Must Read: Kim Kardashian West Wants to Disrupt the $83 Billion Lingerie Industry, The Fur Industry Is Turning to Influencers

Plus, Amazon employees plan Prime Day strike.Kim Kardashian West on the WSJ. Magazine’s first all-digital issue. Photo: Daniel Jackson for WSJ. MagazineThese are the stories making headlines in fashion on Monday.Kim Kardashian West still wants to disrupt the $83 billion lingerie industryKim Kardashian West has wanted to create a body-positive, shade-inclusive line of shapewear and underwear […]

Must Read: Kering Sets New Sustainability Goals and Pledges to Hire Only Over-18 Models, How to Make It as a Full-Time Reseller

Plus, the internet has officially canceled James Charles.Looks from the Saint Laurent Fall 2019 runway show. Photo: Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty ImagesThese are the stories making headlines in fashion on Wednesday.Kering sets new sustainability goals and pledges to hire only over-18 modelsAt the Copenhagen Fashion Summit this week, Kering has announced a series of new initiatives. On […]

Must Read: ThredUp Reports Resale Will Outpace Fast Fashion, What Revenue Streams Work Best for Media Companies

Plus, how Supreme Italia gets away with legal fakes.Photo: Matt Cardy/Getty ImagesThese are the stories making headlines in fashion on Tuesday.ThredUp reports that resale will outpace fast fashion The fashion resale market is exploding, growing 21 times faster than the retail market over the past three years, according to ThredUp‘s annual Resale Report. The report, which was […]

With Its Anti-Fur Fight Gaining Progress, PETA Sets Its Sights on Wool

Can the activist group get fashion to give up another animal material?After decades of fake-blood flinging and countless protests, 2018 was finally the year that fashion began doing away with fur in earnest, the result a combination of activism, educated consumerism and companies eager to court younger, socially-conscious shoppers without risking much in the way of […]

Chanel Says It Will Stop Using Exotic Skins

Crocodile, lizard, snake and stingray are officially out of commission.An exotic handbag from Chanel’s Fall 2018 runway show. Photo: ImaxtreeChanel had some ethics-related news to announce ahead of its highly-anticipated pre-fall Metiers d’Art show taking place in New York on Tuesday. (Perhaps the brand hoped to eliminate any possibility of disruption by animal rights activists?) Bruno Pavlovsky, Chanel’s […]

How to Convince a Fashion Brand to Go Fur-Free in 2018

As consumer tides are changing, animal welfare groups are adopting new strategies.It wasn’t long ago that a wearing a fur coat was an emblem of conspicuous consumption, a wealth signifier and status symbol that many regarded as distinguished, rather than distasteful. In 2017 and 2018, several luxury brands (as well as retailers, magazines, fashion weeks […]

Must Read: Shop Riccardo Tisci’s First Burberry Drop, Meet Game-Changing Labor Activists in Bangladesh

Plus, the evolution of beauty salons.Photo: @burberry/InstagramThese are the stories making headlines in fashion on Thursday.Riccardo Tisci’s first Burberry drop is already shoppableRiccardo Tisci‘s first collection for Burberry may not have debuted yet, but you can already shop his first “drop” for the house: a T-shirt with a Thomas Burberry monogram. The piece will be […]

London Fashion Week Is Going Completely Fur-Free

Starting this season, no animal fur will be used in any official runway show or presentation.Model Aaliyah Hydes during London Fashion Week’s Fall 2018 season. Photo: Melodie Jeng/Getty ImagesIt was just on Thursday that Burberry announced that it had joined a slew of luxury brands that had recently gone fur-free, and there’s more news where […]