MAY 21, 2018
The company has made it clear that it’s committed to the size-extension initiative, and will be focusing marketing efforts across all of its media on including women of different sizes and body shapes. It’s also changing the way sizing is represented on the sales floor and online.
MAY 09, 2018
Looking to capitalize on the current push for diversity and dismantling gender norms in fashion, Bonobos is launching a new campaign to position itself as a proponent of inclusivity in menswear.
MAR 23, 2018
In advance of Saturday’s March For Our Lives demonstration to protest gun violence, the fashion industry is once again flexing its collective muscles to take a stand.
MAR 05, 2018
We caught up with designer Rachel Roy to learn more about how her philanthropic mission has evolved over the years, and how businesses like her own can effectively team with organizations like the United Nations to create meaningful change.
FEB 22, 2018
Coming off a record showing of diversity on the New York Fashion Week runways last September, this season showed only marginal improvements in efforts in runway inclusivity, according to a report by The Fashion Spot.
FEB 19, 2018
Though the average bra size in America is a 34DD, consumers seeking support in this size or larger will be hard-pressed to find something that fits.
FEB 01, 2018
While the mid-priced sector of the footwear industry remains fairly saturated, luxury is a largely untapped frontier for rising brands. For one, it’s expensive; higher quality materials can be prohibitively costly for any emerging brand. However, it's been a particularly difficult venture for women trying to push into the industry and lend a fresh perspective on design.
JAN 29, 2018
Just like the pink pussyhat became the accoutrement of the Women’s March on Washington last year, black dresses have become the official uniform of the #MeToo movement. Now, as the Hollywood-driven effort to speak out against sexual assault and harassment gains national momentum, it's beginning to have a positive impact on retail.
JAN 25, 2018
As a diversity casting specialist at The Riviere Agency, Nicole Doswell’s job is to encourage fashion brands -- from progressive designers like Anniesa Hasibuan to more traditional fashion houses -- to include people of color on their runways. She is part of a growing movement of casting directors and agencies focused especially on diversity, both within major stalwarts like IMG and emerging niche agencies like Zand Wagon, which specializes in casting LGBTQ models.
JAN 23, 2018
Bloomberg released its inaugural Gender-Equality Index on Monday, a report that measured the inclusivity of global companies in ten industries by examining factors like employment statistics, salary rates and internal policies such as maternity leave. Of the 104 listed companies, only one U.S.-based retailer made the cut: Gap Inc.
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