kristen Ponchot launched Rose & Remington in November 2013. The pair already owned a modern-day general store, Green Country Market in Lebanon, […]

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Direct Sales Mensware Concept Opening Showroom at Bridge Park

Susan Post Susan Post Direct Sales Mensware Concept Opening Showroom at Bridge Park

Dallas-based direct sales company and custom men’s clothier J.Hilburn is setting up a brick-and-mortar shop at Bridge Park in Dublin. The 1,143 square foot showroom is slated to open at 6560 Longshore St. later this month. At the helm will be J. Hilburn independent stylist Libby Tonucci. “When I started as a stylist for the […]

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Diamond Cellar Opens Hermès Boutique in Easton

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Diamond Cellar Opens Hermès Boutique in Easton

Diamond Cellar has opened a Hermès watch boutique inside its Easton Town Center store. This is the luxury fashion brand’s first boutique in Columbus and second in Ohio. The boutique will feature watches for men and women ranging from $3,000 to $10,000 in price. “As a family-owned company, we are always looking to expand our […]

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