In The News: How Can Fashion Embrace Circular Economy?
IN THE NEWS
By Chantal Fernandez July 26, 2018 05:26 OXFORDSHIRE, United Kingdom – Despite the wealth of reports finding that millennials and members of Generation Z say they prefer fashion made in a more ethical and less environmentally destructive way, they can’t seem to get enough of ultra-fast fashion brands like Boohoo and low-price private-label basics from retailers like Amazon.
From cutting prices on the mainland to extending its e-commerce reach across China, French powerhouse Louis Vuitton has been aggressively upgrading its offerings for Chinese consumers in recent weeks. As the strongest performer among the LVMH group, Louis Vuitton ranked No.
The three-year luxury-watch slump in the United States is over. Swiss luxury-watch sales in the U.S., Switzerland’s second largest export market, jumped substantially in the first half of 2018 versus the same period in 2017, according to three indicators, two for wholesale sales, the other for retail sales.
From the increased use of augmented and virtual reality in the beauty industry to the growing space for luxury sports outerwear, the 2018 Global Powers of Luxury Goods Report throws the spotlight on some of the biggest trends in the industry today.
LOS ANGELES, United States – On a Monday morning in November, students at Harvard Business School convened in their classroom to find Gwyneth Paltrow. She was sitting at one of their desks, fitting in not at all, using her phone, as they took their seats along with guests they brought to class that day – wives, mothers, boyfriends.
By now you’ve undoubtedly heard that more and more restaurants are phasing out disposable plastic straws. Some establishments have already made the switch to paper straws, so unless you like how paper disintegrates into your drink (or worse, sticks to your teeth!) it’s time to get yourself a reusable straw.
OUR BRANDS IN THE PRESS
Are you a traditionalist, a maximalist, or treading the line in between? This season, let your jewels decide your sartorial mood. If you’re in the market for diamond jewellery but aren’t too sure about where to start, look to your favourite musicians for inspiration.
Its real name is Make2Match but in my house it’s known as the Face Machine. I call it the Face Machine because it renders your face perfect with startling efficiency: it’s like make-up from a 1960s vision of the future.
Overwater bungalows are social media gold. A picture of a thatched roof over pristine aquamarine ocean is guaranteed to get a a like, a re-pin, or maybe even a heart-eye emoji, and for good reason.
I’m always on the lookout for new sustainable designers and brands and it’s so encouraging to see new ones pop up all the time.