Posts Tagged: fashion industry

Top model candid about body shaming prevalent in fashion

The misogyny in the fashion industry is still one of the great unaddressed issues there is but surely it can’t continue much longer. These designers who purport to love women are usually in the thrall of an image of women

Top model candid about body shaming prevalent in fashion

The misogyny in the fashion industry is still one of the great unaddressed issues there is but surely it can’t continue much longer. These designers who purport to love women are usually in the thrall of an image of women

What I learned from teaching fashion sketch remotely

It’s been interesting teaching a fashion sketch class remotely for the first time during this pandemic. It did not go the way I expected. I describe the pros and cons of the experience in this piece for FashionUnited.

What I learned from teaching fashion sketch remotely

It’s been interesting teaching a fashion sketch class remotely for the first time during this pandemic. It did not go the way I expected. I describe the pros and cons of the experience in this piece for FashionUnited.

Black History is Fashion History

As a fashion educator and eternal student I’m acutely aware of how Black designers and Black creative influence has been written out of the history of fashion. Although the creatives coming up through today are looking a bit more diverse,

Black History is Fashion History

As a fashion educator and eternal student I’m acutely aware of how Black designers and Black creative influence has been written out of the history of fashion. Although the creatives coming up through today are looking a bit more diverse,

What is the prognosis for the spirit of New York?

Being in an Empire State of mind is a little different these days. Many fled the city as the pandemic raged for their Catskills retreats, Long Island beach houses, or back to the small towns they thought they’d left far

What is the prognosis for the spirit of New York?

Being in an Empire State of mind is a little different these days. Many fled the city as the pandemic raged for their Catskills retreats, Long Island beach houses, or back to the small towns they thought they’d left far

Big tech investor tells fashion industry not to trust Amazon

We’ve been grateful for Amazon during pandemic months, even becoming dependent on the instant hit of receiving our orders within 24 hours. We’ve made Jeff Bezos the planet’s first trillionaire. But one Silicon Valley regular advises us to wean ourselves

Big tech investor tells fashion industry not to trust Amazon

We’ve been grateful for Amazon during pandemic months, even becoming dependent on the instant hit of receiving our orders within 24 hours. We’ve made Jeff Bezos the planet’s first trillionaire. But one Silicon Valley regular advises us to wean ourselves

Are traditional fashion shows archaic next to the promise of digital?

Digital technology pulled us through a global pandemic when otherwise we’d have been cut off from the rest of humankind with only banana bread recipes for solace. Now digital’s possibilities are endless. But will the fashion industry get with the

Are traditional fashion shows archaic next to the promise of digital?

Digital technology pulled us through a global pandemic when otherwise we’d have been cut off from the rest of humankind with only banana bread recipes for solace. Now digital’s possibilities are endless. But will the fashion industry get with the

15 fashion pros offer key advice to their younger selves Part 2

Fashion is a tricky landscape to navigate but hindsight is a wonderful GPS. In this, the second part, another group of internationally accomplished fashion professionals dish the dirt on what they wish they’d known back then when they were starting out.

15 fashion pros offer key advice to their younger selves Part 2

Fashion is a tricky landscape to navigate but hindsight is a wonderful GPS. In this, the second part, another group of internationally accomplished fashion professionals dish the dirt on what they wish they’d known back then when they were starting out.

15 fashion pros offer key advice to their younger selves Part 1

If I only knew then what I know now is a common reaction at some point in life. It can be merely regretful or become a motivator to make sure others don’t make the same mistakes as you have. These

15 fashion pros offer key advice to their younger selves Part 1

If I only knew then what I know now is a common reaction at some point in life. It can be merely regretful or become a motivator to make sure others don’t make the same mistakes as you have. These

Kent State’s plan to ensure graduate portfolios seen by industry

It’s that time of year when graduate portfolios are ready for viewing. But unfortunately this year the industry is on its knees, businesses are closed, and schools are forced to find new ways to let the world know about the

Kent State’s plan to ensure graduate portfolios seen by industry

It’s that time of year when graduate portfolios are ready for viewing. But unfortunately this year the industry is on its knees, businesses are closed, and schools are forced to find new ways to let the world know about the

Two designers on Covid, one leads while the other grieves

It’s a tale of two designers and their preparedness or lack thereof for the crisis we’re currently suffering through. Marc Jacobs and Stella McCartney, in their own words, some rather alarming, make a very convincing case study for comparing how

Two designers on Covid, one leads while the other grieves

It’s a tale of two designers and their preparedness or lack thereof for the crisis we’re currently suffering through. Marc Jacobs and Stella McCartney, in their own words, some rather alarming, make a very convincing case study for comparing how