April 8, 2021

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Fashion’s takeback programs are complex and growing in popularity

Circularity has become a buzzword in fashion over the last five years, with more brands introducing ways to extend the life of a product or turn it into something else after it’s been worn. Brands regularly publicize what is done with products after they’ve been collected. But less is known about the process of getting those used products out of customers’ hands and back to the brand — it isn’t easy.

The takeback program can take many forms. Brands including Patagonia, Eileen Fisher and Cuyana have various methods for collecting and processing products. For example, the products are obtained via Read More..

9 best spring fashion pieces for a style overhaul

Everyone is antsy to put their best foot forward.

With news of COVID-19 vaccinations and warmer weather hitting at the same time, we’re all looking forward to getting out of the house this spring. But before we can do that, we’re dreaming about all the outfits in which we’ll hit the pavement — and online shopping.

As we put together our wardrobes for the upcoming months, Fashion and Lifestyle Expert Melissa Garcia shared nine of her must-have spring pieces with TODAY. From a neon green sports bra to an elegant denim jumpsuit, these affordable garments will help you transition with

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What Fashion People Wear During Lockdown

Contrary to what my Instagram profile would have you believe, I’m not getting dressed up every day in crushed velvet turtlenecks and vintage rugby-striped polos. Most days, my uniform consists of a ratty tie-dye Space Jam crewneck (if you can even call it that, given there’s no longer any elasticity in the neck, which puckers rather than laying flat) and whatever pair of sweatpants happen to be clean. In the interest of honesty, I’ll admit the pants don’t even have to actually be clean; it’s really more about their proximity to me when I roll out of bed. And if

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Rachel Fenderson, MA Fashion Studies ’18, AAS Fashion Design ’08, is Shining a Spotlight on Obscured Creatives

Fenderson has curated exhibitions about the American Fashion Designer, Couturier, and Costumer Jay Jaxon, and is working on a biography of him
Fenderson has curated exhibitions about the American Fashion Designer, Couturier, and Costumer Jay Jaxon, and is working on a biography of him

Rachel Fenderson, MA Fashion Studies ’18, AAS Fashion Design ’08, is Shining a Spotlight on Obscured Creatives

Jay Jaxon was the first American and Black American to be the head designer of French Haute Couture Maison Jean-Louis Scherrer in 1969. Jaxon would go on to work for the most celebrated couture houses of Paris in the 1970’s, where he designed for Yves Saint Laurent, Christian Dior, Jean-Louis Scherrer, and Pierre Cardin’s American Market. He started

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Pacsun Celebrates Gender Free Fashion

Gen Z fashion icon Emma Chamberlain and model Bryce Anderson appear in new campaign for the youth retailer featuring carefree, gender free styles for Summer 2021

LOS ANGELES, April 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Pacsun unveils its Summer 2021 Campaign, which embraces the current spirit of gender free fashion. The retailer will be dropping all new, inspiring and colorful gender free styles on March 31st, just in time for Summer. The Summer campaign features a focus on self-reflection and setting intentions, and features influential YouTuber and Fashion Icon, Emma Chamberlain, along with a diverse cast of young people,

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The Digital Fashion House That Was an Early Adopter of NFTs

  •  Digital fashion companies aim to disrupt and digitize high fashion
  • Insider spoke with a representative from The Fabricant, a digital fashion house.
  • The Fabricant works with major brands, and some of its designs have sold as NFTs.
  • See more stories on Insider’s business page.

Before NFTs were netting $69 million at Christie’s, The Fabricant was auctioning off a unique NFT at the 2019 Ethereum conference.

The sale of the Iridescence Dress, a digital-only piece of couture, approached $10,000 — a pretty penny for what was then a burgeoning market. 

Not all digital-fashion items are NFTs, explains Michaela Larosse, head of

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5 Designers to Know From Seoul Fashion Week Fall 2021

It was just over a year ago when Seoul Fashion Week became one of the first major fashion events to fall victim to the coronavirus. Due to South Korea’s locus as an early hotspot for the pandemic, the announcement of its postponement was made while Paris Fashion Week was still very much underway. While the situation in South Korea is currently stable, the week’s organizers were keen to ensure that this season’s events went ahead as responsibly as possible, with all of the shows live-streamed without an audience. Yet what emerged from these limitations was a surprising amount of creativity,

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Virginia track and field opens the outdoor season in commanding fashion – The Cavalier Daily

The Virginia men’s and women’s track teams welcomed the men’s and women’s teams from Bucknell, as well as the women’s team from Delaware, to Lannigan Field for the U.Va. Opener Meet.

The Cavaliers started strong in the field events behind the performance of redshirt freshman Claudio Romero, who took top honors in the shot put (18.47 meters, 60’7.25”) as well as the discus (58.54 meters, 192’1”). He now ranks fifth on Virginia’s all-time performance list in the shot put and fourth on the all-time list for the discus.

Redshirt freshman Jacob Lemmon also put his name in the books for

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The Best Fashion Documentaries to Watch and Stream Online

A roundup of fashionable films to add to your watch list.

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Any fashion lover knows that there are many players that help make the fashion world go around, and binge watching documentaries is a quick and easy way to study up on fashion history. Plus, it’s entertaining!

For the better half of the last 25 years, fashion has made its way off the

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