Law Roach Is Starting a Fund to Support Small, Black-Owned Businesses in Chicago

The image architect first announced a $25,000 commitment three weeks ago. Now, he’s partnered with Rebuild the Hood to raise $100,000.Law Roach at the 2019 InStyle Awards in Los Angeles.Photo: Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for InStyleEarlier this month, Law Roach — the renowned image architect behind many iconic looks, worn by Zendaya, Céline Dion, Ariana Grande and […]

Must Read: Copenhagen Fashion Week Is on for Spring 2021, Is Facebook Too Big for Brands to Boycott?

Plus, Girlfriend Collective launches into a new category.The finale at Ganni’s Fall 2020 show during Copenhagen Fashion Week.Photo: ImaxtreeThese are the stories making headlines in fashion on Thursday.Copenhagen Fashion Week will go on for Spring 2021On Wednesday, France’s Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode announced that Paris Fashion Week will be moving forward […]

Must Read: ‘Harper’s Bazaar’ Highlights ‘Voices of Hope’, Luxury Brands Aren’t Giving up on Fashion Month

Plus, India’s luxury bridal industry faces post-lockdown challenges.Photos: Mario Sorrenti/Courtesy of Harper’s BazaarThese are the stories making headlines in fashion on Wednesday.Harper’s Bazaar highlights ‘Voices of Hope’For the summer issue of Harper’s Bazaar, the glossy has chosen to highlight the work of women fighting for change, whether it be racial justice or climate reform. Supermodel Christy […]

Former Everlane Employees Call Out Alleged Racism and Toxic Culture in the Workplace

“We… have witnessed and experienced anti-Black behavior, prejudice in advancement of Black and POC employees, bullying [and] racial and heteronormative supremacy.”Photo: Courtesy of EverlaneIt’s a season of reckoning for companies of all stripes, and fashion brands that have built a reputation on sustainability and ethics are no exception. Earlier in June, sustainability darling Reformation came under […]

Paris Fashion Week Will Go On After All

Despite Covid-19 concerns and more designers abandoning the traditional fashion calendar, there will be (some) Spring 2021 shows in the French capital this fall.Photo: ImaxtreeThe status of the Spring 2021 fashion weeks has been up in the air amid a global pandemic, an economic downturn, protests against police brutality across the globe and a growing dissatisfaction with the […]

Must Read: Black Stylists Form Collective, Sophia Amoruso Exits Girlboss

Plus, how to make the subscription model work.Law Roach and Zendaya at the Fifth Annual InStyle Awards.Photo: Randy Shropshire/Getty Images for InStyleThese are the stories making headlines in fashion on Tuesday.Black stylists form collectiveA group of Black stylists, makeup artists and hairstylists have formed a new non-profit organization to “support Black creatives working behind the scenes […]

Olivier Rousteing Says Balmain’s Resort 2021 Collection Is “One of Its Most Emotional” Yet

The designer talks putting together a full collection from lockdown — and why it was important for him and his team to do so.Photo: Courtesy of BalmainBalmain’s Resort 2021 collection is bold, colorful, vibrant — all things audiences have come to expect from the brand under Olivier Rousteing‘s creative leadership. However, the designer describes it […]

Must Read: Going Beyond Corporate Diversity Strategy, American Eagle Outfitters Launches New Brand

Plus, Johnson & Johnson will stop selling skin-whitening products.Photo: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty ImagesThese are the stories making headlines in fashion on Monday.When corporate diversity strategies aren’t enoughDiversity and inclusion boards or positions aren’t enough to keep brands from making racist “mistakes.” To get beyond this, companies need to articulate an ROI for their D&I strategies […]

Dior to Show Cruise 2021 on a Live Runway in Italy

The brand also announced that it plans to stick with the established fashion calendar.Photo: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty ImagesDior has announced it will move forward with plans to present Cruise 2021 on a live runway in Lecce, Italy on July 22. The catch? Only friends and family of the brand — real ones, not the brand-ambassador kind — […]