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A Guide To Ethical Fashion

With global summits such as the UN  talking about the fashion industry and its social responsibility there is a  conversation happening about what it means to be sustainable and ethical as a fashion brand today. 1,040 more words


Mary K wins New Establishment Award

Mary Katrantzou has won the award,

By world fashionistas she’s adored.

In a Mary dress, I’m above the crowd,

In a Mary dress, I’m loud and proud. 18 more words


Roger Vivier Trademark Acquired For Estimated $440M

Italian luxury brand, Tod’s said in a statement it acquired Roger Vivier trademark for $440M to gain full control of the profitable French shoe brand. At the present time, Tod’s, which is known for its luxury shoes and leather goods, produces and sells the Roger Viver’s shoes under a license agreement that will expire in 2016.  66 more words

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Can 'Carbon Funds' Help Fashion Brands Tackle Their Environmental Impact?

This week, LVMH unveiled an unconventional approach to environmental sustainability. But a “carbon fund” alone won’t solve fashion companies’ eco-problems.

Later this month, around 100 world leaders and 40,000 delegates will gather in Paris for COP21, the UN’s climate summit, with the stated aim to reach a global, binding agreement on how the 195 countries represented will tackle climate change. 740 more words


Michael Lo Sordo's Thread of Unpaid Bills May Hamper Fashion Career

Australian fashion designer Michael Lo Sordo may have it all together when it comes to his signature “structural romanticism” designs, but he falls short when it comes to paying for the contractual services that make his designs come alive. 967 more words

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Earlier this year writer and critic Cathy Horyn for System spent several months with Raf Simons. Looking back, it’s interesting to see some of the foreshadowing in the conversations between the two. 678 more words


Designer Known For 'Whiskey Stained' Denim Pleaded Guilty To Gambling Scheme That Subsidized Business

George Marcus Hall, the fashion mastermind behind Marc Nelson Denim, which produces no more than 214 styles of each high-end luxury denim, like the whiskey-stained jeans, pled guilty to running a $20 million illegal gambling operation from January 2009 until June 8, 2015, (“butter and eggs” numbers racket) and laundering money to subsidize his small-batch craft denim brand, according to the plea agreement. 727 more words

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