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Fashion industry provides creative outlet for Lackawanna student

Fashion industry provides creative outlet for Lackawanna student

CHEEKTOWAGA, NEW YORK (March 2, 2016) – Fashion design has opened doors for Lackawanna student Uniqua Rolon, an aspiring clothes designer.


Uniqua will be exhibiting her designs along with 10 other students representing a total of eight local school districts at the “Limitless” fashion show. Students of the Erie 1 BOCES Fashion Design and Merchandising program will be modeling their creations on March 10 at Walden Galleria.


Uniqua has been working on vintage 1980s designs for the modern era. According to Uniqua, her inspiration came largely from TV shows and music performed by MC Hammer and Boy George.


“I have been in love with the 80s for as long as I can remember,” claimed Uniqua. “My initial inspiration for the fashion industry sprouted from the show, ‘America’s Next Top Model.’ I realized due to my shape and size I wouldn’t be able to make it as a model, so why not be the designer?”

How to Find the Right Suit

How to Find the Right Suit

Taken from the well-dressed Justin Timberlake "as long as I be my suit & tie ish" here is a composed must follow list on choosing the right suit. According to experts over at GQ magazine there is a method to the madness of finding the right suit and getting the right fit. So to all the men getting suited up check out some of the best tips when it comes to picking the right suit.

Tips on finding the right suit & fit

It’s all in the shoulders- Make sure your suit fit your shoulders firmly it makes all the difference it’s wise to go down in size when fitting experts say when you are shopping for suit simply pull on the jacket and for firmness if it doesn’t fit in the shoulders don't buy it.

Tailor down the sleeves- The width of the sleeves matter slim down the sleeves of excess fabrics for a better cut.

Who's Who in TorontoFashion: Vanja Vasic

Who's Who in TorontoFashion: Vanja Vasic

As |FAT| Fashion Arts Toronto officially launches its annual event Apr. 23-27 in Toronto we all look forward to the fashionista’s ,beautiful people, artists, models, dancers, trendy outfits, and timeless sophistication of many of the designs walking the catwalk. It is also important to turn our focus behind the scenes and keep in mind the countless people who are put in the hard work remaining dedicated to the arts and maintaining this fabulous illusion.

NY Designer Spotlight: Torresgrossa Fashions

NY Designer Spotlight: Torresgrossa Fashions

The production of handbags and purses is often considered the most labor intensive than many other industries. New technology is considered to be the key to increasing growth and profitability and keeping more production jobs in the United States. According to industry statistics, there were an estimated 517 establishments engaged in manufacturing women's handbags and purses of leather, or other materials, except precious metals.

Top Men's Fashion Trends for 2013

Top Men's Fashion Trends for 2013

It’s a new year and if you are looking to explore that new you jump start your fashion sense of style with some of this year top trends in mens fashion. Here is a list of some of the top s/s trends in men fashion. Hot looks include the following: follow me on twitter @ getthebuzz716 and facebook Tamora lee  for more info on fashion trends

AMA's Top Fashion Trends

AMA's Top Fashion Trends

The American Music Awards fashion trends including a lot from floor-skimming length, girly gowns and body-hugging silhouettes, with many of the looks working despite them being very formal and prom-like. Last night was definitely twist on things mixing old Hollywood glam with edgy looks. Judging from the looks at the AMA’s couldn’t tell is it was the prom of a music award show with that being said here are the top trends for this year’s American Music awards.

  • Pale Pinks/nude/cream
  • Girly dresses
  • Metallics
  • Sequins
  • Sporty Feminine gowns
  • Mini-dresses
  • Lace
  • Embroidery
  • High neckline
  • Flared skirts
  • Iridescent spaghetti straps frock with mini pleats.
  • Sweetheart necklines