Prominent names in fashion education were asked to share what they think the fashion school of the future will look like. What skills will students be required to learn? In what ways will schools differ from the learning spaces we’re used to today?
Paulo Coelho spent time in a mental institution, wrote several popular songs and became one of world’s best-selling authors. But that doesn’t even begin to tell the story of his life.
As a growing number of consumers become aware of the environmental impact of female hygiene products, several companies have been launched in recent years to offer alternatives.
Almost 80 percent of students at the world’s leading fashion schools are women. Yet, only 12.5 percent of the apparel companies on the Fortune 1000 list are led by women. Why do men get promoted to C-suite roles while women get stuck in middle management?
Linkedin has listed “Chief Corporate Social Responsibility Officer” and “Chief Ethics Officer” among the hottest C-suite titles of our times. Amy Smith is one of the people holding such a title.
Stitch Fix is the fashion version of the business model that made companies like Netflix and Spotify successful. With over 2.9 million clients across the US, the company is worth about 2 billion US dollars.
Why are so many fashion brands launching limited-edition products in small quantities, without much advance warning? Fashion scholars and experts offer some valuable insights to understand this marketing strategy.
Market Research Firm Euromonitor has published a report outlining the top 10 consumers trends to be expected in 2019 around the world. Here are the main societal changes affecting the way people shop.
Although the words “Made in Italy” still help luxury companies to sell their products, the truth is Italian craftsmen are struggling. A new fashion brand from Amsterdam has come up with a business model to help them out.
Can the biggest players in the fashion industry unite to stop global warming? The United Nations thinks so.
Although recycling plastic sounds like an indisputable good idea, rPET’s celebration is far from being an unanimity in the sustainable fashion community. Here are the main arguments from both sides.
Are tights designed not to last? New startups are popping up around the globe to address consumers’ complaints about tights’ comfort and durability.
Alice Ferraz is one of Brazil’s 20 most powerful women, according to Forbes Magazine. Why? She founded the world’s first network of fashion and lifestyle bloggers, F*Hits, back in 2010 when marketing professionals hadn’t even coined the term “digital influencer” yet. Now, she joins Italian fashion school Polimoda as a mentor to their Master’s in Fashion Marketing.
Allbirds’ rise is every startup’s dream. In just over three years, the San Francisco-based footwear company sold over a million pairs of sneakers, raised more than 77 million US dollars and is reportedly valued at 1.4 billion. This is what they did right.
Bangladesh’s safety inspection agencies are not ready to assume responsibility for the 1,688 garment factories under the purview of the Bangladesh Accord on Fire and Building Safety, according to a report published this week.
A new study by Siddharth Kara from the University of California, Berkeley, has shed some light onto the lives of 1,452 home-based garment workers in India, one of the world’s largest garment exporters.
A new report by Human Rights Watch (HRW) confirms once more that global fashion brands are contributing to unsafe and unfair working conditions at garment factories in countries like Cambodia, Myanmar, India, Pakistan and Bangladesh by pressuring suppliers to drive down prices and produce faster.
The Copenhagen Fashion Summit, one of the biggest events about sustainability in fashion, celebrated its 10th anniversary this week. Although the industry has come a long way, the event was market by a sense of urgency, as we only have ten years left to keep global warming to a maximum of 1.5C as stipulated by the Paris Agreement.