Sanja Grgic

2017 Unconventional Material Challenge

Triad Goodwill's 2017 Rock the Runway Unconventional Material Challenge is presented by the Greensboro News & Record. At least 75% of the visible material on the garment should be made of newsprint, provided by the News & Record. The goal is to create a look from paper - that doesn't look like paper. Vote for your favorite design! The News & Record will then choose a winner from the three looks with the most votes! The winner will be announced during our Rock the Runway Fashion Fundraiser on February 24, 2017. Tickets are still available. Photos courtesy: Torey Searcy Photography [...]

By | 2017-01-20T11:15:31+00:00 January 16th, 2017|

Sanja Grgic: From Idea to Realization

From Idea to Realization Idea begins with inspiration and inspiration begins with motivation. From idea to realization there are several steps and they do not necessarily always follow the same scheme. Research is important at every beginning to understand the market, the competition and recent trends. Often, you also get inspired and get ideas about which direction you want to go. In fact, in most projects designers are required to make a trend analysis, including color forecasting, first. Color is big, although it is also true that designers go out of the box. Some designers are known by [...]

By | 2016-08-30T09:29:25+00:00 August 18th, 2016|

Sanja Grgic: Becoming a Fashion Designer

“Fashion is not something that exists in dresses only. Fashion is something in the air. It’s the wind that blows in the new fashion; you feel it coming, you smell it, in the sky, in the street; fashion has to do with the ideas, the way we live, what is happening.” We can only begin to describe fashion design work with this famous quote by famous fashion designer Coco Chanel, a woman who continues to be my inspiration in the fashion world. This desirably rewarding career is creative. Transforming ideas into something wearable has many different aspects in fulfilling itself. [...]

By | 2016-07-29T14:51:14+00:00 July 29th, 2016|