The MET Gala is undeniably the fashion event of the year. It marks the opening of the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute’s annual fashion exhibit. This event has had a long tradition in fashion going back into 1948, but it wasn’t until ex-Vogue editor Diana Vreeland took command of organizing the gala in 1972 that it became the glamorous upscale fashion event of today.
Are you yearning to explore your creative side in the world of fashion, but don’t have any professional experience? You’re not alone. Many successful fashion entrepreneurs start fashion careers with little to no experience, education, or training.
Sustainable fashion is a trend that’s here to stay, and the environment is better off for it. Business Insider recently reported that at least 8 million tons of plastic enter the oceans annually – so much plastic that a dutch inventor named Boyan Slat has pioneered a 2,000 foot long plastic cleaning device engineered to reduce plastics contamination of the Earth’s seas. Fashion manufacturing has always generated a significant amount of waste, but that’s slowly shifting.