Fashion entrepreneur designs for CLE

CLEVE STUFF, Ohio
Jameson McMaster had been working as a graphic designer for more than a decade when he decided it was time to share his appreciation for Cleveland by way of an apparel business - and his company CLEVE STUFF was born. CLEVE STUFF offers a variety of Cleveland-themed apparel that celebrates Northeast Ohio. We chatted with McMaster about entrepreneurship, design and his love for Cleveland.
  • Freak-Da-Show

    The second annual Freak-Da-Show Sexy, Scary, and Seductive Fashion Show presented by Fabiola Productions and the Mercury Lounge was held on Friday, Oct. 30th. The Bacardi Bat Vixens made a special appearance, and each attendee received a complimentary Bacardi cocktail with a $5 admission.
  • Eton Fall Fashion Show

    Fall came in with a rush of greys, blacks and browns on Oct. 15 at the 2009 Eton Fall Fashion Show. Over 100 attendees braved an exceptionally dreary day to enjoy delicious pastries and coffee and to witness the unveiling of this season's newest trends, modeled and dressed by Fashion Merchandising and Design students from Kent State University.
  • Artistic flair

    Did you ever wonder if you could take a ball of really fine wool or a piece of felt and turn it into a really fine piece of art? Well this past weekend I found out you can and the best thing about it is you can wear it everyday!
  • Celebrating the little black dress

    If you were alive during the Victorian period, you would only wear black when in mourning. The dresses worn while grieving were simple as Victorian dresses went, devoid of any decoration.
  • Something sweet for your feet

    Josetta Balford felt strongly that something was missing from the fashion landscape of downtown Cleveland. So, armed with a passion for shoes, a background in fashion design and a degree in fashion merchandising from Virginia Marti College, she set out to do something about it.
  • Blue Orchid Handbags

    Blue Orchid handbag designer Jackie Adamany began making handbags three years ago. She has been sewing for over 30 years, and with her love of handbags she thought it was, “only natural to take my creativity into the direction of designing and sewing handbags.”
  • New York Fashion Week

    New York’s Spring 2010 Fashion Week gloomed and doomed the audience for the first few days. As the week drearily progressed, it also became apparent that most designers fit into one of two categories: salable clothing or clothing based upon fantasy.
  • Recession chic

    Fashion is impacted by everything happening in our ever-changing culture. With the current economic downturn, people have to be budget savvy, but that doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice style. Trends for the fall reflect the current recession, and a lot of these trends are staple items that can be worn many different ways. These seven trends are all influenced by the economy today, as well as the recession that occurred during the 80s.
  • The Cleveland Women's Show

    The second annual Cleveland Women's Show was held at the I-X Center last weekend, and a large part of the event was devoted to fashion. Here are some highlights of the designs that were tearing up the runway:

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