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Business

These Brand-Activists, Nonprofits Are Tackling Fashion Policy Head-on

Fashion has attempted to self-govern to its detriment, according to Fibershed’s Rebecca Burgess, but grassroots could be the critical way forward.

clock February 24, 2021Kaley Roshitsh

Sustainable fashion looks to Biden to appoint fashion czar.

Social Impact

Allbirds, ThredUp, More Ask Biden to Appoint ‘Fashion Czar’

Journalist Elizabeth Segran sparked a wave in call to President Biden to appoint a fashion czar. Allbirds, Mara Hoffman and more have signed on.

clock February 18, 2021Kaley Roshitsh

Jay Schottenstein AEO

Retail

CEO Talks: Jay Schottenstein Reflects on a Lifetime in the Retail Industry

The executive chairman of the board and chief executive officer of American Eagle Outfitters discusses fashion amid the era of COVID-19, the future of retail and what he’s learned in 50-plus years as a merchant.

clock February 11, 2021Kellie Ell

President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden pose for a photo with family members at the Celebrating America concert at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, after his inauguration.. (Joshua Roberts/Pool photo via AP)

People

Meet the Family: Biden’s and Harris’ Nearest and Dearest

To a large degree, the Biden and the Harris families represent the modern blended American family.

clock February 3, 2021Rosemary Feitelberg and Leigh Nordstrom

From left: Cole Emhoff and Ella Emhoff, the stepchildren of Vice President-elect Kamala Harris arrive for the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021 in Washington.

Win McNamee/Pool Photo via AP

Fashion Scoops

Ella Emhoff, Amanda Gorman Sign With IMG Models

While every inauguration serves as an inflection point for an incoming administration, this year’s event also proved to be a showcase for the next generation of talent.

clock January 28, 2021Alexandra Polkinghorn

President Biden has issued an executive order meant to raise the bar for government spending on products made in America.

Government and Trade

Biden’s ‘Made In America’ Push and Apparel Manufacturing

President Joe Biden pursued an executive order meant to incentivize domestic manufacturing, a move hailed by national textile lobbyists.

clock January 25, 2021Sindhu Sundar

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Media

NYT Refutes Claims That Editor Was Fired Over ‘Single Tweet’

Media figures are publicly questioning the firing of Lauren Wolfe, purportedly over a tweet showing support of Joe Biden.

clock January 24, 2021Kali Hays

Lady Gaga arrives to sing the National Anthem during the 59th Presidential Inauguration at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, Pool)

Fashion Features

Schiaparelli Designer Talks About Dressing Lady Gaga for the Inauguration

Artistic director Daniel Roseberry said Lady Gaga’s outfit was made in Paris just days before the inauguration of U.S. President Joe Biden.

clock January 23, 2021Joelle Diderich

Sen. Sanders Turns Viral Inauguration Look Into Charitable Merch

Fashion Scoops

Sen. Sanders Turns Viral Inauguration Look Into Charitable Merch

The “Chairman Sanders Crewneck” will benefit Meals on Wheels in Vermont.

clock January 22, 2021Layla Ilchi

Michelle Obama, Amanda Gorman and Ella Emhoff

Lifestyle

WWD Report Card: Mittens, Headbands, Internet-breaking Coats

Bernie Sanders’ mittens, Ella Emhoff’s coat and Lady Gaga’s dove brooch square off in this week’s Report Card.

clock January 22, 2021Leigh Nordstrom and Alex Badia

Vice President Kamala Harris and Second Gentleman Douglas Emhoff.

Fashion Trends

On The Runways and Capitol Steps, Monochrome Prevailed

From outerwear to accessories, monochromatic looks were trending on the spring 2021 runways and at this week’s inaugural activities.

clock January 21, 2021Emily Mercer and Alex Badia

A model wears a creation for Chanel's Haute Couture Fall/Winter 2017/2018 fashion collection presented under a replica of the Eiffel Tower at the Grand Palais in Paris Tuesday, July 4, 2017. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)

Environment

What Rejoining the Paris Agreement Signals to Fashion

Biden’s order to rejoin the Paris Agreement signals a fashion industry that needs more science.

clock January 21, 2021Kaley Roshitsh

President Joe Biden kicked off his presidency with moves to address worker issues.

Retail

Biden Admin’s Signals to Labor

The new president has proposed a $15-an-hour minimum wage, moved to preserve protections for LGBTQ workers, and fired the NLRB general counsel.

clock January 21, 2021Sindhu Sundar

A screenshot from Naomi Biden's Instagram.

Fashion Scoops

Ella Emhoff, Amanda Gorman and Other Inauguration Stars See Social Media Explosion

After an inspiring and fashion-filled day, young inaugural attendees saw followers flock to their social media pages.

clock January 21, 2021Alexandra Polkinghorn

Left to right, Vice President Kamala Harris, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, poet Amanda Gorman, former First Lady Michelle Obama and First Lady Jill Biden at the inauguration of President Joe Biden in Washington D.C. on Jan. 20, 2021..

Fashion Features

Moore From L.A.: Biden Era Marks the Arrival of Symbolic Fashion

Distant from the Trump brand of too-muchness, the support of next-generation designers suggested a new possible future for American fashion–small, local, more considered, sustainable and meaningful.

clock January 21, 2021Booth Moore

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