Designer Patrick Kelly, born and raised in Vicksburg, to have exhibition at Catfish Row Museum – The Vicksburg Post

Vicksburg’s Catfish Row Museum will be opening an exhibit on August 24 featuring the work of a Vicksburg born and raised fashion designer.

Patrick Kelly started out designing window displays in Vicksburg, but quickly rose to fame upon moving to Paris in 1979 from the east coast where he had enrolled in Parsons School of Design earlier the same year. He was on the verge of becoming a household name before his early death in 1990 at the age of 35.

“He literally started with window displays in downtown Vicksburg when a lot of Black people weren’t able to go

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How to Become a Fashion Designer

The greatest thrill of being a fashion designer, many of them say, has nothing to do with dressing up supermodels for glamorous events and watching them walk down runways wearing the clothing you designed — though that is a plus and a sign of success. What makes the job truly exciting, several designers say, is watching an everyday person smile when they put on an outfit you created that makes them feel confident.

“As far as the most gratifying thing, it’s hearing and seeing people’s reactions to the clothes and hearing them say, ‘I feel comfortable,'” says fashion brand

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Gigi Hadid, Priyanka Chopra Jonas to Deepika Padukone: When celebs SWORE by Designer of the Week: Ralph Lauren

Before he became a globally acclaimed designer, Ralph Lauren worked briefly for Brooks Brothers before kickstarting his own company in 1967, as the Ralph Lauren Corporation with just men’s ties! The designer is known to have made deliveries himself in the initial days and thanks to his interest in sports, he went on to launch his own menswear line Polo, a year later.

It has only been uphill for Lauren who then went on to launch his own fragrances and later couture line. He also became incredibly popular and a household name thanks to constant referencing on the sitcom Friends!

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You Don’t Have to Be Rich to Dress Up in Designer Clothes Thanks to Covet Fashion

Photo credit: Covet Fashion

There was a time in my life when I would dress up my Barbies in the most outlandish fashion choices available and put them on display so all who passed through could “ooh” and “ahh” at my art—nay, my genius. These fashion shows were some of my best memories, and I know many friends who would unapologetically agree. (No, this wasn’t last Friday, and no, I wasn’t reported to the landlord of my apartment building.)

The beauty of this era of technology is that playing dress-up doesn’t need to stop when you hit a certain

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Mirage landscape designer Don Brinkerhoff dies in California

Donald Brinkerhoff, who brought joy to millions of Las Vegas visitors by transforming the once-gray median strip along Las Vegas Boulevard and enhancing resorts with lush landscapes, has died.

Brinkerhoff, a landscape architect who founded Lifescapes International Inc. with his wife, Barbara, was 90 when he died July 16 at his Newport Beach, California, home.

His fingerprints and influence are visible up and down the Strip from the tropical landscape at The Mirage, to the stately pines and fountains creating an old-world vibe at Bellagio and to Lifescapes’ latest project at Resorts World, which involved the planting of around 7,000

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GLAUDI designer to hold drive-thru fashion show

The fashion show industry is still starting to emerge from the pandemic lockdown. 

One designer is hosting a drive-thru runway show while also moving forward after a great family loss. GLAUDI designer Johana Hernandez is celebrating 10 years, but also honoring her father who died from COVID-19.

Hernandez is from Downey and opened her first bridal gown store there. Now, the couture designer also has a store in Beverly Hills

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