The fashion industry is dealing with an in-the-know consumer who expects instant gratification, a consumer who wants to purchase an item as soon as they see it on the runway, through the lens of Instagram and Periscope. This has called into question the legitimacy of the fashion calendar, which asks fashion houses to debut seasonal collections six months before they’re put on sale.
JAN 09, 2019
First held in 1972, Pitti Uomo, the biggest part of the larger Pitti Immagine event, has been a mainstay in men’s fashion for decades. But is Pitti Uomo still relevant, particularly in an era when the kinds of eye-catching imagery known to come out of the event can be found on Instagram any time of the year?
SEP 26, 2018
Working in fashion journalism isn't always pretty.
SEP 12, 2018
It may be the end of New York Fashion Week, but designers recently taking the helm at brands just made their debut.
SEP 11, 2018
At the Alice & Olivia presentation today, the conversation focused on connections, using travel as a way to bridge the cultural gap.
SEP 10, 2018
Tmall has long been the premier window for non-Chinese fashion brands looking to sell in China, but today was all about the opposite: highlighting China’s own fashion brands and positioning them to sell abroad.
SEP 09, 2018
More than ever, shoppers — millennials, especially — want to know what the brands they support stand for. So this New York Fashion Week, designers have answered by eliminating any question about their convictions.
SEP 08, 2018
On Friday night, Humberto Leon and Carol Lim debuted their sixth campaign film for the brand, titled “The Everything,” with three back-to-back screenings — the first, a press conference that concluded with a panel featuring the cast, including Milla Jovovich and “Insecure” actor Jay Ellis.
SEP 07, 2018
For her debut as Kate Spade’s creative director, Nicole Glass wanted the clothing to be the center of attention.
SEP 06, 2018
The powers pulling the strings backstage this season at New York Fashion Week’s runway shows, presentations and parties are praying for a return to normalcy.
SEP 04, 2018
Steven Kolb, the president and CEO of the Council of Fashion Designers of America, joined Glossy+ members for a Slack Chat to discuss the current role of NYFW, the state of see-now-buy-now and the possibility of a move to a June-December fashion week schedule.
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