Author Archives: jackiemallon

Is Fashion’s Love Affair with Instagram in Danger?

It was a match made in online heaven, but whether this delirious couple of lovebirds will have their happy ending is in dispute for the first time. Read on at FashionUnited here…

Is Fashion’s Love Affair with Instagram in Danger?

It was a match made in online heaven, but whether this delirious couple of lovebirds will have their happy ending is in dispute for the first time. Read on at FashionUnited here…

FIT Spotlights Fabric in Fashion in New Museum Exhibit

Garments from 250 years ago hang next to Alexander Wang from a couple of seasons ago in this exhibit which examines fibers from cultivation right through to the runway fabric they become. Now more than ever we should appreciate the

FIT Spotlights Fabric in Fashion in New Museum Exhibit

Garments from 250 years ago hang next to Alexander Wang from a couple of seasons ago in this exhibit which examines fibers from cultivation right through to the runway fabric they become. Now more than ever we should appreciate the

Is it risky business for brands to weigh in on politics?

The long-awaited midterm elections are over. Now begins the drumbeat for 2020 which by the time that arrives we’ll probably feel like our heads are about to explode. On the other side of the pond, Brexit talks have commentators hand

Is it risky business for brands to weigh in on politics?

The long-awaited midterm elections are over. Now begins the drumbeat for 2020 which by the time that arrives we’ll probably feel like our heads are about to explode. On the other side of the pond, Brexit talks have commentators hand

Four Years Out of School, One Fashion Graduate’s Story

Often recent graduates are reluctant to describe their career experience thus far for fear of ruining potential opportunities in a competitive industry but thankfully this interviewee offers up a candid and poignant impression of his experiences since leaving FIT. It’s

Four Years Out of School, One Fashion Graduate’s Story

Often recent graduates are reluctant to describe their career experience thus far for fear of ruining potential opportunities in a competitive industry but thankfully this interviewee offers up a candid and poignant impression of his experiences since leaving FIT. It’s

Why Fashion Shaming Women in Power is Losing its Power

Another of those many things that women quietly tolerated, it is now getting shut down, no longer bringing embarrassment on the criticized but the criticizer. Read my piece examining the changing tide of fashion shaming here at FashionUnited… 

Why Fashion Shaming Women in Power is Losing its Power

Another of those many things that women quietly tolerated, it is now getting shut down, no longer bringing embarrassment on the criticized but the criticizer. Read my piece examining the changing tide of fashion shaming here at FashionUnited… 

Logo Up, There’s Mileage in the Monogram!

If you don’t have letters dangling after you––and I don’t mean MFA, PHD or even CEO––you’re out of the loop. The letters I’m referring to don’t indicate that you hold a particular position, office or honor, but rather that you

Logo Up, There’s Mileage in the Monogram!

If you don’t have letters dangling after you––and I don’t mean MFA, PHD or even CEO––you’re out of the loop. The letters I’m referring to don’t indicate that you hold a particular position, office or honor, but rather that you

Upcycling Goes Luxury Pointing to a Fashion Uprising

What’s old is new. Hoarders can feel vindicated for squirreling away over the years every scrap under the thought bubble “You never know…” If the image of Molly Ringwald’s character Andy in “Pretty in Pink” making her prom dress out of

Upcycling Goes Luxury Pointing to a Fashion Uprising

What’s old is new. Hoarders can feel vindicated for squirreling away over the years every scrap under the thought bubble “You never know…” If the image of Molly Ringwald’s character Andy in “Pretty in Pink” making her prom dress out of