Falcieri Designs

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The Designer Struggle: Profit vs. Popularity

Today, buzzworthy collections from established and up-and-coming designers are instantaneously replicated by fast-fashion companies while wise teens …

New York Fashion Week

Launching gig economy review, Britain's May seeks to regain authority

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May tried to wrest back control of Britain's political agenda on Tuesday by reviving her pledge to introduce sweeping social reforms at the launch of a report on how to better protect workers in the "gig economy".<p>May wants to signal that it is business as …

Brexit

LOÉIL: The Brand That Makes Zara Look Original

Did Former Vogue Director Lucinda Chambers Just Get Herself Sued?

Is Gentrification a Threat to Fashion Capitals?

Waves of young creatives are abandoning New York and London for lower rents and a better quality of life in places like Berlin and Los Angeles. Should the fashion industry be worried?<p><b>LONDON, United Kingdom</b> — “If I didn’t have the household arrangements that I have, creating and starting my own …

M&S fashion chief will leave behind £1.7m as she departs Halfords

Britain’s biggest clothing retailer could compensate Jill McDonald for missing out on payouts from previous employer<p>Jill McDonald, the boss of Halfords, is missing out on £1.7m of bonuses from the bikes and car parts retailer as she jumps ship to Marks & Spencer.<p>However, the executive, who will …

British Airways

May 2017 – How Am I Doing?

May saw me finally nailing a fashion shoot. It’s a miracle….<p>The good ones are always worth the wait and I was glad to be back with my dream team. …

Free: without charge, for nothing, complimentary, gratis, at no cost

Free is a very loaded word. It implies that something didn’t cost anything.<p>However, products do not appear out of thin air. YOU might have got …

March and April 2017 – How Am I Doing?

I spent most of March in Surrey housesitting for a friend. It was also a sort of retreat whilst I concentrated on revising the second edition of my …

Fashion Shows For Small Budgets

In a previous life before fashion, I used to help organise conferences. Nothing huge – 150 delegates, 3 days, special guests, formal banquets, …

Routine Is The Enemy Of Creativity

One of the best aspects about being self employed is that there is no such thing as a normal day. I am very anti-routine. It doesn’t suit my …

Creativity

Reformation is bringing sustainable fast fashion closer to reality

In a retail market that’s volatile enough to drive longstanding brands to bankruptcy, Reformation is building its business by expanding upon its …

Trends

How Shoe Brands Change Prices Depending on Gender

Shoes are a human obsession. Despite being just a piece of clothing, people care immensely about their shoes, and we show it in many different ways. …

Shoes

Women are building real brands selling knockoff clothing

In China’s booming world of ecommerce, women really do hold up half the sky. More than 50 percent of shops on Taobao — Alibaba’s eBay-type website — …

Fashion doesn’t empower all women

Millions of garment workers, most of them young women, toil in slave-wage jobs around the world<p>A highlight of the $3tn fashion industry took place last week: the CFDA (Council of Fashion Designers of America) awards. These aren’t just a pat on the back, they’re career-defining. But you’re more …

Fashion

Kering Mislabeling Chinese-Made Sunglasses as "Made in Italy" Per New Lawsuit

Red Swimsuit Giveaway Goes Viral, Ends in Utter Chaos and Threats of Litigation

Instagram to Introduce Feature to Enable Users to Disclose Sponsored Posts

Why Is Google Digitising the World's Fashion Archives?

For years, Google has been digitising the world’s museums, making cultural artefacts accessible in extraordinary detail to millions of internet users. Now it’s turning to fashion.<p><b>LONDON, United Kingdom</b> — For years, Google allowed its engineers to spend 20 percent of their time on personal projects …

Museums

What's Wrong with the Fashion Industry? Part III

Retail Woes: A Bankruptcy Timeline

How The RealReal is Changing Luxury Shopping

Fashion hit hardest as high street growth falters, says BDO

Fashion sales have been hardest hit by the <b>third consecutive May of negative high street sales</b>, according to the latest figures released by …

Heidi Klum to collaborate with Lidl on fashion collection

Supermodel Heidi Klum is collaborating with German supermarket group Lidl on a fashion collection to be released in stores in…The post Heidi Klum to …

Heidi Klum

Luxury group YNAP commits to fur-free policy

Yoox Net-A-Porter Group (YNAP) has announced it has <b>committed to a fur-free policy across all its multi-brand websites</b>. The initiative builds upon a …

New Look sales and profit take hit in challenging market

Revenue at high street retailer New Look <b>dropped by 2.5% to £1.45bn</b> in the year ending 25 March 2017 as the fashion market remains highly …

Are Fashion's Recycling Programs as Effective as They Seem?

Ethical Shopping Is Nearly Impossible

Plenty of people boycott restaurants or gas stations they don’t agree with. Why is it so hard to do the same for stores?<p>Last month marked the four-year anniversary of the Rana Plaza building collapse that killed 1,138 garment workers and injured nearly 2,600. The news grabbed headlines, tugged …

This New Site is Dedicated to Outing Companies for Failing to Pay Freelancers

Op-Ed: It's Never Too Early to Reevaluate Your Relationship with Fast Fashion