Must Read: California Officially Bans Fur, Fashion Brands Are Phasing out Overlooked Plastics

Plus, Barneys has a potential bidder.Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty ImagesThese are the stories making headlines in fashion on Tuesday.California officially bans furCalifornia is now the first state to ban the selling of fur including mink, chinchilla, lynx, fox, rabbit, beaver, coyote and other luxe furs. Materials like cowhide, deerskin, sheepskin, goatskin and shearling have been excluded […]

Must Read: Rent the Runway Has New Competition, Barneys New York’s Bankruptcy Bid Heats Up

Plus, why are we so obsessed with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s hair?Rent the Runway’s West Coast flagship. Photo: Kelly Sullivan/Getty Images These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Friday.  Rent the Runway has new competitionFor quite some time, Rent the Runway has been the go-to clothing rental service. Retailers like Urban Outfitters, Bloomingdale’s, Ann Taylor, Express and […]

These Brands Are Tackling Both Sustainability and Queerness Through Clothes

Meet Willie Norris Workshop, Salt and Hecha/做.Salt. Photo: Courtesy of SaltDiscussions around sustainability and queerness are slowly growing in the fashion industry, but not many mainstream brands are considering both issues when producing collections and products. However, a new group of emerging brands are tackling these matters at the same time, taking a more holistic […]

6 Indie Fashion Magazines Highlighting Queer Storytelling in an Authentic Way

They’re promoting visibility for and by LGBTQIA+ individuals in a way that feels dynamic and non-exploitative.“Posture” Magazine’s Issue 2 cover. Photo: Courtesy of “Posture”While, historically, the pages of print magazines have been filled with the bodies of only a select few — typically those who are white, straight, slender, cis-gender and able-bodied — a group […]

These Gender-Neutral Labels to Watch Provide Inclusive Communities Through Clothes

Meet Radimo, Rebirth Garments and Official Rebrand.Official Rebrand. Photo: @official_rebrand/InstagramThere’s no doubt that visibility for the LGBTQ+ community in the fashion industry has increased in recent years. The Fall 2018 runways boosted non-binary and transgender castings, with a record 64 models falling into either of those categories, marking the most-inclusive fashion month to date. (The most recent season […]