News Round Up – The Latest News From Around the Internet


  Fashion The Guardian Brands including Ikea shun new safety accord after Rana Plaza disaster Michael Safi, 6/6/18 ‘New pact follows Bangladesh Accord, a safety agreement reached after building collapse killed more than 1,000 workers’ Read More   Elle How The Media Has Failed Kate Spade Grace O’Neill, 6/6/18 ‘Journalists have a moral responsibility in the wake of a suicide—the coverage of Kate Spade’s death has proved why we need to adhere to it.’ Read More   Business of Fashion Behind the Scenes of the LVMH Prize Christopher Morency, 6/6/18 ‘Tokyo-based designer Masayuki Ino of Doublet was crowned the winner… Continue Reading

News Round Up – The Latest News From Around the Internet


  Fashion The Business of Fashion Turbulent Times in Australian Retail Megan Doyle, 26/5/18 ‘Heritage retailers and global e-tailers are locked in battle for the Australian consumer, pitting old guard against new guard while fashion brands get caught in the crossfire.’ Read More   Beauty The Business of Fashion Subverting Selfie Culture Karl Plewka, 28/5/18 ‘There are those who are raising an anarchic middle finger at the contoured, pornstar perfection of the needy Insta-ready wannabes, writes Karl Plewka of Beauty Papers.’ Read More   Social Media The Business of Fashion Do Influencers Need Regulating? John Ortved, 29/5/18 ‘The land of… Continue Reading

News Round Up – The Latest News From Around the Internet


  Fashion  The New York Times André Leon Talley’s Next Act Vanessa Friedman, 24/5/18 ‘Fashion does not take care of its people. No one is going to take care of me, except I am going to take care of myself.’ Read More   The Canberra Times Fashfest running late but still happening, say organisers Bree Winchester, 24/5/18 ‘It’s been all quiet on the Fashfest front so far this year but the event is definitely happening in 2018 according to organisers.’ Read More   The Guardian Interview magazine closes, ending a 50-year survey of Manhattan cool Edward Helmore, 22/5/18 ‘Magazine founded… Continue Reading

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