Online Resale Appears to Be Pandemic-Proof

Thredup believes the Covid-19 crisis has accelerated the consumer shift towards secondhand e-commerce.Photo: Courtesy of ThredupOne of the biggest stories to come out of the Covid-19 pandemic is the devastation of retail — especially of businesses that relied on brick-and-mortar sales, many of which have declared bankruptcy or shuttered altogether due (at least in part) […]

Must Read: Walmart to Stop Locking up Black-Targeting Beauty Products, Joan Smalls Calls on Fashion to Do More for Black Lives Matter

Plus, Chloe X Halle cover “Teen Vogue.”Photo: Scott Olson/Getty ImagesThese are the stories making headlines in fashion on Friday.Walmart says it will no longer lock up Black-targeting beauty productsWalmart will officially end its discriminatory practice of locking up beauty products that primarily target Black shoppers. The retail chain had previously claimed that certain products were […]

Must Read: ‘Anti-Viral-Leisure’ Could Be a $20 Billion Opportunity, This Is Not the End of Fashion

Plus, Charlotte Tilbury sells majority stake to Puig.A model wearing a face mask on Marine Serre’s Fall 2019 runway.Photo: ImaxtreeThese are the stories making headlines in fashion on Thursday.‘Anti-viral-leisure’ could present a billion-dollar opportunity for a struggling fashion industryFashion businesses have taken significant financial hits due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. As these companies look […]

‘How Would We Feel if a Client or Employee Died After Contracting the Virus at Our Salon?’

One Midwestern salon owner shares his perspective and fears about reopening.Gem Salon + Spa.Photo: Matterpatter Photography/Courtesy of Gem Salon + SpaNeal Miller Black is the co-owner of Gem Salon + Spa in Saint Paul, Minnesota. With his permission, Fashionista is sharing the open letter he penned in response to Governor Tim Walz’s plans for reopening […]

Must Read: September Issues Are Being Delayed This Year, Tom Ford Is Optimistic About Fashion’s Comeback

Plus, beauty founders share how they are navigating the coronavirus crisis and experts turn a critical eye on the transparency movement.Angelina Jolie on Elle’s September 2019 cover.Photo: ElleThese are the stories making headlines in fashion on Friday.Magazine publishers are delaying the release of their September issuesDue to the coronavirus pandemic, some magazine publishers such as […]

Must Read: How Fashion Has Embraced Digital From Lockdown, What’s Next for Bergdorf Goodman?

Plus, the first round of recipients of “Vogue” and the CFDA’s “A Common Thread” grants are announced.Photo: ImaxtreeThese are the stories making headlines on Thursday.How fashion has embraced digital from lockdown — and what that means moving forwardThe fashion industry is slowly starting to reopen in some countries, but many are still living — and […]

Without End-of-Year School Fashion Shows, How Are Design Graduates Showcasing Their Work?

Finishing thesis collections and showcasing them from quarantine has created both challenges and opportunities for fashion school grads.Michelle Hill, a B.F.A. Accessory Design graduate at SCAD, presents her final collection digitally.Photo: Courtesy of SCADWhile marquee-name designers are still trying figure out if and how they’ll approach Spring 2021 fashion shows come September, a different group […]

People Are Apparently Buying a Lot of Fine Jewelry to Wear With Their Sweats

Does it all boil down to jewelry being a safe investment? Its ability to spark joy? Connell’s chain?Photo: Courtesy of The Last LineShopping behavior during this worldwide pandemic has been an interesting thing to observe. Obviously, categories like athleisure and household items have seen a surge in demand, but people are also evidently buying more […]