By Angela Groom, Intern Staff Writer. There is a void of good, quality natural fabric fibers in Albuquerque. Nob Hill Fabrics owner, Liz Frank, tries to carry what the big box stores do not. Frank opened Nob Hill Fabrics in March of 2011. On Thursday, June 2nd, Sephen Cuomo (Executive Producer and Founder of SFFW) conducted a vlog interview with Frank.
By Angela Groom, Intern Staff Writer. Santa Fe Fashion Week interviewed the owner of Kii (k2) boutique, Kayla Smith, on Friday the 20th of May. Smith is a recent alumni of the University of New Mexico. She opened the clothing store around September of last year, naming it after her childhood nickname “KK”.
Fashion Week Success and the role of the Fashion Incubator I’ve often wondered what benefits could be made to a designer by their participation in a fashion incubator. Quite frankly, I myself have toyed with the idea of starting one in Santa Fe. As an ex-stockbroker, I am familiar with business incubators and have watched many businesses grow from incubator to a full-fledge business. As one of the Executive Producers for Santa Fe Fashion Week, I understand what is that we hope to achieve and the steps it takes to get there. Often, I have found that the expectations of designers who are new to the scene are not congruent to the reality of what a Fashion Week is and does. What a Fashion Week Is A Fashion Week is a springboard to success. We create the event and provide the venue. We generate and manage the huge amount…