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From Belarus to Bellevue

Olga Szwed notes how many Americans often think of Belarus as being Russian, but the republic is actually located in Eastern Europe and landlocked by countries that once happened happened to be part of the Soviet Union—Russia to the northeast and the Ukraine to the south. Regardless of...


“me:me:me” for you, you, you

by Milan Heger and Patricia Cameron

Take three design-conscious individuals: an art consultant, interior designer, and artist, each one with a rich history of bringing art and design to diverse audiences. Fashion conscious as they all are, an idea was ignited to launch a company that would create trend-setting and iconic accessories for casual or elegant wear. Targeting fashion-loving women of all ages, the team...


Olga launches a charity event Compassion with Fashion Aug 3rd

Fashion Designer, entrepreneur, bridal shop owner, and working mother and wife, Olga Szwed can add another new job role to her professional dossier—philanthropist.  On August 3rd, Olga is launching a charity event Compassion with Fashion to raise funds for two small children who have life-threatening medical needs.

Many charity events and auctions benefit large organizations and often the beneficiaries of the...


Pivoting to the Forgotten Men of Fashion

Forgotten Men of Fashion? Really? Aren’t there thousands of menswear companies? How could they possibly have forgotten anyone? To answer this question, let me start way back with a few business stories about what I might call “slap in the face” experiences, or “transitional moments” or better yet, the stylish term used by today’s entrepreneurs and venture capitalists, “pivots.” And how these pivot moments eventually led to forming our...


Life up Here with Kaersten Cooper of MARGE Clothing

By Doris Hobbs

“I remember making my first dress design with my grandmother and feeling so transformed through the whole process,” Kaersten Cooper states as a strand from her blonde locks falls towards her brow and a smile forms while recalling the heartfelt memory.  Her ensemble consists of a sophisticated and playful deep blue silk blouse of stylized oval embroidery, paired with a tailored light-weight pintuck pant in...