Black Lives Matter

Stella Jean in conversation with Valerie Steele.

Ready To Wear

Stella Jean Sees Progress on Race in Italy as Companies Move Beyond Masked ‘Corporate Colonialism’

Stella Jean spoke with the FIT Museum’s Valerie Steele about her push for racial equity and representation in Italian fashion.

clock February 26, 2021Misty White Sidell

The emerging designers of the “We are Made in Italy – The Fab Five Bridge Builders” program

Designer and Luxury

These 5 Black Designers Bring Multicultural Point of View to Milan Fashion Week

The Black Lives Matter in Italy Fashion Collective supported the emerging designers in the development of their collections, produced by Italian companies.

clock February 24, 2021Alessandra Turra

Dockers

Fashion Features

Dockers Taps Selema Masekela and Ryan Harris, Advocates for Racial Equality and Sustainability in the Surfing Industry

The campaign marks the California brand’s 35th anniversary.

clock February 17, 2021Ryma Chikhoune

Sunni Sunni reese square toed boot

Fashion Features

31 Most Loved Fashion Items From Black-owned Brands

Here’s what 31 Black fashion creatives are saying about Black History Month — and what they’re buying from Black-owned brands.

clock February 17, 2021Victor Vaughns Jr.

Thirteen Lune Site

Beauty Features

Thirteen Lune Raises $1 Million, Invested by Sean Combs, Gwyneth Paltrow, Naomi Watts

The online platform sells Black- and brown-owned beauty brands.

clock January 15, 2021Ryma Chikhoune

ipsy glam bag, best skin care subscription boxes

Beauty Features

Ipsy Issues 6-Month Update on Commitments to Black-Owned Beauty Brands

Ipsy is adding Pat McGrath Labs, Briogeo, Uoma and other Black-owned beauty brands into Glam Bags this year.

clock January 11, 2021Allison Collins

Fashion Industry, Celebrities React to Pro-Trump Riots in Washington D.C.

Fashion Scoops

Fashion Industry, Celebrities React to Pro-Trump Riots in Washington, D.C.

Many have taken to social media to condemn the violent protests that have engulfed the U.S. Capitol.

clock January 6, 2021Layla Ilchi

Biggest Fashion News of 2020

Fashion Scoops

The Biggest Fashion News Stories of 2020

The coronavirus pandemic and the Black Lives Matter movement were among the year’s top stories.

clock December 23, 2020Layla Ilchi

Model Magnolia Maymuru wears Grace Rosendale's 'Seed Pods' dress, 2019. As featured in the 'Piinpi: Contemporary Indigenous Fashion' exhibition at Bendigo Art Gallery.

Designer and Luxury

A Banner Year for Australian Indigenous Fashion, Buoyed by BLM

Australia’s Indigenous fashion sector gained momentum in 2020, in spite of COVID-19.

clock December 15, 2020Patty Huntington

The 2020 WWD Beauty Inc Awards

Beauty Features

The 2020 WWD Beauty Inc Awards

Unprecedented times call for agility, innovation and resilience. Here, WWD Beauty Inc honors the industry’s power players and brands who demonstrated those traits — and much more.

clock December 11, 2020Jenny B. Fine

Prada, L.A. retail closing Election Day

Retail

L.A., More National Retail Shutting Down Over Election Day Fears

Retail in L.A. is all but shut down, as cities like Portland, Chicago and New York do the same before an Election Day putting the public on edge.

clock November 2, 2020Kali Hays and Rosemary Feitelberg

Lululemon store

Human Resources

Lululemon Expands C-suite

The athletic apparel and accessories maker has tapped execs from Adidas and Abercrombie & Fitch.

clock October 30, 2020Kellie Ell

Viva Ruiz, Michael Bullock, Michael Love Michael, and Jeanise Aviles

Fashion Features

LGBTQ Activists on Why We’re ‘A Long Way Off’ From Inclusion

“I think the very idea that we are just now creating efforts to ‘include’ people in a society they already occupy, contribute to, and shape is indicative of the fact that LGBTQIA-plus people are still considered second-class citizens,” Ianne Field Steward says.

clock October 30, 2020Andrew Shang and Emily Mercer

A panoramic view of “About Time: Fashion and Duration" at The Met.

Fashion Features

‘About Time: Fashion and Duration’ Examines Enduring Styles Since The Met Was Founded

The subjectivity of time is explored in many directions in the Costume Institute’s new show.

clock October 26, 2020Rosemary Feitelberg

A backstage picture from the editorial shooting for the MQBMBQ project supported by Converse.

Social Impact

Converse Spotlights Black Queer Community in Italy With New Communication Project

Converse is supporting young creative and journalist Jordan Anderson’s MQBMBQ digital project in shedding a light on the Italian Black queer community.

clock October 20, 2020Martino Carrera

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Inside Tom Ford Beauty’s Guangzhou store.

Beauty

In-Store Beauty Retail Will Increasingly Be Driven By Tech, Services

clock February 27, 2021Jennifer Weil

Social Studies

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