ALEXANDER WANG FACES MORE SEXUAL ASSAULT ALLEGATIONS

Alexander Wang is facing new allegations of sexual assault. The New York Times reports that high-profile victims’ rights lawyer Lisa Bloom is representing 10 men with allegations against the designer. David Casavant is one of the men represented by Bloom and he has spoken out against Wang on record. Casavant is a 30-year-old fashion stylist and […]

Uniqlo Owner Surpasses Zara Owner for Highest Market Cap in Fashion

The value of Uniqlo owner Fast Retailing reached 10.8 trillion yen ($103 billion) at the end of trading Tuesday, exceeding Zara parent Inditex’s 81.7 billion euro ($99 billion) market capitalisation for the first time, Nikkei Asia reports. Fast Retailing’s stock has climbed since August, spurred by investor confidence in its focus on the China market, WFH-friendly offering […]

Gucci’s Q4 2020 Sales Fall 10 Percent, Missing Analyst Expectations

Shares in Kering dropped 8 percent Wednesday morning after the French luxury group reported quarterly sales that fell more than analysts predicted for Gucci, its biggest and most profitable brand. Kering’s smaller brands grew, but more slowly than they had the previous quarter. Yves Saint Laurent’s sales rose a modest 0.5 percent, while Bottega Veneta […]

Adidas Plans To Divest Reebok Brand

German sportswear maker Adidas AG plans to sell or spin-off its underperforming Reebok brand, 15 years after it bought the US fitness label to help compete with arch-rival Nike Inc. Adidas said on Tuesday it had decided to begin a formal process aimed at divesting Reebok as part of a five-year strategy it plans to […]

The American Designer Betting on OnlyFans

Rebecca Minkoff, the designer known for her $300 leather crossbody handbags, has nearly one million followers on Instagram. On her profile, she shares a mélange of photos and videos, including product images from the brand’s latest accessory or fragrance launch, interviews with actresses and fashion insiders and on occasion, cheeky quotes. But for those seeking […]

Alber Elbaz’ new venture is all about empowerment, comfort and joy

Haute couture week is not where you go to see everyday clothes. Indeed, the showcasing event is intended as an opulent theatre of dreams, and for close to two decades, one of the best-loved actors on its stage was Alber Elbaz. Until his departure from Lanvin in 2016, he was universally admired as a fashion magician, a couturier able […]

Introducing “Imaginary” TV, Virgil Abloh’s experimental new platform

This past year, in order to keep up to date with the endless stream of news, we unexpectedly made a collective return to television. Sure, we have access to an enormous amount of information through social media and elsewhere on the Internet, but the TV news format reflects a sense of urgency like nothing else. While we don’t know that […]

The Black in Fashion Council is back to spotlight rising talent at NYFW

The Black in Fashion Council is returning to fashion week this season with a four-day showroom in New York. Hosted with partners IMG, the showroom will spotlight 16 Black designers who will present their new collections from February 14 to 17. “I am really excited that we are expanding this partnership because it still feels like […]

Rihanna’s pressing pause on Fenty fashion

Fenty, under the leadership of its savant Creative Director Rihanna, has in its three year lifespan become an absolute powerhouse. From leading diversity in the world of cosmetics with Fenty Beauty and Fenty Skin, to revolutionising runway presentations with Savage X Fenty lingerie, Rihanna made the rest of the industry take a long, hard look at itself. Expanding […]