FASHION AVENUE| Louis Vuitton Faces Boycott Threat After Trump Visits Factory

MILAN/ITALY – Grab Your Wallet, a group that asks shoppers to boycott business with ties to Donald Trump’s family and administration, is adding Louis Vuitton and other LVMH brands to its list. LVMH is facing a boycott threat after the French luxury house invited President Donald Trump to the opening of a new Louis Vuitton … More FASHION AVENUE| Louis Vuitton Faces Boycott Threat After Trump Visits Factory

FASHION AVENUE | Victoria’s Secret Head Of Stores Is Stepping Down

MILAN, ITALY – One of Victoria’s Secret’s key executives is stepping down as the retailer deals with a battering year. April Holt, who is the executive vice president of stores, is leaving the L Brands-owned company after more than 16 years. Becky Kritek-Behringer, a 17-year veteran who is currently Victoria’s Secret SVP of store operations, … More FASHION AVENUE | Victoria’s Secret Head Of Stores Is Stepping Down

BUSINESS | H&M Partners With South Africa’s Mantsho In First Collaboration With An African Label

Swedish retail giant H&M has joined forces with South African brand Mantsho, in its first ever collaboration with an African designer. The Manstsho label was created by Johannesburg-based designer, Palesa Mokubung, in  2004, and has graced many runways worldwide including in the United States, Greece, and India. In Mokubung’s native Sesotho language, Mantsho means “Black … More BUSINESS | H&M Partners With South Africa’s Mantsho In First Collaboration With An African Label

FASHION AVENUE – Department Stores Make Room For Used Fashion

FASHION – Department Stores Make Room For Used Fashion NEW YOR,US – Out with the new ad in with the old. As department stores watch their customers flock to second-hand stores, some are trying to bring them back by partnering with online resale sites. Last week, J.C. Penny and Macy’s announced a pilot program to … More FASHION AVENUE – Department Stores Make Room For Used Fashion

Power Moves | Anna Wintour’s New Role, Canada Goose Names Design VP

This week, a restructuring of Conde Nast’s global leadership sees the addition of a new responsibility to Anna Wintour’s job title, while Canada Goose taps a new designs lead from Columbia Sportswear. Conde Nast announces leadership restructuring As part of Conde Nast’s management restructuring, Anna Wintour has been named global content advisor, an addition to … More Power Moves | Anna Wintour’s New Role, Canada Goose Names Design VP

FASHION ISSUE | Versace, Coach And Givenchy Have Angered China’s Netizens. Who’s Next?

Brands have issued apologies and lost celebrity ambassadors like supermodel Liu Wen after products were discovered listening Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan as separate countries, angering nationalist Chinese consumers amidst political unrest in Hong Kong and a trade war with the U.S. Chinese nationalism has peaked as protests in Hong Kong and a trade war … More FASHION ISSUE | Versace, Coach And Givenchy Have Angered China’s Netizens. Who’s Next?

FASHION INDUSTRY | Chinese Model Dumps Versace In T-Shirt Controversy, As Donatella Apologizes

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia – A leading Chinese brand ambassador has quit Versace, claiming that one of the brand’s T-shirts broke Beijing’s “one China” policy. Yang Mi, an actress and singer, issued a statement announcing the termination of her contract with the luxury fashion house in response to a design which appeared to list Hong Kong … More FASHION INDUSTRY | Chinese Model Dumps Versace In T-Shirt Controversy, As Donatella Apologizes

FASHION INDUSTRY | Dior’s Solution To The Plastic-Waste Crisis Is A Gold-Painted Straw Made Of Hand-Blown Glass – And A 6-Pack Of Them Will Set You Back $146

This summer has been no shortage of luxury fashion brands announce new efforts to combat the reckless pollution wrought by the industry, which accounts for a good portion of the world’s textile waste and water contamination. But Dior is extending these efforts beyond the clothes it makes and into another space altogether: reusable straws. On … More FASHION INDUSTRY | Dior’s Solution To The Plastic-Waste Crisis Is A Gold-Painted Straw Made Of Hand-Blown Glass – And A 6-Pack Of Them Will Set You Back $146

Born 2B Famous| Salma Hayek Says Meghan Markle Had Some Top-Secret Rules For That British Vogue Cover

Salma Hayek was sitting in her car when she got the call. It was British Vogue editor Edward Enninful, a longtime friend of hers, asking if it was OK to patch in someone very special. Hayek was expecting their mutual friend Naomi Campbell to pop on the line. “I was in the car and he … More Born 2B Famous| Salma Hayek Says Meghan Markle Had Some Top-Secret Rules For That British Vogue Cover

FASHION INDUSTRY | Tiffany & Co. Asks Appeals Court To Uphold Lower Court’s Decision, Despite Castco’s “False Narrative” & “Mischaracterizations”

Six month after a New York federal court ordered Castco to pay up $25 million for using Tiffany & Co.’s name on non-Tiffany & Co. engagement rings, the famed New York – based jewelry company has asked the Second Circuit Court of Appeals to uphold the lower court’s decision. Tiffany & Co. – which describes … More FASHION INDUSTRY | Tiffany & Co. Asks Appeals Court To Uphold Lower Court’s Decision, Despite Castco’s “False Narrative” & “Mischaracterizations”