February 28, 2021

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Parsons School of Design, WWD, and Yellowbrick Partner to Launch Online Fashion Business Program

NEW YORK, Feb. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The School of Fashion at The New School’s Parsons School of Design, in collaboration WWD, the leading source of news and analysis for the fashion, beauty, and retail industries, and the New York-based education platform Yellowbrick, today announced Fashion Business Essentials, a program that offers a deep exploration into the innovation and changes happening across the Fashion business; including effective uses of information technology, strategic business planning, decision-making, planning management, brand development, and effective communications within organizations.

Learners who complete the program will earn a non-credit Completion Certificate from

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London Fashion Week Fall 2021

London is synonymous with youth, color, vibrancy, and innovation in the fashion realm. That energy continues even in the midst of a lockdown—and we have to give a nod to that creative resilience. Here, see the best looks coming out of London Fashion Week now.


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Sometimes a fashion show is more than a fashion show, and there’s no doubting that what Jonathan Anderson crafted (and curated) for fall 2021 will be referenced in future career retrospectives. Far from a traditional runway, the Juergen Teller–shot images showed the clothes alongside pieces from artists Dame Magdalene Odundo and Shawanda Corbett

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The fashion police are judging you on Zoom (Opinion)

Indeed, now we need to make ourselves and our homes presentable while also managing the new demands of kids learning remotely from home. Some people have settled for a designated “Zoom shirt” reserved specifically for video appearances while others have taken to quarantine-friendly athleisure designed to communicate a down-to-earth nonchalance. We stage managed webcam-friendly bookshelves, groaning with weighty tomes and strategically placed books that announced our hipness, creativity, political values or interests. It’s telling that Room Rater, which began as a lighthearted assessment of webcam lighting and composition, has become a kind of status competition that rewards the most prestigious
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Fashion victims: Italian artisans try to preserve their struggling industry

Creativity emanates from every corner of Italy, and this country’s $67 billion fashion business taps the talent of artisans who draw on generations of tradition.

But the coronavirus is sending shockwaves through the industry, shuttering shops and canceling fashion shows, with losses reaching a staggering $20 billion.

Correspondent Seth Doane traveled across Italy in recent months, to see how artisans are coping in the COVID era, from the floors of a fabric factory in the eastern Veneto region, to the rolling hills of Umbria.

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In the fashion capital, Milan, Raffaella Grasso inherited the embroidery business Pino Grasso Ricami

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BLM in Italian Fashion Campaign Shows Early Tangible Results | Business News

By COLLEEN BARRY, AP Fashion Writer

MILAN (AP) — A digital runway show by five Italian fashion designers of African origin opens Milan Fashion Week on Wednesday, one tangible result of a campaign launched last summer by the only Black Italian designer belonging to the Milan fashion chamber.

After some initial resistance and a slow start, designer Stella Jean credits the Italian National Fashion Chamber with “a lot of goodwill” in pushing through an enhanced collaboration with five young designers, including financing and partnerships with Italian suppliers.

“When you want to do something, you can do them immediately,’’ said Jean,

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Millennials slam Gen Z over fashion, beauty, emoji preferences

There’s an intergenerational war going on, and this time it’s not between Baby Boomers and Millennials.

It’s actually between Millennials and Gen Z, and their current dispute involves each group’s differing fashion and beauty choices.

Gen Z, which is said to include those who were born from 1997 to 2012, according to the Pew Research Center, appear to favor looser-fitting clothes and symmetrical hairstyles per viral TikTok videos.

TIKTOK FASHION TREND INSPIRED BY ‘BRIDGERTON’ BRINGS HISTORICAL SUBCULTURES TO MAINSTREAM

In other words, these under 25 trendsetters are sick of skinny jeans and side-parted hair, which have been highly favored

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TikTok fashion trend inspired by ‘Bridgerton’ brings historical subcultures to mainstream

Netflix’s hit series “Bridgerton” has inspired TikTok fashionistas.

The fictional period drama produced by award-winning screenwriter Shonda Rhymes and her new production company Shondaland, has been a top-streaming show since its Christmas Day debut. And now the series has given life to a fashion subculture known as “regencycore.”

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Named after the Regency era the “Bridgerton” show and novels are based on, regencycore takes inspiration from the historical fashion that was popular in Great Britain and Ireland in the early 1800s. The time period was heavily influenced by classical Greco-Roman

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Rihanna and LVMH shut down Fenty Fashion House

Written by Leah Dolan, CNN

Rihanna’s clothing line, “Fenty Fashion House,” is being suspended indefinitely, luxury conglomerate LVMH announced today.

The label was launched less than two years ago with the French company, which is home to high-end fashion houses Louis Vuitton and Dior, among others.
In a statement to CNN Style, LVMH said the pause was a joint decision with Rihanna “pending better conditions,” and LVMH will continue to support other elements of the Fenty empire, concentrating on “the growth and long-term development” of her beauty and skincare lines Fenty Beauty and Fenty Skin, as well as lingerie
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The Best Fashion Instagrams of the Week: Cardi B, Kylie Jenner, and More

Don’t be surprised if there is a frantic frenzy to score Tom Ford-era Gucci over the next few months. This past week, Kylie Jenner posed in front of a mammoth blue SVU while wearing rare, psychedelic, aqua Gucci pants from the men’s spring collection from 2001. There’s a good story behind it, too: Her stylists bought the archival piece from the 19-year-old student-collector Nilesh Rodrigo, aka @thesonofsex. Keep an eye on this vintage-dealin’ guy!

In New York, Livia Rose Johnson, the creator of the recently launched @multiimedia, celebrated the buzzy success of her platform in a

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