February 18, 2021

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The American Designer Betting on OnlyFans | News & Analysis

Rebecca Minkoff, the designer known for her $300 leather crossbody handbags, has nearly one million followers on Instagram. On her profile, she shares a mélange of photos and videos, including product images from the brand’s latest accessory or fragrance launch, interviews with actresses and fashion insiders and on occasion, cheeky quotes.

But for those seeking more, Minkoff is now offering a premium content experience to her followers and customers. Today, the American accessories maven launches an OnlyFans account, making her the first well-known designer to do so. The debut is tied to New York Fashion Week, and to kick things

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Will K-fashion take off in the US?

Timed with its 10-year anniversary, South Korean fashion brand Greedilous launched in the U.S. last month via a direct-to-consumer site that sells its made-to-order styles. It marks the first time the brand has been available to U.S. shoppers, despite that it’s shown at New York Fashion Week, collaborated with popular U.S. brands, and been worn by celebrities including Cardi B and Beyoncé. 

According to founder and designer YounHee Park, she was advised to explore and expand to the U.S. market by a top Japanese buyer “because of the Hollywood influence.” Park said she plans to incorporate the brand’s celebrity fans

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France’s Free Lance Brand Taps Rising Designer Alfredo Piferi as Artistic Director

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Nordstrom Celebrates Black Creativity With A New Pop-In Shop

Nordstrom is popularly known as an easy-to-navigate destination for some of our favorite megawatt fashion brands. But, the heritage department store has also been an incubator for unsung and emerging brands — thanks to the Olivia Kim-curated Pop-In series and the Center Stage initiative. And today, the retailer is using its prominent platform to showcase 28 brands that celebrate Black expression and perspectives from across the fashion industry, Concept 12: Black_Space. Curated by five Black creatives working in different facets of fashion, the pop-in (part of Nordstrom’s “New Concepts” series,

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‘Starting a brand was the greatest challenge I’ve faced’

Fashion is all I ever wanted to do. When I was young I just loved anything to do with design and making and drawing and coloring. It felt natural for me to do creative things but I didn’t create any masterpieces growing up. I never won anything. I was never the star. It wasn’t like I was being courted or anything because I was amazing, I just worked so hard at it and loved it so much. It’s just something I did all the time.

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BHDM Design Founder Dan Mazzarini Talks Brand Narrative on ‘DesignBiz’

What is designer Dan Mazzarini’s secret to success? “Brand narrative,” he told Editor in Chief Cindy Allen (@thecindygram) on Thursday night’s episode of DesignBiz, Interior Design’s twice-weekly Instagram Live series.

That lesson is one of many that Mazzarini (@danmazzarini) learned 20 years ago, when he was a new designer cutting his teeth at a retail-centric firm in Chicago. “Twenty years ago was the heyday of retail,” he said. “Everybody had money to spend at the store. Macy’s was huge.” But when retail suffered a dip in the early 2000s, the firm took a hit. As

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Cierra Boyd’s Friskmegood promotes sustainability through fashion

Using bold and flamboyant styles Cierra Boyd is creating a legacy of her own in world of fashion.

CLEVELAND — We’ve all the heard the saying, “One man’s trash is another man’s treasure.” But for 25-year-old Cierra Boyd, it’s not just a saying. She’s made a living out of it.

Boyd is the owner of Friskmegood Inc, a clothing line dedicated to mixing bold and flamboyant designs with upcycling and sustainability.

“It’s basically using materials, that have already been produced, already been created, already made their mark on fast fashion in the industry,” explains Boyd.

With limited access to

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Elroy Air – Visual & Brand Designer – sUAS News

At Elroy Air, we are building autonomous cargo aircraft systems that will change the way the world moves goods. Transporting cargo by air can be much faster than by land or sea – but before recent developments in perception, autonomy, electric powertrain and aerospace materials, air transport has remained too expensive. We’re going to change that. And we’re solving a big problem – the express logistics industry worldwide spends $140B annually.

Our future partners and customers are responding enthusiastically. As we prepare to pilot our vehicles with customers, we are looking for people like you: motivated teammates excited by this

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21 Black-Owned Fashion Brands To Get Familiar With

With every Black History Month comes the call to support Black-owned businesses across industries, especially when it comes to fashion. And while it’s a welcomed call, it can often underestimate just how impactful it can be to support Black-owned fashion brands year round, opening opportunities for further investment, access to resources, and sustainable growth.

Aurora James, founder of accessories brand Brother Vellies, put the idea into collective action during the summer of 2020, following the protests honoring George Floyd and Black Lives Matter. Coined the 15 Percent Pledge, James called for major retailers and start ups alike to commit

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Aditya Birla Fashion to acquire 51% in designer brand Sabyasachi

The company will infuse 398 crore for 51% interest in the label run by Sabyasachi Couture, a partnership firm, engaged in the business of manufacturing, distribution and sale of designer apparel, jewellery and accessories under its own brand ‘Sabyasachi’, it said in a filing to the stock exchanges.

Sabyasachi Couture was incorporated in 1990. In FY20, it had a revenue of 274 crore.

The Sabyasachi brand has strong Indian roots and global appeal, ABFRL said. It enjoys a strong franchise in India, the US, the UK and West Asia. The ABFRL platform will complement brand Sabyasachi on its

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