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Do Expensive Clothes Fit Better Than Cheap Ones?

I recently had a conversation about whether expensive clothes fit better than cheap ones. This is an interesting question – both for consumers of fashion trying to figure out what items are worth buying, and for brands wanting to make clothes that fit. Is there a correlation between price and fit? Let’s explore.

HF#64 Worthiness, Inclusivity, and Sustainable Fashion with Amanda Toy of Nicole & Rose

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In episode 64, Amanda shares how she started a sustainable fashion brand, Nicole & Rose, with the goal of making all women feel worthy, powerful, and included. From starting with just a dream of working in fashion to now running her own brand, Amanda’s journey is relatable and affirming. Amanda has loved fashion for as […]

HF#34 Growing a Slow Fashion Brand in an Online World with 22yr Old Designer Natalia Trevino Amaro of NTA

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HF#34 Growing a Slow Fashion Brand in an Online World with 22yr Old Designer Natalia Trevino Amaro of NTA
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In episode 34, Natalia Trevino Amaro shares how she’s grown her slow fashion namesake label from a side project out of her parent’s midwest home to her full-time job since graduating from FIT in 2020.  Natalia is a 22 year old fashion designer & content creator focusing on slow fashion and sustainability. In this episode, […]

2021: Year in Review

I don’t know about you, but for me 2021 was one of the busiest years yet. I’m reflecting on what filled my workdays in 2021. I’m celebrating the milestones, analyzing what worked and what didn’t, and pondering the lessons I learned. Join me for a two-part Alison Hoenes Design 2021 year in review.

HF#26 Inspiring Wanderlust for the Petite Romantic with Nics Asawasudsakorn of Lovanie

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HF#26 Inspiring Wanderlust for the Petite Romantic with Nics Asawasudsakorn of Lovanie
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In episode 26, Nics Asawasudsakorn shares about launching her petite-focused brand Lovanie and what inspired her to start a slow fashion brand inspired by wanderlust.  Nics is the founder of LOVANIE, a slow fashion brand for petite women. Lovanie pieces are designed to fit women 5’4″ and under and are made locally in Seattle from […]

Is Slow Fashion Quickly Becoming The New Normal?

Fast fashion has conditioned consumers to constantly expect something new more and more frequently. But, as the pandemic has changed our routines, needs, and buying habits, fast fashion may be suddenly losing its popularity contest as it’s counterpart, slow fashion, becomes the new normal.