News Round Up – The Latest News From Around the Internet


Fashion Revolution Business of Fashion Millennials Say They Care About Sustainability. So, Why Don’t They Shop This Way? Luna Atamian Hahn-Petersen, April 21 2018 ‘The gap between millennials’ stated interest in sustainability and their actual purchasing patterns is not due to lack of conviction but product availability and lack of clear marketing, argues Luna Atamian Hahn-Petersen.’ Read More   The Sydney Morning Herald The human cost of fast fashion is still too high By Keren Adams, April 23 2018 ‘Wages in the garment industry remain notoriously low. Forced and child labour are widespread and, in many countries, workers are still criminalised… Continue Reading

News Round Up – The Latest News From Around the Internet


  Fashion Business of Fashion Meet Fashion’s Next Generation: Over 60s By Victoria Berezhna, 13/4/18 ‘In what’s being called a ‘Greynnaisance,’ fashion brands are enlisting older models and influencers to entice oft-ignored Baby Boomers and younger fans on social media.’ Read More   Business of Fashion It’s Time for Vogue Africa Leanne Tlhagoane, 14/4/18 ‘With international editions of Vogue for the Middle East, Latin America and more recently for Poland and even the Czech Republic, calls for Vogue Africa are growing louder.’ Read More   Gender Medium What Do We Do About Women With A Penis? Cassie Brighter, March 2018 (but… Continue Reading

News Round Up – The Latest News From Around the Internet


Fashion Business of Fashion Can ‘Sick-Cute’ Fashion Break Japan’s Silence on Suicide? Kati Chitrakorn, 3/4/18 ‘With garments spelling ‘I Want to Die’ and accessories like syringes and bandages, a dark offshoot of the oppressively cute ‘kawaii’ culture is addressing the hush-hush topic of depression and mental illness in Japan. ‘ Read More   Career The New Yorker What Dale Carnegie’s “How to Win Friends and Influence People” Can Teach the Modern Worker Jessica Weisberg, 2/4/18 ‘Dale Carnegie treated the employee-employer relationship as a sacred, symbiotic bond. In today’s economy, work is structured more like a string of one-night stands.’ Read… Continue Reading

News Round Up – The Latest News From Around the Internet


  Fashion High Snobiety 2 Years After They Broke the Internet, It Looks Like Nobody is Buying Vetements Alec Leach, 29/3/18 ‘For the fashion industry, the brand’s irony, massive silhouettes and edgy styling were a breath of fresh air, but for the rest of the world, Vetements will be forever the brand that broke the internet when its $200 DHL T-shirt dropped in 2016. But what about today?’ Read More   WWD Vetements’ Guram Gvasalia, Buyers Say Highsnobiety Story Is Fake News Aria Hughes, 30/3/18 The chief executive officer along with buyers from Saks Fifth Avenue, Harrods, Jeffrey New York and more… Continue Reading

News Round Up – The Latest News From Around the Internet


  Social Media and Data Security The Guardian Facebook: is it time we all deleted our accounts? Arwa Mahdawi, 21/3/18 ‘The Cambridge Analytica revelations may be the final nudge we need to turn away from the social network. And it’s only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to big tech harvesting private information’ Read More   ABC News How you told the internet everything about you without realising it Sarah Motherwell, 23/3/18 ‘The Cambridge Analytica scandal has thrown the spotlight on how companies can harvest your personal data online from sites like Facebook and use it to manipulate… Continue Reading

News Round Up – The Latest News From Around the Internet


Welcome to our weekly news round up where we highlight the news stories that have captured our attention during the past seven days.   Oscars See the full list of winners Fashion SBS Oscars 2018: Hollywood stars wear colours for Time’s Up Riley Morgan, 5/3/18 ‘Celebrities supporting the Time’s Up movement at the Oscars wore a “festive array of colours” to represent “women everywhere”.’ Read More   The Business of Fashion Why Burberry Chose Riccardo Tisci The BoF Team, 2/3/18 ‘The former Givenchy creative director will succeed Christopher Bailey.’ Read more   Gender ABC News Why do older men find… Continue Reading

News Round Up – The Latest News From Around the Interwebs


  Welcome to our weekly news round up where we highlight the news stories that have captured our attention during the past seven days.   Fashion  Business of Fashion The Murky Business of Feel-Good Crystals Laura Neilson 24/2/18 ‘Fashion and celebrities have embraced crystals as a trend, but behind their shiny charm and feel good vibes lies a shadowy, unregulated industry and a rocky relationship with the environment.’ Read More   Elle Model Accused Of Racism Outside London Fashion Week Shows Grace O’Neill 21/2/18 ‘Two street style photographers have spoken out about a reported incident of racism outside the London… Continue Reading

News Round Up – The Latest News From Around the Interwebs


  Welcome to our weekly news round up where we highlight the news stories that have captured our attention during the past seven days.   Fashion  Business of Fashion CFDA Ponders Radical Reinvention of New York Fashion Week The BoF Team 9/2/18 ‘Proenza Schouler and Rodarte could be heading back to New York, joining Alexander Wang with runway shows in December and June.’ Read More   The Boston Globe Modeling’s glamour hides web of abuse By Jenn Abelson and Sacha Pfeiffer 16/2/18 ‘The fashion industry is built on glamour and allure, but many models, especially the very young, know it… Continue Reading