Meghan Markle Wore So Many Things: The Duchess’s Year in Fashion

2019 was all about ethical fashion, affordability and custom designer pieces for the stylish royal.Meghan Markle.Photo: Charles McQuillan/Getty ImagesEver since announcing her engagement to Prince Harry, the world’s eyes have been fixed on Meghan Markle — and her style. We’ll be following the Meghan Markle Effect™ with our column, “Meghan Markle Wore a Thing.”2019 was […]

Must Read: Zac Posen Trademark Reportedly Acquired, What DTC Brands Need to Do to Maintain Success

Plus, the nuanced language of conscious fashion, explained.Zac Posen at the 2019 Vanity Fair Oscar Party.Photo: Dia Dipasupil/Getty ImagesThese are the stories making headlines in fashion on Thursday.Zac Posen trademark reportedly acquired by Centric BrandsCentric Brands has reportedly purchased the trademark to Zac Posen in auction. The lifestyle and fashion collective already owned the license […]

Is It Even Possible to Be a Sustainable Influencer?

Ellie Hughes isn’t a fan of the term “influencer,” even though she knows she’s one by most measures. On Instagram, Hughes has 10,400 followers, a number that places her squarely in the realm of “micro-influencer” — one step above “nano-influencer,” which influencer intelligence platform Klear defines as having between 500 and 5,000 followers, but roughly […]

2019 Was the Year Sustainability Finally Burst Into the Fashion Mainstream

From impeachment hubbub to TikTok’s rise, from fires in the Amazon rainforest to the final season of ‘Game of Thrones,’ 2019 will be remembered for many things. In fashion, though, this year has been marked perhaps most significantly by one thing: the sustainability conversation moving from the margins to the mainline.There’s long been a group […]

Sustainable Sneakers Were Suddenly Everywhere This Year

With eco-consciousness and streetwear becoming two of the buzziest categories in fashion, it was only a matter of time before they overlapped.Sneakers by Veja, Reformation x New Balance and Everlane.Photos: Courtesy Veja, Reformation and EverlaneAs the end of 2019 nears, it feels only natural to think about the past twelve months in terms of fashion […]

Must Read: The Museum at FIT Opens Power Dressing Exhibit, Mercari Enters the Authentication Market

Plus, how Cariuma competes in the sneaker game.Protesters in pink knit hats gather at the Women’s March On Washington on January 21, 2017.Photo: Mike Coppola/Getty ImagesThese are the stories making headlines in fashion on Tuesday. The Museum at FIT opens power dressing exhibitSuits, sex, status, resistance and military — these are the categories that The Museum […]

The Future of Sustainable Materials: Bison Wool

Whether in the form of super-soft bison “down” or ultra-insulating guard hairs, this meat industry byproduct deserves to be salvaged rather than sent to landfill.Separating bison wool from a bison hide. Photo: Courtesy United by BlueAs sustainability becomes an increasingly pressing priority in fashion and beauty, materials with a minimal ecological impact are being sought […]