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Putting Fashion in Its Place, an Interview with Rhonda P. Hill

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The power of fashion lies in its ability to transform identity and culture.” – Rhonda P. Hill


There is a new generation of designers that are fed up with fast and cheap fashion, over the top runway shows dominated by luxury brands, and the industry's superficial characteristics. And the big dirty little secret of that industry is that it is polluting the environment. Clothing and textiles are one of the largest polluting industries on the planet, right up there with oil. This new generation of designers believes brand identity is nothing without purpose. They stand their ground on creativity, innovation, and building a collection with meaning. "They are a courageous breed of designers who are going against the commercialized trend of 'more is more' and giving artistic value, a cultural face, and environmental consciousness to fashion", says Rhonda P. Hill.

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JUN
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Rhonda P. Hill to Curate Exhibition in Santa Barbara

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Rhonda P. Hill to Curate Exhibition in Santa Barbara

Ventura's Rhonda P. Hill, founder of EDGExpo, a fashion intelligence website, will curate an exhibition on fashion as art at the GraySpace Annex on Gray Avenue in Santa Barbara's Funk Zone. The show seeks to show the ideas and work of fashion designers who work outside of wasteful fast fashion contexts and make fashion statements that are works of art in their own right. The working title for the show is "Blurred Boundaries: Fashion is an Art."  
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APR
22
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My Interview with Emerging Fashion Designer Jenny Kang of Ro & De Noir

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RO & DE NOIR FALL 2016 Collection for Fashion Week L.A
RO & DE NOIR is a Los Angeles-based contemporary women's line. The designers gave us 25 fresh styles from their fall 2016 collection. I was treated to many feminine patterns and silhouettes. Pieces ranged from a sleek black V-cut jumpsuit to a sophisticated skirt suit. What impresses me most about this brand is the range of styles they produce. The pieces are functional and mesh well in any setting.
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SEP
03
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Look stylish for your return to class.

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September is symbolic for the return of many things. Iconic September covers, Fashion Week mayhem, Fall Fashion and…well...school. 
 
 
 
 
 
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OCT
09
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An Afternoon with Designer BK Phiilips

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How do you imagine a Friday afternoon in Los Angeles Fashion Week?

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