Fashion

These 9 Women Are Breaking All Kinds Of Fashion Rules… And We Can’t Get Enough – Huffington Post

Monday, April 24, 2017

Rules are made to be broken. Trendsetters know they can dress how they want no matter what the rules say, and all women should take note. Whether that means clashing colors or mixing and matching patterns, it’s time to embrace those faux pas. That’s why we’ve partnered with Nordstrom to ask fashion influencers about their favorite examples of women expressing their own unique style. The consensus? The only rule that…

Fashion brands slammed for secrecy around workers’ rights – Newstalk 106-108 fm

Monday, April 24, 2017

Clothing brands are being accused of not revealing enough information on workers’ rights and their environmental impact. The Fashion Transparency Index says customers need to know whether their money is supporting human rights abuses or environmental destruction. The release of the new report marks four years since a factory collapse killed more than 1,000 clothing workers in Bangladesh. It ranks 100 of the world’s biggest fashion and apparel brands and retailers…

These 9 Women Are Breaking All Kinds Of Fashion Rules… And We Can’t Get Enough – Huffington Post

Monday, April 24, 2017

Rules are made to be broken. Trendsetters know they can dress how they want no matter what the rules say, and all women should take note. Whether that means clashing colors or mixing and matching patterns, it’s time to embrace those faux pas. That’s why we’ve partnered with Nordstrom to ask fashion influencers about their favorite examples of women expressing their own unique style. The consensus? The only rule that…

These 9 Women Are Breaking All Kinds Of Fashion Rules… And We Can’t Get Enough – Huffington Post

Monday, April 24, 2017

Rules are made to be broken. Trendsetters know they can dress how they want no matter what the rules say, and all women should take note. Whether that means clashing colors or mixing and matching patterns, it’s time to embrace those faux pas. That’s why we’ve partnered with Nordstrom to ask fashion influencers about their favorite examples of women expressing their own unique style. The consensus? The only rule that…

Missing major: making fashion fit – University of Pittsburgh The Pitt News

Monday, April 24, 2017

Senior geology major Tomas Monti spends his free time sketching watch designs and raising funds for his watch company. Monti — co-founder and CEO of BJØRN Watch Company, a startup that will donate 10 percent of all sales to philanthropic organizations of the buyer’s choice — formed his startup based on instinct and his personal style rather than formal training. Since Pitt doesn’t offer a major or any coursework in…

Feminism Is In Fashion – Huffington Post UK

Monday, April 24, 2017

I realised that feminism is well and truly in fashion when I was in New York during the city’s famous Fashion Week earlier this year. But it wasn’t the bloggers’ miles of digital coverage or my Instagram’s overwhelming feed of front row fashion news that gave me this revelation. Instead, it was my conversation with Freddy, my friends’ nine-year-old son, who made me reconsider feminism in fashion. Sitting over his…

Fashion wakes up to the older woman – The Guardian

Sunday, April 23, 2017

When the former magazine fashion editor Alyson Walsh began her blog, That’s Not My Age, nine years ago it was as a reaction to the fact that she “wasn’t seeing anyone that looked like me in the media, and I wanted to celebrate the fact that older people are cool too and you don’t just disappear off the radar once you’re over 40”. Now 53, Walsh has witnessed a welcome…

Fashion businesses rip plan to tear Garment District from Midtown … – New York Daily News

Sunday, April 23, 2017

The fate of the city’s Garment District is hanging by a thread — while the city and industry insiders debate whether to rip it out of Manhattan entirely or find new ways to permanently stitch it into Midtown. Once a massive part of the cityscape — stretching from lower Manhattan into the 30s — the Garment District is now little more than a square mile between 34th and…

3 Sustainable Brands That Make Bold, Fashion-Forward Clothing – Vogue.com

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Every year, Earth Day rolls around and gets us thinking about fashion’s environmental impact, and every year we vow to shop less, educate ourselves (and others) about manufacturing and production, and prioritize ethical designers in our closets. But to be honest, that’s easier said than done. What’s often repeated around the Vogue offices is that sustainable fashion has to be fashionable first, and ethical second; women won’t buy or wear…

Why Walmart is going after men’s fashion brand Bonobos – Philly.com

Saturday, April 22, 2017

High fashion, or fashion on any level, has never been Walmart’s strong suit. So why is the world’s largest retailer and employer going after online men’s clothier Bonobos, which uses personal “guides” to help customers pick out fashions? It’s Walmart’s latest salvo, say retail analysts, in its ongoing rivalry with Amazon — the undisputed champion of the e-commerce…

Why Walmart is going after men’s fashion brand Bonobos – Philly.com

Saturday, April 22, 2017

High fashion, or fashion on any level, has never been Walmart’s strong suit. So why is the world’s largest retailer and employer going after online men’s clothier Bonobos, which uses personal “guides” to help customers pick out fashions? It’s Walmart’s latest salvo, say retail analysts, in its ongoing rivalry with Amazon — the undisputed champion of the e-commerce…

Ably Sustainable Clothing Dresses Down Global Warming – Forbes

Friday, April 21, 2017

Innovative fashionistas are seriously looking at the garment industry’s role in environmental pollution and climate change. A new Seattle-based apparel company, named Ably, is driven by the idea that what we wear shouldn’t hurt the planet. Source: Ably This eco-friendly top, called the Steven, is made from a special type of activated cotton by a new Seattle-based apparel company, named Ably, that really reduces our carbon footprint and the chemicals involved in…

Why fashion is turning to craft – Financial Times

Friday, April 21, 2017

Why fashion is turning to craft

The New Meaning of Fast Fashion – New York Times

Thursday, April 20, 2017

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How to Give High Fashion a Whole New Meaning – New York Times

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

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This tween is transforming Miami’s fashion scene – New York Post

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Miami-based designer Ariel Swedroe introduced her clothing line at Art Basel in 2014. Next on her checklist? Middle-school graduation. Huh? Swedroe is only 13. And although her grandfather, artist and architect Robert Swedroe, creates the colorful, pop-print patterns and helped set up the brand — Swedroe Art to Wear by Ariel — the silhouettes are 100% Ariel. Here’s why the teen is poised to become a household name before she’s…

Fashion, Passion and Youth in Montreal. – Mountain Lake PBS

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Montreal prides itself on its vibrant and diverse fashion scene. It’s interesting to see how young designers draw inspiration from our distinct, cultural melting pot and retransform fashion in unbelievable ways! Looking to revamp your wardrobe or just searching for inspiration?  This week Gen’s Delights introduces you to a unique jewelry designer and proposes two student run fashion shows that will surely set your creative wheels in motion. *** Enter to win:  Answer…