Fashion

Haute Couture That’s Fit for the King of Bling – Bloomberg

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Luxury consolidation begins at home. Rather than splashing out on Tiffany & Co., Burberry Group Plc or Michael Kors Holdings Ltd., French billionaire Bernard Arnault is taking full control of Christian Dior for about 12 billion euros ($13 billion). Christian Dior operates as a holding company for most of the Arnault family’s 47 percent stake in luxury giant LVMH. It also owns the Christian Dior brand, stores and couture house. In…

Haute Couture That’s Fit for the King of Bling – Bloomberg

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Luxury consolidation begins at home. Rather than splashing out on Tiffany & Co., Burberry Group Plc or Michael Kors Holdings Ltd., French billionaire Bernard Arnault is taking full control of Christian Dior for about 12 billion euros ($13 billion). Christian Dior operates as a holding company for most of the Arnault family’s 47 percent stake in luxury giant LVMH. It also owns the Christian Dior brand, stores and couture house. In…

Ivanka Trump clothing secretly sold under another brand to US customers – The Independent

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

When she spoke at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland to rousing applause, Ivanka Trump made sure she was wearing something from her own fashion line. The following morning – amid headlines celebrating her stylish appearance – Donald Trump’s eldest daughter’s $139 pink dress quickly sold out online. Now, amid a backlash from consumers since her father won the election and the decision by several leading retailers to drop her…

Clothing Made From…Crab Shells? – Fortune

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

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Brooklyn as a Fashion Hub? Mayor’s Plan Stirs Manhattan Backlash – Bloomberg

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Brooklyn may be New York’s hippest borough to live or start a business. It just doesn’t hold that much cachet for the city’s fashion industry. Mayor Bill de Blasio says he wants to provide apparel makers affordable space to grow by luring them out of midtown Manhattan’s garment district and into cheaper, city-owned warehouses in Brooklyn. As part of his plan, the city would end a 1987 zoning law that has…

Sustainable style: will Gen Z help the fashion industry clean up its act? – The Guardian

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

This week marks the fourth year since the Rana Plaza disaster, where 1,135 garment workers were killed, and thousands injured, when a building collapsed in Dhaka. Fashion Revolution Week was set up to mark the anniversary, when the myriad issues with fast fashion are much reported: the fossil fuels burned; the chemicals released; the landfill sites brimming with discarded clothes; the human cost of poor working conditions and pitiful wages….

The significance of Ivanka Trump’s clothing being rebranded under Adrienne Vittadini – ThinkProgress

Monday, April 24, 2017

A reminder of the immigrant contributions that help elevate Ivanka Trump’s brand. Ivanka Trump, 2014. CREDIT: Evan Agostini/Invision/AP The company that owns First Daughter Ivanka Trump’s namesake clothing label has been quietly selling her clothing line under a different fashion designer’s brand at Florida-based discount store chain Stein Mart, reported Business of Fashion. G-III Apparel Group, Ltd, the company distributing Ivanka Trump-branded items through a licensing agreement, has been labeling her…

These 9 Women Are Breaking All Kinds Of Fashion Rules… And We Can’t Get Enough – Huffington Post

Monday, April 24, 2017

Rules are made to be broken. Trendsetters know they can dress how they want no matter what the rules say, and all women should take note. Whether that means clashing colors or mixing and matching patterns, it’s time to embrace those faux pas. That’s why we’ve partnered with Nordstrom to ask fashion influencers about their favorite examples of women expressing their own unique style. The consensus? The only rule that…

The significance of Ivanka Trump’s clothing being rebranded under Adrienne Vittadini – ThinkProgress

Monday, April 24, 2017

A reminder of the immigrant contributions that help elevate Ivanka Trump’s brand. Ivanka Trump, 2014. CREDIT: Evan Agostini/Invision/AP The company that owns First Daughter Ivanka Trump’s namesake clothing label has been quietly selling her clothing line under a different fashion designer’s brand at Florida-based discount store chain Stein Mart, reported Business of Fashion. G-III Apparel Group, Ltd, the company distributing Ivanka Trump-branded items through a licensing agreement, has been labeling her…

These 9 Women Are Breaking All Kinds Of Fashion Rules… And We Can’t Get Enough – Huffington Post

Monday, April 24, 2017

Rules are made to be broken. Trendsetters know they can dress how they want no matter what the rules say, and all women should take note. Whether that means clashing colors or mixing and matching patterns, it’s time to embrace those faux pas. That’s why we’ve partnered with Nordstrom to ask fashion influencers about their favorite examples of women expressing their own unique style. The consensus? The only rule that…

Corporate fashion to flourish in spring – Northern Star Online

Monday, April 24, 2017

Fashion merchandising  students prepare a mannequin to promote the Corporate Catwalk Spring Fashion Show.  Courtesy MaryAnn Lorenz DeKALB —  The Fashion Industries Organization invites students to experience an event unlike any other on campus this semester with their Corporate Catwalk Spring Fashion Show 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the Carl Sandburg Auditorium. This year, the fashion show will feature professional outfits for both…

Has eco-friendly fashion grown in New Orleans? – NOLA.com

Monday, April 24, 2017

City Park will host its annual Earth Day festivities on Tuesday (April 25) from 4 to 7 p.m., featuring exhibitors showing eco-friendly products, activities for children, cooking demonstrations and food. The celebration will take place on the plaza in front of the Oscar J. Tolmas Center, 5 Victory Ave. In recent years, it’s gotten a little easier to be eco-conscious in New Orleans. There are several local stores offering products made with…

MyTheresa.com teams with Miu Miu on capsule, fashion film – Los Angeles Times

Monday, April 24, 2017

In retailers’ ongoing battle for exclusivity and newness, Mytheresa.com is partnering with Miu Miu to launch an exclusive capsule collection for spring 2017. The line, a colorful concoction of Miu Miu signatures, features ready-to-wear, as well as handbags and footwear, and will land at Mytheresa.com on April 26. Focusing on bright prints and girly embellishments, the capsule captures the playful spirit that is Prada’s sister label’s signature. Among the standouts…

These 9 Women Are Breaking All Kinds Of Fashion Rules… And We Can’t Get Enough – Huffington Post

Monday, April 24, 2017

Rules are made to be broken. Trendsetters know they can dress how they want no matter what the rules say, and all women should take note. Whether that means clashing colors or mixing and matching patterns, it’s time to embrace those faux pas. That’s why we’ve partnered with Nordstrom to ask fashion influencers about their favorite examples of women expressing their own unique style. The consensus? The only rule that…

These 9 Women Are Breaking All Kinds Of Fashion Rules… And We Can’t Get Enough – Huffington Post

Monday, April 24, 2017

Rules are made to be broken. Trendsetters know they can dress how they want no matter what the rules say, and all women should take note. Whether that means clashing colors or mixing and matching patterns, it’s time to embrace those faux pas. That’s why we’ve partnered with Nordstrom to ask fashion influencers about their favorite examples of women expressing their own unique style. The consensus? The only rule that…

These 9 Women Are Breaking All Kinds Of Fashion Rules… And We Can’t Get Enough – Huffington Post

Monday, April 24, 2017

Rules are made to be broken. Trendsetters know they can dress how they want no matter what the rules say, and all women should take note. Whether that means clashing colors or mixing and matching patterns, it’s time to embrace those faux pas. That’s why we’ve partnered with Nordstrom to ask fashion influencers about their favorite examples of women expressing their own unique style. The consensus? The only rule that…

These 9 Women Are Breaking All Kinds Of Fashion Rules… And We Can’t Get Enough – Huffington Post

Monday, April 24, 2017

Rules are made to be broken. Trendsetters know they can dress how they want no matter what the rules say, and all women should take note. Whether that means clashing colors or mixing and matching patterns, it’s time to embrace those faux pas. That’s why we’ve partnered with Nordstrom to ask fashion influencers about their favorite examples of women expressing their own unique style. The consensus? The only rule that…

These 9 Women Are Breaking All Kinds Of Fashion Rules… And We Can’t Get Enough – Huffington Post

Monday, April 24, 2017

Rules are made to be broken. Trendsetters know they can dress how they want no matter what the rules say, and all women should take note. Whether that means clashing colors or mixing and matching patterns, it’s time to embrace those faux pas. That’s why we’ve partnered with Nordstrom to ask fashion influencers about their favorite examples of women expressing their own unique style. The consensus? The only rule that…