New Report Uncovers Labor Abuses in Malaysian Clothing Factories — and Shows How Brands Should Respond

Implicated brands include Nike, Asics, Under Armour, Target and Brooks. Thankfully, some are committing to change for the better.A garment being sewn in Malaysia. Photo: Tengku Bahar/AFP/Getty ImagesEven as increasing consumer demand for consciously made clothing has retailers from Net-a-Porter to Madewell trying to up their ethical fashion cred, ongoing reports of labor abuses prove […]

A Deeper Look at the Difference Between Men’s and Women’s Resale

It may seem like menswear manages to earn more on the secondhand market, but it’s not really that simple.A Supreme tee at men’s fashion week in Paris. Photo: ImaxtreeResale represents an increasingly important segment of the fashion industry, accounting for some $20 billion in annual turnover. What used to be a domain dominated by brick […]

Must Read: Virgil Abloh and NikeLab Launch Chicago Re-Creation Center, Farfetch Partners With Gucci to Generate Original Content

Plus, what Rihanna’s LVMH partnership says about the future of fashion.Virgil Abloh in the Re-Creation Center in Chicago. Photo: Courtesy of Nike These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Friday.Virgil Abloh and NikeLab launch Chicago Re-Creation Center Virgil Abloh has teamed up with NikeLab to open a cultural hub in Chicago, called the Re-Creation Center. […]

Nike Debuts Collaborations With 4 Female Designers for the 2019 Women’s World Cup

The soccer jersey is revamped by Ambush’s Yoon Ahn, Koché’s Christelle Kocher, MadeMe’s Erin Magee and Marine Serre.Adwoa Abloh for Nike x Marine Serre. Photo: Courtesy of NikeAhead of the 2019 Women’s World Cup in June, Nike has been pushing forward its innovation and offerings for female customers and athletes. Following a major reveal event […]

Serena Williams Sent a Message to Her Haters Via Her Virgil Abloh-Designed French Open Outfit

“It talks about me being a mom and me being a queen, as all women are. A champion.”Serena Williams in Virgil Abloh for Nike at the 2019 French Open. Photo: Adam Pretty/Getty ImagesOne year ago, Serena Williams was the subject of controversy during the French Open because of what she wore. Her “Black Panther“-inspired catsuit […]

Understated Costumes Let Yara Shahidi and Charles Melton Shine in ‘The Sun Is Also a Star’

Costume designer Deirda Govan shares behind-the-scenes details on Natasha’s karmic jacket and Daniel’s preppy suit.In “The Sun Is Also a Star,” a series of fateful occurrences brings high school seniors Natasha Kingsley (Yara Shahidi) and Daniel Bae (Charles Melton, also of “Riverdale,” who is having a major year) together over the course of 24 hours. But the big-screen adaptation of […]

Must Read: Can Carine Roitfeld Become a Brand? Burberry Expects Growth After Riccardo Tisci Collection Hits

Plus, having too much available cash can be good and bad for fashion businesses.Carine Roitfeld atthe UNIQLO Fall 2016 Carine Roitfeld collection launch. Photo: Theo Wargo/Getty ImagesThese are the stories making headlines in fashion on Thursday.Can Carine Roitfeld become a commercial success? Carine Roitfeld — the iconic fashion editor, stylist and muse who’s notoriously unafraid of controversy […]

Must Read: Teens Prefer Ulta to Sephora, Kering Sets Guidelines to Improve Animal Welfare

Plus, Whoopi Goldberg takes fashion.Photo: Gilbert Carrasquillo/FilmMagicThese are the stories making headlines in fashion on Monday.Teens prefer Ulta to SephoraGeneration Z prefers Ulta to Sephora by a margin of 57% to 43%, according to a survey of 350 girls aged 15 to 21 conducted by Perksy on behalf of Business of Fashion. Ulta likely won […]

Must Read: The Deal With Influencers at the Met Gala, Clothing Rental Companies Expand to Serve Niche Markets

Plus, Net-a-Porter pivots to video and shrinks “Porter” magazine.YouTuber James Charles in Alexander Wang at the 2019 Met Gala. Photo by Taylor Hill/FilmMagicThese are the stories making headlines in fashion on Friday.What’s the deal with influencers at the Met Gala? Camila Coelho and YouTubers James Charles and Lilly Singh made their Met Gala debuts as guests […]

Here Are the Fashion Items to Consign This Spring If You’re Looking to Earn Top Dollar

Experts from The RealReal, ThredUp and more weigh in.Photo: Christian Vierig/Getty ImagesI laid eyes on my first designer handbag when I was five years old. I was over at my friend’s house, and she asked me to go grab her Prada purse in the other room. I didn’t know what Prada was, but when I […]