Beauty

Beauty Forced to Confront Racism

clock June 5, 2020Alexa Tietjen and Allison Collins and Ellen Thomas

Fashion

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

Fashion

Bottega Veneta Taps Designer Matthieu Blazy

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Fashion

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Financial

Unemployment Rate Improves to 13.3 Percent in COVID-19 Crisis

Retailers once more added to their payrolls as stores started to open back up.

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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

Jide Zeitlin

Business Features

Black and in Fashion, Representation in the Workforce

A by-the-numbers look at the proportion of black people in the industry’s ranks.

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Technology

Digital Start-ups Offer Concrete Solutions to Fashion Industry

From virtual showrooms and efficient logistics to circular economy, WWD offers a roundup of the most interesting solutions on the market.

clock June 4, 2020Alessandra Turra

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

Protesters march in times square

Business Features

From Protests to Progress, the Next Step in Diversity

The raw nerve touched by the death of George Floyd needs to shock fashion into action to take on racism, experts say.

clock June 3, 2020Evan Clark and Rosemary Feitelberg and Kali Hays and Obi Anyanwu and Kellie Ell

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.

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Fashion for all, social justice, humanity, sustainability

Business Features

Dear Fashion: Be Human, Break the Silence

Fashion for All Foundation’s Hannah Stoudemire seeks solidarity and “humanity” from the fashion world once again.

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Anine Bing's closet.

Designer and Luxury

WWD List: 12 Designers Give Decluttering Tips

Creatives in Milan, Paris and London share suggestions on what to keep, give away and reinvent to reorganize a wardrobe.

clock June 2, 2020Sandra Salibian and Natalie Theodosi and Mimosa Spencer

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Financial

Retailers Tally Costs of Protests — and Show Support

Fashion was both hit hard by looting and showed heart as companies experiencing damage took strong stands against racism.

clock June 2, 2020Evan Clark and Kali Hays

Laspata DeCaro

Business Features

The Role of Storytelling and ‘Emotional’ Narratives in a Post-COVID-19 World

After partnering two years ago, Laspata DeCaro and DCC have formed a new entity: Btwn 5th & 6th.

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Afterpay

Fashion Scoops

Afterpay Launches Fund-raising Effort to Help Fashion Industry, Those in Need

The “buy now, pay later” provider said consumers can simply check a box on the app to donate a $1 to the program.

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Social Studies: Week of May 25

Fashion Scoops

Social Studies: Week of May 25

A look at what some of fashion’s insiders posted on social media this week.

clock May 29, 2020Emily Mercer and Andrew Shang and Alex Badia and Thomas Waller and Luis Campuzano

recycling, textile waste, fashion

Fashion Scoops

New Recycling Consortium an Open Call to Curb Textile Waste in Philly

Recycling startup Retrievr makes an open call to fashion brands to partake in the recycling journey in Philadelphia.

clock May 29, 2020Kaley Roshitsh

Julie Ragolia

Fashion Features

Into the Archives: Stylists’ Personal Collections

The coronavirus lockdown has shown the industry that quality rules over quantity, promoting a greater emphasis on artistry and craftsmanship over simply speed and size.

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Beauty Companies Donate to Black Lives Matter

clock June 5, 2020Alexa Tietjen

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