Fashionably Cleveland staff

Lessons in leadership from Gilt Groupe co-founder Alexandra Wilkis Wilson

Gilt Group speaker - fashion in Cleveland
On Sept. 30, Alexandra Wilkis Wilson, co-founder of the fashion flash sale website Gilt Group, visited Cleveland as part of the FUEL leadership conference. She shared how a love for Filene's Basement combined with an MBA from Harvard Business School helped her turn Gilt into a successful global enterprise.

Anderson Couture Benefit Fashion Show

Award-winning fashion designer, Jonathan Anderson of Anderson Couture, showcased his work to raise funds for the Esperanza Scholarship Fund at Cleveland City Hall on March 21.

The House of Fly

The House of Fly - an online fashion resource created by local stylist Lady Silk - hosted a spring fashion presentation and networking event at Design lab on March 9, 2014.

Rock the Runway 2014

The 10th Annual Rock the Runway was held at Kent State University on March 8, 2014.

Cool crochet

Cleveland-based TaShawna Jackson is a third-generation crocheter, following a tradition set by her mother and grandmother. Today, she uses crochet as a medium not only for scarves and accessories, but also ready-to-wear pieces. She first showed her work at last fall's Great Lakes Fashion Week accessories event and will be showing her work again at Great Lakes Fashion Week's Spring 2014 Couture Show.

A tradition of giving back stylishly

Throngs of fashion lovers braved the winter weather to attend the Fifth Annual Compassion from Fashion event on Saturday, Nov. 22, 2013, at Beachwood Place.

Accessorizing the runway

The first-ever Great Lakes Fashion Week event was held on Friday, Nov. 1, 2013 at Rumor Bar and Lounge in Cleveland.

Project Model 2013 Fashion Show

The Project Model 2013 Fashion Show was held on May 25, 2013 at Cleveland State University. The event showcased the work of six local designers and featured 20 models.

Rock the Runway 2013

The 9th Annual Rock the Runway event was held on March 9 at Kent State University. Twenty-six student designers sent their designs down the runway, all with a "Hip Hop House Party" theme.

Homegrown talent

On Saturday, Feb. 2, Suede, a fashion designer and graduate of Kent State University, unveiled his new line of fabrics and patterns at his alma mater.

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