JCPenney Expands Its Product Offerings By Adding Black And Brown Beauty Brands And Adaptive Fashions

JCPenney Expands Its Product Offerings By Adding Black And Brown Beauty Brands And Adaptive Fashions

JCPenney at San Bruno, California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) Getty Images JCPenney Expands Its Product Offerings By Adding Black And Brown Beauty Brands and Adaptive Fashions Lots of changes are going on at JCPenney. One notable change is in the beauty category. Thirteen Lune, an on-line site that offers beauty brands created by black … Read more

Is Phoebe Philo Fashion’s Most Misunderstood Designer?

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Last week, Phoebe Philo announced her return to the world of fashion with an eponymous brand that will launch early next year, nearly four years after she left LVMH-owned Celine in the hands of her successor Hedi Slimane. The news was lauded by the womenswear fanatics who mourn her absence (like those who memorialize her … Read more

Fashion’s rush to IRL events drove a Miami Swim Week glow-up – Glossy

Fashion's rush to IRL events drove a Miami Swim Week glow-up – Glossy

This week, fashion brands get in on emerging IRL events, from Miami Swim Week to UFC 264.For fashion fans and brands, the pandemic worked to put Miami Swim Week on the map.  Taking place on July 8-11, this year’s Paraiso Miami Beach, widely known as Miami Swim Week, answered the fashion community’s pent-up demand for … Read more

Fashion’s Progress In Transparency Still Too Slow

Fashion's Progress In Transparency Still Too Slow

Fashion Revolution’s sixth annual Fashion Transparency Index reveals that the fashion industry is still too slow on disclosing key information about human rights and environmental policies.The fashion report analyses and ranks 250 of the world’s biggest fashion brands based on how transparent they are about their practices and impacts within their operations and supply chains.In … Read more

Sabrina Elba On Teaming Up With Louboutin & Fashion’s Ongoing Fight For Inclusivity

Sabrina Elba On Teaming Up With Louboutin & Fashion's Ongoing Fight For Inclusivity

In “Power Players,” changemakers in the fashion industry tell Bustle how they’re pushing boundaries and moving the culture forward, whether they’re advocating for sustainability, bringing more inclusivity to the runway, or making strides in technology and innovation. Here, Sabrina Elba discusses the developments of inclusivity in the fashion industry, and how far we still have … Read more

Non-Fungible Tokens and the Metaverse Are Digital Fashion’s Next Frontiers

Non-Fungible Tokens and the Metaverse Are Digital Fashion's Next Frontiers

Of course the fashion world is interested in NFTs: In an industry obsessed with authenticity and exclusivity, a token that guarantees precisely those qualities makes perfect sense. Just how much sense you find in the digital clothes authenticated by those non-fungible tokens, meanwhile, probably depends on how you feel about the metaverse. New York-based communications consultant Josh … Read more

Sustainable materials are a vision of fashion’s future

Sustainable materials are a vision of fashion’s future

For thousands of years, humans have outfitted themselves in silk and wool, cotton and linen, fur and hides. You can probably find most of these, if not all, in your own wardrobe.But a decade from now, you might well see fewer such time-tested materials hanging there. Your “silk” dress might be derived from orange-peel fibre … Read more

Brooks Brothers Owner and Shein Could Be Fashion’s Next Big IPOs – Sourcing Journal

Authentic Brands Group, Chinese fast-fashion giant Shein, Allbirds and On Running are all said to be considering making their public debut.

The red-hot IPO market could soon have several new entrants. So far in 2021, Poshmark, Mytheresa.com, Dr. Martens, and ThredUp all brought their fashion propositions to the public markets, with self-driving tech firm TuSimple raising $1.35 billion in its debut and medical scrubs startup Figs also joining the IPO party. New names are said to be… … Read more

Aditya Birla Fashion’s Q4 ends well, but muted near-term footfalls to hurt

Shares of ABFRL are about 30% away from their pre-covid highs seen in February 2020. (File Photo: Reuters)

MUMBAI: Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail Ltd’s (ABFRL) standalone March quarter revenues declined a modest 2% year-on-year to Rs1,783 crore. The company saw strong year-on-year recovery in the months of January and February. Towards the end of the March quarter though localised shutdowns due to the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic led to lower … Read more