Eileen Fisher, the Queen of Slow Fashion, Charts a Slow Exit

Eileen Fisher went from industry outlier to godmother of a movement. Now, she is getting ready to pass the torch, starting with a new chief executive at her company.

#appointments-and-executive-changes, #bode-emily-adams, #content-type-personal-profile, #eileen-fisher-inc, #fashion-and-apparel, #fisher-eileen, #hudson-river, #irvington-ny, #new-yorker, #patagonia-inc, #waste-materials-and-disposal

Why Issey Miyake Was Steve Jobs’s Favorite Designer

The real beginning of the fashion-technology love affair and its legacy lies with Issey Miyake, who died last week.

#design, #fashion-and-apparel, #innovation, #jobs-steven-p, #miyake-issey, #your-feed-fashion

Issey Miyake, Japanese Fashion Designer, Dies at 84

He was known for his innovative origami-like designs, creating skirts, dresses and trousers with prisms of unfolding shapes.

#deaths-obituaries, #design, #fashion-and-apparel, #japan, #miyake-issey

3 Days. 68 Kids. Snapshots of Summer on Coney Island.

The New York Times for Kids visited the quirky but classic destination.

#amusement-and-theme-parks, #beaches, #children-and-childhood, #coney-island-brooklyn-ny, #fashion-and-apparel, #summer-season

Rosie Assoulin’s Debut Bridal Line Includes Cargo Pants 

The fashion designer Rosie Assoulin’s debut bridal collection includes gowns, cargo pants and a bucket hat for brides who “are looking for something unique and different.”

#assoulin-rosie, #content-type-personal-profile, #dresses, #fashion-and-apparel, #weddings-and-engagements

Endless Lines, Baffling Delays, Crocs for Days

Travelers want to be comfortable and practical but overly casual dressing at the airport might not be the ticket.

#airlines-and-airplanes, #airports, #dress-codes, #fashion-and-apparel

The Mother of South Korean Men’s Wear Rides the K-Wave

People told Woo Youngmi a war-torn country couldn’t produce luxury fashion. She proved them wrong.

#content-type-personal-profile, #fashion-and-apparel, #solid-homme-fashion-label, #south-korea, #woo-youngmi, #wooyoungmi-fashion-label

Can We Resist the Age of the Algorithm?

To resist, our culture needs less Netflix and more Miranda Priestly.

#creativity, #depression-mental, #fashion-and-apparel, #gioia-ted, #movies, #netflix-inc

Not Just Any Bag

A New York company, Anybag, finds an elegant way to turn plastic bag waste into a functional tote. Miranda Kerr, Adidas and Ralph Lauren are fans.

#factories-and-manufacturing, #fashion-and-apparel, #new-york-city, #plastic-bags, #sustainable-living, #waste-materials-and-disposal

Where Rihanna Got Her Style Groove

An insider look at Crop Over, the Barbadian equivalent of Carnival, an annual celebration of music and heritage — and amazing outfits.

#barbados, #black-people, #crop-over, #design, #fashion-and-apparel, #festivals

Chaos and Creation: Inside the Making of Yeezy Gap

In 2020, two fashion brands announced an unusual alliance. Now that goods are finally hitting stores, is Yeezy Gap a corporate-creative cautionary tale, or a new model for fashion to come?

#balenciaga-fashion-label, #design, #fashion-and-apparel, #gap-inc, #gvasalia-demna, #shopping-and-retail, #west-kanye, #yeezy-fashion-label, #your-feed-fashion

Gen Z Designers Made It Big on Depop. Now They’re Graduating.

Depop, a social shopping app, was a springboard for many young designers during the pandemic. Some are now taking their success elsewhere.

#computers-and-the-internet, #depop-mobile-app, #e-commerce, #emergingtech, #etsy-inc, #fashion-and-apparel, #generation-z, #millennial-generation, #mobile-applications, #mobile-commerce-and-payments, #shopping-and-retail, #social-media

Can Fashion Influencers Persuade Us to Consume Less? A Times Virtual Event

Join Vanessa Friedman on July 28 as she explores how popular culture and the influencer economy might shift the industry toward responsible fashion.

#fashion-and-apparel, #global-warming, #sustainable-living

Ivana Trump’s New York

In the 1980s and ’90s, Ivana was on a first-name basis with a city transfixed by fame and fashion.

#fashion-and-apparel, #magazines, #manhattan-nyc, #nineteen-hundred-eighties, #parties-social, #plaza-hotel-manhattan-ny, #trump-donald-j, #trump-ivana

Ivana Trump’s Style Defined the ‘Greed Is Good’ Era

Dennis Basso, a longtime friend and furrier, recalls his many collaborations with the first Ms. Trump.

#basso-dennis, #content-type-personal-profile, #fashion-and-apparel, #fur, #manhattan-nyc, #trump-ivana

When the Czarinas Ruled Fashion’s Front Row

A group of Russian women were once the hottest things at couture, embraced not just by fashion, but by the watching world. Where are they now?

#couture-fashion, #duma-miroslava, #embargoes-and-sanctions, #fashion-and-apparel, #moscow-russia, #paris-france, #perminova-elena, #russia, #russian-invasion-of-ukraine-2022, #sergeenko-ulyana-1981, #your-feed-fashion

Schiaparelli, The Mother of Strange Fashion

A new exhibition in Paris on the designer Elsa Schiaparelli shows how her Surrealist “little jokes” still inspire weirdness today.

#art, #dali-salvador, #dresses, #fashion-and-apparel, #gabet-olivier, #musee-des-arts-decoratifs, #roseberry-daniel, #schiaparelli-elsa-sas, #scott-jeremy-1974

Can a Shirt Made in India Beat Savile Row?

100Hands, a luxury shirtmaker, is betting the answer is yes.

#100hands-fashion-label, #fashion-and-apparel, #india, #savile-row-london-england

Italian Men’s Wear Returns to Milan Fashion Week

Upselling the suit was on the agenda during this Milan Fashion Week, when Italian men’s wear returned in glory.

#armani-giorgio-spa, #cucinelli-brunello, #etro-spa, #fashion-and-apparel, #gucci, #milan-italy, #milan-fashion-week, #prada-spa, #versace-gianni-spa, #your-feed-fashion

How Sabyasachi Made the Sari Haute

As his country’s most famous designer, Sabyasachi has persuaded Indians to see the luxury in their fashion heritage. Can he persuade Americans too?

#beauty-concept, #content-type-personal-profile, #fashion-and-apparel, #handicrafts, #indian-americans, #kolkata-india, #luxury-goods-and-services, #marriages, #mukherjee-sabyasachi, #shopping-and-retail, #silk-and-silk-goods, #weddings-and-engagements

Andreas Anastasis is the man behind Anna Wintour’s famous hairstyle.

Being Anna Wintour’s hairstylist may sound glamorous, but it’s his art practice that gets Andreas Anastasis talking.

#anna-the-biography-book, #art, #beauty-salons, #conde-nast-publications-inc, #content-type-personal-profile, #fashion-and-apparel, #hair, #magazines, #media, #vogue, #wintour-anna

How Nike Won the Cultural Marathon

As the brand turns 50, it’s not letting up.

#fashion-and-apparel, #nike-inc, #sneakers

Charles Kernaghan, Scourge of Sweatshops, Is Dead at 74

He specialized in taking down high-profile brands that used low-wage labor, including a line of clothing licensed by Kathie Lee Gifford.

#deaths-obituaries, #fashion-and-apparel, #human-rights-and-human-rights-violations, #kathie-lee-gifford, #kernaghan-charles, #labor-and-jobs, #national-labor-committee, #sweatshops, #the-gap, #walmart, #workplace-hazards-and-violations

Why Are Bathing Suits So Expensive?

Inside the construction of a one-piece swimsuit, a complicated symbol of “the most vulnerable time of the year.”

#bathing-suits-and-swimwear, #content-type-service, #factories-and-manufacturing, #fashion-and-apparel, #prices-fares-fees-and-rates, #shopping-and-retail

‘Vegan Leather’: How Fashion Giants Recast Plastic as Good for the Planet

An influential system overseen by retailers and clothing makers ranks petroleum-based synthetics like “vegan leather” as more environmentally sound than natural fibers.

#amazon-com-inc, #fashion-and-apparel, #global-warming, #greenhouse-gas-emissions, #hm-hennesmauritz-ab, #invista, #jbs-sa, #leather-and-leather-goods, #nike-inc, #plastics, #silk-and-silk-goods, #sustainable-living, #target-corporation, #textiles

Marco de Vincenzo of Etro Tries to Slow Down Fashion

Marco de Vincenzo, the newly appointed creative director of Etro, is not only asking the question, but attempting to answer through action.

#appointments-and-executive-changes, #de-vincenzo-marco, #design, #etro-spa, #factories-and-manufacturing, #fashion-and-apparel, #italy, #louis-vuitton, #luxury-goods-and-services, #milan-italy, #sustainable-living

The Meme That Derailed an Executive’s Career

John Demsey made diversity Estée Lauder’s corporate pitch. An Instagram post with a racial epithet cost him his job.

#blige-mary-j, #campbell-naomi, #combs-sean, #demsey-john-d, #estee-lauder-companies-inc, #fashion-and-apparel, #ford-tom, #hardison-bethann, #lauder-ronald-s, #perfumes-and-fragrances, #race-and-ethnicity, #social-media, #united-states

‘Everything Everywhere All at Once’ Costume Designer Shirley Kurata Becomes the Story

With the success of the film “Everything Everywhere All at Once,” the work of Shirley Kurata is in demand, but her personal style has always had its own fans.

#art, #asian-americans, #content-type-personal-profile, #costumes, #everything-everywhere-all-at-once-movie, #fashion-and-apparel, #kurata-shirley, #linda-lindas-music-group, #movies, #rodarte, #virgil-normal-los-angeles-calif-retailer, #whack-tierra

Vintage Lovers With a Dollar and a Dream

For years, dedicated shoppers have spent their Sundays searching for second-hand goods at Jet Rag’s $1 sale.

#e-commerce, #fashion-and-apparel, #shopping-and-retail, #west-hollywood-calif

Global Brands Seek Clarity on Xinjiang

Companies that sourced cotton from the region in China are weighing evidence of forced labor, a lack of visibility into operations and new regulation.

#bachelet-michelle, #cotton, #eileen-fisher-inc, #fashion-and-apparel, #forced-labor, #human-rights-and-human-rights-violations, #international-trade-and-world-market, #patagonia-inc, #shopping-and-retail, #supply-chain, #uighurs-chinese-ethnic-group, #xinjiang-china

Winning Looks From the Cannes Film Festival

Trends and other takeaways from the fashion show — sorry, movie gathering — on the Croisette.

#cannes-france, #cannes-international-film-festival, #celebrities, #fashion-and-apparel, #movies, #your-feed-fashion

The Colorful Mozart of Gen Z

Jacob Collier, the singer, songwriter and composer, who fancies crayon colors, clashing patterns and tie-dyed Crocs, doesn’t fit easily into any box. He’s OK with that.

#collier-jacob-1994, #content-type-personal-profile, #fashion-and-apparel, #music, #social-media, #your-feed-fashion

It’s Emma Rogue’s Downtown Now

The clothing seller is building a vibrant and eclectic community of TikTok style stars, D.I.Y. designers and vintage fanatics.

#content-type-personal-profile, #fashion-and-apparel, #lower-east-side-manhattan-ny, #rogue-manhattan-ny-retailer, #rogue-emma, #shopping-and-retail, #social-media, #thrift-shops, #your-feed-fashion

What’s Behind Fashion’s Rediscovery of the Bare Midriff?

It might be that in exposing the waist, designers are also revealing their hope for a bolder and better future.

#fashion-and-apparel, #fox-julia-1990, #travel2022

Bolt Built $11 Billion Payments Business With Inflated Metrics and Eager Investors

The start-up has had a meteoric rise, thanks to its charismatic co-founder, Ryan Breslow. But he sometimes stretched the truth to get there.

#advertising-and-marketing, #authentic-brands-group, #blackrock-inc, #brooks-brothers, #e-commerce, #entrepreneurship, #fashion-and-apparel, #forever-21, #shopify-inc, #shopping-and-retail, #stanford-university, #start-ups, #stripe-inc, #venture-capital

Met Gala 2022: Best and Worst Looks

The Met Gala 2022 celebrated themes of opulence, excess and fame.

#adams-eric-l, #dresses, #fashion-and-apparel, #kardashian-kim, #met-gala, #parties-social, #your-feed-fashion

Met Gala 2022 Guide: Theme, How to Stream and More

What is the dress code? Who gets to go? How much does it cost?

#coppola-sofia, #costume-institute, #dresses, #fashion-and-apparel, #ford-tom, #in-america-an-anthology-of-fashion-exhibit, #king-regina-1971, #lively-blake, #met-gala, #metropolitan-museum-of-art, #miranda-lin-manuel, #mosseri-adam, #museums, #parties-social, #reynolds-ryan, #wintour-anna, #your-feed-fashion

Review: ‘Anna: The Biography,’ by Amy Odell

It depends on whom you ask.

#anna-the-biography-book, #books-and-literature, #content-type-personal-profile, #fashion-and-apparel, #magazines, #odell-amy-1985, #vogue, #wintour-anna

Will the Fashion Workers Act End Exploitation in the Fashion Industry?

The Fashion Workers Act, a bill working its way through the New York Legislature, takes on a largely unregulated industry.

#fashion-and-apparel, #fashion-workers-act, #hoylman-brad-m, #labor-and-jobs, #law-and-legislation, #model-alliance-the, #models-professional, #workplace-hazards-and-violations

What to Wear to Return to the Office? Retailers Have No Idea.

Work wear reflects how people feel about their jobs and the economy as a whole. So it makes sense that dressing for the office is all over the place.

#ann-taylor-stores-inc, #coronavirus-return-to-office, #dress-codes, #dresses, #fashion-and-apparel, #m-m-lafleur, #nordstrom-inc, #realreal-inc, #shoes-and-boots, #shopping-and-retail, #stitch-fix-inc, #suits-apparel, #t-shirts-apparel

Shaker Ideals Find New Acolytes in Food, Fashion and Art Worlds

Though the faith currently comprises one active community with two congregants, Shakerism’s ideals have found new acolytes in the food, fashion, art and design worlds.

#design, #fashion-and-apparel, #furniture, #shakers

Searching for the ‘Vibe Shift’ at Coachella

Unchecked optimism, for better or worse.

#coachella-valley-music-and-arts-festival, #fashion-and-apparel, #indio-calif, #quarantine-life-and-culture

Searching for the Notorious Celebrity Book Stylist

In the name of personal branding, influencers might be paying someone to make them look like readers. But does a novel deserve more respect than a handbag?

#books-and-literature, #celebrities, #fashion-and-apparel, #hadid-gigi-1995, #jenner-kendall, #libraries-and-librarians, #models-professional, #poetry-and-poets, #social-media, #writing-and-writers

They’re Some of Hollywood’s Top Publicists. Just Don’t Ask Them Why.

Meet the women of the Lede Company.

#content-type-personal-profile, #fashion-and-apparel, #lede-company, #public-relations-and-publicity

Can Men Wear Leggings, Too?

A cyclist wonders whether his stretchy sporting gear could have a place in his everyday wardrobe.

#content-type-service, #fashion-and-apparel

Loro Piana Gets a New Headquarters and Store

The former was designed by Vincent Van Duysen, and both are set, fittingly, in a storied Milan building that was once the bustling center of the local silk trade.

#fashion-and-apparel, #interior-design-and-furnishings, #loro-piana, #milan-italy, #shopping-and-retail, #van-duysen-vincent

A Pink Parade at the End of the World

The rise of LoveShackFancy.

#cohen-rebecca-hessel, #content-type-personal-profile, #fans-persons, #fashion-and-apparel, #loveshackfancy-retailer, #nashville-tenn, #shopping-and-retail, #women-and-girls, #your-feed-fashion

What We Saw at New York Bridal Fashion Week

Last week, bridal designers showed collections in person for the first time in two years. These are the trends that emerged.

#fashion-and-apparel, #weddings-and-engagements

Sexy Lingerie for Men Is Here

Lacey thongs and sheer undergarments designed for men’s bodies are shaking up the traditional lingerie market.

#fashion-and-apparel, #lingerie-and-underwear, #savage-x-fenty-fashion-label

Am I Done Suffering for Fashion?

Two years of a pandemic have lowered our patience for uncomfortable clothing.

#coronavirus-return-to-office, #fashion-and-apparel, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #women-and-girls