Showing posts from 2020
  Miami Beacon Council Blog Post… Title : Look out Miami’s gathering all key ingredients for a collaborative business 2 business environment Written by: UpRizing LLC "Collaboration - the ultimate intertwining of skills, passions & knowledge - is what concocts the most shatterproof forms of changemaking" Ian Somerhalder One of the things I think of, when I think of Miami is all the different restaurant optionality’s. You have all different types based on culture, and I started to notice in the restaurant business how they are starting to infuse different cultures with their dishes. In reading an article recently it featured a Miami restaurant called Balloo by owner Timon Balloo. The restaurant had theme cuisine of Chinese, Indian & Trinidadian fusion which when reading that I was thinking to myself; I need to try this place or would love to try it. Can you imagine all those different food groups or spices & how the food was taken up a notch just by infusing

Pioneer American designer at Pitti Uomo AW20/21

Pioneer American designer at Pitti Uomo AW20/21 Telfar Clemens founded his eponymous brand in 2005. Born in Queens, New York, he spent part of his childhood in Liberia, before moving to the US with his parents. He began designing and making his own clothes while still in high school because he couldn’t find what he was looking for in stores. In 2003, the designer began creating his own collection of deconstructed and reconstructed garments which he sold in New York City at the Lower East Side and Soho boutiques, before launching his own 100 percent unisex fashion label, Telfar, in 2005, showing in downtown galleries and clubs. In 2017, he won the CFDA / Vogue Fashion Fund award, and his clothes are now sold internationally at stores like Galleries Lafayette in Paris and Dover Street Market in London. Telfar’s AW20 collection shown in Florence was presented with creative director Babak Radboy and was in partnership with Slam Jam.  Checkout my Favorites off course !

Sustainability 2020

   Before we leap into 2020, let's remember 2019 for a moment. The word "Sustainability" was on every person's lips in the apparel and textile industry. The big brands struggled to survive in this B2C retail climate and new emerging brands tried to meet the new standards of “Sustainability” as a part of their business model. C onsumers have become increasingly conscious about their purchases. We now know we have the power to make a difference for the people involved in the making of our clothes and goods. But we are even more concern with the materials used to make our clothes and goods and how it effects our planet.  Q uite a few sustainability initiatives were announced in 2020. Brands, retailers and manufacturers want to operate their  businesses more responsibly. Let's see if 2020 we can really make a change for humanity and our planet. Everyone can do something this decade; we need everyone to give a DAMN! Please support the brands that care about