Fashion News


Success at the 2016 Doggies on the Catwalk Event

On Saturday, June 4, 2016 beginning at 7 p.m., Atlanta’s most notable personalities graced the runway in the latest trends with their pups in tow.  In its 9th year, Doggies on the Catwalk, lead by creator E. Vincent Martinez, continues to deliver a spectacular show for a phenomenal cause.  The event in partnership with  Porsche, raised well over 70k to  benefit Canine Assistants, a non-profit organization which trains and provides service dogs for children […]

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Lenox Square and Phipps Plaza Announce New First-to-Market Retail Options

Iconic shopping destinations to welcome Ted Baker London and PHILIPP PLEIN Lenox Square and Phipps Plaza, two iconic shopping and lifestyle destinations located in the heart of Buckhead and owned by Simon, announced today the addition of two first-to-market brands to the Atlanta community. The Buckhead sister properties have both recently completed multi-phase renovation projects to enhance the shopper experience and the overall aesthetic of the centers, as well as […]


#MADEINATL – June Edition: The Fashion Designer Production Process

RAGTRADE ATLANTA in partnership with The Art Institute of Atlanta returns for our June edition of #MADEINATL. This month we will focus on the designer production process with a panel discussion giving you tips and tricks on  bringing  your creations to its final product stage. Join us for an evening filled with exclusive industry insight and tips from designers,Tracy Nicole of Tracy Nicole Clothing and Elizabeth Heard of Elizabeth Heard […]

3 essential keys to elevating your brand

Making it in Atlanta!

It’s obvious that creating a fashion line is more than just sketches, needles and thread. There’s a lot that goes into a successful startup line including the business aspects of finance and marketing . What seems obvious to most, is not. Read below on how these three start-up tips are essential keys to elevating your brand. Know Your BRAND! Too often, designers spend time, effort and money on marketing a […]


RECAP: #MADEINATL Legal, Accounting and Raising Capital for your Business

Last week, RAGTRADE ATLANTA partnered with The Art Institute of Atlanta to host #MADEINATL Legal, Accounting and Raising Capital For Your Business. The event was attended by future and established fashion designers, fashion photographers and more. Hosted by Dr. Hammonds of The Art Institute of Atlanta, expert panelists included Megan Johnson of, Nike Togba of Togba & Associates, Meredith Ragains, Esq. of Georgia Lawyers For the Arts and Mr. […]


Alton Lane Opens its Eighth Retail Location in Buckhead

The premier custom men’s clothier, Alton Lane, will open its eighth retail location, a 2,000-square-foot private showroom in Buckhead, on May 25th, bringing bespoke tailoring, 3D body scanning technology and an unprecedented customer experience to the men of Atlanta. Alton Lane offers a full collection of custom clothing for business, social events and weddings, including suits, shirts, trousers, blazers, tuxedos, overcoats, and accessories. The appointment-only showroom creates a private, comfortable […]



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