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[15 Apr 2011 | No Comment ]
Mergers and Acquisition Firms Shop for Fashion Houses

Shopping for Fashion houses: Who is the first in line in the Mergers and Acquisitions Market.
Every business needs capital to get it moving, however there is a tension where seeking capital begins to destroy creativity. That is why there is a difference between the Fashion industry and the Apparel industry. A once unique and quality designer label becomes too bland and boring after it is acquired by a huge penny pinching holding firm… Why does this happen?
Why is it so tough to assess the value of Fashion designers so to …

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[15 Apr 2011 | No Comment ]
1st Annual Fashion Law Symposium

You must attend today’s event at Fordham Law School. Whether you are a designer, lawyer, involved in international business or simply want to learn about a new and lively  area of the law Fordham Fashion Institute @ 140 West 62nd Street, NYC is the place to be. Follow @Fameappeal on twitter for updates throughout the day.
SCHEDULE: (copied from Fordham Law Page)
9:30-10:45
Panel 1: Shopping for Fashion Houses: Who’s First in Line in the Mergers Acquisitions Market?
Mergers and acquisitions are back in fashion. After the recent downturn there was a hard freeze …

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[1 Apr 2011 | No Comment ]
FMD Industry Night Philadelphia

Last night numerous fashion and glamor  industry execs attended FMD Industry Night. Fabulous event held at Canvas Soup Photography Studio. Hairstylists were giving live demonstrations, jewelry retailers displayed their lines and beneficial conversations between company kept on going till late in the night. more photos.

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[18 Feb 2011 | 2 Comments ]
New York Fashion Week Fall Winter 2011

Here are some snapshots from Mercedes Benz Fashion week. You can see more at our Facebook page. Thanks to everyone who caught us on twitter and Facebook I was there. Special thanks goes out to Sonya Cashner, Oz Sultan, Fashion Group International Philadelphia, and Social Media Week.

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Top 10 Posts for 2010

Here are the top 10 Fame Appeal posts for 2010.

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[22 Nov 2010 | No Comment ]
Style and Fashion Guide = Chanel Polish x Rag & Bone Tweed

Fame Appeal Fall Fashion and Style suggestions:
Nail art has been all the rage, so we suggest Chanel Nail Lacquers as high quality backdrop for your doodles.
As for men, you really Need that Tweed!, we suggest Rag and Bone as the designer label of choice.
Check out Her Handbag and His Briefcase for the corresponding articles, and previous editions

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[15 Nov 2010 | One Comment ]
Project Runway + DVF = Evening with Fame Appeal

Advice to New Designers: Bring Something New Because Our Closets Are Already Full.
Nov 11- At Moore College of Design and Fame Appeal was able to meet:
Alexandra De Yonge – Fashion Designer at Diane Von Furstenberg Studio and Moore Alum
Kristin Haskins- Simms – Creator of Strangefruit and a Project Runway Season 8 contestant!
Craig Arthur von Schroeder – Founding designer of Commonwealth Proper, a clothing company completely made in USA and based out of Philly!
Auralis Herrero Lugo – Founding designer of Auralis Inc, an ecologically friendly fashion line and Moore Alum

Philadelphia’s best dressed and cutting …

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[28 Oct 2010 | No Comment ]
@ Sneaker Con Convention

Last week, @FameAppeal tweeted out many pictures from a convention. The name of the particular convention that FameAppeal attended was the Sneaker Con Convention in Soho, New York City. One of FameAppeal’s associates was in attendance, while representing a new and up-and-coming brand, Chivalrous Culture, a brand that “mixes elements of refined style and represents them from the runway to the streets.” It was the first time Fame Appeal attended the Sneaker Con convention, but it was well worth it.

The Sneaker Con Convention was created by two brothers, Alan and Barris Vinogradov, …

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[19 Oct 2010 | 6 Comments ]
Fame Politics O’Donnell v. Coons Debate

By no means is Fame Appeal a political blog, nor do we intend to get political. However, today, I witnessed something a little out of the ordinary, a Delaware Senate debate at Widener University School of Law in Wilmington Delaware. It was the Republican Party represented by Christine O’Donnell and the Democrats represented by Chris Coons. Christine O’Donnell accused Chris Coons of not being educated in constitutional law. However, time and time again Christine O’Donnell was taken to “law” school by Chris Coons.

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[23 Sep 2010 | 2 Comments ]
New York Fashion Week FAME APPEAL RUNWAY

The month of September has been so hectic for fashion in the north east… Fame Appeal attended New York Fashion week and it was fantastic… I was able to meet a wide range of  buyers from Neiman Marcus all the way to small boutiques in Northern New Jersey.   Talk about a microcosm of the fashion world. People came from all over, China, Germany, Sweden and even South Korea.  Of all the shows I was able to go to BCBG blew me away, there were what seemed to be thousands of people the energy of …

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