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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.

UpWest Opening First Ohio Store at Easton

Susan Post Susan Post UpWest Opening First Ohio Store at Easton

Retailer UpWest is opening its first store in the state, and only its fourth across the country, at Easton Town Center next week. But Columbus is more than just the location of a store, it’s actually where the company was founded. UpWest launched in 2019 as a spinoff of Columbus-based EXPRESS. As a direct-to-consumer brand […]

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CCAD Fashion Show Emcee to Debut One-of-a-kind Design

Randi Walle Randi Walle CCAD Fashion Show Emcee to Debut One-of-a-kind Design

The emcee for the 2021 CCAD Fashion Show drive-in experience on May 14 will be Amber Knicole, lead singer of the neo-funk band MojoFlo. Her outfit for the evening has been created by CCAD fashion design student Ryder Teach, whose collection, Angel Energy, The Collection, will be featured in the show as well. “I am […]

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Behind the Scenes: 2021 CCAD Fashion Show

Randi Walle Randi Walle Behind the Scenes: 2021 CCAD Fashion Show

CCAD is presenting their 2021 Senior Fashion Show in a socially-distant way. After canceling last year’s show, CCAD took a more creative approach to welcoming guests to view this year’s show. Last month, all 18 designers presented their completed work at a photo and video shoot. Models, a mix of professionals and CCAD students, had […]

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CCAD Students Share Inspiration, Creativity Behind Looks for Annual Fashion Show

Randi Walle Randi Walle CCAD Students Share Inspiration, Creativity Behind Looks for Annual Fashion Show

The Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD) Fashion Show presented by L Brands Foundation returns this year with a unique hybrid experience! On Friday, May 14, guests can attend a viewing of the pre-recorded runway show at the Easton Community Drive-in for a socially-distanced, in-person experience, or they can stream the show at home […]

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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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