Fashion is an industry built on the essential nature of clothing, which is driven forward by the buying public’s ever-changing taste. In 2020, as consumer tastes shifted in the face of the coronavirus pandemic, only the fittest survived. And many who did are among those who have of late adopted a message of “sustainability,” a catchall watchword that promises brands are, at a bare minimum, thinking twice about their roles in the cycle of perpetual consumption. A single definition can be hard to pin down, but Kate Fletcher, design activist, scholar, and author of Sustainable Fashion and Textiles: Design Journeys,
England’s first match in the Euro 2020 tournament isn’t until Sunday afternoon, but the fashion crowd are already focused on the team’s attacking threat – specifically Dominic Calvert-Lewin, the 24-year-old Everton striker. Calvert-Lewin may be rated by football fans for his goals, but with his off-duty looks he’s gaining a reputation as England’s premier fashion plate.
Cavert-Lewin now shares a stylist – Harry Lambert – with Harry Styles. But his personal style has stood out for a few years. If footballers, broadly speaking, tend to stick to ripped jeans, tight T-shirts and logoed washbags, Calvert-Lewin wears more obscure labels
Ferrari is replacing the road for the runway, debuting their first-ever fashion show. The luxury car brand has announced that they will be showcasing their very own collection this Sunday, June 13th. While most car brands don’t typically branch into the fashion industry, Ferrari hopes to reach a bigger audience of customers, interested in both fashion and Ferrari.
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“Our brand is our most precious asset. Fashion is a great
Why Fashion Needs to Be More Sustainable
The pandemic slowed fast fashion to a standstill. Now as the world opens up and we are socializing and going places, we want to dress up again. But after living a confined and simpler life during COVID, this is a good time to take stock of the implications of how we dress. Fashion, and especially fast fashion, has enormous environmental impacts on our planet, as well as social ones.
Since the 2000s, fashion production has doubled and it will likely triple by 2050, according to the American Chemical Society. The
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Eddie Adelman of Belfast is a writer.
Rumor has it that clothes make the man. For some reason, I never got that memo. I must have been out of the office that day.
For as long as I can remember, I always saw clothing, at best, as a requirement to stay warm, and at worst, a necessary evil.
A fashion statement to me is wearing the first shirt that I pull out of the
I’ve been gently avoiding opportunities to review NSU Art Museum’s blockbuster exhibition of the season, “The World of Anna Sui,” a landmark tour of more than 100 looks that have blazed trails in American and international fashion for the past 30 years. It’s not that I’m disinterested in such a show so much as utterly unqualified to review it with any degree of discernment. Fashion unquestionably merits inclusion in an art museum, but, like ballet, it’s wildly outside my cultural expertise. We all have our blind spots.
I felt on firmer authoritative ground at my visit this week to a