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Why Vintage Fashion is The New Smart Investment

If you’ve ever complained about the cost of new trainers, consider this. On Friday night, a pair of running shoes sold $162,500 (£132,000) at auction at Sotheby’s in New York. Though these unique spike shoes were handmade in the early 1970s by Bill Bowerman, co-founder of Nike, they’re not even the most expensive trainers in …


Chanel says increasing prices on handbags, small leather goods

French luxury house Chanel said on Wednesday it was increasing prices on its handbags and some small leather goods worldwide to take into account a rise in the cost of raw materials amid the coronavirus pandemic. In an emailed statement responding to a Reuters query, Chanel said the price increases in euros ranged between 5% …


British Fashion Council Announces the Recipients of The BFC Foundation Fashion Fund

British Fashion Council (BFC) is announcing today the first round of recipients of the BFC Foundation Fashion Fund, supporting creative fashion businesses and individuals to survive the Covid-19 crisis. Financial support will be given to 37 British designer businesses, with grants taken from the £1,000,000 emergency fund, allocated to viable businesses depending on their urgency and …


Covid-19 is making the luxury industry even more dependent on Chinese shoppers

If there’s one country luxury businesses can’t live without these days, it’s China. Chinese shoppers, buying at home and abroad, are already the world’s leaders in luxury shopping. Their importance to the industry became plain when Covid-19 shut down much of China and its outbound travel in February. Without those customers, luxury companies saw their …

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Saint Laurent Pulls Out Of Paris Fashion Week For Rest Of Year

AFP – Agence France Presse, April 27, 2020 French luxury label Saint Laurent said Monday that it was pulling out of Paris fashion week for the rest of the year, in a move widely seen as a blow against the frenetic fashion calendar seen by many as unsustainable. Designer Anthony Vaccarello said that the brand …

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World Earth Day: The stylish sustainable brands to shop

World Earth Day is one day of the year specifically dedicated to showing our support for protecting the environment. This year marks the 50th birthday of the annual day, which was first celebrated in 1970, with a focus on climate change. The fashion and beauty industry has started to see a shift in buyers making …

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26 Sustainable Clothing Brands to Shop If You’re Trying to Ditch Fast Fashion

The textile industry is one of the world’s biggest polluters—according to the EPA, Americans send 21 billion pounds of textile waste to landfills every year. Yeah, that’s a LOT. But sustainability in the fashion industry is finally becoming more and more of a priority, and consumers are really pushing for more accountability from brands. “Sustainable” can really …