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How to Become Fashion's Next Karl Lagerfeld

May 31, 2016  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

With all the coverage of bloggers and social media influencers it seems like everyone is trying to make a space for themselves within the fashion industry. And if you’re a part of the fashion flock, chances are you’ve also dreamed of making it as a fashion designer, model or photographer.... Read More

Burberry Announces Plans For Growth Amid Falling Profits

May 19, 2016  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

It’s no secret that the luxury market is not doing so hot. Market reports for 2016 are showing dismal projections and equally low sales numbers, suggesting that this year is going to be pretty slow for the luxury goods sector.... Read More

Vetements, J. Mendel & Others Invited to Join Haute Couture Fashion Week

May 18, 2016  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

Plenty of brands claim to offer up couture collections, but to be a true couture piece, a garment needs to meet a number of requirements—so how did buzzy, ready-to-wear brand Vetements just nab an invitation to the ultra-exclusive Haute Couture Fashion Week?... Read More

Closet Inspiration From Your Favorite Stars, Designers and Supermodels

May 17, 2016  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

Now that we’re in the midst of spring cleaning, we can’t help but think of reorganizing our closets for the new season (or calling in the pros to give it a total makeover). If you’ve been scanning Pinterest for ideas, you’ll want to check out the wardrobes of your favorite celebs, whose spacious and dream-worthy dressing rooms make everything else look like a cramped storage unit.... Read More

The Most Powerful & Influential Families in Fashion

May 13, 2016  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

When you think of fashion’s most famous families, the Kardashian/Jenner clan, the Hadids and the Delevingnes might be the first ladies to come to mind. And while we love seeing a good Gigi and Bella campaign, there’s much more to fashion’s first families than a few famous models.... Read More

Designer Childrenswear is Impacting the Luxury Market

May 12, 2016  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

Today the value of the luxury goods market is nearing almost $300 billion, and it looks like the sudden rise of childrenswear is about to make up a significant portion of that revenue.... Read More

8 Fighting Against Fake in The Body Image War

May 10, 2016  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

It wouldn’t be hyperbole to say we live in an era that demands perfection, and it’s hard not to when getting a svelte, Gisele-esque waist is just a few clicks and a blur filter away.... Read More

Latest Diversity Report Shows Fashion Still Has a Long Way to Go

May 6, 2016  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

It's 2016. We’d like to think this is an age of acceptance of all races, cultures, sizes, ages, genders and sexual orientations, but it’s doesn’t seem like the fashion industry got the memo.... Read More

How Virtual Reality Could Shake Up the Fashion Industry

May 6, 2016  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

Years ago, fashion was slow to embrace technological change; today the industry has done a complete turnaround. Technology and fashion have been fast to embrace each other and a co-dependent relationship has developed with advances in the internet and social media.... Read More

Fashion's Greatest Global Flagships

May 4, 2016  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

We love to shop online. From the comfort of our couch we can search through the world’s inventory of fur coats, leather handbags and silk dresses. Some suggest that due to the ease and convenience of online shopping, brick-and-mortar stores are going the way of the dodo bird, but luxury brands are betting that we’re not done perusing the physical racks just yet.... Read More

Best Behind-the-Scenes Instagram Shots From the Met Gala

May 3, 2016  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

The Met Gala is one of the most exclusive events in the world of fashion, but that doesn’t mean we don’t get a front row seat to all the star-studded antics. Some of our favorite designers, models and actresses spent their night posting their favorite selfies to Instagram offering us an inside look at Anna Wintour’s annual bash.... Read More

Kate Middleton Will Grace the 100th Anniversary Cover of Vogue UK

May 2, 2016  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

Kate Middleton will be on the cover of Vogue UK’s 100th anniversary issue. If you’re a fan of the Duchess of Cambridge (or even if you’re not) this is major news—it’s the first time she's ever posed for a magazine shoot.... Read More

The 8 Schools That Turn Out the Biggest Names in Fashion

May 1, 2016  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

So you want to be a famous fashion designer? It seems like there’s a new up-and-comer or celebrity collaboration popping up every week, but making it big in the fashion industry is no easy feat.... Read More

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