Arizona State University’s New Bachelors of Fashion Degree Arrives

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12 Facts We Learned from “Dressing Downtown” at the Rosson House Museum

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Tracey Martin: The Sustainability Advocate

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Natalie Oldroyd: The Sustainable Activewear Pioneer

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12 Facts We Learned from “Dressing Downtown” at the Rosson House Museum

By on June 17, 2017

The Dressing Downtown exhibit at Heritage Square‘s Rosson House Museum, holds treasures from the past.  In late May, the museum held a fashion history lecture that discussed the clothing styles featured from that era which was Arizona’s Territorial Period from 1863-1912. In the fashion lecture given by Sherri Starkey, the Dressing Downtown exhibit’s guest curator, […]

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Loren North: The Sustainable Personal Stylist

By on April 26, 2017

Our second interviewee in honor of Fashion Revolution Week 2017 is Loren North, a personal stylist at Through the Closet Door.  UR: Tell our readers about what you do. LN: As a personal stylist, I work with everyday women and men, and by ‘everyday’ I mean not celebrities, not editorial photoshoots or that type of thing. I bring […]

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Karen Lukacs: The Textile Rescuer

By on April 24, 2017

Each year, Urbanite Runway participates in Fashion Revolution Week, a global movement to raise awareness in the fashion industry about sustainability. The movement was spurred from the 2013 collapse of the Rana Plaza building, which killed over 1,000 people, many of them factory workers, in Bangladesh. This year, Urbanite Runway decided to interview local Arizonans […]

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Emphatics at Phoenix Art Museum: An Inside Look

By on November 30, 2016

The Emphatics: Avant Garde Fashion 1963-2013 exhibit at the Phoenix Art Museum, which opened on November 6th, featured the collections of modern powerhouse designers, such as Alexander McQueen, Jean Paul Gaultier, Issey Miyake, Addezine Alaïa, and more, which originated in the Emphatics store in Pittsburgh. In a lecture on the formation of the Emphatics exhibit […]

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