In this section you will learn about the
term, "Fashion Network".
Online Fashion Networks
online Fashion Network is a
technology driven method for people to meet and discuss the topic of
fashion. You may have heard these referenced as social networks or
business networks. Essentially, networks are communities of people that
join together to communicate in various ways regarding specific issues.
Some networks are broad in scope and others have well defined target
audiences. In regard to a "fashion network", the
subject of discussion is obviously fashion (or fashion relevant
Here are a few
methods of communication that are typically utilized on a fashion
Instant Message other members about fashion.
Members contribute to Forum discussions about fashion.
images along with detailed descriptions and a reply with
fashion videos along with detailed descriptions and a reply
with comments function.
blog messages and leave comments for others.
Make friends and communicate back
and forth on profile pages.
Above are only a few options... More are being invented each year.
fashion network can be targeted toward a specific element of clothing or
it can be all encompassing and touch on all aspects of fashion. Some
style sites are specifically designed to focus on issues such as shoes,
handbags, urban fashion, women's fashion, men's fashion, fashion design,
etc. If you search the internet, you will most likely find many Shoe
Networks, Handbag Networks, Fashion Designer Networks, Stylist Networks,
etc. However, you will also find that some are of better quality then
Due to the fact
that Apparel Search is a "Fashion Industry" Guide. Our preference leans
toward networks that are geared to benefit members of the
fashion industry. Therefore, our favorite fashion network is
the Fashion Industry Network (FashionIndustryNetwork.com).
In our opinion,
the best place for members of the fashion industry to communicate
with one another is at the
Fashion Industry Network.
In addition to the fact that the functionality of the site is amazing,
and the network members are even better then amazing, we do have another
reason that FIN is our favorite fashion network. If you have
not already guessed why
the Fashion Industry Network is our favorite networking site, the reason
is that the site has been developed by the Apparel Search Company (the
company that has created the page you are currently reading...)
Obviously, you can also network with members of
the fashion community at sites such as MySpace, Facebook, Friendster,
Yahoo! 360, LinkedIn etc. However, these other network sites are VERY
broad in scope. It is some times difficult to find focus. If you are
really only interest in a "fashion" social network or better yet a
"fashion business network", we strongly suggest the Fashion Industry
Believe it or not, the world
did exist prior to the
invention of the internet.
As a matter of fact, fashion
networks have been in
existence long before the
creation of mySpace or other
popular modern day social
networks. Although fashion
networks have been in
existence, they may have
actually been described
under a different
name. Remember, one of
the primary functions of a
fashion network is to allow
people to join together and
openly communicate regarding
a specific topic of
interest. With that in
mind, wouldn't a
perform a similar function.
organizations have existed
in the fashion industry long
before the creation of the
associations had been formed
with the goal of banding
together like minded
individuals so that they
could work together to reach
particular goals and
In today's world, both
online and offline fashion
networks can exist.
reading about a fashion networks here on the Apparel Search
website. Hopefully you now know a little more regarding the
meaning of the term