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Couture USA Team Profile Series: Online Manager Michelle Bremer

| By: Tiffany Perez

As time goes by, the core of designer retail lies heavily within the online world. For Couture USA, Michelle Bremer acts as the bridge between the in-store and online teams. With carefully managing the products that come in and out of Couture USA and filtering customer service concerns, Bremer has her hands full every day. Graduating Magna Cum Laude, in Fashion Design & Merchandising, Michelle also holds a business degree, was the Director of Motorclothes at Harley-Davidson right out of college and even ran her own business in college called Funkouture. With plenty of experience in the fashion industry, you can...

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The Artistry Behind the Logos

| By: Tiffany Perez

A strong logo behind a company's branding has the power to convey the business vision. It takes less than five seconds to grab a consumer's attention with your logo, it needs to be interesting enough to grab attention but also simple enough to not be too involved. While making that great first impression, containing the power to be iconic, and defining the brand image is important for the legacy of a brand. Logos hold a heavy amount of power in any business and can forever change their success and popularity. Imagine the work that went into creating the iconic logos...

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Couture USA Team Profile Series: Luxury Retail Buyer Cristal Bobonis

| By: Tiffany Perez

At the core of the designer resale industry is the high-demand luxury inventory that drives business and keeps customers wanting more. For Couture USA luxury retail buyer Cristal Bobonis, the careful selection process for picking and choosing designer items for our inventory is done with a watchful eye on the ever-changing trends of the fashion world along with careful consideration of customer wishlists. With a degree in Fashion Merchandising and Marketing from the Miami International University of Art & Design, experience in buying, Fashion ECommerce, and fashion blogging, Bobonis' experience and love for fashion is what made her the perfect...

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Style Icons from the Silver Screen to the 70s!

| By: Tiffany Perez

If you were to jump into a time machine and search for fashion icons, plenty of familiar faces will appear. Whether they are from the Roaring 20's or the Psychedelic 70's, every decade had someone who set the standard for fashion. Popular names like Marilyn Monroe, Diana Ross, and Audrey Hepburn are some of the iconic figures recognized through all generations. Traveling through time, we are taking a look at some of these style icons, their contribution to fashion, and some pieces we think they would wear today.   Marilyn Monroe If there is one iconic hollywood glam star that many look to...

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10 Facts You Didn't Know about Yves Saint Laurent

| By: Tiffany Perez

Yves Saint Laurent is one of our all-time favorite fashion designers. Named Yves Henri Donat Matthieu Saint Laurent, the designer was born August 1st, 1936 in Algeria. Growing up bullied and sick, he found solace in the fashion world, honing his craft and becoming a master couturier who had an endearingly sensitive side. In honor of his birthday, here are 10 facts you may not have known about him:   1. He was known for his quotes. One of his most famous quotes is "Fashions fade, style is eternal." Another famous one is "Chanel freed women and I empowered them."   2.  As a child in Algeria, he designed clothing...

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