Voz, a luxury ethical fashion brand, is working to offset the impact of counterfeiting in the artisan community. The company was launched in 2012 by Jasmine Etoile Aarons, an entrepreneur and a product design engineer from Stanford University. The brand’s mission is to preserve and protect original textile art forms while equipping artisans “creatively, economically and culturally.”
Voz partnered with the Mapuche weavers of Southern Chile and has more than 100 jobs throughout its supply chain to date. Here, WWD interviewed five Voz artisans who are being impacted by the counterfeit textile trade.
The iconic Tiffany & Co. Fifth Avenue flagship will have a whole new look come 2021, reports @mistywhitesidell . The 10-story store is being expanded and renovated under the vision of chief artistic officer, Reed Krakoff. #wwdnews
“I feel like the [Emmy] nomination is this absurdly generous bonus to something that I’ve already been excited by for quite some time now,” Darren Criss tells @ktauer about his nomination for his role as Andrew Cunanan in The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story, “My general attitude toward life is I hope for everything but expect nothing. But when you’re playing for the Warriors, there’s a good chance you’ll make it to the championships. And I’m not saying I’m Steph Curry, but when you’re on [showrunner] Ryan Murphy’s team, it seems more palpable than ever,” he continues. (Criss previously starred on “Glee,” another Murphy creation, although they didn’t directly work together.) “I feel like I’ve already won the lottery.” Read more in WWD.com (📸: @lexieblacklock ) #wwdeye #darrencriss #americancrimestory #emmys2018