Michigan Fashion Week Turns 10: What to Know

New York Fashion Week returns with an immersive experience NYFW Prepares for Another Season of Shows During the Pandemic with Additional Experience Newly Opened to the Public (February 9) access point Michigan Fashion Week is kicking off a week of events leading up to the 10th anniversary on the Friday of its annual showcase and […]

Long before Bean Boots, Mainers was at the forefront of fashion.

Long before Brooklyn hipsters modeled LL Bean boots and Angela Adams bags hung from the shoulders of people in Los Angeles, Mainers had a keen sense of fashion. In the 1870s, for example, fashion-conscious Maine residents knew that the voluminous style of women’s skirt known as “polonaise” was giving way to a much slimmer silhouette […]

The unexpected costs of fast fashion

On average, Americans throw away 81 pounds of clothing each year. That’s according to SMART, or the Association for Recycled Secondary Materials and Textiles. They also say that 95% of the textiles we use can be recycled, but right now only 15% is donated or recycled and the rest goes to landfill. If you’re on […]

Dior travels to Seville, and more fashion news that you missed

DiorThe resort’s show began not with a torrent of house music, but with the clatter of steel-soled shoes outside Seville’s Plaza de España, where two stone-faced flamenco dancers held court. As her cocks began to swell on Rosalia’s Say my name, a phalanx of high-waisted bullfighter pants, hats, Manila shawls, and equestrian uniforms made their […]

Fast-fashion giant Shein pledges $15 million for textile waste workers in Ghana | overall development

Chinese fashion giant Shein might be the least expected organization to win plaudits at an international conference on fashion sustainability, but that’s what happened at this week’s world fashion summit in Copenhagen. The industry’s largest forum for sustainable progress saw the ultra-fast fashion brand praised for making a $15m (£12m) donation over three years to […]