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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.

CCAD Relocating Fashion Show to Convention Center in 2018

Walker Evans Walker Evans CCAD Relocating Fashion Show to Convention Center in 2018

The Senior Fashion Show at the Columbus College of Art and Design is one of the largest and most significant events of its kind in Columbus, and as of 2018 it will have a new home. Representatives from the college announced today that the event will relocate from the school’s Downtown campus to the newly […]

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Co-Ed Salon Bishops Opens in Clintonville This Weekend

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Co-Ed Salon Bishops Opens in Clintonville This Weekend

Bishops, the Portland-based co-ed salon-slash-barbershop, will open in Clintonville this weekend. Franchise owner Kellie Wurtzman hand-picked the neighborhood for her “judgement free” business, aiming to add to the culture created by area shops and residents. “The Clintonville neighborhood is so diverse and open to new ideas and views it was the perfect place to showcase […]

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Eco-Conscious Fashion Designer Celeste Malvar-Stewart Uses Fibers From Ohio Farms

Randi Walle Randi Walle Eco-Conscious Fashion Designer Celeste Malvar-Stewart Uses Fibers From Ohio Farms

Designer Celeste Malvar-Stewart is creating interior wear and apparel that will not harm the environment. Although Malvar-Stewart had a love of art and fibers from a young age, she did not realize she could combine the two into a career until she studied fashion in London. While there, she realized she had a different approach […]

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Michael Kors Closing 125 Stores Across US

Walker Evans Walker Evans Michael Kors Closing 125 Stores Across US

Luxury retailer Michael Kors is the latest to announce store closures in 2017 as what industry trend-watchers are referring to as “Retailpocolypse,” continues. The brand released its latest fiscal report yesterday, which included mention of plans to shutter somewhere between 100 and 125 of its underperforming stores over the next two years. “Fiscal 2017 was a […]

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New Salon and Spa for Men Opens Downtown

Randi Walle Randi Walle New Salon and Spa for Men Opens Downtown

Square One Salon and Spa is opening their first men’s salon, Square One Men, in their Columbus salon, located at 275 S. Fourth St. Co-Owner Doug Henderson explained that, with the expanding barber business in Columbus, he felt the market was right to offer men-exclusive services. Henderson commented that 40 percent of their existing clientele were […]

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Eight New Stores Coming to Easton Town Center in 2017

Walker Evans Walker Evans Eight New Stores Coming to Easton Town Center in 2017

While many retail stores like Sears, Macy’s and J.C. Penney have had a rough start to 2017, it’s not all an entirely bleak scenario at every mall. Easton Town Center announced yesterday that they have eight new stores arriving this year, representing a variety of new brands coming to the Central Ohio market. “Easton Town […]

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Annual Miss Gay Heart of America Pageant Hits Axis This Weekend

Grace Fleisher Grace Fleisher Annual Miss Gay Heart of America Pageant Hits Axis This Weekend

The longest running female impersonator pageant is making its preliminary stop in Columbus this Sunday at Axis Nightclub for “A Night in Oz”. Presently in its 45th year, Miss Gay Heart of America began in Nashville long before the beloved “RuPaul’s Drag Race”. The pageant’s very similar to that of Miss USA, except the contestants […]

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