2007 Spring Fashion Trend Prompts Response on FashionSchoolReview.com

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New sandal styles have sprouted up this spring and with them potential interest in fashion merchandising careers. In response, FashionSchoolReview.com has posted an article shedding light on spring footwear and the world of fashion merchandising.

According to FashionSchoolReview.com, an interactive fashion education site, new fashion trends in footwear this spring have generated potential interest in fashion merchandising careers. A recent article on the site (http://www.fashionschoolreview.com/news/2007/01/fashion-merchandising-professionals.html) unearths useful information on the subjects of spring footwear and the world of fashion merchandising.

The article, "Fashion Merchandising Professionals Make for Happy Feet," (http://www.fashionschoolreview.com/news/2007/01/fashion-merchandising-professionals.html) provides useful information for anyone interested in attending fashion design school, such as:

  •     Describing trends in spring shoe fashion merchandising, including the strategy by some companies to combine style and budget in footwear.
  •     Explaining the importance of fashion merchandising in helping companies to redesign their brands for new seasons.
  •     Spelling out the benefits of attending fashion schools and fashion merchandising schools.

The site also includes other articles on the clothing design industry, featured fashion sites and links to numerous fashion schools both in the U.S. and abroad.

Edwina "Wina" Woodbury, executive vice president of business process redesign at Avon Products Inc. told CFO magazine, "Five years ago, Wall Street's focus was on numbers and not too much on strategy. Now the bulk of their scrutiny is on brands, especially where you're positioning your brand for the future."

According to the Trade Development Council, the 2005 U.S. footwear market grossed $49 billion, with volume sales coming in at 2.2 billion pairs of shoes. Fashion sales in U.S. footwear are projected to reach over $60 billion by 2010. This reflects a 23 percent growth from 2005, compared with an approximately 9 percent increase for clothing.

Fashion-Era has announced that this spring's runways will feature The Short Leggy Look. Thighs and ankles will take center-stage, with fashion design highlighting footwear. Trends in women's shoes will include:

  •     Extra decorative appearance
  •     Surface texture
  •     Shimmer, shine, or gleam to the materials
  •     Ties, buckles, straps and bows
  •     Wedges
  •     T-straps and platforms
  •     Colors and prints

FashionSchoolReview.com is an interactive and informative fashion school Web site that helps users interested in fashion school find the right fit. Users can search for fashion schools around the world, get the latest fashion trends and access articles about the industry. FashionSchoolReview.com is the ideal source for anyone interested in fashion school.

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