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What 11 fashion brands are doing to help fight the COVID-19 pandemic

The COVID-19 outbreak has caused a global shortage of important products like personal protective equipment and hand sanitizer for healthcare workers. The fashion industry was one of the first to volunteer its resources to combat the pandemic. Chanel is making masks and gowns, while LVMH is producing hand sanitizer. Here’s […]
What 11 fashion brands are doing to help fight the COVID-19 pandemic
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Italy’s devastated retail landscape: Here’s how one of the worst-hit sectors has been impacted by the pandemic and what it will look like.

Italy’s retail industry is amongst the hardest-hit sectors by the coronavirus pandemic in Europe. As businesses reopened on May 18, luxury fashion and retail brands in Italy are coping with piled up inventories of outdated stock, uncertainty about tourism, and financial anguish. Experts gave us their insights on which Italian […]
Italy’s devastated retail landscape: Here’s how one of the worst-hit sectors has been impacted by the pandemic and what it will look like.
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Chanel’s factories are making face masks, LVMH is producing sanitizer, and Bulgari is funding coronavirus research. Here’s how the luxury retail world is aiding the fight against the global pandemic.

Luxury retail sales are being hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic, but that hasn’t stopped some of the biggest names in the industry from helping fight the virus. On March 21 LVMH announced it would order 40 million face masks from China and send them to France to help France […]
Chanel’s factories are making face masks, LVMH is producing sanitizer, and Bulgari is funding coronavirus research. Here’s how the luxury retail world is aiding the fight against the global pandemic.
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Italy’s nationwide coronavirus lockdown is set to rock the luxury retail industry, with brands bracing for what could be a billion-dollar setback

Luxury fashion is bracing for impact as Italy has been put into complete lockdown amid the coronavirus outbreak. Italy has a fashion-and-textile industry worth $US107.9 billion, The Wall Street Journal’s Eric Sylvers reports. The headquarters of Prada, Versace, and Armani are all in the Italian city of Milan, while many […]
Italy’s nationwide coronavirus lockdown is set to rock the luxury retail industry, with brands bracing for what could be a billion-dollar setback
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7 of the most prominent luxury fashion houses led by women

Many of the top luxury houses are led by men. But some of the most renowned are helmed by women. Chanel, Fendi, Alexander McQueen, and even Prada are a few of the labels that currently have women serving as either a creative or artistic director, depending on the title preference […]
7 of the most prominent luxury fashion houses led by women
Tech

There’s a bizarre new trend in men’s fashion of wearing a smartphone around your neck, and luxury brands like Prada are already selling versions that cost hundreds of dollars

A new Wall Street Journal report investigates a growing fashion trend: wearing your smartphone as an accessory. The trend was on display at a number of high-profile fashion shows last year, and some smartphone makers have even changed their designs to make their devices easier to wear. Given that smartphones […]
There’s a bizarre new trend in men’s fashion of wearing a smartphone around your neck, and luxury brands like Prada are already selling versions that cost hundreds of dollars
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Why these Gucci clothes are racist

Big fashion brands have released racially insensitive products in recent years. Many of them resemble blackface, a practice that dates back to the 1800s. Blackface not only fed negative stereotypes about black people, but it also reinforced the idea of white superiority, leading to the drastic levels of inequality we […]
Why these Gucci clothes are racist
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What you need to know in advertising today

Barstool Sports is joining the stampede of publishers trying to drum up more revenue from readers. The 15-year-old company known for its bawdy take on sports and culture is launching a new service in January called Barstool Gold. The existing content will stay free, but for $US50, people will get […]
What you need to know in advertising today
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The 10 hottest fashion brands in the world right now

The battle of the brands wages on. Every quarter, fashion search platform Lyst analyses the behaviour of more than five million online shoppers to determine the hottest brands and products. The Q2 (April-June) results are in and it’s good news for Nike and Versace, who broke the top 10 after […]
The 10 hottest fashion brands in the world right now