June 2018 – 3



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


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

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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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The New Yorker

Sunday Reading: Families at the Border


‘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


‘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


‘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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