RavenDreams - Confessions — fashion rant

So, The Condom Broke...

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Well, its the morning after and the condom broke and you are pretty sure your partner had a lot of undeclared STDs. Time to face reality, and no, not a colourful pre-scripted game show. So here are my predictions for what is going to happen in the immediate future (6 months or less)... What's my qualifications to make these judgements? Before chucking it all in for pants, I spent 18 years as a contractor analysing and helping SME and Blue Chip businesses get online and/or improve their online prescience. Summed up, this means you would have to get to know...

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Why I wont work with UKPSFW

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This was my experience as a designer attending UKPSFW last September 2015, but it starts two years earlier in January 2013. I was contacted by, as it was then, British Plus Size Fashion Week as a new designer to pick up one of the remaining slots on the catwalk and in the market hall. I was exceptionally flattered, but having never done a show like that before I knew I had to do my research if I were to put my brand on show in an international arena. So I decided to not accept but to go to the event and see it first hand....

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You want it free?

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I get a lot of requests from "sources" (ok bloggers and media types) asking to, "work with me." This means they want me to work with them on spec, given usually the most expensive or time tacking item for free. And IF they like it they MIGHT give me a review. This is how I feel. What happens when you ask for free work from regular professionals...

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Bad Reviews

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I can always tell when I am going to get a bad review... Thankfully there have not been that many, but they do really hurt when I get them. Maybe this article will lose me clients or get me more bad reviews. Invariably bad reviews are for a handful of the same reasons. Bad attitude. Client comes in with a bad attitude, they leave with one no matter how far backwards you bend over for them. No matter what you do it will never be enough. Unhappy with the Fit. Plus size women will not measure themselves. A measuring tape is a...

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US Vanity - #effyourSIZEstandards

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Wonderful news! I've gone down a size! No you haven't. You are still as fat as you were yesterday. EXPLETIVE! When I started designing lingerie in 2012 I did a fairly large study on women's perception of and actual size looking at the various industry size charts in order to create a size chart that customers could use to select the perfect garment. Now in 2015 it appears I have to throw that all away. I am a professional tailor, dressmaker and designer and through MANY years of experience I can look at a woman and tell her dress (bra,...

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