Category Archives: Fashion Writing

The avant-garde designers who haunt and hypnotize us

On the sixth anniversary of the Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh in which 1,134 garment workers died while making garments for fast fashion outlets worldwide, it might be an opportunity to celebrate the opposite of fast fashion and our

The avant-garde designers who haunt and hypnotize us

On the sixth anniversary of the Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh in which 1,134 garment workers died while making garments for fast fashion outlets worldwide, it might be an opportunity to celebrate the opposite of fast fashion and our

How to convince friends to quit fast fashion for good

Some of my favorite people disappoint me on this issue. When I suggest they curb their enthusiasm with the fast fashion, they look at me like I’m taking food out of their children’s mouths. Or that I’m leaving them naked

How to convince friends to quit fast fashion for good

Some of my favorite people disappoint me on this issue. When I suggest they curb their enthusiasm with the fast fashion, they look at me like I’m taking food out of their children’s mouths. Or that I’m leaving them naked

8 most fashionable gender benders of all time

Gender bender sounds a bit retro nowadays. Gender fluid and gender non-conformist have mostly replaced it as a term. But as it also coincides with a major exhibition in Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts, we’ll trot it out for a

8 most fashionable gender benders of all time

Gender bender sounds a bit retro nowadays. Gender fluid and gender non-conformist have mostly replaced it as a term. But as it also coincides with a major exhibition in Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts, we’ll trot it out for a

The Future of Gender Non-Conforming Fashion

It might seem like a fashion movement but it’s more than that, as a recent event in NYC made very clear. A new consumer is demanding to be recognized and tokenism won’t cut it. Read on here at FashionUnited…

The Future of Gender Non-Conforming Fashion

It might seem like a fashion movement but it’s more than that, as a recent event in NYC made very clear. A new consumer is demanding to be recognized and tokenism won’t cut it. Read on here at FashionUnited…

Is the artisan fashion’s most misunderstood figure?

The word “artisan” is everywhere, it’s become meaningless. But yet artisans exist, and appreciate our interest. So let’s not lose each other through misunderstanding. I discuss the enigmatic figures behind some of our most meticulously crafted products and explain why

Is the artisan fashion’s most misunderstood figure?

The word “artisan” is everywhere, it’s become meaningless. But yet artisans exist, and appreciate our interest. So let’s not lose each other through misunderstanding. I discuss the enigmatic figures behind some of our most meticulously crafted products and explain why

People of color describe challenges of working in fashion

I was privileged to be present at this event in which professionals discussed candidly their experiences of working in the fashion industry while black. From hair to code switching, the topics were vast and, although serious in nature, the laughs

People of color describe challenges of working in fashion

I was privileged to be present at this event in which professionals discussed candidly their experiences of working in the fashion industry while black. From hair to code switching, the topics were vast and, although serious in nature, the laughs

Fashion leadership; 5 experts reveal how to be boss

Straight from the horses’ mouths: words of wisdom and some surprising patterns emerge as these prominent figures describe their road to success and what it takes to be a leader.  Time to grab notepaper! Continue here to read on FashionUnited.com

Fashion leadership; 5 experts reveal how to be boss

Straight from the horses’ mouths: words of wisdom and some surprising patterns emerge as these prominent figures describe their road to success and what it takes to be a leader.  Time to grab notepaper! Continue here to read on FashionUnited.com