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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.

Recap: CCAD Senior Fashion Show

Randi Walle Randi Walle Recap: CCAD Senior Fashion Show

Columbus College of Art and Design (CCAD) has been a staple in the Columbus area for 139 years, helping lead Columbus to be the number three ranked fashion city in the country. Last week, CCAD fashion design seniors displayed their collections at the annual fashion show. Sixteen seniors and two MFA candidates participated, showcasing everything […]

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Alternative Fashion Mob Celebrates Six Years of Alternative Fashion Week

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Alternative Fashion Mob Celebrates Six Years of Alternative Fashion Week

Alternative Fashion Mob, a collection of fashion designers and industry professionals, will kick off the sixth annual Alternative Fashion Week on March 10 with inclusive fashion-centric programming through the 25th. As with every year, Alternative Fashion Mob says its goal is to showcase “beauty in all shapes, sizes, and looks” with the week’s events. The […]

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All of Everything: Todd Oldham Fashion on Display at The Wexner Center Through April 15

Melanie McIntyre Melanie McIntyre All of Everything: Todd Oldham Fashion on Display at The Wexner Center Through April 15

You can’t talk about ‘90s fashion without talking about Todd Oldham. From 1989 to 1999 the designer’s star burned bright, blazing through the New York fashion scene, leaving a trail of vibrant, imaginative and witty creations in his wake. If you missed them the first time around, or just want to revel in his inimitable […]

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The Blowout Bar Coming Soon to The Short North

Walker Evans Walker Evans The Blowout Bar Coming Soon to The Short North

The owners of local hair styling salon The Blowout Bar will be opening their third location this spring, with a new space in The Short North. The business will replace party supply store Surprise at 941 N. High St., which recently announced plans to relocate to Clintonville. “We’ve had our hearts set on the Short […]

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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

By now most locals are aware that Columbus ranks third in the country for total numbers of jobs in the fashion industry, but when it comes to shopping, our readers head to local stores before going to the mall. And for the first time since launching our annual “Best Of” survey, Pursuit landed in the […]

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Shop Talk: Pursuit Launches Custom Suit Line

Randi Walle Randi Walle Shop Talk: Pursuit Launches Custom Suit Line

Pursuit, a men’s suit shop located at 937 N. High St., launched a new custom suit line at the beginning of October. Owner Nate DeMars has expanded his established Pursuit brand to assist the clients who desire a suit built to fit them. While they still carry their off-the-rack suits, the new custom options allow […]

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Photos: Highball Halloween Fashion Show & More

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Photos: Highball Halloween Fashion Show & More

The second night of Highball Halloween took place on Saturday, featuring more costumes, more music and the official fashion runway show. Check out some of the great costumes and couture from last night in the photos below, or CLICK HERE for more photos from Friday night’s festivities. For more info, visit www.highballcolumbus.org. All photos by Matt […]

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