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SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 02: A model walks the runway during the First Nations Fashion + Design show during Afterpay Australian Fashion Week 2021 Resort '22 Collections at Carriageworks on June 02, 2021 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Stefan Gosatti/Getty Images)

Fashion Scoops

First Nations Couture Spotlighted by Australia’s Indigenous Fashion Awards

Now in their second year, the NIFA awards recognized Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander creative talent across six categories, with 31 nominees.

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Social Impact

What Is Sustainability Amid New Rush of Digital Activism?

Sustainability is a zeitgeist word in fashion, but today it’s being reclaimed in all its nuance by Indigenous, Black and LGBTQ purveyors. 

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SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MAY 31: Indigenous model Lisa Fatnowna poses at the Welcome To Country for Afterpay Australian Fashion Week 2021 at the Blacksmith's Workshop, Carriageworks on May 31, 2021 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

Designer and Luxury

Fresh Faces, Indigenous Voices Reenergize Australian Fashion Week

Australian Fashion Week returned to Sydney this month after a two-year hiatus with a new, inclusive spirit and a jam-packed live schedule.

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Indigenous models Pierce Jones and Lisa Fatnowna during the rehearsal for Afterpay Australian Fashion Week's Welcome to Country opener, May 30, 2021, Carriageworks, Sydney.

Fashion Scoops

Australian Fashion Week’s Smoking Hot Opener

Delegates at this week’s resort 2022 collections showcase will be greeted by a traditional Indigenous Welcome to Country.

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The exterior of the Bourse de Commerce – Pinault Collection in Paris.

Fashion Features

François Pinault’s Paris Museum Is Finally Ready for Its Close-up

The billionaire is set to fulfill a lifelong dream with the opening of his private contemporary art museum in Paris on May 22.

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Beauty Features

Black, Hispanic Shoppers Driving Beauty Sales, According to NielsenIQ

Data from NielsenIQ indicates fast growth among beauty’s Black and Hispanic shoppers.

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Campaign image from Nungala Creative by Jessica Johnson, which will be part of the first Nations Fashion and Design Indigenous showcase at Afterpay Australian Fashion Week in Sydney, May 31-June 4.

Designer and Luxury

EXCLUSIVE: IMG Partners With First Nations Fashion and Design for Australian Fashion Week

The event’s 2021 edition will see significant Indigenous representation via runway, showroom and talks initiatives.

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Business Features

Rhetoric vs. Reality: Progress on Purpose in a Tough Year

Did a year of pandemic and racial reawakening calm the animal spirits of all-out profit and cement the notion of compassionate capitalism?

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Legal

Nordstrom Sues Insurer for $25M to Cover Damages From Summer Protests

Nordstrom claims its insurer is making “a transparent effort” to avoid damage costs sustained amid mostly peaceful protests last year.

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Business Features

Visa Commits $1M in Hyperlocal Grants and Mentorship to Drive Growth of Minority-Owned Businesses

The company has partnered with Black Girl Ventures to digitally enable Black- and women-owned small businesses in the U.S.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Lucy Campbell and Son Heung Min feature in the new Ralph Lauren Wimbledon campaign

Business

Ralph Lauren Going on the Offensive

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