The Journey from Designer to Merchandiser

Coming from a Fashion Design background in Columbia, where Arbelaez was raised, School of Fashion Alumna Carolina Arbelaez moved to San Francisco to pursue a master’s degree in Fashion Merchandising, a career path she felt would connect the dots between design and the business side of fashion. Arbelaez states, “I wanted to see what happens…

Creating a New England Inspired Home with Anne-Marie Barton

Interior Designer Anne-Marie Barton designs a New England-inspired home rooted in tradition. By merging traditional East Coast charm with a fresh and inviting look, Barton focuses on key design details to build a sense of character into a new construction home. Through intricate moldings, coffered ceilings, fireplace mantles, and color schemes, the home is full…

Planning Your Wedding With A New York Florist

Written for Rachael Ellen Events New York City is the perfect wedding location for couples wanting a bit of timeless romance mixed in with urban lifestyle. New York City is filled with art, history, historic monuments, five-star dining, and an abundance of options when it comes to picking your wedding vendors. From florists to venues…

A Fast Fashion Take on Sustainability

How one fast-fashion retailer is working to appeal to eco-friendly shoppers. H&M is a clothing brand known for its fast-fashion approach in retailing. H&M is a shark in the fashion industry and is a direct competitor of other popular fast-fashion brands like Zara and Forever 21. The Swedish based brand is known for its affordable…