June 2018 – 3

 

Fashion

Business of Fashion

Kering to Sell Christopher Kane Back to Designer

Kati Chitrakorn, 21/6/18

‘The French luxury conglomerate is in talks to sell its 51 percent stake in the label back to the British designer after a 5-year partnership.’

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The Business of Fashion

In Defense of Virgil Abloh

David Fischer, 20/6/18

‘Virgil Abloh’s appointment as men’s artistic director of Louis Vuitton was a polarising choice, attracting charges like ‘he’s not a designer’ and ‘streetwear is a passing trend.’ Wrong and wrong, argues David Fischer of Highsnobiety.’

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BBC News

Asos to ban silk, cashmere and mohair from its website

19/6/18

‘Asos is banning products which contain feathers, silk, cashmere and mohair from its website.’

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Beauty

The Guardian

How the Lush founders went from bath bombs to the spy cops row

Emine Saner, 20/6/18

‘Mark and Mo Constantine are used to causing a stir. But they could never have imagined the outcry caused by their most recent political campaign.’

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Culture

The New Yorker

Sunday Reading: Families at the Border

23/6/18

‘This past week, in which Americans confronted the deliberate separation by their government of thousands of immigrant families, has marked a new stage in the ongoing crisis of the Trump Presidency.’

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The Australian Financial Review

Workplace sex harassment laws under spotlight in #MeToo era

20/6/18

‘Sex Discrimination Commissioner Kate Jenkins will head the world-first inquiry, which has been backed by the federal government and will examine the prevalence, nature and reporting of sexual harassment across all industries.’

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The Australian Financial Review

Justin Trudeau says legal Canadian marijuana shops can open on October 17

21/6/18

‘Cannabis sales will become legal in Canada from October 17, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Thursaday (AEST), making it the first major economy to legalise recreational use or marijuana.’

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