In Praise of Creative Entrepreneurs

Written by: David L. Colby, Esq., Managing Director of Colby Law Office, PC When creative people start a business, interesting things happen. Cool things, Inspired things, game changing things. But sadly, also tragic, bad things. The users of this world prey on creative people far too often. As an attorney who helps creative entrepreneurs, I will be the first one to say that creative people and business frequently are at odds. It is sometimes complicated for creative entrepreneurs to maintain control of their own companies. Indeed there are special challenges and disconnects that are almost directly proportionate to the level […]

Wags 4 Hope

Written By: Annie Blumenfeld, the Founder and President of Wags 4 Hope April is National Heartworm Disease Awareness, month and I would love to share about how I got started with my non-profit organization called Wags 4 hope. My family began searching for three years through countless pet stores, rescue shelters, Newspapers, and private dog breeders, for a loving and loyal friend. A year and a half ago, our search happily ended when I was searching the Internet and found a two-year-old shaggy dog that had been rescued at a high kill shelter in Houston, Texas. At his Veterinarian check […]

Alice + Olivia Ready-to-Wear Fall 2014

By Lesly Xochmitl & Orialys Coriano, FIT Hot Topics Interns Alice + Olivia’s Ready-to-Wear Fall 2014 collection depicted garments that are “dark, sexy, and all tied back to a Victorian element,” (just as Bendent previously stated). She was inspired by Benjamin Lacombe’s fantasyland and whimsical illustrations. And accordingly, Bendent named her own fairytale Enchanted: The Search for the Golden Monarch. Bendent explicitly displays characters such as Cinderella or Rapunzel with rich and modern looks. The model portrayed as Cinderella wore a luxurious royal blue gown and for Rapunzel we see her in a vivid green cock-tail dress and matching stockings […]