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Beauty Forced to Confront Racism

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Voices of Fashion's Black Creatives on the Work to Be Done

clock June 5, 2020Andrew Shang and Victor Vaughns Jr. and Thomas Waller and Luis Campuzano and Emily Mercer and Rosemary Feitelberg

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Bottega Veneta Taps Designer Matthieu Blazy

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A Tokyo station is crowded with commuters wearing face mask during rush hour, May 2020.

Ready To Wear

Face Masks: The New Global Must-Have Accessory

Asian brands have been making them for years. Western brands are aiming to catch up.

clock June 4, 2020Kelly Wetherille

Models wear creations as part of the Bottega Veneta Spring-Summer 2020 collection, unveiled during the fashion week, in Milan, ItalyFashion S/S 2020 Bottega Veneta, Milan, Italy - 19 Sep 2019

Fashion Scoops

Bottega Veneta Taps Designer Matthieu Blazy

He has previously worked for Calvin Klein, Celine and Maison Margiela.

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A Tokyo station is crowded with commuters wearing face mask during rush hour, May 2020.

Ready To Wear

Face Masks: The New Global Must-Have Accessory

Asian brands have been making them for years. Western brands are aiming to catch up.

clock June 4, 2020Kelly Wetherille

Models wear creations as part of the Bottega Veneta Spring-Summer 2020 collection, unveiled during the fashion week, in Milan, ItalyFashion S/S 2020 Bottega Veneta, Milan, Italy - 19 Sep 2019

Fashion Scoops

Bottega Veneta Taps Designer Matthieu Blazy

He has previously worked for Calvin Klein, Celine and Maison Margiela.

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Voices of Fashion’s Black Creatives on the Work to Be Done

Fashion Features

Voices of Fashion’s Black Creatives on the Work to Be Done

Now is the time to amplify black voices when discussing widespread changes that need to be made.

clock June 5, 2020Andrew Shang and Victor Vaughns Jr. and Thomas Waller and Luis Campuzano and Emily Mercer and Rosemary Feitelberg

Daniel Grieder

Fashion Scoops

Grieder Said to Be in Talks With Hugo Boss

He would succeed Mark Langer who is leaving Sept. 30.

clock June 4, 2020Lisa Lockwood

Fashion Scoops

CFDA Taking Action to Foster a More Racially Balanced Industry

Following a board meeting on Tuesday, the CFDA has created a series of initiatives to improve diversity in the fashion industry.

clock June 4, 2020Rosemary Feitelberg

'Safety First Veil, a Flu Preventive', WWD, October 23rd, 1918.

Fashion Features

From WWD Archives: How the Spanish Flu of 1918 Affected Fashion

There were eerie predictions for today’s COVID-19 pandemic.

clock June 4, 2020Booth Moore

KleenWraps hand grips.

Fashion Features

Chris Gelinas Is Pivoting From Designer Clothes to PPE

The New York-based designer is helping KleenWraps, a maker of antimicrobial grips, expand its range of accessories, and improve their appeal.

clock June 4, 2020Miles Socha

Bluestone face shields just hit the consumer market.

Fashion Trends

Face Shields, PPE Accessories, Do They Work? A Medical Expert Weighs In

Now a way of pandemic life, face masks are creating a consumer market for PPE-inspired fashion and accessories.

clock June 4, 2020Booth Moore

Production Club Microshell suit.

Fashion Features

Anti-Viral-Leisure Could Be $20B Opportunity for Ailing Fashion Industry

“Innovation will come by catering to how we live in this new anti-viral society,” said Marshal Cohen, chief industry analyst for The NPD Group.

clock June 4, 2020Booth Moore

My Block My Hood My City

Fashion Scoops

Taking Care of His Block

The group My Block, My Hood, My City is organizing volunteers to help reopen damaged retailers in Chicago.

clock June 3, 2020Kristin Larson

Protesters in Hyde Park during a 'Justice for Black Lives' demonstration. Protests have taken place across the United States and in cities around the world in response to the killing of George Floyd by police officers in Minneapolis on 25 May.Black Lives Matter protest, Hyde Park, London, UK - 03 Jun 2020

Fashion Scoops

Protesters Flock to Hyde Park, Downing Street for Black Lives Matter

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said people have the right to protest as long as they respect safety measures and social distancing.

clock June 3, 2020Samantha Conti

Intimissimi-omnichannel-strategy

Fashion Scoops

Intimissimi Strengthens Omnichannel Strategy

The Italian innerwear firm is integrating the stocks of its e-commerce platform and physical stores to offer a smooth shopping experience.

clock June 3, 2020Martino Carrera

A look from the Reebok x Ba&sh Collaboration

Fashion Trends

Market Moments: Reebok x Ba&sh Collaboration

Titled “Pas de Deux,” the collection was designed to fuse style, sport and the movement of dance through six items.

clock June 3, 2020Emily Mercer

Bulgari's B.Zero1 Rock collection.

Fashion Scoops

Bulgari Accelerates E-commerce Reach

The Rome-based jeweler is expanding its online business in additional countries through July 29.

clock June 3, 2020Luisa Zargani

Ones to Watch: KEH

Fashion Features

Ones to Watch: KEH

KEH had a strong NYFW debut with subversive tailoring that has the potential to attract consumers looking beyond quarantine comfortwear.

clock June 3, 2020Andrew Shang

Jackson Yee has been appointed T Ambassador for Tiffany & Co. in China

Fashion Scoops

Tiffany & Co. Taps Jackson Yee As Brand Ambassador

While uncertainty looms over LVMH’s $16.2-billion offer for Tiffany & Co., the jeweler presses ahead with its China expansion.

clock June 3, 2020Tianwei Zhang

An illustration by Mona Chalabi for the 15 Percent Pledge.

Fashion Scoops

N.Y. Designer Establishes Pledge for Retailers to Support Black-owned Businesses

Brother Vellies founder Aurora James has established the 15 Percent Pledge, calling on big retailers to commit shelf space to black-owned businesses.

clock June 3, 2020Misty White Sidell

Prada virtual reality project

Fashion Scoops

Prada Brings Virtual Reality to Home Entertainment

Users will have access to exclusive contents available at popular platforms, including YouTube VR and VEER.

clock June 3, 2020Alessandra Turra

Valentino-backnet-sneakers

Fashion Scoops

Valentino Hosts First In-store Digital Event

Invited guests will join the event dedicated to the “Backnet” sneakers remotely.

clock June 3, 2020Martino Carrera

Emporio Armani Mens Fall 2020

Fashion Trends

Fall 2020 Utility Fashion Trend

Notions of practicality and protection have resonated as designers have paired quilted nylon, tactile hardware and a plethora of pockets with structured silhouettes.

clock June 3, 2020Luis Campuzano

Diamond Mahone for Tanya Taylor Resort 2021

Fashion Show Reviews

Tanya Taylor Resort 2021

With an upbeat collection, Tanya Taylor argues that women can still find joy in dressing up.

clock June 3, 2020Bridget Foley

jeffrey epstein

Fashion Scoops

How Jeffrey Epstein Is Linked to Fashion, Media and President Trump

The new Netflix docu-series, “Jeffrey Epstein: Filthy Rich,” provides insight into Epstein’s close ties with prominent public figures.

clock June 2, 2020Layla Ilchi

karl lagerfeld forgotten scrapbook

Fashion Scoops

Report Stirs Up Interest in Karl Lagerfeld Fortune 

Did the late designer name several heirs in his will?

clock June 2, 2020Mimosa Spencer

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