The Black in Fashion Council Has a ‘Long-Term Accountability Strategy’ for Fashion and Beauty Brands

This week, a new collective calling for better, long-term representation and advancement opportunities for Black professionals in the fashion and beauty industries launched.  Founded by Teen Vogue editor-in-chief Lindsay Peoples Wagner and public relations specialist Sandrine Charles, the … Continue … Read more…

Must Read: ‘Harper’s Bazaar’ Highlights ‘Voices of Hope’, Luxury Brands Aren’t Giving up on Fashion Month

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Wednesday. Harper’s Bazaar highlights ‘Voices of Hope’For the summer issue of Harper’s Bazaar, the glossy has chosen to highlight the work of women fighting for change, whether it be racial justice or … Read more…

CFDA names second round of A Common Thread grant recipients, additional support for U.S. fashion community

The second round will see a total of $ 2,015,000 distributed, of which $ 1,015,000 will go to 36 companies, including 18 fashion and accessories brands, 13 retailers, three factories, and two other businesses.  News – FashionNetwork.com USA BEST DEAL … Read more…

London Fashion Week unveils provisional calendar of the coming weekend’s debut digital-only season

London Fashion Week (LFW) on Tuesday unveiled the calendar for its debut digital-only season this coming weekend, with the opening event kicking off on Friday morning; a season devoid of any life runway shows. News – FashionNetwork.com USA BEST DEAL … Read more…

Must Read: Joan Smalls Launches DonateMyWage Platform, New York Fashion Week Needs a Revamp

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Thursday. Joan Smalls launches DonateMyWage.orgEarlier this month, model Joan Smalls committed to donating 50% of her salary for the remainder of the year to organizations fighting for racial equality. She’s following … Read more…

Must Read: Walmart to Stop Locking up Black-Targeting Beauty Products, Joan Smalls Calls on Fashion to Do More for Black Lives Matter

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Friday. Walmart says it will no longer lock up Black-targeting beauty productsWalmart will officially end its discriminatory practice of locking up beauty products that primarily target Black shoppers. The retail chain … Read more…

Must Read: What Fashion Can Do Beyond a Black Square on Instagram, Ralph Toledo on the Future of the Runway

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Monday. What the fashion industry can do, beyond posting a black square on InstagramIn the New York Times, Vanessa Friedman reflects on what actions the fashion industry can take beyond expressing … Read more…

Must Read: Beauty Brands Are Being Called Upon to Change, Black Creatives Speak Up About Racism in Fashion

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Friday. Beauty brands are being called upon to commit to anti-racism practicesWhile the beauty industry has been patting itself on the back for becoming more inclusive over the last few years, … Read more…

Do These Fashion Brands Really Care About George Floyd and Racism—Or Their Public Image?

Spencer Platt/Getty When the coronavirus pandemic began, companies started running ads to assure us that they cared. YouTube compilations spliced together messages from Budweiser, Uber, and Walmart promising that we were all in these uncertain times together, and it was … Read more…

Must Read: Voices From the Black Community Speak Up on Fashion, Banana Republic Donates $20 Million in Clothes

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Wednesday. Voices from the Black community speak up on fashionWhen it comes to diversity and inclusivity, the fashion industry has always fallen short. Business of Fashion spoke to a group of … Read more…

Carlo Capasa: Camera della Moda still planning on four Milan Fashion Weeks per year; does not plan to change dates

Designers are clamoring for a radical change in the fashion system; for less seasons and shows and later fashion week dates. But Carlo Capasa, president of the Camera, still expects to have four Fashion Weeks per year. News – FashionNetwork.com … Read more…

Alessandro Michele calls for reformulation of fashion season; and says Gucci will stage digital show in Milan in July, but not in September

One day after Alessandro Michele, creative director of Gucci, revealed on Instagram that the brand would in future stage only two shows per year, the designer called for a reformulation of the fashion calendar.  News – FashionNetwork.com USA BEST DEAL … Read more…

Harlem’s Fashion Row Launches Non-Profit to Support Designers of Color Amid Covid-19 Pandemic

On Wednesday, Harlem’s Fashion Row announced the launch of ICON 360, a non-profit venture that aims to provide financial relief to designers of color who have been impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic.  Brandice Daniel, founder and CEO of Harlem’s Fashion … Read more…

Designers and Executives Publish Open Letter Calling for ‘Fundamental and Welcome Change’ to Current Fashion Calendar

An open letter published online on Tuesday, May 12 — and signed by a host of influential designers, retail executives and CEOs from across the globe — is calling on the fashion industry to make some big, consequential changes to … Read more…

Designers and Executives Publish Open Letter Calling for ‘Fundamental and Welcome Change’ to Current Fashion Calendar

An open letter published online on Tuesday, May 12 — and signed by a host of influential designers, retail executives and CEOs from across the globe — is calling on the fashion industry to make some big, consequential changes to … Read more…

Must Read: Independent Fashion Brands Are Struggling, the Beauty Industry Is Cashing in on Virtual Consultations

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Friday. Independent fashion brands are struggling during the pandemicIndependent fashion brands around the world are facing an onslaught of business challenges amidst the pandemic, including declining sales, loss of funding, uncertainty … Read more…

Must Read: Independent Fashion Brands Are Struggling, the Beauty Industry Is Cashing in on Virtual Consultations

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Friday. Independent fashion brands are struggling during the pandemicIndependent fashion brands around the world are facing an onslaught of business challenges amidst the pandemic, including declining sales, loss of funding, uncertainty … Read more…

Must Read: How to Navigate Brand Backlash During a Pandemic, Should Face Masks Be Making a Fashion Statement?

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Thursday. How to navigate brand backlash during a pandemicIn the face of the current pandemic, some businesses have found themselves under fire, like how Everlane is facing questions as to whether it was … Read more…

LA Based Company Is Hiring A Virtual Fashion Design Assistant (Remote)

​The Virtual Design Assistant takes remote direction from the Design Director and Women’s Ready-to-Wear Design team, but also works closely with Sales Managers, Production and Planning teams. ​Responsibilities Assist Design team by researching and interpreting trends into commercial designsCreate … … Read more…

Must Read: What’s the Point of a Fashion Magazine Now?, How 5 Very Different Brands Are Handling E-Commerce

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Friday. What’s the point of a fashion magazine now? In a world that continues to be ravaged by the coronavirus pandemic, fashion magazines are being forced to deal with reality. Monthly magazines … Read more…