I met Janice in Detroit’s New Center on a workday looking glam. I discovered that she was dressed to go straight from work to a night out. I asked if I could get a photo of her and noticed the MK for Michael Kors on her tunic. So we started talking about designer clothes. Continue Reading
Over the holiday weekend, I attended the Walk Fashion Show in Detroit’s Eastern Market district. The venue was big enough to accommodate a large runway, a light-show backdrop, photography shoots, fashion and beauty vendors, food and drink stands, and the designers with plenty of front-row and close-up seating. The only thing was the acoustics; it was hard to understand what the announcer was saying.
I was most interested in the emerging designers. There was street wear and evening wear. I was not so interested in the tight, revealing, body-con outfits. And it seemed to me that was what the independent designers at the show were focused upon.
The first emerging designer in the show was Teasers Boutique (Facebook page: Teasers Boutique – Paulette). Although their club wear can really be tight and short, there were some really interesting outfits that could possibly be worn by anyone. Although they were sheer, there were only peeks of sheerness here and there with all else covered by unique design details. When you can see but not see, age doesn’t matter. Continue Reading
The Fashion Massacre is a an annual fashion presentation based on the idea of having Fashion Week in Detroit. Age doesn’t matter because the presentation is built upon self-expression and individuality. The fashion shows focus on emerging designers in the Metro Detroit area. The purpose is to fuse together a unique showcase of underground fashion and art that will contribute to Detroit’s driving force in the fashion industry.
Since the 1st Fashion Massacre in 2009, Founder Tyna “FANCE” Logan has been offering an atmosphere devoted to creative expression. By merging the elements of Fashion and Art, she creates a unique experience each time. Continue Reading