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On Staff: Diversity and Inclusion Chiefs - the Hot New Fashion Accessory

12 hours ago   |   WWD

When an H&M image on its web site showing a black boy wearing a hoodie with the phrase “coolest monkey in the jungle” sparked global outrage, the retailer decided it was time...
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Gucci unveils plan to improve diversity after controversy

22 hours ago   |   Fashion United

After last week's controversy over its high-necked balaclava sweater that evoked blackface imagery, Gucci is taking measures to ensure a similar mistake does not happen again...
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Amazon cancels NYC headquarters

Amazon cancels NYC headquarters

3 days ago   |   Fashion United

It was the cancellation heard around all five boroughs of New York City. This week Amazon announced they wouldn't be moving forward with their planned New York City...
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Gucci's Concrete Plan Towards More Diversity Involves Immediate Design Hires

Gucci's Concrete Plan Towards More Diversity Involves Immediate Design Hires

3 days ago   |   Fashionista   |   2 articles

After holding Gucci accountable for its controversial "blackface sweater," Dapper Dan met with Gucci's corporate team in Harlem this week, and following his announcement on...
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Floyd Mayweather Offers Surprisingly Eloquent Response to Gucci Controversy

Floyd Mayweather Offers Surprisingly Eloquent Response to Gucci Controversy

4 days ago   |   Hypebeast

To say that today's culture is rife with controversy would be an understatement. Firestorms constantly erupt on a seemingly weekly basis, with abuses of power in music and...
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Alessandro Michele takes responsibility for blackface sweater

5 days ago   |   Fashion United

Gucci executives have broken their silence on last week's controversy surrounding a sweater that evoked blackface imagery. The brand pulled its black, high-necked balaclava...
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Prada Taps Ava DuVernay, Theaster Gates to Lead Diversity Council

Prada Taps Ava DuVernay, Theaster Gates to Lead Diversity Council

6 days ago   |   Hypebeast   |   2 articles

Prada , along with a growing list of fashion brands including Gucci and Dolce & Gabbana , have fielded backlash this season after controversial products and images sparked...
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'Shark Tank' Star Daymond John Says Katy Perry Shoe Isn't Blackface

6 days ago   |   TMZ   |   2 articles

Daymond John's defending Katy Perry's "blackface" shoe design, and even says it's possible Gucci was trying to pay homage to a genre of art with its controversial sweater - but...
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Dolce & Gabbana Catches Flack for Chinese New Year T-Shirts

Dolce & Gabbana Catches Flack for Chinese New Year T-Shirts

6 days ago   |   Hypebeast

Dolce & Gabbana continues to rub its Chinese consumers the wrong with the release of its Chinese New Year T-Shirts. While this latest headline may seem like a stretch, it is...
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TIDAL Introduces New Feature Allowing Users to Block Artists and Tracks

TIDAL Introduces New Feature Allowing Users to Block Artists and Tracks

6 days ago   |   Hypebeast

TIDAL is officially giving users the option to block artists and songs from curated playlists. Beating Spotify to the punch , the update comes after fans - and subscribers...
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Karl Lagerfeld reported dead

Karl Lagerfeld reported dead

Fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld has reportedly died aged 85, following a short illness. Read more ...

Susannah Frankel: My Year With Karl

Susannah Frankel: My Year With Karl

Over the course of 2015, Susannah Frankel was invited to accompany Chanel 's singular designer during a hurricane of activity encompassing six fashion shows, studio fittings... Read more ...

Every Must-See Street Style Look from London Fashion Week 2019

Every Must-See Street Style Look from London Fashion Week 2019

One of my favorite parts of any fashion week is getting to see the outfits people wear to the shows, and the British really nailed the street style game this year, perhaps even... Read more ...

Bristol Studio Connects with New York Sunshine for New "HAMMER" Capsule

Bristol Studio Connects with New York Sunshine for New "HAMMER" Capsule

Basketball-influenced lines Bristol Studio and New York Sunshine have come together to showcase a new capsule dubbed "HAMMER." Fusing the worlds of sport, art and design, the... Read more ...

A Tribute to Karl Lagerfeld: The Great Fashion Designer-Definer

A Tribute to Karl Lagerfeld: The Great Fashion Designer-Definer

The fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld passed this morning in Paris. And Lagerfeld was indeed the fashion designer, redefining the term for contemporary times with boundless... Read more ...

Issue 36

Issue 36

Lupita Nyong'o Photography by Willy Vanderperre, Styling by Olivier Rizzo Read the cover article Read more ...

Accessories boost fashion sales at John Lewis

Accessories boost fashion sales at John Lewis

Fashion sales at John Lewis were up 1.2% for the week to 16 February compared to the same period last year, the retailer's latest figures show. Read more ...

Peter Pilotto: Ready-To-Wear AW19

Peter Pilotto: Ready-To-Wear AW19

This season's opulent setting of choice for Peter Pilotto is the Reform Club, located slap bang in the middle of London's Pall Mall. Interestingly, the private members club... Read more ...

A$AP Rocky talks what comes between him and his Calvins

A$AP Rocky talks what comes between him and his Calvins

Calvin Klein has a longstanding reputation for putting out campaigns with a star-studded cast. Last year saw Millie Bobby Brown , Solange , Kelela , and the entire Kardashian... Read more ...

Meghan Markle Steps Out For Private Trip To New York City

Meghan Markle Steps Out For Private Trip To New York City

Friends reportedly threw the pregnant Duchess of Sussex a baby shower. Read more ...