Virginia is in for several more weeks of winter, but spring fashions are on display in stores. Most were designed in big, international cities like Paris or New York, but a growing number actually originated here in the Commonwealth. In the first part of our series, Sandy Hausman looks at why clothing design is taking root in Richmond.
The fashion runways of New York are more than 300 miles from Virginia’s capital city, but in the 21st century, cities have grown closer. E.P. Cutler is a best-selling author and fashion historian.