News Roundup: October 2018 3

  Fashion Business of Fashion The Unglamorous Reality of Being a Stylist to the Stars Melissa Magsaysay, 9/10/18 ‘Movie studios are slashing marketing budgets as the supply of celebrity stylists grows, spelling longer hours at lower pay.’ Read More   The Guardian Cheap fashion sales threaten the planet. Could online influencers be our saviours? Emine Saner, 7/10/18 ‘Vloggers have fuelled a boom in cut-price clothing. Now they could persuade big brands to change their behavior’ Read More   Business of Fashion The First Step to Starting Your Career in Sustainable Fashion Sarah Arnold, 9/10/18 ‘To kick off your career at the intersection… Continue Reading

News Roundup: October 2018 2

  Fashion ABC News Charities spending millions cleaning up fast fashion graveyard Amy Bainbridge and Penny Timms, 4/10/18 ‘Charities want consumers to think twice before making an impulse buy at a fast fashion store after new figures reveal it is costing millions of dollars to send unusable donations of cheap clothing to landfill.’ Read more   Fashionista Why Does So Much Ethical Fashion Look the Same? Whitney Bauk, 4/10/18 ‘Earth tones, neutral colors and minimalism dominate the average ethical fashion fan’s feed. But why is that — and who is getting left out of the equation?’ Read More   The… Continue Reading

News Roundup: October 2018 1

  Fashion Business of Fashion Fashion’s Year of Reckoning: Have We Learned Anything? Lauren Sherman, 24/9/18 ‘Nine months after the rise of fashion’s own #MeToo movement casting director James Scully, Model Alliance founder Sara Ziff and supermodel-turned-activist Karen Elson take stock.’ Read More   Business of Fashion Hedi Slimane’s First Celine Interview Laurence Benaim, 25/9/18 ‘Ahead of his Celine debut, Hedi Slimane talks to Laurence Benaïm for Le Figaro. BoF brings you the exclusive English translation of a rare sit down with one of the most secretive designers in fashion.’ Read More   Milan Fashion Week Business of Fashion The… Continue Reading

News Roundup: September 2018 4

  London Fashion Week Business of Fashion London’s New Guard Is Still Kicking Christopher Morency, 15/9/18 ‘On the first day of London Fashion Week, emerging labels Kiko Kostadinov, Xu Zhi and Matty Bovan pushed boundaries while embracing newfound commerciality.’ Read More   Business of Fashion In London, Independent Voices Test the Future Dan Thawley, 16/9/18 ‘This Saturday at London Fashion Week, Molly Goddard, Michael Halpern and Gareth Pugh showed signature pieces and new experiments.’ Read More   Fashion mbgplanet 6 NYFW Moments That Prove Eco-Fashion Is Coming For Your Wardrobe Emma Loewe, 13/9/18 ‘Some designers are starting to move the… Continue Reading

News Roundup: September 2018 – 3

  New York Fashion Week Man Repeller Fashion is Finally Embracing a New Kind of Sex Appeal Harling Ross, 12/9/18 ‘The link between style and sexuality is both obvious and inextricable, not only in terms of the tension between what is revealed and what is not, but also because of how thoroughly these threads are woven into the tapestries of our identity: a merging of the physical (clothes, bodies) with the emotional (power, desire, self-expression). Cultural norms dictate many of the ways these two worlds intersect, but a number of designers at New York Fashion Week have been offering up… Continue Reading

September 2018 – 2

  Fashion Business of Fashion Imran Amed, 6/9/18 Burberry Stops Destroying Product and Bans Real Fur ‘A PR backlash enveloped Burberry following the revelation that it destroyed £28.6 million worth of unsold product last year. Now, the company is ending the practice and banning animal fur. In a global exclusive interview, BoF’s Imran Amed sits down with Burberry CEO Marco Gobbetti to decode the thinking behind the move.’ Read More (it’s behind the pay wall but you won’t regret a professional membership to BoF)   Beauty Business of Fashion The Original Internet Beauty Brand Is Under Attack Kati Chitrakorn, 8/9/18… Continue Reading

News Round Up: September 2018 – 1

  Fashion Buzzfeed In Stories About Fashion’s Behind-The-Scenes Icons, Should Sexuality Matter? Pier Dominguez, 22/8/18 ‘New films about Alexander McQueen, André Leon Talley, and Kevyn Aucoin raise complex questions about how their identities have shaped their work and lives.’ Read More   Fast Company Why racism is so entrenched in the fashion industry Elizabeth Segran, 25/8/18 ‘The fashion community has shown that it is willing to fight for social justice and progressive causes. So why hasn’t it done more to grapple with racism in its own ranks?’ Read More   Sydney Morning Herald Shoes of Prey on verge of collapse… Continue Reading

August 2018 – 4

  Fashion Man Repeller Hayley Nahman, 15/8/18 Why Do I Feel the Need to “Look Good”? ‘It was an old instinct of mine, to apologize or acknowledge when I felt unattractive, and as I flipped through my mental Rolodex of times I’d done it, I recalled times I’d seen others do it, too: girls apologizing at the beginning of YouTube makeup tutorials for their makeup-less faces, friends admitting “they looked like shit” the moment they sat down to greet me, women announcing they hadn’t washed their hair in days before anyone had so much as noticed.’ Read More   Business… Continue Reading