DAY FOR NIGHT: 4 PAJAMA STYLES FROM & OTHER STORIES

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& Other Stories takes on the pajama trend for its latest style guide. Called ‘Day to Night’, the fashion shoot focuses on silky sets, slip dresses and loose-fitting kimonos. From floral embroidery to abstract prints, pair these separates with pieces already in your wardrobe. Worn with miniature bags and strappy sandals, & Other Stories embraces relaxed styles.

Related: L.A. Dreaming | 4 Summer Outfits From & Other Stories

& OTHER STORIES ‘DAY FOR NIGHT’ LOOKBOOK

& Other Stories Embroidered Belted Kimono Jacket, Silk Camisole Top, Ruffle Wrap Midi Skirt and Short Chain Crossbody Bag& Other Stories Embroidered Belted Kimono Jacket, Silk Camisole Top, Ruffle Wrap Midi Skirt and Short Chain Crossbody Bag& Other Stories Silk Camisole Top and High Waisted Culottes& Other Stories Silk Camisole Top and High Waisted Culottes
& Other Stories Belted Floral Lounge Blazer, Wide Floral Print Trousers, Short Chain Crossbody Bag and Studded Strappy Stiletto Heels& Other Stories Belted Floral Lounge Blazer, Wide Floral Print Trousers, Short Chain Crossbody Bag and Studded Strappy Stiletto Heels& Other Stories Embroidered Belted Kimono Jacket and Short Chain Crossbody Bag& Other Stories Embroidered Belted Kimono Jacket and Short Chain Crossbody Bag& Other Stories Silk Camisole Top, High Waisted Culottes and Strappy Heeled Sandals& Other Stories Silk Camisole Top, High Waisted Culottes and Strappy Heeled Sandals

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STARTING A CLOTHING LINE IN 2018 IS REALLY NOT THAT HARD

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Starting a Clothing Line in 2018 is Really Not That Hard

Why even bother starting a clothing line nowadays? There are countless brands in the apparel industry. The total number is believed to be somewhere around millions. If you happen to be an aspiring fashion designer, it’ll be difficult for you to start your label. The fashion industry is hyper-competitive, and you have to make a special effort to achieve success. Yes, competition is fiercer than ever, but if you have a hefty dose of creativity and you’re business savvy, nothing will stop you from starting a business that will succeed.

The thing about the clothing market is that it never gets saturated, so you have a chance. People have and always will consume fashion. Nobody has failed because they are too many fashion brands. There is so much variety when it comes down to apparel, and people are consuming clothes more than ever. Starting a clothing line in 2018 isn’t that difficult. You don’t have to be rich to start your own business. Most importantly, you don’t need a super model or a high-end photographer. All you need is a little bit of ambition. This post will show you how it’s done

FIGURING OUT WHAT KIND OF CLOTHING PRODUCTS TO SELL

It’s great that you want to start your clothing line. As someone who will be working with apparel, you’ll have to decide what you want to sell. There are plenty of choices as far as apparel is concerned and fashion products. You have a tough choice to make. Did you have anything particular in mind? Maybe you see yourself selling hoodies. Or maybe you envision yourself selling pants. Here’s a tip you’ll want to check out: luxury lingerie. In the United Kingdom, women are spending crazy amounts of money on deluxe lingerie. It doesn’t matter what you opt for. Just make up your mind. But don’t rush the process. Carefully consider all the options before making a decision. Each apparel options have their advantages and disadvantages. You’ll be building your business around one product, which is why you need to choose wisely.

 

Starting a Clothing Line in 2018 is Really Not That Hard

HAVING THE RIGHT STORY  

You have all the time in the world to set up a trendy clothing line. However, your efforts are going to be in vain if you don’t create a story that resonates with the public. Effective storytelling can have a very good effect on the situation. Therefore, think about what story you want to present to the world. What you need is a brand story that improves trust – in other words, an authentic one. What’s in a story, anyway? It’s not mandatory to have a structure, but it’s recommendable because it will help you with future projects. The most important thing to keep in mind is that the story isn’t a branding material. To be more precise, you can’t use it to promote your apparel business. If you want to attract and retain readers, you’re going to have to tell a good story. Make it personal. People want to know all about your struggles and emotions. When you share something intimate, people feel like they can trust you. After all, you’re pouring out your heart.

Starting a Clothing Line in 2018 is Really Not That Hard


DESIGNING A UNIQUE PRODUCT

Now that you have a good understanding of the market and you have an idea of what people are interested in. Experts at CheckThem INC highly recommend looking up the people you sell your clothes to, but that’s another issue. Until then, design your product. Your design will be presented in the form of a sketch. If you have no clue whatsoever about drawing, then look up videos on YouTube and learn how to make a finished picture. On the other hand, if you’ve got a good set of skills, get a piece of paper and start drawing. You can add colors and details like seams and buttons. Once you’re done with the sketch, start creating patterns that can be transferred from the sketch to fabric. Making the first apparel sample can be difficult, especially if you have no idea what to do. You’ve defined the product idea and the sketch, so all you’ve got left to do is to create the sample. There is no time to waste, and the product should be launched as soon as possible.

Starting a Clothing Line in 2018 is Really Not That Hard

CREATING AN EFFECTIVE PRODUCTION PLAN   

Fashion designers such as Vivien Westwood have managed to get their foot in the door, in spite of the fact that they were self-taught. Let’s go out on a limb and say that you didn’t skip school. You have a formal education, and you know how to sew. This may be so, but you can’t do all the work yourself. You need some help. Hiring a manufacturer is a good idea. The thing is that not all manufacturing companies are made equal. Put simply; not all manufacturers are capable of producing quality products.

You need to know everything there is about your new partner. Consider doing a background check. You can get hold of interesting things, such as social media profiles, criminal history, contact information. And pictures. Anyway, you should seriously think about it. You desperately need a team to help you out. Get professional assist. The easiest way to locate a manufacturing company is through referrals. Ask people in the industry if they know what types of products they create. Everyone will want to help you, so they will be thrilled to share their experiences. The representative of the company should provide you with a long list of happy clients. If they don’t, you should know that something isn’t right.

Starting a Clothing Line in 2018 is Really Not That Hard

CREATING A BRAND FOR THE CLOTHING LINE

The clothing line is successfully launched, you have to create a brand. There are so many apparel businesses out there, and you have to find a way to stand out. How consumers perceive your company is important. As you can imagine, building a brand doesn’t happen overnight. It takes time and effort. Make sure to highlight your qualities and the benefits that your fashion brand offers. If you have the necessary time, create a logo. Visuals are the first things that come to mind and will help you get the attention you need.

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MARK CROSS DOROTHY BAG

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When a well-designed handbag is tributed to a daring and witty writer, then its definitely going to worth your attention.

The latest Mark Cross Dorothy Bag is named after an American writer who lived between the 18th and 19th century. Her full name is Dorothy Parker and she sold her first poem to Vanity Fair and has worked for Vogue as well.

However, its not only the story that drew us to write about this bag, it’s also the beautiful shape and design.

The Design

The Dorothy Bag is two bag in one; its an handle bag but also a shoulder bag.

Use the handle to carry by hand or attach the leather strap for shoulder carry. We find the bag very comfortable, low-profile and ideal for those that does not seek unnecessary attention in fashion.

The curvy body creates the feminine appeal, but it’s not only the shape. The flap itself is also crafted in curved style.

The front features the signature Mark Cross Push-Lock Fastening and it’s crafted in glossy gold hardware.

What’s more? It’s made from textured saffiano leather, which is solid and durable. And for the final refinement, the tag is attached to handle to enhance the chic’ness.

The Interior

The exterior doesn’t disappoint and the interior neither. The inside is built with 3 main compartments including a zipped pocket to hold important essentials

The Prices And Sizes

Measuring 6’ x 9.5’ x 4’ (H x W x D) inches, priced at $ USD, € EUR, £ GBP,

Where To Shop Mark Cross Dorothy Bag Bag?

1. Farfetch – shop via the boutiques around the world…

2. Matches Fashion – check this link to shop via Matches Fashion…

3. Elyse Walker – click here to visit Elyse Walker because they’ve different styles…

4. MyTheresa – go here to shop this bag…


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FRENCH CHIC: BALMAIN TEAMS UP WITH NEIMAN MARCUS ON EXCLUSIVE COLLECTION

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French fashion house Balmain is well-known for its bold silhouettes and even fiercer embellishments. These exclusive designs are found only at Neiman Marcus. Celebrating the launch, the fashion retailer unveils a lookbook photographed by Nick Prendergast. Starring model Julia Van Os, the fashion shoot juxtaposes luxe metallic and sequin embellishments with bright lights. Pamela Libonatiworks on creative direction for the shoot with styling by Jamie Lyons and set design by Doug Voisin.

Related: Balmain Goes Futuristic for Fall 2018

BALMAIN EXCLUSIVE COLLECTION AT NEIMAN MARCUS

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COSIMA FRITZ MODELS VACATION STYLES FOR HARPER’S BAZAAR ROMANIA

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Cosima Fritz graces the July-August 2018 cover of Harper’s Bazaar Romania. Photographed by Anna Daki, the model wears a black La Perla one-piece swimsuit. Inside the fashion glossy, Cosima embraces summer fashions for the sun-drenched shots. Styled by Andrei Iovu and Lil Bulgac, the blonde poses in the designs of Zimmermann, Chloeand COS amongst others.

Cosima Fritz Models Vacation Styles for Harper's Bazaar Romania

Cosima Fritz Models Vacation Styles for Harper's Bazaar Romania

Cosima Fritz Models Vacation Styles for Harper's Bazaar Romania


Cosima Fritz Models Vacation Styles for Harper's Bazaar Romania

Cosima Fritz Models Vacation Styles for Harper's Bazaar Romania

Cosima Fritz Models Vacation Styles for Harper's Bazaar Romania

Cosima Fritz Models Vacation Styles for Harper's Bazaar Romania

Cosima Fritz Models Vacation Styles for Harper's Bazaar Romania

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SAINT LAURENT BOOK BAG

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The Saint Laurent Book Bag is an exclusive handbag only available online. It’s a limited seasonal edition and will vanish when the Fall Winter 2018 Collection is over.

Perhaps the bag is called a ‘book bag’ not because it looks like a book, but because it has the shape of a book. You know, the rectangle form with sharp edges.

The Design

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The Book Bag is new and exclusive. It’s crafted in rectangle shape just like a book featuring sharp edges. The bag is designed with matching bi-colors – the center of the bag is made with one color and the edges are lined with another color.

Then of course, a can’t-miss YSL logo is embellished on the front of the flap. The shade of this YSL logo depends on the color of the bag – it’s available in silver hardware but also in bronze hardware.

Overall, the Book Bag is a humble and non-attention-seeking bag. It’s perfect when bragging is not part of your personality, yet you enjoy and love high fashion. Also, the leather choice is calfskin, which durable and strong. However, there are also variations available in suede.

It comes with a chain shoulder strap for cross body carry.

So what do you think? Is this a must or a want?

The Interior

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The bag opens with a magnetic snap button fastening. Inside there is a slot pocket and a main compartment for all your daily essentials.

The Sizes And Prices

Measuring 24 x 15 x 8 cm, priced at $21000 HKD, $1890 USD, €1490 EUR, £1295 GBP via Saint Laurent boutiques.

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