Must Read: Zoë Kravitz Launches Lipstick Line With YSL Beauty, Gucci and Saint Laurent Struggle to Meet Kering’s Sustainability Goals

Plus, how retailers can prepare for upcoming tariffs and a potential recession.Zoe Kravitz at a YSL Beauty event in Los Angeles. Photo: Frazer Harrison/Getty ImagesThese are the stories making headlines in fashion on Tuesday.Zoë Kravitz launches lipstick line with YSL Beauty YSL Beauty muse Zoë Kravitz is furthering her partnership with the brand by creating a […]

Must Read: Is the Instagram Influencer Era Over? LVMH Keeps Spending Money to Make Money

Plus, where Barneys went wrong.Emma Chamberlain at VidCon 2019. Photo: Jerod Harris/Getty ImagesThese are the stories making headlines in fashion on Thursday.Is the Instagram influencer era over? The fall of the overly filtered, always-on-vacation Instagram influencer may be near. Research published by firm Mobile Marketer in July 2019 show engagement rates on sponsored Instagram posts have dropped, […]

After Kering Split, Stella McCartney Sides With LVMH

This is one spicy switch-up between luxury conglomerates.Stella McCartney. Photo: John Phillips/Getty ImagesIt’s been nearly a year and a half since Stella McCartney consciously uncoupled from its former parent company, Kering. After 17 years of ownership, the luxury group sold its 50% share of the label back to its namesake designer in March 2018.At the time, there […]

Must Read: LVMH Wants to Dominate the Luxury Menswear Market, Kering Names New CEO at Bottega Veneta

Plus, behind the rise of virtual influencers.A look from Louis Vuitton Men’s Fall 2019 collection. Photo: Imaxtree These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Tuesday.LVMH wants to dominate the luxury menswear market LVMH made a string of high-profile changes in its men’s businesses in 2018, bringing Off-White designer Virgil Abloh to Louis Vuitton and moving […]

New Under-18 Model Bans Are Changing How Agencies Recruit and Sign Talent

“In the end, what matters most is that the model start her career off when she is physically and mentally best suited for success.”Models at Saint Laurent’s Fall 2018 show. Photo: Imaxtree In March, luxury conglomerate Kering announced that, starting with the Fall 2020 season, its brands, which include Gucci, Saint Laurent and Balenciaga, would no longer […]

Must Read: How America Came to Love Drag, The Rise of High Fashion Outdoor Apparel

Plus, behind the battle between publishers and retailers over affiliate links.These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Monday.How America came to love drag Drag, which was once a “glittery subculture on the edge of gay culture, has become one of our global pop preoccupations with its own hierarchy of stars and story lines for the […]

Must Read: Balmain Is Turning Its Men’s Spring 2020 Runway Show Into a Music Festival, How Relevant Are the CFDA Fashion Awards?

Plus, why corporate-level branding has become popular among fashion conglomerates.Looks from the Fall 2019 Balmain Men’s show. Photo: ImaxtreeThese are the stories making headlines in fashion on Tuesday.Balmain is turning its Men’s Spring 2020 runway show into an all-night music festival Olivier Rousteing is throwing his very own music festival in Paris on a 384-year-old garden […]

Must Read: Luxury Brands Clash Over Underage Model Ban, Tailoring Is Making a Comeback in Menswear

Plus, how retailers can combat return fraud.Photo: Imaxtree These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Friday.Luxury brands clash over underage model ban Last week, Kering pledged to stop hiring models under the age of 18. The luxury conglomerate’s new minimum model age is a departure from a charter it signed with rival LVMH to use […]

Must Read: Rei Kawakubo on 50 Years in Fashion, MyTheresa to Launch Menswear

Plus, a former “Vogue” assistant gets probation for stealing from Grace Coddington.Designs by Rei Kawakubo on display at the “Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garcons: Art Of The In-Between” at the Met. Photo: Jemal Countess/Getty ImagesThese are the stories making headlines in fashion on Thursday.Rei Kawakubo on 50 years in fashion Rei Kawakubo opens up about her start […]

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 […]