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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.

Alma Mater Opening its First Storefront at Bridge Park

Susan Post Susan Post Alma Mater Opening its First Storefront at Bridge Park

Another storefront at Dublin’s Bridge Park is filling in with the addition of Columbus-based apparel brand Alma Mater. Focused on high-end collegiate fashion, Alma Mater will set up shop in 574 square feet of space at 6564 Longshore St. It’s the first brick-and-mortar storefront for the brand, which also recently welcomed a new CEO in […]

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Jackson Creative Cooperative Brings New Local Retailers to Short North

Susan Post Susan Post Jackson Creative Cooperative Brings New Local Retailers to Short North

The Jackson Creative Cooperative is bringing a mix of retail and coworking space to The Jackson building at 1137 N. High St. Formerly the home of Short North Fitness, Jackson Creative Cooperative Owner Brad Howe says the new enterprise is a better use of the space, brining a unique retail opportunity to the growing Short […]

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Local Athleisure Brand Bend Active Expanding to Bridge Park

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Local Athleisure Brand Bend Active Expanding to Bridge Park

Bend Active is bringing their athleisure and performance-based apparel to 600 square feet at 4544 Bridge Park Ave. in Dublin, marking the second store for the local brand that first opened its doors in Upper Arlington. The Dublin store location is expected to open in July. Bend Active offers a variety of athleisure clothing options, as […]

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Nine New Stores Coming To Easton This Summer & Fall

Walker Evans Walker Evans Nine New Stores Coming To Easton This Summer & Fall

Easton Town Center will continue to evolve this year with an incoming mix of new stores in locations spread throughout the lifestyle shopping center. All combined, this announcement includes nine new retailers opening in over 40,000 square feet of space. One of the new stores will be the fourth location for Red Giraffe Designs, a […]

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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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