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Announcing Make the Cut: ‘Guest’ Who

Aspiring fashion designers, have we got a treat for you! Our Make the Cut Contest is making a triumphant return, and this time the finalists will be selected by a panel of very special judges -- celebrity stylist Joseph Cassel and costume designer Salvador Perez. Read more »

Announcing the Winner of Make the Cut: ‘Swatch’ It Up

It’s finally time to announce who won the latest edition of our Make the Cut Contest! Which beautiful design best made the ‘swatch’ to our different way of doing things this time around? Read more »

Make the Cut: ‘Swatch’ It Up

Aspiring designers, sharpen your pencils, put your creative caps on, and start sketching – our Make the Cut Contest is back! Read more »

Make the Cut: Transforming Your Retro Honor Roll Sketches Into a Reality

After the recent launch of our Make the Cut: Retro Honor Roll designs, we met the winning designers and got a look at the inspiration behind their newly launched designs. Today we're catching up with our Head of Private Label, Jena, to ask her about the process of transforming your winning illustrations from sketches to reality. Read more »

Make the Cut: Meet the Designers Behind the Retro Honor Roll Collection!

If you're anything like us, you've been impatiently counting the days 'til the launch of our Make the Cut: Retro Honor Roll Collection. Read more »

Make the Cut: Winter Garden Gala

You came. You sketched. We produced. And our first Make the Cut Collection was a smashing success! So, aspiring designers, are ya ready for another round? We hope so, because our Make the Cut Contest is back again! Read more »

The Making of Make the Cut – Step 5

When we last left our Make the Cut collection, it was being double-checked for quality, photographed, and written about. Though each part of the process thus far has been exciting, the final step is perhaps the best -- the donning of these unique garments! Read more »

The Making of Make the Cut – Step 4

Yesterday, we showed you how our premiere Make the Cut collection went from cut to sewn in sunny California. Today, we're meeting the collection in its new home in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where it was shipped to in order to undergo the final steps needed for its big debut on Read more »

The Making of Make the Cut – Step 3

We know, we know! We're totally eager to try on the finished dresses from our premiere Make the Cut collection, too, but first, let's recap all we've done! We began with your submitted sketches, then watched our pattern-maker Georgene work her magic, and now, we're ready to turn your ideas into real garments! Read more »

The Making of Make the Cut — Step 2

For the second step of our journey, we took a trip to the nearby city of Oakland, California so we could watch your sketches come to life at the hands of our pattern-maker, Georgene Shelton. Read more »