Fashion

Amazon is trying to chip away at brick-and-mortar clothing stores’ last big advantage – Washington Post

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

An image from an Amazon.com video about the company’s newest service, Prime Wardrobe. Clothing companies for years have struggled to curb costly online returns, as customers send back piles of ill-fitting jeans, too-tight dresses and shoes that don’t look quite as expected. Now Amazon.com is encouraging customers to try clothing — and return it — with abandon. The company’s newest feature, called Prime Wardrobe, allows Prime members to pick from more than 1 million…

Amazon is trying to chip away at brick-and-mortar clothing stores’ last big advantage – Washington Post

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

An image from an Amazon.com video about the company’s newest service, Prime Wardrobe. Clothing companies for years have struggled to curb costly online returns, as customers send back piles of ill-fitting jeans, too-tight dresses and shoes that don’t look quite as expected. Now Amazon.com is encouraging customers to try clothing — and return it — with abandon. The company’s newest feature, called Prime Wardrobe, allows Prime members to pick from more than 1 million…

Next for Amazon: more food companies or a clothing brand, analysts say – CNBC

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

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Amazon announces Prime Wardrobe, tackling fashion retail head on – CNBC

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

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Carla Fendi, philanthropist and fashion force, dies at 79 – USA TODAY

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Carla Fendi at the inauguration of architect Frank Gehry’s Louis Vuitton Foundation art museum and cultural center in Paris on Oct. 20, 2014.(Photo: Jacques Brinon, AP) MILAN (AP) — Carla Fendi, one of the five sisters who transformed the family leather goods business into a global luxury fashion house long known for its furs, has died following a long illness. She was 79. The Rome-based fashion house confirmed Fendi’s death…

How Australian Fashion is Courting American Consumers – Forbes

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Fashion designers from the Land Down Under are looking to climb the ranks in the American market. Over the course of last week, the Australian Fashion Chamber (AFC) hosted showroom previews of six emerging talents to members of the U.S. press, big-chain department stores and luxury boutiques at a converted space in New York City. The firms that participated had varying objectives in mind and were at different stages in…

The first lady of Indian fashion lets her son blaze the company’s path – CNBC

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

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What’s Trending Under the Abaya? A Saudi Fashion Expert Weighs In – Hollywood Reporter

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Saudi Arabia-based fashion authority Marriam Mossalli discusses the popularity of vintage abayas, Melania Trump and the Dior “Feminist” T-shirt. “The same way women love shoes and bags, we love abayas,” says Saudi Arabia-based fashion authority Marriam Mossalli, founder of luxury fashion consultancy Niche Arabia and the fashion blog Shoes and Drama. “That’s what you’re seeing everyday. It’s our national garment that we wear outside. We wear it [with pride] and it’s…

Barron Trump’s fashion turns heads as first family visits Camp David – AOL

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Is Barron Trump the first son of fashion? Read: Home Sweet Home: Melania and Barron Trump Finally Move to the White House As the 11-year-old boarded Marine One to spend Father’s Day weekend at Camp David with his parents, he was rocking shorts with the crest of London soccer team Arsenal and matching knee socks. The president was an avid soccer player during his high school days, it looks like…

The Best of Milan Men’s Fashion Week – New York Times

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Slide Show Prada, Versace, Ralph Lauren Purple Label, Ferragamo and Moncler CreditYu Fujiwara Furs and boiler suits, blousy baroque prints and “Great Gatsby” suiting. What do all these have in common? Well, nothing, other than the fact that they were all proposed by different Milanese designers as dressing options for men for spring/summer 2018. The overall takeaway from the Milan men’s wear shows was that designers pulled in their own…

The Best of Milan Men’s Fashion Week – New York Times

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Slide Show Prada, Versace, Ralph Lauren Purple Label, Ferragamo and Moncler CreditYu Fujiwara Furs and boiler suits, blousy baroque prints and “Great Gatsby” suiting. What do all these have in common? Well, nothing, other than the fact that they were all proposed by different Milanese designers as dressing options for men for spring/summer 2018. The overall takeaway from the Milan men’s wear shows was that designers pulled in their own…

What’s Trending Under The Abaya? A Saudi Fashion Expert Weighs In – Hollywood Reporter

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Saudi Arabia-based fashion authority Marriam Mossalli on the popularity of vintage abayas, Melania Trump and the Dior “Feminist” T-shirt. “The same way women love shoes and bags, we love abayas,” says Saudi Arabia-based fashion authority Marriam Mossalli, founder of luxury fashion consultancy Niche Arabia and the fashion blog Shoes and Drama. “That’s what you’re seeing everyday. It’s our national garment that we wear outside. We wear it [with pride] and it’s…

Barron Trump’s Fashion Turns Heads as First Family Visits Camp David – Inside Edition

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

On CNN, CBS, and NBC, however, Sekulow repeated that the president is not under investigation.

No, This Fed Is A Hawk In Dove’s Clothing – Seeking Alpha

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

The Fed is being misunderstood. Many investors continue to cling to the belief that the Fed still has their back. But that thinking is so 2016. The Fed is not a dove in hawk’s clothing as one author recently proclaimed. Instead, the Fed is a hawk in dove’s clothing. And this identity distinction has important implication for stock investor portfolios going forward. Hawks & Doves A fine article was posted…

Will Flipkart’s gamble with new private label fashion succeed? – YourStory.com

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Flipkart is betting big on fashion with the launch of its private label ‘Divastri’ that includes 1,500 styles focused exclusively on women’s ethnic wear. If electronics is the king of GMV, fashion is the king of margins in online commerce. Indian online market for fashion is estimated to be worth $12-14 billion by 2020 from the current $4 billion, according to a study by Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and Facebook….

The Best of Milan Men’s Fashion Week – New York Times

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Slide Show Prada, Versace, Ralph Lauren Purple Label, Ferragamo and Moncler CreditYu Fujiwara Furs and boiler suits, blousy baroque prints and “Great Gatsby” suiting. What do all these have in common? Well, nothing, other than the fact that they were all proposed by different Milanese designers as dressing options for men for spring/summer 2018. The overall takeaway from the Milan men’s wear shows was that designers pulled in their own…

What’s Trending Under The Abaya? A Saudi Fashion Expert Weighs In – Hollywood Reporter

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Saudi Arabia-based fashion authority Marriam Mossalli on the popularity of vintage abayas, Melania Trump and the Dior “Feminist” T-shirt. “The same way women love shoes and bags, we love abayas,” says Saudi Arabia-based fashion authority Marriam Mossalli, founder of luxury fashion consultancy Niche Arabia and the fashion blog Shoes and Drama. “That’s what you’re seeing everyday. It’s our national garment that we wear outside. We wear it [with pride] and it’s…

Barron Trump’s Fashion Turns Heads as First Family Visits Camp David – Inside Edition

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

On CNN, CBS, and NBC, however, Sekulow repeated that the president is not under investigation.

No, This Fed Is A Hawk In Dove’s Clothing – Seeking Alpha

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

The Fed is being misunderstood. Many investors continue to cling to the belief that the Fed still has their back. But that thinking is so 2016. The Fed is not a dove in hawk’s clothing as one author recently proclaimed. Instead, the Fed is a hawk in dove’s clothing. And this identity distinction has important implication for stock investor portfolios going forward. Hawks & Doves A fine article was posted…

Will Flipkart’s gamble with new private label fashion succeed? – YourStory.com

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Flipkart is betting big on fashion with the launch of its private label ‘Divastri’ that includes 1,500 styles focused exclusively on women’s ethnic wear. If electronics is the king of GMV, fashion is the king of margins in online commerce. Indian online market for fashion is estimated to be worth $12-14 billion by 2020 from the current $4 billion, according to a study by Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and Facebook….