By Candace Cruise

As a fashion design student, I am constantly reminded that creativity does not come easy. Our most important grades, and greatest satisfaction, hinges on successfully creating garments of original design for assignments and fashion shows throughout our school career. Many do not see the time, energy and money that goes into the finished product. One of the most time consuming aspects is selecting the perfect fabric.

The problem at hand is that there are not a lot of options in this area when it comes to good, old brick-and-mortars or retailers who cater to our fashionable and creative needs. The same issue is especially true for students who may not have the luxury of owning a car to whisk themselves off campus and whose list of friends willing to “uber” them to and from New York (the fabric mecca) every weekend is…well…...Learn More